Search for dissertations about: "social capital"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 651 swedish dissertations containing the words social capital.

  1. 1. Managing Migrant Workers : moral economies of temporary labour in the Swedish IT and wild berry industries

    Author : Karin Krifors; Anders Neergaard; Sofie Tornhill; Anna Gavanas; Nora Räthzel; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; migration; employers; moral economy; management discourse; supply chains; labour relations; IT industry; wild berry industry; Sweden; India; Thailand; migration; arbetsgivare; moralisk ekonomi; managementdiskurs; utbudskedjor; arbete; IT-industri; bärindustri; Sverige; Indien; Thailand;

    Abstract : Temporary migrant workers and circular migration constitute a growing global phenomenon as the management of migration becomes increasingly important to policymakers. This thesis takes academic discussions on citizenship and migration as its starting point, and examines the role of employers in terms of defining temporary migrant workers and their role in the Swedish labour market. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ageing in a changing society : Elderly men and women in urban Sweden 1830-1930

    Author : Ann-Kristin Högman; Lars-Göran Tedebrand; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; class; demography; family; gender; labour force participation; living arrangements; modernisation; Norrköping; old age; poor relief; Stockholm; Sundsvall; Older people and ageing; Äldre och åldrande; Social welfare social pedagogics; Social omsorg socialpedagogik; Social anthropology; Socialantropologi; caring sciences in social sciences; omvårdnadsforskning med samhällsvetenskaplig inriktning;

    Abstract : This study deals with the impact of industrialisation and urbanisation on the living conditions of aged men and women. By studying labour force participation, savings and pensions, the role of the family, and the extent of dependency of aged men and women from a gender and class perspective, continuities and changes between pre-industrial and industrial times are examined. READ MORE

  3. 3. How Personal Networks Shape Business : An Anthropological Study of Social Embeddedness, Knowledge Development and Growth of Firms

    Author : Peter Parker; Socialantropologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; social embeddedness; growth; small business; trust; social capital; knowledge development; informal organization; personal network; Business network; social network; anthropology; Sociology of labour; sociology of enterprise; Arbetslivssociologi; företagssociologi;

    Abstract : The research draws from anthropological work on social exchange and later work on embeddedness in an exploration of how personal networks shape business. The purpose of the research is to contribute to an understanding of how social relations shape economic processes and vice versa. READ MORE

  4. 4. Trust in Different Types of Organizational Relationships : A Social Capital Perspective

    Author : Sedigheh Sarah Ebadzadeh Semnani; Staffan Brege; Hossein Dadfar; Amjad Hadjikhani; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to expand the understanding about the concepts of trust and social capital, and to explore their role in achieving desired organizational outcomes. The research followed a multiple case study approach, focusing on Iranian service providers. READ MORE

  5. 5. Rural development through social capital? An inquest into the linkages between social capital and development in war-torn villages in Sri Lanka

    Author : Dhammika Herath; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; bonding social capital; bridging social capital; natural assets; rural development; and conflict;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis concerns the potential causal relationship between social capital and rural development in war-torn villages in the north of Sri Lanka. The social capital thesis centers on the notion that social relationships matter to development-related outcomes and reconstruction of war-torn societies. READ MORE