Search for dissertations about: "societal change"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 172 swedish dissertations containing the words societal change.

  1. 1. Voices for Change Hopes and costs for empowerment - a study on women's claims in the Egyptian revolution

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Education, Stockholm University

    Author : Christine Bendixen; Klas Roth; Margareta Aspan; Mina O'Dowd; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Women; empowerment; agency; structure; functionings; capability; social conversion factors; narrative imagination; opportunity costs; societal change; Egypt; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : This study investigates women’s possibilities to actively participate in societal change in Egypt. It aims at enhancing the understanding of structural conditions for women’s agency and how these enables and/or restrains women’s participation in the aspiration for societal change as well as their aspiration to live a ‘full life’. READ MORE

  2. 2. A profession in change a development ecology perspective

    University dissertation from Malmö University, Faculty of Teacher Education

    Author : Jonas Christensen; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; change; professions; development ecology; professional autonomy; social work; economics; social entrepreneurship; knowledge acquisition; Germany; Lithuania; SUSA; changement; professions; écologie développement; autonomie professionnelle; travail social; économie; entrepreneuriat social; acquisition de connaissances; Allemagne; Lituanie;

    Abstract : A welfare state consists of a variety of client organisations within which, among other professions, academics and social workers are active. Social work as a profession has developed in a welfare context where changes at the different levels of the individual, organisation and society constantly pose new challenges to the profession. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Profession in Change - A Development Ecology Perspective

    University dissertation from Malmö University, Faculty of Teacher Education

    Author : Jonas Christensen; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economics; social entrepreneurship; social work; professional autonomy; professions; development ecology; change; knowledge acquisition; Lithuania; Germany;

    Abstract : A welfare state consists of a variety of client organisations within which, among other professions, academics and social workers are active. Social work as a profession has developed in a welfare context where changes at the different levels of the individual, organisation and society constantly pose new challenges to the profession. READ MORE

  4. 4. Strategies of entrepreneurship : Understanding industrial entrepreneurship and structural change in northwest Tanzania

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Per Trulsson; [1997]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Entrepreneurship; Structural adjustment; Institutional theory; Trust; Strategy; Unintended consequences; Societal change; Extended family; Tanzania; Industry; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : This study addresses the problem of entrepreneurial activity in an environment of institutional change. The focus is on industrial entrepreneurs in northwest Tanzania. Like many other African countries, Tanzania is today undergoing a process of structural transformation. Significant changes are introduced in the formal institutional framework. READ MORE

  5. 5. Reconstructing Marriage in a Changing Legal and Societal Landscape : Challenges of New Cohabitation Models in Sweden

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Caroline Sörgjerd; Maarit Jänterä-Jareborg; Anna Singer; Eva Ryrstedt; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Marriage; legal development; the Code of 1734; the Marriage Code of 1920; the Marriage Code of 1987; same-sex marriage; registered partnership; cohabitation without marriage; cohabitees act; equality; discrimination; human rights; EU law; the Netherlands; Spain; wellfare state; cohabitation models; change; Äktenskap; rättsutveckling; 1734 års lag; giftermålsbalken; äktenskapsbalken; samkönat äktenskap; registrerat partnerskap; samboende utom äktenskap; sambor; sambolag; jämställdhet; diskriminering; mänskliga rättigheter; EU rätt; Nederländerna; Spanien; välfärdsstat; samlevnadsformer; förändring; LAW JURISPRUDENCE; RÄTTSVETENSKAP JURIDIK;

    Abstract : What is marriage? From a legal point of view, marriage is a contract which establishes a civil status. However, marriage is no ordinary contract. There is also a symbolic dimension to marriage, which cannot easily be understood from a strictly legal perspective. READ MORE