Search for dissertations about: "socio-economic"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 495 swedish dissertations containing the word socio-economic.

  1. 1. Asine and the Argolid in the Late Helladic III Period : A Socio-Economic Study

    Author : Birgitta Sjöberg L.; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; BARTER; CENTRALISATION; CHAMBER TOMBS; EXCAHNGE; HIERARCY; HOUSES; INTRA-REGIONAL; LINEAR B; MARKET; PALACE; PRODUCTION; RECIPROCITY; SETTLEMENT SYSTEM; STATUS; STORAGE; THOLOS; WEALTH; WORKSHOP; Arkeologi; Archaeology subjects; Arkeologiämnen; Classical Archaeology and Ancient History; Antikens kultur och samhällsliv;

    Abstract : The Late Helladic era of Greek prehistory has long held a fascination with archaeologists and scholars of Mediterranean ancient history. In the Argolid, which forms the north-eastern part of the Peloponnese, much attention has focused on palatial sites such as Mycenae and Tiryns. READ MORE

  2. 2. The first injustice : Socio-economic inequalities in birth outcome

    Author : Marit Gisselmann; Denny Vågerö; Magnus Nermo; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sweden; socio-economic inequalities; birth outcome; infant mortality; low birthweight paradox; working conditions; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Adverse birth outcomes like preterm birth and infant mortality are unevenly distributed across socio-economic groups. Risks are usually lowest in groups with high socio-economic status and increase with decreasing status. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Socio-Economic Transformation and Gender Relations in Lao PDR

    Author : Damdouane Khouangvichit; Aina Tollefsen; Gunnar Malmberg; Jonathan Rigg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; socio-economic transformation; gender relations; Lao PDR; globalization; livelihoods; tourism; mining; economic liberalization; Human geography; Kulturgeografi; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to examine socio-economic transformation and gender relations in Lao PDR after the adoption of economic liberalization by the Lao government in the late 1980s. Against a background of general socio-economic transformation in Laos the main focus of the study is on the local level, with emphasis on how people in their everyday lives have engaged with and handled the changes. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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