Search for dissertations about: "socio-economic IMPACT OF"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 126 swedish dissertations containing the words socio-economic IMPACT OF.

  1. 1. Socio-economic consequences of longstanding illness

    Author : Christina Lindholm; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Limiting longstanding illness; socio-economic consequences; socio-econornic group; job demands; economic inactivity; unemployment; economic difficulties.;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses an old research area of social medicine, the social and economic consequences of chronic illness and factors modifying this effect. Historically, illness was the main predictor of poverty. READ MORE

  2. 2. Elitism and Equality in Chinese Higher Education : Studies of Student Socio-economic Background, Investment in Education, and Career Aspirations

    Author : Lihong Huang; Albert C. Tuijnman; Idesbald Nicaise; W. John Morgan; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : Southwest China; higher education students; socio-economic background; study costs; study finance; career aspirations; social pattern; inequality; social stratification; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to present an empirical pattern of social equity in Chinese higher education by investigating university students. Student socio-economic background influences access to, and socio-economic conditions in, higher education, and this, in turn, influences student career aspirations. READ MORE

  3. 3. A quantity-quality framework for measuring the regional socio-economic impact of tourism : The case of Jämtland Härjedalen

    Author : Kai Kronenberg; Matthias Fuchs; Maria Lexhagen; Dieter Müller; Mittuniversitetet; []

    Abstract : Measuring the economic effects of tourism has always been a high priority for private and public actors in the regional economy (Stabler et al 2009). These estimates provide insights about the generation of sales, jobs, and income associated with tourism, but also support industry officials in the regional development agenda. READ MORE

  4. 4. Noise and music : a matter of risk perception

    Author : Stephen E. Widén; Högskolan Väst; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Adolescents; Tinnitus; Noise sensitivity; Socio-economic status; Attitudes; Use of hearing protection; Risk behaviour; Risk-consideration; Self-image; Norms and Ideals; Psychology; Psykologi; Psychology; Psykologi; Adolescents; Use of;

    Abstract : The prevalence of tinnitus and hearing impairments among adolescents seems to increase as a consequence of exposure to loud noise. Several studies have highlighted the negative auditory effects of exposure to loud music at concerts and discotheques, environments in which young people today spend considerable periods of time. READ MORE

  5. 5. Socio-economic dynamics in sparse regional structures

    Author : Örjan Pettersson; Ulf Wiberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Northern Sweden; Norrland; Sparsely populated areas; Countryside; Rural change; Regional development; Forestry; Population; Welfare; Glesbygd-- Sverige -- Norrland; Regional utveckling-- Sverige -- Norrland; Norrland-- sociala förhållanden; Norrland-- ekonomiska förhållanden;

    Abstract : The aim of the thesis is to describe and analyse socio-economic changes in northern Sweden. Focus is on the period 1985-2000. READ MORE