Search for dissertations about: "social injustice"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 swedish dissertations containing the words social injustice.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Child (Bio)Welfare and Beyond : Intersecting Injustices in Childhoods and Swedish Child Welfare

    University dissertation from Västerås : Mälardalens högskola

    Author : Zlatana Knezevic; Maria Eriksson; Els-Marie Anbäcken; Mia Heikkilä; Charlotte Williams; [2020]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; biowelfare; child protection; child welfare; critical childhood studies; critical social work; embodiment; epistemic injustice; epistemology; feminist theory; intersectionality; justice subjectivity; moral economy; moral subjectivity; participation; postcolonial theory; poststructural social work; social justice; violence; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : The current thesis discusses how tools for analysing power are developed predominately for adults, and thus remain underdeveloped in terms of understanding injustices related to age, ethnicity/race and gender in childhoods. The overall ambition of this dissertation is to inscribe a discourse of intersecting social injustices as relevant for childhoods and child welfare, and by interlinking postcolonial, feminist, and critical childhood studies. READ MORE

  3. 3. Guiding Sustainability Transitions: Backcasting, Experimentation and Social learning

    University dissertation from Gothenburg : Chalmers tekniska högskola

    Author : Johan Larsson; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; sustainability transitions; transdisciplinarity; reflexive governance; experimentation; backcasting; Education for Sustainable Development ESD ; social learning;

    Abstract : Sustainability challenges including climate change, social injustice, resource depletion and biodiversity loss are becoming increasingly apparent. These challenges can be understood as partly resulting from unsustainable socio-technical systems in society, assumed to require transitions to become sustainable in time. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ruptured narratives : An analysis of the contradictions within young people's responses to issues of personal responsibility and social violence within an educational context

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Silvia Edling; Uppsala universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Young people youth ; social violence; oppression; difference; justice; injustice; moral responsibility; culture; ruptured narratives; subject-in-process; politics; democracy; education; curriculum theory; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses the problems of social violence which are based on stereotyped prejudices, and directed towards people who differ from the norm, and asks how education aiming at counteracting social violence can be understood. Within education, the aspiration to contest social violence is generally motivated by a democratic framework stressing distributive justice and everyone’s equal value. READ MORE

  5. 5. The first injustice Socio-economic inequalities in birth outcome

    University dissertation from Centre for Health Equity Studies, CHESS

    Author : Marit Gisselmann; Stockholms universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sweden; socio-economic inequalities; birth outcome; infant mortality; low birthweight paradox; working conditions; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Adverse birth outcomes like preterm birth and infant mortality are unevenly distributed across socio-economic groups. Risks are usually lowest in groups with high socio-economic status and increase with decreasing status. READ MORE