Search for dissertations about: "work function"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2184 swedish dissertations containing the words work function.

  1. 1. Knowing at work A study of professional knowledge in integration work directed to newly arrived immigrants

    University dissertation from Trollhättan : University West

    Author : Marie Vesterlind; Högskolan Väst.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Professional knowledge; integration work; civic orientation; work integrated learning; meaning-making; standardization; quality; cultural brokers; Work Integrated Learning; Arbetsintegrerat lärande; Socialt arbete; Social work;

    Abstract : Currently, new knowledge domains and professions emerge as a consequence of societal changes that transform that conditions for work and work integrated learning. Integration work directed to newly arrived immigrants is one example of such a new professional knowledge domain. READ MORE

  2. 2. Legitimacy Work Managing Sick Leave Legitimacy in Interaction

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Marie Flinkfeldt; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; legitimacy; legitimation; legitimacy-in-action; sick leave; sickness absence; sick role; Sweden; social insurance; sickness benefit; conversation analysis; discursive psychology; ethnomethodology; membership categorization analysis; institutional talk; categories; moral work; social interaction; talk-in-interaction; text-in-interaction; meetings; online forums; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : This thesis studies how sick leave legitimacy is managed in interaction and develops an empirically driven conceptualization of ‘legitimacy work’. The thesis applies an ethnomethodological framework that draws on conversation analysis, discursive psychology, and membership categorization analysis. READ MORE

  3. 3. Localised Globalities and Social Work Contemporary Challenges

    University dissertation from Sundsvall : Mid Sweden University

    Author : Jessica H. Jönsson; Mittuniversitetet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; globalisation; global social problems; glocalisation; multiple modernities; neoliberalism; social work; West-centric development; Globalisation;

    Abstract : Recent global and structural transformations, a West-centric development agenda and the triumph of neoliberal politics have led to destructive consequences for many local communities and individual life chances. The global dominance of the West-centric development agenda, with its roots in the colonial past, has created uneven developments and an unjust world in which Western countries continue to gain advantages and increase their prosperity. READ MORE

  4. 4. Attitudes matter : Perceptions towards welfare work with migrants in Swedish welfare organisations

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Carolin Schütze; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; migration; attitudes towards migrants; racial attitudes; welfare work; welfare organisations;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines Swedish welfare workers’ attitudes towards migrants and migration, their perceptions of welfare work with migrants and organisational working conditions. The dissertation is based on original survey data capturing attitudes and views of welfare workers in two Swedish welfare organisations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Metabolic Health and Cognitive Function The Roles of Lifestyle and Shift Work

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Olga E. Titova; Uppsala universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cognitive function; Mediterranean diet; omega-3 fatty acids; MRI; shift work history; sleep; metabolic syndrome; Epidemiologi; Epidemiology; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : The risk of cognitive impairment and metabolic disturbances increases during aging. Healthy lifestyle habits, such as a regular intake of fatty fish and adherence to the Mediterranean diet (MeDi), have been shown to slow age-related cognitive decline and decrease the risk of metabolic disturbances. READ MORE