Search for dissertations about: "social life"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2260 swedish dissertations containing the words social life.

  1. 1. Uncontainable Life A Biophilosophy of Bioart

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Marietta Radomska; Jami Weinstein; Nina Lykke; Patricia MacCormack; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Bioart; uncontainable life; the non living; death; continental philosophy; feminist theory; Deleuze and Guattari studies; posthumanist feminism; critical life studies; animal studies; gender; bioscience; biotechnology; matter; assemblage; affect; human nonhuman relations.; Biokonst; otyglat liv; the non living; död; kontinental filosofi; feministisk teori; studier av Deleuze och Guattari; posthumanistisk feminism; kritiska livsstudier; djurstudier; genus; biovetenskap; bioteknologi; materia; assemblage; affekt; mänskliga icke-mänskliga relationer;

    Abstract : Uncontainable Life: A Biophilosophy of Bioart investigates the ways in which thinking through the contemporary hybrid artistico-scientific practices of bioart is a biophilosophical practice, one that contributes to a more nuanced understanding of life than we encounter in mainstream academic discourse. When examined from a Deleuzian feminist perspective and in dialogue with contemporary bioscience, bioartistic projects reveal the inadequacy of asking about life’s essence. READ MORE

  2. 2. Social inequity in health Explanation from a life course and gender perspective

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet, Institutionen för Folkhälsa och klinisk medicin

    Author : Masuma Novak; Christina Ahlgren; Anne Hammarström; Kate Hunt; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; social inequity; pathways; social causation; life course; gender; intersectionality; smoking; musculoskeletal disorders; obesity; social mobility; Sweden; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Epidemiology; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Epidemiologi; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Gender studies; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Genus; Epidemiology; epidemiologi; hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; health services research; näringslära; Nutrition; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; arbets- och miljömedicin;

    Abstract : Background: A boy child born in a Gothenburg suburb has a life expectancy that is nine years shorter than that of another child just 23 km away, and among girls the difference is five years. There is no necessary biological reason to this observed difference. READ MORE

  3. 3. Local Environment at Stake : The Hallandsås Railway Tunnel in a Social and Cultural Context

    University dissertation from Annelie Sjölander-Lindqvist, CEFOS, Göteborg University, Box 720, 405 30 Göteborg, SWEDEN

    Author : Annelie Sjölander-Lindqvist; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; hydraulic engineering; offshore technology; soil mechanics; Civil engineering; ethnology; Cultural anthropology; groundwater; environmental impact; landscape; Facility siting; local community; Hallandsås railway tunnel; Väg- och vattenbyggnadsteknik; etnologi; Kulturantropologi;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Byggandet av en järnvägstunnel genom Hallandsås har kommit att innebära ingrepp i och förändring av den traditionella landskapsbilden. Storskaliga och industriellt betonade infrastrukturprojekt är därför, ur lokalsamhällets perspektiv, inte bara en fråga om eventuella nya arbetstillfällen, modernisering och utveckling. READ MORE

  4. 4. Blood on the tracks Life-course perspectives on health inequalities in later life

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Social Work, Stockholm University

    Author : Stefan Fors; Olle Lundberg; Carin Lennartsson; Kirsten Avlund; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sweden; life-course; health; socioeconomic; childhood; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Social work; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Socialt arbete; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the thesis was to explore social inequalities in: a) mortality during mid-life, b) health in later life, and c) old-age mortality, from a life-course perspective. The studies are based on longitudinal Swedish survey and registry data. READ MORE

  5. 5. Bodies of vital matter: Notions of life force and transcendence in traditional southern Italy

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Per Binde; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [1999]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; socialanropologi; Italien; magi; övertro; social anthropology; Italy; symbolism; cosmology; Roman Catholicism; social organization; vitality; folk medicine; burial practices; death; cult of saints; the evil eye; witches;

    Abstract : Bodies of Vital Matter presents an innovative study that explores folk beliefs relating to the vital force of the human body and to the transcendence of the corporal. The time frame is the period from the unification of Italy to the Second World War. There are three principal themes of investigation. READ MORE