Search for dissertations about: "social constructionism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 39 swedish dissertations containing the words social constructionism.

  1. 1. Identity, Old(er) Age and Migrancy : A Social Constructionist Lens

    Author : Laura Machat-From; Sandra Torres-Örsten; Lars Andersson; Finnur Magnússon; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; identity; migrancy; old age; older migrants; social constructionism; ethnicity; ageing; identity categories; social positions; identity negotiation; identitet; invandrarskap; hög ålder; utrikesfödda äldre; äldre invandrare; socialkonstruktionism; etnicitet; åldrande; identitetskategorier; sociala positioner; identitetsförhandling;

    Abstract : ldentity research in relation to ethnicity and migration has tended to focus an younger people whilst identity research in relation to ageing and old(er) age has not focused an migrants. This inadvertent mutual neglect has led to a lack of identity research that examines the identity categories of old(er) age and migrancy together, a lacuna that this dissertation aims to redress. READ MORE

  2. 2. Contextualising Constructions of Corporate Social Responsibility : Social Embeddedness in Discourse and Institutional Contexts

    Author : Brita Backlund Rambaree; Barbara Hobson; Charlotta Stern; Dima Jamali; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; corporate social responsibility; CSR; institutional theory; Foucault; context; embeddedness; institutions; new institutionalism; institutional complementarity; discursive institutionalism; institutional work; responsible investment; SRI; social constructionism; discourse; power; qualitative content analysis; self-reporting; abductive approach; interpretative repertoires; Sociology; sociologi; corporate social responsibility; CSR; institutional theory; Foucault; context; embeddedness; institutions; new institutionalism; institutional complementarity; discursive institutionalism; institutional work; responsible investment; SRI; social constructionism; discourse; power; qualitative content analysis; self-reporting; abductive approach; interpretative repertoires;

    Abstract : ‘Corporate social responsibility’ (CSR) and ‘socially responsible investment’ (SRI) have become predominant frameworks connecting business to society that have spread across the globe. They comprise a shared set of ideas and practices, such as those promoted in global reporting standards and by international organisations such as the UN Global Compact. READ MORE

  3. 3. "Women", welfare, textual politics and critique : different categories of "women", the making of welfare states and emancipation in a Nordic welfare state context

    Author : Mona Livholts; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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; ´women´; welfare; textual politics and critique; Social work; Socialt arbete; Gender studies; Genus;

    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

  4. 4. Loneliness among older people in the Swedish media : Constructions, discourses and the designation of responsibility

    Author : Axel Ågren; Elisabet Cedersund; Dimitris Michailakis; Satu Heikkinen; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; loneliness; older people; news-press; social constructionism; responsibility; ensamhet; äldre människor; dagspress; social konstruktionism; ansvar;

    Abstract : Feelings of belonging or not belonging to other people are commonly seen as an essential and universal part of human existence. How loneliness is talked about and understood is, however, found to differ depending on historical, cultural and societal contexts. READ MORE

  5. 5. On the making of age : A constructionist study on ageing and later life in the Faroe Islands

    Author : Ása Róin; Catharina Nord; Elisabet Cedersund; Chris Phillipson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; meaning of ageing; older people; constructionism; Faroe Islands; åldrandets innebörd; konstruktionism; äldre människor; Färöarna;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to explore how older people living in the Faroe Islands make sense of ageing, how political intentions and strategies resonate with the lived reality of ageing and how theories on ageing compare with this reality.This thesis builds on two data sets. READ MORE