Search for dissertations about: "societal change"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 157 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; Stockholms universitet.; [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 Faculty of Teacher Education, Malmö University

    Author : Jonas Christensen; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Malmö University.; Malmö University.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economics; social entrepreneurship; social work; professional autonomy; professions; development ecology; change; knowledge acquisition; Lithuania; Germany; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik; Humanities Social Sciences; SUSA;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in French Un Etat-providence se compose d’une variété d’organisations clientes dans lequel, parmi d’autres professions, les universitaires et les travailleurs sociaux sont actifs. Le travail social comme une profession s’est développé dans un contexte de bien-être où les changements à différents niveaux de l’individu, de l’organisation et la société pose de nouveaux défis pour la profession. READ MORE

  3. 3. Climate change adaptation processes Regional and sectoral stakeholder perspectives

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Karin André; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Adaptation processes; adaptive capacity; climate change; forestry; participatory methods; perceptions; private and public organizations; risks; roles; stakeholder dialogues; stakeholders; Sweden; transdisciplinarity; urban regions; Anpassningskapacitet; anpassningsprocesser; deltagandemetoder; intressenter; intressentdialoger; klimatförändringar; privata och offentliga organisationer; risker; roller; skogsbruk; Sverige; transdisciplinaritet; uppfattningar; urbana regioner;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses how societal adaptation processes in public and private sectors at the regional to local level in Sweden are enacted. The thesis pays particular attention to critical factors that constrain or enable adaptation by focussing on: who are the stakeholders, how do different stakeholders perceive their capacity to adapt, and the role of stakeholder interaction in facilitating adaptation processes A combination of two analytical perspectives is used where one is based on key concepts within adaptation literature, and the other draws on boundary crossing and transdisciplinary knowledge production (stakeholders, adaptive capacity, and science-based stakeholder dialogues). 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; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [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 Uppsala : Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Caroline Sörgjerd; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    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