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

Showing result 1 - 5 of 32 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. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Expressions of context : Studies of schools, families, and health risk behaviours

    Author : Gabriella Olsson; Johan Fritzell; Bitte Modin; Michaela Benzeval; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the health behaviours of young people. The main focus is on risk behaviours, i.e. those which may have adverse consequences for health. READ MORE

  5. 5. Lived transitions : experiences of learning and inclusion among newly arrived students

    Author : Jenny Nilsson Folke; Nihad Bunar; Karin Aronsson; Dympna Devine; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; lived transition; newly arrived students; post-migration ecology; lived school career; imagined school career; inclusion exclusion; in line out of line; in place out of place; embodied experiences; temporality; Child and Youth Science; barn- och ungdomsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis explores how newly arrived students experience conditions for learning and inclusion in their lived transitions within the Swedish school system. The thesis deploys an ethnographic approach combining interviews with participant observation. READ MORE