Search for dissertations about: "out of school youth thesis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 35 swedish dissertations containing the words out of school youth thesis.

  1. 1. The (re)construction of home : Unaccompanied children’s and youth’s transition out of care

    Author : Åsa Söderqvist; Yvonne Sjöblom; Pia Bülow; Carin Björngren Cuadra; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; unacccompanied; children; youth; culture; ethnicty; transitions; out-of-home care; home;

    Abstract : This dissertation focuses on how perceptions of ethnicity and culture become meaningful in relation to the transition from care into independent living, studied from unaccompanied youths’, professionals’, and a methodological perspective. The findings from interviews with unaccompanied youth with experience of leaving care showed that thoughts about their ethnic minority background are constantly present in the young men’s lives. READ MORE

  2. 2. Political corrections : Language activism and regimentation among high school youth

    Author : Henning Årman; Rickard Jonsson; Tommaso Milani; Sari Pietikäinen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Youth studies; language activism; school ethnography; language policy; linguistic landscapes; language socialization linguistic anthropology; affect; language ideology; barn- och ungdomsvetenskap; Child and Youth Studies;

    Abstract : This thesis is concerned with senior high school students’ language activism and their efforts to navigate linguistic norms and language ideological geographies in contemporary Sweden. Guided by the traditions of child and youth studies (e.g., James & Prout, 1990) and linguistic anthropology (e. READ MORE

  3. 3. Public Expenditures and Youth Crime

    Author : Lars Lindvall; Sören Blomquist; Clas-Henric Siven; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Economics; youth crime; public expenditures; school quality; school expenditures; leisure expenditures; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This dissertation comprises three essays on public expenditures and youth crime.Essay 1 deals with the modelling of youths’ criminal behavior and analyzes the public decision to allocate resources to school and leisure activities. First, an individual time allocation model with a choice set containing school, leisure and crime is set up. READ MORE

  4. 4. Out-of-Home Care and Educational Outcomes : Prevalence, Patterns and Consequences

    Author : Marie Berlin; Gunnar Andersson; Lars Brännström; Anna Rotkirch; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; out-of-home care; foster care; foster parents; school performance; educational outcomes; intergenerational transmission; Sweden; Nordic countries; sociologisk demografi; Sociological Demography;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to examine educational stratification in the context of out-of-home care (OHC; foster family care, residential care) and to place one of society’s most vulnerable groups in the fields of social stratification and family complexity research. About 5% of the Swedish population experience OHC during childhood or adolescence. READ MORE

  5. 5. Carving out collective spaces : Exploring the complexities of gender and everyday stressors within rural youth leisure

    Author : Anne Gotfredsen; Evelina Landstedt; Isabel Goicolea; Sanna Aaltonen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Youth mental health; stressors; leisure participation; gender; femininities; rurality; precarity; space and place; visual methods; ethnography; Public health; folkhälsa; genusvetenskap; gender studies;

    Abstract : Background: The reasons why young people are increasingly suffering frommental health problems, and the opportunities to turn this development aroundare globally debated. Stressors such as education, relationships, futuretrajectories of housing and employment all constitute important factors affectingyoung people’s mental health, leading to stress and achievement pressureespecially among girls and young women. READ MORE