Search for dissertations about: "working life"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 550 swedish dissertations containing the words working life.

  1. 1. Swedish Working Life Research Formation and conceptual development of a research field in transition

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Carin Håkansta; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Industrial Work Environment; Industriell produktionsmiljö; Arbetsvetenskap; Human Work Science;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to contribute to the understanding of working life research in Sweden by focusing on the conceptual and institutional evolution of the field. The analyses include the roles of the researchers and other actors as well as theories and processes that form and have formed working life research. READ MORE

  2. 2. To work or not to work in an extended working Life

    University dissertation from Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet

    Author : Kerstin Nilsson; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Older worker; older emplyees; extended working life; longer working life; healthy work places; healthy ageing; injury; work accidents; health promotion; health prevention; folkhälsa; public health; work science; health and well-being; ageing; age;

    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

  3. 3. Women's varying life careers and shifting life-patterns : a study of Swedish women born in 1948

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Eva Wirén; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; life-career; life-pattern; difference; representation; longitudinal; quantitative; text; stories; Bourdieu; post-structural theories; deconstruction; feminism;

    Abstract : This study is about a generation of Swedish women's varying life-careers and shifting lifepatterns. As empirical base for the study is used a longitudinal data material collected at the two main time-points, in 1961 and in 1980. The purpose of the study is twofold. READ MORE

  4. 4. Subjective Cognitive Complaints in the Working Population The Influence of Objective Cognitive Functioning and Working Conditions

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Psychology, Stockholm University

    Author : Cecilia U. D. Stenfors; Stockholms universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Subjective cognitive complaints; cognitive functioning; declarative memory; episodic memory; semantic memory; working memory; executive cognitive functioning; psychosocial working conditions; demand-control-support model; population-based; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Cognitive functioning is important for managing work and life in general. However, subjective cognitive complaints (SCC), involving self-perceived difficulties with concentration, memory, decision making, and clear thinking are common in the general and in the working population and can be coupled with both lowered well-being and work ability. READ MORE

  5. 5. Stroke among people of working age : from a public health and working life perspective

    University dissertation from Linköping : Institutionen för hälsa och samhälle

    Author : Jennie Medin; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cerebrovascular accident; epidemiology; Cerebrovascular accident; Health promotion; Rehabilitation; Sick leave; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Health and medical services in society; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Hälso- och sjukvård i samhället;

    Abstract : Background: Stroke is a major cause of serious disability and death. In Sweden approximately 30,000 people suffer from stroke each year, and 20% of them are under 65 years of age.Aim: The aim of this thesis was to study stroke among people aged 30-65 years. READ MORE