Search for dissertations about: "resistance to change thesis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 421 swedish dissertations containing the words resistance to change thesis.

  1. 1. Organizing for Social Change : Worker Cooperatives as Resistance to Capitalism

    Author : Kristin Wiksell; Satu Heikkinen; Andreas Henriksson; Åsa Wettergren; Roland Paulsen; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Worker cooperatives; Capitalism; Resistance; Constructive resistance; Power; Social change; Organizing; Timebanks; Work relations; Temporality; Knowledge; Discourse; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : When people around the globe are increasingly confronted with the challenges of rising economic inequalities and declining democratization, often associated with the spread of globalized capitalism, it becomes difficult to defend a position of business as usual. Worker co-ops are economic associations equally owned and democratically governed by workers with the potential to contribute to economic democracy and social change. READ MORE

  2. 2. Adaptive Resistance : Power Struggles over Gender Quotas in Uruguay

    Author : Cecilia Josefsson; Pär Zetterberg; Li Bennich-Björkman; Susan Franceschet; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; resistance; gender; representation; public policy; political parties; institutional analysis; gender quotas; Uruguay; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Why and how do progressive social policies aimed at creating a more just and equal society fail? In seeking to increase our understanding of gendered institutional change in general, and gender equality policy failure in particular, this book explores the role of resistance among privileged political elites in accounting for such failures. To shed light on the adaptive nature of resistance and how resisting actors – status quo defenders – are both empowered and circumscribed by their ideational and institutional environment, a resistance stage model is developed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ideological roots of climate change denial : Resistance to change, acceptance of inequality, or both?

    Author : Kirsti Maria Jylhä; Nazar Akrami; Mats Fredrikson; Christopher Cohrs; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Climate change denial; ideology; political orientation; social dominance orientation; dominance of nature; personality; gender; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Climate change denial has been found to correlate with sociopolitical ideology. The general aim of the present thesis was to investigate this relation, and more specifically to 1) test the unique effects of intercorrelated ideological variables on denial, and 2) investigate the psychological underpinnings of the ideology-denial relation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Change and resistance to change in health care : Inertia in sociotechnical systems

    Author : Thomas Lind; Åsa Cajander; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Datavetenskap med inriktning mot människa-datorinteraktion; Computer Science with specialization in Human-Computer Interaction;

    Abstract : This thesis explores change and resistance to change of IT systems in organisations from a sociotechnical perspective. The work is drawing on empirical data gathered during two Action Research projects in Swedish Health Care: one regarding the deployment of electronic patient record systems within health care organisations, and the other regarding the deployment of eHealth services geared towards patients and citizens. READ MORE

  5. 5. Gender (in)equality within the Swedish Armed Forces : Resistance and Functional Disinclination

    Author : Frida Linehagen; Misse Wester; Aida Alvinius; Magnus Persson; Fia Sundevall; Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; gender equality; military; Swedish Armed Forces; resistance; military profession; Ledarskap och ledning; Leadership and Command Control; gender equality; military; Swedish Armed Forces; resistance; military profession;

    Abstract : Historically and traditionally, military work has been closely associated with men. However, the post-Cold War normalization process has brought about a transformation in both the Swedish Armed Forces themselves and the perception of the organization. READ MORE