Search for dissertations about: "sociologi"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1029 swedish dissertations containing the word sociologi.

  1. 1. Work-Related Inequalities in Health : Studies of income, work environment, and sense of coherence

    Author : Susanna Toivanen; Örjan Hemström; Espen Dahl; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sweden; socioeconomic inequalities; income; work environment; sense of coherence; cardiovascular disease; stroke; mental health; musculoskeletal disorder; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Ill health is unevenly distributed across different groups in society, with the disadvantaged groups displaying higher rates of ill health than the more advantaged groups. The aim of the thesis is to study work-related inequalities in health, and to focus on how income, aspects of the physical and psychosocial work environment, and sense of coherence, individually or jointly, generate inequalities in a number of health outcomes in the Swedish working population. READ MORE

  2. 2. Policy professionals in civil society organizations : Struggling for influence

    Author : Joanna Mellquist; Adrienne Sörbom; Stefan Svallfors; Åsa Wettergren; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; civil society; policy professionals; professionalization; organization; advocacy; strategy; member; mediatization; field theory; capital; decoupling; logic of influence; organizational hypocrisy; myth; Politics; Economy and the Organization of Society; Politik; ekonomi och samhällets organisering;

    Abstract : The professionalization of civil society organizations coupled with an elite-driven policy process has fostered the rise of policy professionals in civil society organizations (CSOs). This dissertation explores the role and functioning of policy professionals in CSOs, describing and analyzing how CSOs’ hiring of such expertise contributes to processes of professionalization within civil society, including what that entails from a normative perspective. READ MORE

  3. 3. I Imagine You Here Now : Relationship Maintenance Strategies in Long-Distance Intimate Relationships

    Author : Iveta Jurkane-Hobein; Kerstin Jacobsson; Sara Ferlander; Elisabet Näsman; Irene Levin; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; intimacy; sociology of intimate lives; time; temporality; imagination; living apart together; symbolic interactionism; Latvia; Politics; Economy and the Organization of Society; Politik; ekonomi och samhällets organisering; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies; Sociologi;

    Abstract : Today, individuals can relatively easily meet and communicate with each other over great distances due to increased mobility and advances in communication technology. This also allows intimate relationships to be maintained over large geographical distances. Despite these developments, long-distance relationships (LDRs), i.e. READ MORE

  4. 4. Maybe Baby? : Reproductive Behaviour, Fertility Intentions, and Family Policies in Post-communist Countries, with a Special Focus on Ukraine

    Author : Katharina Wesolowski; Ilkka Henrik Mäkinen; Per Carlson; Hedvig Ekerwald; Tommy Ferrarini; Brienna Perelli-Harris; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Family policies; Family planning; Environmental pollution; Fertility rates; Fertility intentions; Contraceptive methods; Ukraine; Politics; Economy and the Organization of Society; Politik; ekonomi och samhällets organisering; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies; Sociologi;

    Abstract : This thesis studies different aspects of reproductive behaviour on the international, national, and local levels in post-communist countries. The main focus is Ukraine, where fertility rates are very low and the population is in severe decline. READ MORE

  5. 5. Attaining Whiteness : A Sociological Study of Race and Racialization in Russia

    Author : Nikolay Zakharov; Sven Hort; Vessela Misheva; Mark Bassin; Paavo Bergman; Ian Law; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Racialization; Russia; Sociology of Race and Ethnicity; Racism; Social Theory; Nationalism; Modernity; Soviet Union; Postcolonial Studies; Eastern Europe; Identity; Migration; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : Attaining Whiteness is the first book-length sociological study of how ideas about race resonate in post-Soviet Russia. The book charts how tropes of self, hybridity, and maturity constitute important symbolic vehicles for applying the idea of race to the drawing of differences. READ MORE