Search for dissertations about: "social skills"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 574 swedish dissertations containing the words social skills.

  1. 1. Sport as a Means of Responding to Social Problems : Rationales of Government, Welfare and Social Change

    Author : David Ekholm; Dimitris Michailakis; Magnus Dahlstedt; Yvonne Sjöblom; Lennart Nygren; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social work; social policy; social inclusion; youth; subject formation; citizenship; civil society; community; governmental rationality; Socialt arbete; socialpolitik; social inkludering; ungdom; fostran; medborgarskap; civilsamhälle; gemenskap; styrningsrationalitet;

    Abstract : Sport has been increasingly recognized in social policy as a means of steering social change and as a method for responding to diverse social problems. The present study examines how rationales of social change are formed through ‘sport as a means of responding to social problems’. READ MORE

  2. 2. Stories of masculinity, gender equality, and culinary progress : On foodwork, cooking, and men in Sweden

    Author : Nicklas Neuman; Christina Fjellström; Lucas Gottzén; Steven Jones; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; foodwork; cooking; food studies; men and masculinities; gender equality; domestic work; culinary excellence; food; gastronomy; celebrity chefs; national identity; androcentrism; homosociality; Kostvetenskap; Food; Nutrition and Dietetics;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis is to use foodwork and cooking in Sweden as a way to better understand theoretical questions about men and masculinities. Paper I discusses how an increased public interest in elaborate cooking and gastronomy in Sweden, a country with a cultural idealization of gender equality, could explain why men in Sweden assume responsibilities for domestic cooking without feeling emasculated. READ MORE

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

    Author : Evelyn Grace Khoo; Lennart Nygren; Ulf Hyvönen; Gudrun Kristinsdottir; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social service; child welfare; child protection; social services; comparative; cross-national; social work; Socialt arbete; Social work; 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

  4. 4. The interplay between organizational capabilities and individual skills : Studies of technical and engineering consulting firms

    Author : Svjetlana Pantic-Dragisic; Jonas Söderlund; Cecilia Enberg; Frida Pemer; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; technical and engineering consulting firm; professional service firm; technical consultants; mobile engineers; engineering knowledge; knowledge transfer; organizational capabilities; individual skills; liminality; liminality competence; teknikkonsultföretag; professionellt tjänsteföretag; teknikkonsulter; mobila ingenjörer; ingenjörskunskap; kunskapsöverföring; organisatoriska förmågor; individuella färdigheter; liminalitet; liminalitetskompetens;

    Abstract : The number of professional service firms has increased rapidly in the recent decades. This thesis focuses on a type of professional service firm that has, thus far, been under-researched, namely the technical and engineering consulting (TEC) firm. READ MORE

  5. 5. Income diversification as a response to social-ecological traps : A case study of small-scale fisheries and aquaculture in the Tam Giang lagoon, Central Viet Nam

    Author : Tong Thi Hai Hanh; Wiebren Boonstra; Melissa Marschke; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; alternative livelihoods; aquaculture households; income diversification; fishing households; small-scale aquaculture; small-scale fisheries; social-ecological traps; and Tam Giang lagoon; Natural Resources and Sustainable Development; Naturresurser och hållbar utveckling;

    Abstract : Many small-scale fishing and aquaculture households in the global South struggle with reinforcing feedbacks between resource degradation and livelihood impoverishment – a situation that is often resembled to a social-ecological trap. Studies suggest that facilitation of income diversification contributes to mitigation and even prevention of trap situations as it reduces exploitation pressure while at the same time makes the households’ livelihood more resilient. READ MORE