Search for dissertations about: "social change"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1982 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. Strategizing in construction: Exploring practices and paradoxes

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    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

  3. 3. 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; [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

  4. 4. "Women", Welfare, Textual Politics and Critique : Different categories of "women", the making of welfare states and emancipation in a Nordic welfare state context

    University dissertation from Umeå : Institutionen för socialt arbete, Umeå universitet

    Author : Mona Livholts; Mittuniversitetet.; Mittuniversitetet.; Umeå universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Social work; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Socialt arbete; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Gender studies; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Genus; ´women´; welfare; textual politics and critique; Academic social work; social categorisation; marginalisation; different categories of women; feminism; the Nordic women-friendly welfare states; emancipation; social construc¬tionism; discourse analysis; individual memory work; academic writing; forms of knowledge; critique; social change;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of this thesis is to analyse and interpret the relationship between the social construction of different categories of 'women' and the making of welfare states in specific mo­ments of textual politics in a Nordic welfare state context. Furthermore, the aim is to develop a methodology for critical self-reflection in the process Of producing academic knowledge. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cannabis discourses in contemporary Sweden Continuity and change

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Social Work, Stockholm University

    Author : Josefin Månsson; Mats Ekendahl; Alexandra Bogren; Sveinung Sandberg; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; cannabis; Sweden; discourse; social construction; prohibition; legalization; de-criminalization; internet; online; media; professional; symposia; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to study how cannabis is constructed in contemporary Sweden, which policy responses are promoted as rational, and how international cannabis trends are received in this context. The four papers are the result of analyzing empirical material from three different sub-studies: 1) a qualitative study of online discussions about cannabis and drug policy, 2) a qualitative and comparative study of print media articles from 2002 and 2012, and 3) a qualitative study of oral presentations from cannabis information symposia. READ MORE