Search for dissertations about: "refugees"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 77 swedish dissertations containing the word refugees.

  1. 1. Governing Refugees through Gender Equality Care, Control, Emancipation

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Elisabeth Olivius; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Global governance; feminism; gender equality; refugees; refugee camps; humanitarian aid; Bangladesh; Thailand; governmentality; postcolonial feminist theory; freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and Conflict Research;

    Abstract : In recent decades, international feminist activism and research has had significant success in pushing gender issues onto the international agenda and into global governance institutions and processes. The goal of gender equality is now widely accepted and codified in international legal instruments. READ MORE

  2. 2. Seeking empowerment asylum-seeking refugees from Afghanistan in Sweden

    University dissertation from Umeå : Department of Sociology, Umeå university

    Author : Jonny Bergman; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; sociologi; Sociology; asylum-seekers; refugees; refugee migration; empowerment; grounded theory; constructionist grounded theory; Afghanistan; Swedish asylum policy;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to contribute to the understanding of how asylum-seeking refugees manage their lives in the situation they are in, a situation in which they are dependent and have to wait for decisions on whether or not they will get to stay in the country in which they have made their application for asylum.  The elaboration upon these questions and the purpose of the study is approached through a field study of asylum-seeking refugees from Afghanistan in Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. War-wounded refugees : A prospective study of well-being and social integration

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Ann-Charlotte Hermansson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1996]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : This thesis is a prospective study of a culturally heterogenous group of war-wounded refugees, who arrived in Sweden in the late 1980s. The general aim was to describe the situation of warwounded refugees from medical, psychological and social perspectives after arrival and aftertwo years in Sweden and, if possible, to identify factors of significance for their well-being and social integration. READ MORE

  4. 4. Refugees or Returnees European Jews, Palestinian Arabs and the Swedish Theological Institute in Jerusalem around 1948

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Ulf Carmesund; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Lutheran; Jerusalem; Jew; Arab; Muslim; Christian; Israel; Israeli; Apocalyptic; Superstition; Fundamentalism; Republican and Romantic nationalism; Bible; history; Poetic and power.; HUMANITIES and RELIGION; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP; Studies of Missions; Missionsvetenskap;

    Abstract : In this study five individuals who worked in Svenska Israelsmissionen and at the Swedish Theological Institute in Jerusalem are focused. These are Greta Andrén, deaconess in Svenska Israelsmissionen from 1934 and matron at the Swedish Theological Institute from 1946 to 1971, Birger Pernow, director of Svenska Israelsmissionen from 1930 to 1961, Harald Sahlin director of the Swedish Theological Institute in 1947, Hans Kosmala director of the Swedish Theological Institute from 1951 to 1971, and finally H. READ MORE

  5. 5. The state of ambiguity: Studies of gypsy refugees

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Ignacy-Marek Kaminski; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [1980]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; gypsies; refugees;

    Abstract : .... READ MORE