Search for dissertations about: "social protection"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 291 swedish dissertations containing the words social protection.

  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. Call for Protection Situating Journalists in Post-Cold War Romania in a Global Media Development Discourse

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Urban Larssen; Stockholms universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; journalism; Romania; public sphere; development; NGO activism; protection; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Social anthropology ethnography Social anthropology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Socialantrolopologi etnografi Socialantropologi; Social Anthropology; socialantropologi;

    Abstract : This study deals with the development of journalism in post-Cold War Romania, and it does so with a particular interest in the transnational dimension this entails.Many NGOs and international organizations are currently seeking to monitor journalists’ situations in countries around the world, while at the same time aiming at having the whole world aligned with international standards of the journalistic profession. READ MORE

  3. 3. Child protection through an abuse-focused lens Adolescent victimization and Swedish social services responses

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

    Author : Hanna Linell; Astrid Schlytter; Evy Gunnarsson; Elisabeth Näsman; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; child abuse; adolescent victimization; child protection; honour-related violence; compulsory care; disclosure; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : Knowledge concerning the social services’ use of the Care of Young Persons (Special Provisions) Act 1990:52 (CYPA) is relatively scarce, especially when it comes to the protection of adolescents victimized by abuse. The overall aim of this thesis is to investigate and discuss different conceptualisations of abuse, adolescents’ agency regarding abuse, victimization and social intervention, and how abuse and adolescent victimization are responded to, primarily by the social services. READ MORE

  4. 4. Protecting Our Children A comparative study of the dynamics of structure, intervention and their interplay in Swedish child welfare and Canadian child protection

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

    Author : Evelyn Grace Khoo; Umeå universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social service; child welfare; child protection; social services; comparative; cross-national; social work; Socialt arbete; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Social work; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Socialt arbete;

    Abstract : This dissertation is a case study of how two agencies in Umeå, Sweden and Barrie, Canada protect children found in need of child welfare services. The project's purposes are to describe how children are protected from harm in these two contexts, to illuminate the similarities and differences in the child welfare systems reflected at the local level, and explicate the significance of uncovered similarities and differences. READ MORE

  5. 5. To Blend in or Stand out? - Hospital Social Workers' Jurisdictional Work in Sweden and Germany

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

    Author : Manuela Sjöström; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; cross-national case study; health care; hospital social work; jurisdiction; profession; professional association; professional subgroup; subordination;

    Abstract : This dissertation describes, analyses, and compares the means by which hospital social work associations in Sweden and Germany pursue their members’ professionalization through ‘jurisdictional work’. The time period covered by the research is 1989 through 2008. READ MORE