Search for dissertations about: "volunteering"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 swedish dissertations containing the word volunteering.

  1. 1. Work in voluntary welfare organizations A sociological study of voluntary welfare organizations in Sweden

    University dissertation from Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Sébastien Chartrand; Stockholms universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; volunteering; work; voluntary organization; Sweden; employee; volunteer; organization; public sector; professionalization; folkrörelser; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi;

    Abstract : Since Sweden has one of the most comprehensive welfare states, the role of voluntary organizations active in the field of welfare is often neglected. The unique Swedish nonprofit sector is characterized by 1) the tradition of popular mass movements in which members are central and the real owners of the organization, 2) large membership and volunteering, but low employment levels, 3) dominance in the fields of culture and recreation, but the relative marginalization in welfare. READ MORE

  2. 2. Social capital and well-being in the transitional setting of Ukraine

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Kateryna Karhina; Umeå universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; social capital; social support; volunteering; transformation; crisis; military conflict; transitional; well-being; health; inequality; Ukraine; socialt kapital; socialt stöd; volontärarbete; omvandling; kris; militär konflikt; övergångssamhälle; Ukraina; välbefinnande; hälsa; ojämlikhet; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background: The military conflict in Ukraine that started in 2014 was accompanied with many changes in the political, economic and social spheres. It brought informal volunteering activities (i.e. one form of social capital) to emerge, function and later to be formalized, in order to support soldiers and their families. READ MORE

  3. 3. Walking on the Pages of the Word of God : Self, Land, and Text Among Evangelical Volunteers in Jerusalem

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : ARON ENGBERG; [2016-09-19]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Agency; Anthropology of Christianity; Christian ZIonism; Evangelicalism; Identity; Israel; Language Ideology; Literalism; Materiality; Mediation; Narrative; Sacred Space; Volunteering;

    Abstract : During the last thirty years, the Evangelical relationship with the State of Israel has drawn much academic and popular attention, particularly from historical, theological, and political perspectives. This dissertation engages with this literature but also complements it with an ethnographic account of the discursive practices of Evangelical Zionists through which, it is suggested, much of the religious significance of the contemporary state is being produced. READ MORE

  4. 4. A postmodern saint? - on motives for voluntarism

    University dissertation from Ulla Habermann, Kochsvej 19. 1812 Frederiksberg C. Denmark

    Author : Ulla Habermann; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; integration and sustainability.; teorier om socialt arbete; identity; female care; narratives; altruism; Voluntarism; Sociala förändringar; motives; Sociologi; Sociology; Social changes; theory of social work;

    Abstract : The theme of this thesis is motives for voluntarism - with particular focus on volunteering in social work compared to voluntary work in sports clubs and patient associations. It is based on a combination of different data sources and methodological approaches: surveys, analyses of letters from volunteers and literature studies. READ MORE

  5. 5. We want you as our new recruit Prerequisites for recruitment to and retention in the Swedish Armed Forces

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : Johan Österberg; Karlstads universitet.; Försvarshögskolan.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psykologi; Psychology; conscription; recruitment; all-volunteer force; retention; Swedish Armed Forces; Ledarskap under påfrestande förhållanden; Ledarskap under påfrestande förhållanden;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis was to study the prerequisites for the Swedish Armed Forces (SAF) in order to recruit sufficient numbers of suitable individuals to the organization, and to retain those within the organization.The thesis comprises three studies (Study 1-3) where Study One comprises data gathered, with a longitudinal design, when Sweden relied on conscription for the manning of the Armed Forces. READ MORE