Search for dissertations about: "social status"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1290 swedish dissertations containing the words social status.

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

    Author : Masuma Novak; Christina Ahlgren; Anne Hammarström; Kate Hunt; Umeå universitet; []
    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; Public health medicine research areas; Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden; Epidemiology; Epidemiologi; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap; Gender studies; Genus; Epidemiology; epidemiologi; hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; health services research; näringslära; Nutrition; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; arbets- och miljömedicin; Social environment; Social class; Life style; Obesity etiology; Smoking epidemiology; Musculoskeletal diseases etiology; Intersektionalitet; Socioekonomi; Hälsa vikten rökning Sverige; Sjukdomar kropp levnadsförhållanden; Klasstillhörighet genus utbildning; Social inequity; Pathways; Social causation; Life course; Gender; Intersectionality; Social mobility4; Sweden; Socioeconomics; Health obesity smoking Sweden; Diseases body living conditions; Class affinity gender education;

    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

  2. 2. A society With or Without Drugs : Continuity and change in Drug Policies in Sweden and the Netherlands

    Author : Dolf Tops; Socialhögskolan; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; theory of social work; Social changes; Context; Social Control; Social problems; Drug Policy; Institutions; Sweden; the Netherlands; Social problems and welfare; national insurance; Social medicine; teorier om socialt arbete; Sociala förändringar; Sociala problem; social välfärd; socialförsäkring; Socialmedicin; samhällsmedicin;

    Abstract : In debates about the Swedish and Dutch drug policies are usually positioned as opposites. The goal for the Swedish drug policy is to create a 'drug-free society'; while in the Netherlands a harm reduction approach prevails. 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 : 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. Health for future : self-rated health and social status among adolescents

    Author : Junia Joffer; Lars Jerdén; Reneé Flacking; Ann Öhman; Anna Sarkadi; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adolescent; health; self-rated health; smoking; self-esteem; social status; subjective social status; gender; social norms; think-aloud interview; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to explore self-rated health, subjective social status and smoking in adolescents.This thesis consists of a qualitative and a quantitative study. The qualitative study was an interview study that included 58 participants in the 7th and 12th grades. READ MORE

  5. 5. Social status : a state of mind?

    Author : Johanna Lundberg; Margareta Kristenson; Jon Ivar Elstad; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Health and medical services in society; Hälso- och sjukvård i samhället;

    Abstract : This thesis is concerned with social stratification of psychosocial factors and social position measurement in population samples collected in mid-Sweden 2000-2006. Traditional resource-based measures of social position (occupation, education) and so far less explored prestige-based measures (subjective status, status incongruence) are tested with respect to their associations with psychosocial factors, emotions, and selfrated health. READ MORE