Search for dissertations about: "stigmatisation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 swedish dissertations containing the word stigmatisation.

  1. 1. Constructing the Suburb : Swedish Discourses of Spatial Stigmatisation

    Author : Karin Backvall; Irene Molina; Roger Andersson; Mustafa Dikeç; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Spatial stigmatisation; segregation; representation; suburb; discourse; Geography; Geografi;

    Abstract : By exploring representations of place, this thesis treats practices of spatial stigmatisation in the context of segregated Swedish cities. In three papers, different aspects of stigmatisation and place-making are discussed and analysed, where the overarching ambition is to identify and critically deconstruct the ideology behind stigma as well as suggest ways of making representation positive. READ MORE

  2. 2. Living in the calm and safe part of the city : The socio-spatial reproduction of upper-middle class neighbourhoods in Malmö

    Author : Ann Rodenstedt; Irene Molina; Brett Christophers; Rowland Atkinson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Self-segregation; gated communities; security; upper-middle class; neoliberalisation; post-industrialism; housing; lifestyle; status; exclusivity; exclusion; community; neighbourhood choice; stigmatisation; spatial representations; socio-spatial reproduction; avoidance behaviours; Malmö; Victoria Park; Bellevue; Sweden; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : When residential segregation is mentioned in news coverage and when it is talked about in everyday discourse in Sweden, it is very often associated with immigration and minority groups living in the poorer areas of the city. A common assumption is that “immigrants” actively withdraw from society and that they choose to live together rather than integrating with the majority population. READ MORE

  3. 3. ”Why Do We Even Bully?” : Exploring the Social Processes of Bullying in Two Swedish Elementary Schools

    Author : Joakim Strindberg; Paul Horton; Robert Thornberg; Johannes Lunneblad; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; bullying; participant roles; social status; inclusion; exclusion; social stigmatisation; social marginalisation; loneliness; school context; social ecology; mobbning; deltagarroller; social status; inkludering; exkludering; social stigmatisering; social marginalisering; ensamhet; skolkontext; social ekologi; Education; Pedagogik;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is to explore and deepen the understanding of pupils’ experiences of bullying and their reflections on why bullying may occur and be maintained in school, despite pupils’ understanding that bullying is wrong. This aim is examined in four articles. READ MORE

  4. 4. Design as Reflection

    Author : Elin Olander; Industridesign; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Product Experiences; Reflective Design; Self-image; Meaningfulness; Stigmatizing; Users with Disabilities; Assistive Devices.;

    Abstract : For young persons with disabilities it is important to be as everyone else and not deviating from the normative in an unwanted way. Assistive devices are products that persons with disabilities can use to get accessibility to our society. Such products enable the person to participate in activities he or she wishes to take part in. READ MORE

  5. 5. Psoriasis care consumption and consequences of having psoriasis in everyday life

    Author : Margaretha Uttjek; Lennart Nygren; Annika Lillrank; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Accessibility; coping; gender; letter of referral; quality of life; routinisation; stigma; visibility.; Social work; Socialt arbete;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns a research project about psoriasis care and conse¬quences of psoriasis in the county of Västerbotten in Northern Sweden. The overall aim of the thesis is to contribute to improvement of psoriasis care through increased knowledge of the use and accessibility of psoriasis care, and knowledge of impact of psoriasis on patients’ daily lives by describing and interpreting: (i) accessibility and use of psoriasis care, (ii) consequences of having psoriasis in everyday life, and (iii) dilemmas in psoriasis care and visions of future care among professionals, politicians and administrators. READ MORE