Search for dissertations about: "social norms"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 541 swedish dissertations containing the words social norms.

  1. 1. Essays on Social Norms and Economic Change

    Author : Karl Mcshane; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social Norms; Gender norms; Executive recruitment; Generalized trust; Immigration; business incubators; Entrepreneurship; Social norms; gender norms; entrepreneurship; business incubators; immigration; generalized trust; social trust;

    Abstract : This dissertation consists of three empirical essays concerning social norms and their effect on economic outcomes. Each essays discusses a seperate subject. READ MORE

  2. 2. Negotiating the Normal Birth : Norms and Emotions in Midwifery Education

    Author : Jenny Gleisner; Boel Berner; Corinna Kruse; Jessica Mesman; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Norms; feelings; emotions; midwifery; midwifery education; student midwives; feeling norms; labor pain; stillbirth; negotiation; categorization work; birthing trajectory; Normer; känslor; barnmorska; barnmorskeutbildning; barnmorskestudenter; känslonormer; förlossningssmärta; dödfödda barn; förhandling; kategoriseringsarbete; förlossningstrajektorier;

    Abstract : Pregnancies and childbirths are not just biological or medical events. Childbirths are also emotionally intense situations, not only for the parents-to-be but also for those who work in delivery care. In addition, pregnancies and childbirths are sociocultural situations; there are norms regarding the normal birth. READ MORE

  3. 3. Contextualising Constructions of Corporate Social Responsibility : Social Embeddedness in Discourse and Institutional Contexts

    Author : Brita Backlund Rambaree; Barbara Hobson; Charlotta Stern; Dima Jamali; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; corporate social responsibility; CSR; institutional theory; Foucault; context; embeddedness; institutions; new institutionalism; institutional complementarity; discursive institutionalism; institutional work; responsible investment; SRI; social constructionism; discourse; power; qualitative content analysis; self-reporting; abductive approach; interpretative repertoires; Sociology; sociologi; corporate social responsibility; CSR; institutional theory; Foucault; context; embeddedness; institutions; new institutionalism; institutional complementarity; discursive institutionalism; institutional work; responsible investment; SRI; social constructionism; discourse; power; qualitative content analysis; self-reporting; abductive approach; interpretative repertoires;

    Abstract : ‘Corporate social responsibility’ (CSR) and ‘socially responsible investment’ (SRI) have become predominant frameworks connecting business to society that have spread across the globe. They comprise a shared set of ideas and practices, such as those promoted in global reporting standards and by international organisations such as the UN Global Compact. READ MORE

  4. 4. Behaving as a Christ‐Believer : A Cognitive Perspective on Identity and Behavior Norms in Ephesians

    Author : Rikard Roitto; Håkan Ulfgard; Bengt Holmberg; Petri Luomanen; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Ephesians; norms; behavior norms; morality; social identity; social identity theory; social cognition; attribution; cognitive science; New Testament exegesis; Efesierbrevet; normer; beteendenormer; moral; social identitet; social identitetsteori; social kognition; attribution; kognitionsvetenskap; Nya testamentets exegetik; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : This study contributes to the understanding of how first century Christ-believers, particularly those who shared the imagination of Ephesians, experienced the relation between their social identity as Christ-believers and behavior norms. In order to understand this, a number of theories from the cognitive sciences are used in combination with historical-critical methods. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Sickness Insurance, Absence Certification and Social Norms

    Author : Margareta Dackehag; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic theory; econometrics; Economics; occupational physician; general practitioner; physician behaviour; working ability; sickness absence certification; sickness absence; sickness insurance; social insurance; incentives; social norms; Social policy; welfare; economic systems; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik; Social economics; Social ekonomi;

    Abstract : The thesis consists of an introductory chapter and three essays, considering sickness insurance, social norms and absence certification. The first essay, Group-Specific Social Norms and Economic Incentives in a General Welfare System, investigates the interaction between economic incentives and social influences in a general welfare system. READ MORE