Search for dissertations about: "peer relations"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 49 swedish dissertations containing the words peer relations.

  1. 1. Private security companies and political order in Congo: a history of extraversion

    Author : Peer Schouten; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International Relations; Peace Development Research; private security companies; Congo Democratic Republic of ; political order; infrastructure development; Belgian colonialism;

    Abstract : This PhD dissertation explores how private security companies co-constitute political order in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as a case through which broader questions regarding the relationship between security governance and political order can be investigated. The thesis explores the spatial distribution of private security companies in Congo, and investigates their predominant entanglement with internationalized governance processes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Immigration, Social Cohesion, and the Welfare State : Studies on Ethnic Diversity in Germany and Sweden

    Author : Tina Goldschmidt; Jens Rydgren; Martin Hällsten; Peer Scheepers; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; welfare state; attitudes; intergroup relations; prejudice; deservingness; diversity; immigration; integration; unemployment; Sweden; Germany; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Can social cohesion and solidarity persist in the face of large-scale migration? One particularly contentious hypothesis states that native majorities will be unwilling to support the provision of government-funded welfare to those whom they do not consider to be part of their own sociocultural ingroup, especially when sociocultural or ethnic otherness and socioeconomic disadvantage overlap. Consequently, majorities’ willingness to accept disadvantaged immigrant groups as legitimate and trusted members of the welfare community is central to the social cohesion of societies diversifying through migration. READ MORE

  3. 3. Social Relations in Youth : Determinants and Consequences of Relations to Parents, Teachers, and Peers

    Author : Elin Olsson; Jan O. Jonsson; Herman G. van de Werfhorst; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; children; adolescents; youth; social relations; family; peers; teachers; well-being; social background; sex; school; living conditions; Sweden; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : The thesis includes three empirical studies on Swedish children’s well-being. Central themes in these studies are how children’s social relations are influenced by and influence other dimensions of their well-being. The studies are framed in the introductory chapter, which includes an international comparison of children’s social relations. READ MORE

  4. 4. Behavioral and Cognitive Aspects of Poor Peer Relations in Children

    Author : Sofia Diamantopoulou; Ann-Margret Rydell; Margaret Kerr; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Psychology; peer relations; disruptive behaviors; prosociality; self-esteem; gender differences; Psykologi; Fysiologi; Physiology;

    Abstract : Viewing peer relations as markers of children’s adjustment, the present thesis examined the associations between disruptive behavior problems (i.e., symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder [ADHD] and aggression) and peer relations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Social Relations and Health : How do the associations vary across contexts and subgroups of individuals?

    Author : Daniel Bergh; Curt Hagquist; Bengt Starrin; Viveca Östberg; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Social Relations; Social Capital; Health; Health Behaviours; School; Adolescents; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : Objectives: The aim of this thesis is to study the association between social relations and health in different social spheres, and to examine possible interaction effects. Material and Methods: In Paper I, the link between measures of the psychosocial neighbourhood environment, the psychosocial working environment, and psychosomatic health is analyzed by using a subset of data from the survey Life and Health 2000. READ MORE