Search for dissertations about: "work"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17094 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; Social Work; socialt arbete;

    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; Jönköping University; []
    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. Longing to belong : deaf and hard of hearing young adults’ social interaction, social relationships, and identity

    Author : Sylvia Olsson; Munir Dag; Christian Kullberg; Carin Roos; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : This thesis gives an insight about the impact of hearing loss on young adults as they function in daily life. Young adults with hearing loss included in the thesis can convey a very central perspective that can have an impact on a change in interventions and treatment in school life, working life and even in their leisure time. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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