Search for dissertations about: "social constructionism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 37 swedish dissertations containing the words social constructionism.

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

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Laura Machat-From; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Sociology, Stockholm University

    Author : Brita Backlund Rambaree; Stockholms universitet.; Högskolan i Gävle.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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; 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 : Uppfattningar om företags samhällsansvar har begreppsliggjorts i huvudsak genom idéer om ’corporate social responsibility’ (CSR) och ’ansvarsfulla investeringar’. Under de senaste decennierna har dessa begrepp utvecklats till att bli vanligt förkommande och har spridits över världen. 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

    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

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

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Axel Ågren; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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. Protecting Our Children A comparative study of the dynamics of structure, intervention and their interplay in Swedish child welfare and Canadian child protection

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Evelyn Grace Khoo; Umeå universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social service; child welfare; child protection; social services; comparative; cross-national; social work; Socialt arbete; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Social work; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Socialt arbete;

    Abstract : This dissertation is a case study of how two agencies in Umeå, Sweden and Barrie, Canada protect children found in need of child welfare services. The project's purposes are to describe how children are protected from harm in these two contexts, to illuminate the similarities and differences in the child welfare systems reflected at the local level, and explicate the significance of uncovered similarities and differences. READ MORE