Search for dissertations about: "social inequality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 229 swedish dissertations containing the words social inequality.

  1. 1. Perspectives on Inequality and Social Protection

    Author : Göran Holmqvist; Nordiska Afrikainstitutet.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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. The multiplicities of prostitution experience : : narratives about power and resistance

    University dissertation from Malmö University, Faculty of Health and Society

    Author : Anna Hulusjö; Anna Hall; Malmö University.; Malmö University.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Humanities Social Sciences; prostitution; power; resistance; personal narratives; genealogical approaches to narrative analysis; Prostitution Power Resistance Narratives;

    Abstract : This thesis is not primarily about ‘the rights and wrongs of prostitution’, at least not as they are conveyed in the prostitution debate, rather it aims to shift the focus from what prostitution is (work or violence, empowerment or exploitation), the topic of most prostitution debate, to how prostitution operates. That is, how power relations, knowledges, discourses and practices interconnect in making particular forms of prostitution and particular ways of making sense of prostitution experience possible. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Björn Högberg; Umeå universitet.; [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

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Sociology, Stockholm University

    Author : Yerko Rojas; Stockholms universitet.; Stockholms universitet.; [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

  5. 5. 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