Search for dissertations about: "social identity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 720 swedish dissertations containing the words social identity.

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

    Author : David Ekholm; Dimitris Michailakis; Magnus Dahlstedt; Yvonne Sjöblom; Lennart Nygren; Linköpings universitet; []
    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

  3. 3. Managing social work : Organisational conditions and everyday work for managers in the Swedish social services

    Author : Emelie Shanks; Tommy Lundström; Åke Bergmark; Staffan Höjer; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social work; managers; social work management; social work administration; social work leadership; human service management; managerialism; marketisation; New Public Management; organisational conditions; social services; Social Work; socialt arbete;

    Abstract : The personal social services in Sweden have undergone major changes during recent decades, partly due to the reforms caused by the influence of New Public Management (NPM) and partly due to the trend towards greater specialisation. These changes have had consequences for both social work management and for social work practice. READ MORE

  4. 4. Identity Construction : The Case of Young Women in Rasht

    Author : Padideh Pakpour; Carina Jahani; Nigel Musk; Sally Boyd; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Iran; Rasht; intersectionality; sociolinguistics; identity; membership categorisation analysis; social categories; language norms; Iranska språk; Iranian Languages;

    Abstract : This study took place in the city of Rasht, which is the capital of Gilan Province, situated in North-Western Iran. The aim has been to investigate how a group of young Rashti women constitute their identities through their talk-in-interaction, and how they relate to the concept of Rashti, be it the dialect, people living in a geographical area, or a notion of collective characteristics. READ MORE

  5. 5. Longing to belong : deaf and hard of hearing young adults’ social interaction, social relationships, and identity

    Author : Sylvia Olsson; Munir Dag; Christian Kullberg; Carin Roos; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : This thesis gives an insight about the impact of hearing loss on young adults as they function in daily life. Young adults with hearing loss included in the thesis can convey a very central perspective that can have an impact on a change in interventions and treatment in school life, working life and even in their leisure time. READ MORE