Search for dissertations about: "swedish dissertations"

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  1. 1. Debating Swedish : Language Politics and Ideology in Contemporary Sweden

    Author : Tommaso M. Milani; Kenneth Hyltenstam; Sally Johnson; Adrian Blackledge; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; bilingual education; citizenship; CDA; language debate; language ideology; language legislation; language politics; language testing; social theory; Sweden; Bilingualism; Tvåspråkighet; tvåspråkighetsforskning; Bilingualism Research;

    Abstract : This thesis is concerned with three language debates that reached their most crucial peaks in Sweden at the beginning of the twenty-first century: (i) the debate on the promotion of the Swedish language, (ii) the debate on language testing for citizenship, and (iii) the debate on mother tongue instruction. The main scope of the thesis is to take a theoretically multi-pronged approach to these debates trying to shed light on the following aspects: Why did such debates emerge when they did? Which discourses were available in those specific historical moments? Who are the social actors that intervened in these debates? What is at stake for them? What do they claim? What systems of values, ideas and beliefs – i. READ MORE

  2. 2. Syntactic Variation in the Swedish of Adolescents in Multilingual Urban Settings : Subject-verb Order in Declaratives, Questions and Subordinate Clauses

    Author : Natalia Ganuza; Kari Fraurud; Paul Kerswill; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; syntactic variation; subject-verb inversion; non-inversion; language use in multilingual urban settings; multilingual youths; standard non-standard; Swedish; SLA; Bilingualism; Tvåspråkighet; tvåspråkighetsforskning; Bilingualism Research;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the use of word order variation, in particular the variable use of subject-verb inversion and non-inversion in main declarative clauses, among adolescents in contemporary multilingual settings in Sweden. The use of non-inversion in contexts that in standard Swedish require inversion is sometimes claimed to be characteristic of varieties of Swedish spoken among adolescents in multilingual urban areas. READ MORE

  3. 3. Marketization in Swedish Eldercare : Implications for Users, Professionals, and the State

    Author : Linda Moberg; Paula Blomqvist; Ulrika Winblad; Stig Montin; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Marketization; Eldercare; Universalism; Social care; Privatized provision; User choice; Competition; Swedish welfare state; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : During the last decades, Swedish policy makers have implemented various marketization reforms into the public welfare sector in order to make it more cost-efficient and to improve its quality. The aim of this dissertation is to investigate what implications this marketization trend has had for the organization of Swedish eldercare. READ MORE

  4. 4. Johan Ihre on the origins and history of the runes : Three Latin dissertations from the mid 18th century

    Author : Krister Östlund; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Classical philology - general; Johan Ihre; professor Skytteanus; Neo-Latin; dissertations; scientific and scholarly prose; runology; runic inscriptions; gothicism; Odin; Eddic poems; Icelandic Sagas; Klassiska språk - allmänt; Classical philology; Klassiska språk; Latin; Latin;

    Abstract : Johan Ihre (1707-80),professor Skytteanus, i.e. professor of eloquence and politics, at Uppsala University for 42 years, is considered the most prominent Swedish humanist and philologistof the 18th century. Under his presidency more than 450 dissertations were submitted on a variety of subjects. READ MORE

  5. 5. Geriatric Aspects of Frail Nursing Home Residents : A Swedish cohort study

    Author : Björn Westerlind; Jan Marcusson; Staffan Hägg; Lars-Olof Wahlund; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Background: The number and proportion of older people are increasing in Sweden as well as throughout the western world. Older people with increasing assistance needs that can no longer be met in their own home need institutional long-term care in nursing homes. READ MORE