Search for dissertations about: "social marginalisation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 30 swedish dissertations containing the words social marginalisation.

  1. 1. "Women", welfare, textual politics and critique : different categories of "women", the making of welfare states and emancipation in a Nordic welfare state context

    Author : Mona Livholts; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Academic social work; social categorisation; marginalisation; different categories of women; feminism; the Nordic women-friendly welfare states; emancipation; social construc¬tionism; discourse analysis; individual memory work; academic writing; forms of knowledge; critique; social change; ´women´; welfare; textual politics and critique; Social work; Socialt arbete; Gender studies; Genus;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of this thesis is to analyse and interpret the relationship between the social construction of different categories of 'women' and the making of welfare states in specific mo­ments of textual politics in a Nordic welfare state context. Furthermore, the aim is to develop a methodology for critical self-reflection in the process Of producing academic knowledge. READ MORE

  2. 2. Making the Poor Work : Social Assistance and Activation in Sweden

    Author : Anders Giertz; Socialhögskolan; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; unemployment; social assistance; activation; welfare-to-work; marginalisation; social exclusion; Social problems and welfare; immigration; national insurance; Sociala problem; social välfärd; socialförsäkring;

    Abstract : Management of poor relief and work demands have been controversial questions in social policy during the workhouse era of the nineteenth century as well as in current discussions on social assistance and activation of recipients. The first part contains a discussion on the concepts of poverty, marginalisation, and social exclusion, and continues with an overview of activation policies for recipients of social assistance. READ MORE

  3. 3. ”Why Do We Even Bully?” : Exploring the Social Processes of Bullying in Two Swedish Elementary Schools

    Author : Joakim Strindberg; Paul Horton; Robert Thornberg; Johannes Lunneblad; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; bullying; participant roles; social status; inclusion; exclusion; social stigmatisation; social marginalisation; loneliness; school context; social ecology; mobbning; deltagarroller; social status; inkludering; exkludering; social stigmatisering; social marginalisering; ensamhet; skolkontext; social ekologi; Education; Pedagogik;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is to explore and deepen the understanding of pupils’ experiences of bullying and their reflections on why bullying may occur and be maintained in school, despite pupils’ understanding that bullying is wrong. This aim is examined in four articles. READ MORE

  4. 4. Localised Globalities and Social Work : Contemporary Challenges

    Author : Jessica H. Jönsson; Masoud Kamali; Mona Livholts; Vishanthie Sewpaul; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; globalisation; global social problems; glocalisation; multiple modernities; neoliberalism; social work; West-centric development; Globalisation;

    Abstract : Recent global and structural transformations, a West-centric development agenda and the triumph of neoliberal politics have led to destructive consequences for many local communities and individual life chances. The global dominance of the West-centric development agenda, with its roots in the colonial past, has created uneven developments and an unjust world in which Western countries continue to gain advantages and increase their prosperity. READ MORE

  5. 5. Drawing a Livelihoodscape from the Slum : Towards a spatial understanding of gendered livelihoods in Zambia

    Author : Cecilia Fåhraeus; Sofia Cele; Peeter Maandi; Ann Grubbström; Katherine Gough; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Slum; Livelihood; Gender; Zambia; Urban Theory; Translocal; Africa; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The overarching aim of the thesis was to draw a livelihoodscape from the slum. The questions guiding this endeavour were: Where do slum dwellers carry out their livelihood activities and how can these spatial livelihood patterns be understood? This involved outlining how livelihoods emerged from and interacted with the slum; following how they detached themselves and unfolded further in urban space; and finally, how they transcended the urban territory and migrated onwards to translocal destinations. READ MORE