Search for dissertations about: "sociocultural perspective"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 56 swedish dissertations containing the words sociocultural perspective.

  1. 1. Adolescent Eating Disorders in a Sociocultural Context

    Author : Barbro Thurfjell; Ingemar Engström; Anne-Liis von Knorring; Mona Eliasson; Ingemar Swenne; Fredrik Almqvist; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Child and adolescent psychiatry; Adolescent psychiatry; Eating disorders; Adolescents; Gender; Ideals; Outcome; Sociocultural; Barn- och ungdomspsykiatri; Child and adolescent psychiatry; Barn- och ungdomspsykiatri;

    Abstract : Adolescence means an increased risk for eating disorders (ED) and the female gender is the most important risk factor. Empirical studies of the perceptions of gender ideals—as potential mediating factors between the socio-cultural context and ED—were this thesis’ primary goals. READ MORE

  2. 2. A time and place for everything? : social visualisation tools and critical literacies

    Author : Veronica Johansson; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Critical literacy; Document perspective; enactments of meaning; geographic information systems GIS ; ICT; information activities; inscriptions; interaction; library and information science LIS ; representation; social data; social visualisation tools; sociocultural perspective; Library and information science; Library and Information Science; Biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to analyse mutual enactments of critical literacies and social visualisation tools as information resources. The central concept of critical literacies as used here extends and redefines prior critical literacy definitions to denote the pluralistic situated enactments of meaning through which study participants identify, question and transform bias, restrictions and power related aspects of access, control and use in relation to the tools. READ MORE

  3. 3. Creating and establishing a positive care relationship between nurses, patients and relatives : An ethnographic study of encounters at a department of medicine for older people

    Author : Anette Johnsson; Sandra Pennbrant; Åse Boman; Petra Wagman; Birgitta Bisholt; Jönköping University; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Care relationship; communication; ethnographic approach; nurses; interactional perspective; older patients; relatives; social interaction; sociocultural perspective; triad encounter;

    Abstract : Background and aim: Numerous encounters take place in the healthcare sector every day. Although the encounters should be conducted in a safe and respectful manner, an increased number of complaints about communication and interaction have been reported to the Health and Social Care Inspectorate. READ MORE

  4. 4. Pupils in remedial classes

    Author : Anna-Lena Ljusberg; Jane Brodin; Peg Lindstrand; Pirjo Lahdenperä; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : Remedial class; attention and or concentration deficits; pupil perspective; pupil’s perspective; classroom climate; socio-cultural perspective; self-concept; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Child and Youth Science; barn- och ungdomsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is to increase understanding of being a pupil in a remedial class. The thesis is based on interviews, questionnaires, and observations and includes parents, teachers, and pupils in ten remedial classes. Fifty-five percent of the studied pupils had no specific diagnosis. READ MORE

  5. 5. New ways of learning : Participatory action research and Kenyan runners’ appropriation of smartphones to improve their daily lives and participation in m-learning

    Author : Per-Olof Hansson; Per Andersson; Elin Wihlborg; Rodderick Fox; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Participatory action research; m-learning; sociocultural perspective; Deltagande aktionsforskning; mobilt lärande; sociokulturellt perspektiv;

    Abstract : In Kenya, mobile technology is widely used, with more and more people gaining access to the Internet. Mobile technology has the potential to support learning and improve lives, particular those of impoverished people. In this study, 30 Kenyan runners from poor backgrounds and with limited formal education participated. READ MORE