Search for dissertations about: "women’s work"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 184 swedish dissertations containing the words women’s work.

  1. 1. Why Work? : Comparative Studies on Welfare Regimes and Individuals' Work Orientations

    Author : Ingrid Esser; Joakim Palme; Stefan Svallfors; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; welfare state; production regime; work values; attitudes to work; employment commitment; retirement preferences; multi-level analysis; comparative; institutions; work motivation; Sociology; Sociologi;

    Abstract : The main purpose of this thesis is to examine how different welfare and production regimes may have structured individuals’ work orientations into cross-national patterns by the late 1990s and early 2000s. Three different aspects of work orientations are considered in the three studies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Organizing the Voice of Women : A study of the Polish and Swedish women's movements' adaptation to international structures

    Author : Eva Karlberg; Adrienne Sörbom; Apostolis Papakostas; Håkan Johansson; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Organizing; Social Movements; Meta-Organization; Social Movement Coalitions; Decided Order; Resource Mobilization; the Women’s Movement; Interest Representation; Politics; Economy and the Organization of Society; Politik; ekonomi och samhällets organisering; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : The European Union has become an important arena for international politics. Various actors try to influence the European-level executive and legislative authorities. Lobbyists in Brussels are not the only type of actors promoting the interests of others. READ MORE

  3. 3. Gender Matters : Differences and change in disability and health among our oldest women and men

    Author : Pär Schön; Marti G. Parker; Mats Thorslund; Boo Johansson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; oldest old; gender differences; health trends; disability; care utilization; healthy life expectancy; Sweden; Social work; Socialt arbete; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates gender differences in health and how they have changed between 1992 and 2002 among very old people. It explores gender differences in the association between disability and health, and gender differences in care utilization among our oldest old people. READ MORE

  4. 4. Blood on the tracks : Life-course perspectives on health inequalities in later life

    Author : Stefan Fors; Olle Lundberg; Carin Lennartsson; Kirsten Avlund; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sweden; life-course; health; socioeconomic; childhood; Social work; Socialt arbete; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the thesis was to explore social inequalities in: a) mortality during mid-life, b) health in later life, and c) old-age mortality, from a life-course perspective. The studies are based on longitudinal Swedish survey and registry data. READ MORE

  5. 5. Negotiating normality and deviation : father's violence against mother from children's perspectives

    Author : Åsa Källström Cater; Lars Oscarsson; Bengt Börjeson; Hannele Forsberg; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social service; children; children s perspectives; family relations; violence; family violence; meaning; fatherhood; childhood; Socialt arbete; Social work; Socialt arbete; Social Work; Socialt arbete;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to contribute to understanding of how children try to understand and interpret their own father and his (possibly) violent actions against their mother in relation to their general conceptualizations concerning fathers and violence. A general social psychological and interactionist approach is related to the children’s selves as the organizing and experiencing structures, the family as the arena for experiences and communicative interaction, and society as a structure of norms and general ideas. READ MORE