Search for dissertations about: "youth employment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 swedish dissertations containing the words youth employment.

  1. 1. Getting Ready for Life : Life Strategies of Town Youth in Mozambique and Tanzania

    Author : Linda Helgesson; Gunnar Malmberg; Aina Tollefsen; Nora Räthzel; Katherine Gough; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Youth; life strategies; qualitative research; development geography; Tanzania; Mozambique.; livelihood; education; mobility; urbanisation; town; vulnerability; Human geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is to explore how and under what conditions life strategies of young men and women unfold in the towns of Masasi in southern Tanzania and Montepuez in northern Mozambique. These towns are located in regions which in their national contexts are perceived as peripheral and rural. READ MORE

  2. 2. Mind the gap : transition to adulthood – youths' with disabilities and their caregivers' perspectives

    Author : Elisabet Björquist; Eva Nordmark; Inger Hallström; Högskolan Väst; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Disability; youth; caregiver; transition to adulthood; immigrant; preferences; needs; Barn- och ungdomsvetenskap; Child and Youth studies; Socialt arbete; Social work;

    Abstract : Transition to adulthood, referring to the process of moving from childhood to adulthood, can be a complex period for youths with disabilities who might need special support transitioning into an independent life as adults. Caregivers are significant persons for the youths, which is why their own health and wellbeing is important. READ MORE

  3. 3. Trading in sexual currency: Transactional sex, sexual coercion and sexual behaviours among young people in Uganda

    Author : Vikas Choudhry; Socialmedicin och global hälsa; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Uganda; youth; university; transactional sex; alcohol; risky sexual behaviors; sexual coercion; gender norms; sexual scripts; globalization; bio-ecological systems;

    Abstract : The growing incidence and prevalence of sexually transmitted infections among young people, particularly HIV, is a public health concern in Uganda. There is increasing evidence that Ugandan youth engage in risky sexual behaviors, transactional sex, and experience sexual coercion. READ MORE

  4. 4. Understanding Firm Behavior : The Role of Recruitments and Institutional Reforms

    Author : Anton Nyrenström Gidehag; Sven-Olov Daunfeldt; Dan Johansson; Niklas Rudholm; Christian Bjørnskov; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Recruitment; knowledge spillover; labor cost; labor demand; employment; immigrants; payroll tax; wages; tax evasion;

    Abstract : The topic of this thesis is firm behavior and how it is shaped by institutional changes and firms’ recruitment decisions.The first essay studies how the recruitment decisions made by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) affect their subsequent productivity development. READ MORE

  5. 5. Diaspora at Home? : Wartime Mobilities in the Burkina Faso-Côte d'Ivoire Transnational Space

    Author : Jesper Bjarnesen; Sten Hagberg; Mats Utas; Joseph Hellweg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Wartime mobilities; home; transnational space; diaspora; urban anthropology; West Africa; conflict; return; migration; youth; intergenerational relations; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : In the period 1999-2007, more than half a million Burkinabe returned to Burkina Faso due to the persecution of immigrant labourers in neighbouring Côte d’Ivoire. Ultranationalist debates about the criteria for Ivorian citizenship had intensified during the 1990s and led to the scapegoating of immigrants in a political rhetoric centred on notions of autochthony and xenophobia. READ MORE