Search for dissertations about: "social exchange"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 344 swedish dissertations containing the words social exchange.

  1. 1. Social citizenship and people with dementia : Designing social care policies in Sweden

    Author : Jonas Nordh; Lars-Christer Hydén; Ann-Charlotte Nedlund; Charlotte Clarke; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Social citizenship; people with dementia; policy; policy practice; policy actors; street-level bureaucrats; social work; care managers; rights; Socialt medborgarskap; personer med demenssjukdom; policy; policypraktik; gräsrotsbyråkrater; socialt arbete; biståndshandläggare;

    Abstract : People with dementia are commonly in need of some form of social care from the social services in order to manage their everyday situations. However, social services are shaped by the construction of policy targets. The aim of this dissertation is to explore the social citizenship for people with dementia. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gift and Exchange in the Reciprocal Regime of the Miskito on the Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua, 20th Century

    Author : Christopher Kindblad; Sociologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; analogic code; digital code; tragedy of the commons; egalitarian norms; entrepreneurship; symbolic transformations; long-term gift; short-term exchange; reciprocal regime; Tasbapauni; Nicaragua; Miskito; paradox; Sociology; Social and economic history; Sociologi; Ekonomisk och social historia; Miskito; Economy; Exchange; History; 20th century; Social anthropology ethnography; Socialantrolopologi etnografi;

    Abstract : This dissertation is a historical-comparative analysis of a conflict that has developed in the economic system of the Miskito in the 20th century, concerning the use of common property resources. The study is based on empirical material collected in a Miskito/Creole village on the Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua in the 1990s. READ MORE

  3. 3. Knowledge Bases and the Geography of Innovation

    Author : Roman Martin; CIRCLE; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic geography; regional innovation systems; learning regions; differentiated knowledge bases; knowledge networks; social network analysis; Scania; Sweden;

    Abstract : Despite the ongoing globalisation of economic activities, innovation does not take place randomly distributed over space, but concentrates in certain locations. A central argument to explain the spatial concentration of innovation activities lies in the ability of geographical proximity to facilitate interactive learning and knowledge exchange, which in turn is seen as an important driver for regional growth and prosperity. READ MORE

  4. 4. Apprentice Cosmopolitans : Social identity, community, and learning among ERASMUS exchange students

    Author : Ioannis Tsoukalas; Christina Garsten; Ivana Macek; Gustav Peebles; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; multisite ethnography; cosmopolitanism; exchange students; mobility; transnational networks; cultural diversity; learning apprenticeship; liminality; transformative experience; life world; social identity; social representations; socialantropologi; Social Anthropology;

    Abstract : The present dissertation is an ethnographic study of the Erasmus Programme, the European Union’s student exchange programme. This programme has, for the last three decades, resulted in an unprecedented exchange of ideas and people within the European Union, and it has quite radically changed the conditions for, and the appearance of, student life in many European universities. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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; 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