Search for dissertations about: "social inequality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 236 swedish dissertations containing the words social inequality.

  1. 1. Perspectives on Inequality and Social Protection

    Author : Göran Holmqvist; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; income inequality; social transfers; HIV; crime; fertility; social protection; aid; aid modalities;

    Abstract : The dissertation consists of an introductory chapter and four separate articles. Two of the articles investigate the links between income inequality and two increasingly salient development problems, particularly in Latin America and Africa: violent crime and HIV. READ MORE

  2. 2. Vulnerability and inequalities in health and wellbeing the role of social policy

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Björn Högberg; Anna Baranowska-Rataj; Mattias Strandh; Espen Dahl; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social policy; Welfare state; Vulnerability; Inequality; Social stratification; Health; Wellbeing;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to investigate the moderating role of social policies for the association between vulnerable social positions and health and wellbeing. Vulnerable social positions are identified in relation to age-related transition points in to or out of the labour market. READ MORE

  3. 3. Childhood Social Exclusion and Suicidal Behavior in Adolescence and Young Adulthood

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Sociology, Stockholm University

    Author : Yerko Rojas; Sten-Åke Stenberg; Ilkka Henrik Mäkinen; Bernice A Pescosolido; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Suicide; Attempted Suicide; Social Isolation; Loneliness; Social Capital; Social Integration; Social Recognition; Poverty; Gender-role Constraints; Life-course; Inequality; Power; Injustice; Durkheim; Bourdieu; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : In this thesis I analyze, with the help of social epidemiological theories, childhood risk factors behind suicidal behavior in adolescence and young adulthood. The data comes mainly from the Swedish “Stockholm Birth Cohort Study” (SBC) consisting of 15,117 participants. A total of four separate studies are included. READ MORE

  4. 4. Class and gender in Russian welfare policies : Soviet legacies and contemporary challenges

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Sociology, Stockholm University

    Author : Elena Iarskaia-Smirnova; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; class; gender; welfare policies; social policy; Russia; social work profession; ideology; institutions; culture; actors;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis is to explore the gendered and classed nature of social work and social welfare in Russia to show how social policy can be a part of and reinforce marginalisation. The overall research question is in what ways class and gender are constructed in Russian social work practice and welfare rhetoric through Soviet legacies and contemporary challenges? In addition, which actors contribute to the constitution of social work values and how this value system affects the agency of the clients? This study focuses on contradictory ideologies that are shaped in discursive formations of social policy, social work training and practice. READ MORE

  5. 5. Market, mosque and mafraj : social inequality in a Yemeni town

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of social anthropology, Stockholm University

    Author : Tomas Gerholm; [1977]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Socialantropologi; Etnologi; Sociala Strukturer; Nordjemen;

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