Search for dissertations about: "social change"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1921 swedish dissertations containing the words social change.

  1. 1. Sport as a Means of Responding to Social Problems Rationales of Government, Welfare and Social Change

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : David Ekholm; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social work; social policy; social inclusion; youth; subject formation; citizenship; civil society; community; governmental rationality; Socialt arbete; socialpolitik; social inkludering; ungdom; fostran; medborgarskap; civilsamhälle; gemenskap; styrningsrationalitet;

    Abstract : Sport has been increasingly recognized in social policy as a means of steering social change and as a method for responding to diverse social problems. The present study examines how rationales of social change are formed through ‘sport as a means of responding to social problems’. READ MORE

  2. 2. A society With or Without Drugs. Continuity and change in Drug Policies in Sweden and the Netherlands

    University dissertation from School of Social Work, Lund University

    Author : Dolf Tops; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; teorier om socialt arbete; Sociala förändringar; theory of social work; Social changes; Context.; Social Control; Social problems; Drug Policy; Institutions; Sweden; the Netherlands; Social problems and welfare; national insurance; Sociala problem; social välfärd; socialförsäkring; Social medicine; Socialmedicin; samhällsmedicin;

    Abstract : In debates about the Swedish and Dutch drug policies are usually positioned as opposites. The goal for the Swedish drug policy is to create a 'drug-free society'; while in the Netherlands a harm reduction approach prevails. READ MORE

  3. 3. Strategizing in construction: Exploring practices and paradoxes

    University dissertation from School of Social Work, Lund University

    Author : Martin Löwstedt; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; strategy-as-practice SAP ; organizational change; strategizing; practice; social identity; strategy; construction industry;

    Abstract : The starting point of this thesis was an identified lack of strategy-related research within the construction industry as well as a lack of comprehensive strategy management at the organizational level in construction. A growing number of researchers have highlighted the importance of strategy research in construction in regards to increase understanding of long-term development and change on the organizational levels of construction companies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Making the Poor Work: Social Assistance and Activation in Sweden

    University dissertation from School of Social Work, Lund University

    Author : Anders Giertz; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; unemployment; social assistance; activation; welfare-to-work; marginalisation; social exclusion; Social problems and welfare; immigration; national insurance; Sociala problem; social välfärd; socialförsäkring;

    Abstract : Management of poor relief and work demands have been controversial questions in social policy during the workhouse era of the nineteenth century as well as in current discussions on social assistance and activation of recipients. The first part contains a discussion on the concepts of poverty, marginalisation, and social exclusion, and continues with an overview of activation policies for recipients of social assistance. READ MORE

  5. 5. A profession in change : : a development ecology perspective

    University dissertation from Faculty of Teacher Education, Malmö University

    Author : Jonas Christensen; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Malmö University.; Malmö University.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economics; social entrepreneurship; social work; professional autonomy; professions; development ecology; change; knowledge acquisition; Lithuania; Germany; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik; Humanities Social Sciences; SUSA;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in French Un Etat-providence se compose d’une variété d’organisations clientes dans lequel, parmi d’autres professions, les universitaires et les travailleurs sociaux sont actifs. Le travail social comme une profession s’est développé dans un contexte de bien-être où les changements à différents niveaux de l’individu, de l’organisation et la société pose de nouveaux défis pour la profession. READ MORE