Search for dissertations about: "unpaid labour"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words unpaid labour.

  1. 1. Does Anybody Care? Public and Private Responsibilities in Swedish Eldercare 1940-2000

    University dissertation from Umeå : Ekonomisk historia

    Author : Helene Brodin; Umeå universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic history; eldercare; elder care; elder; elderly; care; informal care; gender; gender division of labour; unpaid labour; housework; domestic work; welfare; welfare state; social policy; discourse; discourse analysis; institutional change; policy change; Ekonomisk historia; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects Economic history; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Ekonomisk historia; ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : Since the 1980s, practically all of the western welfare states have developed social policies, which aim at shifting the responsibilities for welfare services from the state to the family, the civil society or to the market. In Sweden, this political transformation has particularly hit the public eldercare. READ MORE

  2. 2. Side Effects: Unintended Consequences of Family Leave Policies

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Sociology, Stockholm University

    Author : Kathrin Morosow; Stockholms universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; family leave; family policy; unintended consequences; labour market; mothers; fathers; gender equality; Finland; sociologisk demografi; Sociological Demography;

    Abstract : The transition to parenthood is a major life event and a critical juncture in terms of gender equality within a couple. How a couple divides paid and unpaid work following the birth of a child has long lasting consequences for their relationship, their economic situation and their children’s development. READ MORE

  3. 3. Children’s Work in Sweden A part of childhood, a path to adulthood

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Tobias Samuelsson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Children; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Barn; Children; childhood; work; social studies of childhood; ethnography; child perspective; structuration theory; labour market; Sweden; Barn; barndom; arbete; barndomsstudier; etnografi; barnperspektiv; struktureringsteori; arbetsmarknad; Sverige;

    Abstract : Föreliggande arbete är en etnografisk studie av barn, barndom och arbete i Sverige. Studien var förlagd till två samhällen, ett på landsbygden och ett nära en stor svensk stad. I studien undersöks hur barndom konstrueras i dagens Sverige. I studien används ett barnperspektiv och fokus är på barnens definitioner av arbete. READ MORE

  4. 4. Searching for Equality Sex Discrimination, Parental Leave and the Swedish Model With Comparisons to EU, UK and US Law

    University dissertation from Iustus förlag

    Author : Laura Carlson; Stockholms universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Swedish employment discrimination law; Swedish Labour Court; EU employment discrimination law; UK employment discrimination law; US employment discrimination law; Equal Opportunity Law; Equal Pay Act; Title VII; LAW JURISPRUDENCE Private law Labour law; RÄTTSVETENSKAP JURIDIK Civilrätt Arbetsrätt;

    Abstract : Achieving economic equality between men and women is a challenge to every country. The approach taken politically and legally in Sweden is to encourage a greater economic independence of women from the family through paid work, as well encouraging men to assume a greater share of unpaid work, particularly parental leave, resulting in a lessening of the double burden of work for women. READ MORE

  5. 5. Growth, Accumulation, Crisis With New Macroeconomic Data for Sweden 1800-2000

    University dissertation from Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Rodney Edvinsson; Stockholms universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; GDP; employment; national accounts; Sweden; crisis; growth; capital; capitalism; accumulation; profit; surplus; economic history; growth theory; Marxism; long wave theory; business cycle; depression; recession; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects Economic history; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Ekonomisk historia;

    Abstract : This dissertation has two main objectives. The first one is to construct historical macroeconomic series for Sweden using a consistent method throughout the relevant periods, and which rely on modern methods of national accounting. READ MORE