Search for dissertations about: "welfare"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 663 swedish dissertations containing the word welfare.

  1. 1. Governing Welfare The third sector and the challenges to the Swedish Welfare State

    University dissertation from Östersund : Mid Sweden Univ

    Author : Johan Vamstad; Mittuniversitetet.; Ersta Sköndal högskola.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; Welfare State; Third Sector; Childcare; Challenges to the Welfare State; Civil Society;

    Abstract : The overall issue addressed in this thesis is the challanges to the Swedish welfare state. This topic has been the subject of several different interpretations in the academic as well as political debate in Sweden over the last decade. READ MORE

  2. 2. Welfare Relationships : Voluntary organisations and local authorities supporting relatives of older people in Sweden

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Lena Dahlberg; Stockholms universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; substitution; complementarity; welfare pluralism; voluntary organisation; welfare state; informal care; older people; Sweden; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Sweden is often described as a country with a strong welfare state and little voluntary work. This is as would be expected according to substitution theory, in which extensive welfare systems are assumed to crowd out voluntary activity and thereby limit the potential for voluntary work – there is an inverse relationship between voluntary and statutory activity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Pro-welfare politics : A model for changes in European welfare states

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Sang-Hoon Ahn; Uppsala universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociology; Welfare state; Rights; Duties; Alliance; Social policy; Social insurance; Politics; Cleavages; Class; Welfare status; Multi-dimensional approach; Pooled time series analysis; LISREL; Sociologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the changing conditions of European welfare states and the underlying driving forces behind these changes. It is broadly based on the recently emphasized notions of dynamic structuring and internal structure of welfare programs, taking into account the new environment of the welfare state. READ MORE

  4. 4. "Women", Welfare, Textual Politics and Critique : Different categories of "women", the making of welfare states and emancipation in a Nordic welfare state context

    University dissertation from Umeå : Institutionen för socialt arbete, Umeå universitet

    Author : Mona Livholts; Mittuniversitetet.; Mittuniversitetet.; Umeå universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Social work; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Socialt arbete; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Gender studies; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Genus; ´women´; welfare; textual politics and critique; Academic social work; social categorisation; marginalisation; different categories of women; feminism; the Nordic women-friendly welfare states; emancipation; social construc¬tionism; discourse analysis; individual memory work; academic writing; forms of knowledge; critique; social change;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of this thesis is to analyse and interpret the relationship between the social construction of different categories of 'women' and the making of welfare states in specific mo­ments of textual politics in a Nordic welfare state context. Furthermore, the aim is to develop a methodology for critical self-reflection in the process Of producing academic knowledge. READ MORE

  5. 5. Child welfare and professionalization

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Guðrún Kristinsdóttir; Umeå universitet.; [1991]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; child; child welfare; children s rights; contradictions; family; foster care; Iceland; local community; professionalization; social policy; social work; welfare state; Barnomsorg; Island; Ungdomsvård; välfärdspolitik;

    Abstract : This study deals with the qualities of professionalization of public child welfare. Its relationto general social policy is emphasized. The potentials of welfarism are explored as a part ofthe study of crisis of legitimacy and rationality prevalent in welfare systems. READ MORE