Search for dissertations about: "occupational communities"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words occupational communities.

  1. 1. Between tradition and modernity : The occupational choices of young people in rural Crete

    Author : Nikoleta Ratsika; Lennart Nygren; Theano Kallinikaki; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; rural youth; occupational choice; tradition; modernity;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to investigate the occupational orientations and choices of young people in rural Crete, a society, which is in constant change as it finds itself caught between tradition and modernity. To achieve this, the study looks into two cases: the case of Anogia, a small mountainous cattle-raising village, and the case of Archanes, which is a farming village on a plain. READ MORE

  2. 2. Moved by the mountains : migration into tourism dominated rural areas

    Author : Maria Thulemark; Linda Lundmark; Mats Lundmark; Susanna Heldt Cassel; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; tourism; mobility; lifestyle migration; amenity migration; lifestyle amenities; creative class; occupational communities; tourism employment; seasonal workers; rural Sweden; Bergslagen Database; interview study; focus groups; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi; tourism. mobility; litestyle amenities; Bergslagen database; Komplexa system - mikrodataanalys;

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  3. 3. The battleground of two Infections and a cancer: Human Papilloma Virus, premalignant lesions of the cervix and their interaction with Human Immunodeficiency Virus in southwestern Nigeria

    Author : Oliver Ezechi; Socialmedicin och global hälsa; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; antiretroviral drugs; Human papilloma virus; cervical cancer; HIV AIDS; pre-cancerous lesions; Nigeria;

    Abstract : Background: The highest numbers of HIV-infected women are in sub- Saharan Africa, where the natural progression of HIV disease in the absence of treatment results in death before the onset of invasive cervical cancer. With improved access to treatment, several studies outside West Africa demonstrated an increased risk of pre-invasive cervical lesions among HIV-infected women and the positive impact of treatment on the outcome. READ MORE

  4. 4. Social marketing for injury prevention : changing risk perceptions and safety-related behaviors among New York farmers

    Author : Julie Sorensen; Maria Emmelin; Hans Stenlund; John May; Peter Lundqvist; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : social marketing; behavior models; roll-over protective structures; tractor overturns; farm safety; occupational health; safety intervention; retrofitting incentives; health campaigns; intervention evaluation; epidemiologi; Epidemiology;

    Abstract : In the U.S., work-related death is an all too familiar occurrence on farms. Tractor overturns continue to be the most frequent cause of these fatalities. READ MORE

  5. 5. A professional community goes online - a study of an online learning community in general medicine

    Author : Urban Carlén; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Online learning communities; online participation; general medicine; e-mailing list; professional association; general practice;

    Abstract : The aim of the study is to investigate how an e-mailing list, organised and managed by a Swedish professional association of general medicine, functions as an online learning community (OLC). In a contemporary networked society, people participate online in order to share knowledge and experiences about shared interests. READ MORE