Search for dissertations about: "work"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15935 swedish dissertations containing the word work.

  1. 1. Managing social work : Organisational conditions and everyday work for managers in the Swedish social services

    Author : Emelie Shanks; Tommy Lundström; Åke Bergmark; Staffan Höjer; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social work; managers; social work management; social work administration; social work leadership; human service management; managerialism; marketisation; New Public Management; organisational conditions; social services; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : The personal social services in Sweden have undergone major changes during recent decades, partly due to the reforms caused by the influence of New Public Management (NPM) and partly due to the trend towards greater specialisation. These changes have had consequences for both social work management and for social work practice. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Experiencing work/non-work : Theorising individuals’ process of integrating and segmenting work, family, social and private

    Author : Jean-Charles Languilaire; Tomas Müllern; Mikael Nordenmark; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; work non-work; middle-manager; France; life domains; work-life field; boundary perspective; individuals work non-work experiences;

    Abstract : The relationships between work and personal life have been on the public, business, and research agenda for about 35 years. Perspectives on these relationships have shifted from a work-family to work-life or work-personal life focus, from a conflict to a balance or enrichment view and, finally, from a segmentation to an integration perspective. READ MORE

  4. 4. To work or not to work in an extended working life? Factors in working and retirement decisions

    Author : Kerstin Nilsson; Avdelningen för arbets- och miljömedicin; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; ageing; older worker; retirement planning; retirement decision; motivation; meaningful activity; social inclusion; macro; meso; micro; work environment; working life; work ability; work injury; health; public health; diagnosed disease; self-rated health; organisation; basic premises for work; hardware in work; software in work; age; Success and failure factors; folkhälsa; demographic shifts; healthy ageing; healthy work places; retirement; successful ageing; occupational environment; Occupational medicine; work motivation; demografy; men and women;

    Abstract : In most of the industrialised world, the proportion of older and retired people in the population is continuously increasing. This will have budgetary implications for maintaining the welfare state, because the active working section of the population must fund the non-active and old population. READ MORE

  5. 5. Shifting Subordination : Co-located interprofessional collaboration betweenteachers and social workers

    Author : Anette Bolin; Högskolan Väst; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; interprofessional collaboration; social work; teaching; professions; Social work; Socialt arbete; Socialt arbete; Social work; interprofessional collaboration; jurisdiction; subordination; discretion;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to describe and analyse the practice processes involved in colocated interprofessional collaboration. The study took place in a resource school where social workers and teachers collaborate on an everyday basis around children who are both in receiptof special educational support and interventions from social services. READ MORE