Search for dissertations about: "youth organisations"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words youth organisations.

  1. 1. Tensions and Contradictions in Information Management. An Activity-theoretical Approach to Information Activities in a Swedish Youth-Peace Organisation

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Karen Nowé Hedvall; Högskolan i Borås.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; information management; information behaviour; information strategies; activity theory; voluntary organisations; peace organisations; youth organisations; Sweden; library and information science;

    Abstract : The thesis aims to contribute to the research on the management and use of information in organisations by providing a holistic understanding of the various information practices and needs as well as attitudes towards information at different levels in the broader socio-historical context of a specific organisation. To this end, findings and approaches from research traditions in library and information science, management studies and organisational theory are combined in an activity-theoretical approach with some neo-institutional aspects. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sweet Battlefields Youth and the Liberian Civil War

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Kulturantropologiska avdelningen

    Author : Mats Utas; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cultural anthropology; Liberia; anthropology; civil war; youth; children; child soldiers; street children; conflict; violence; women in war; West Africa; liminality; Kulturantropologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology Cultural anthropology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi Kulturantropologi; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : This dissertation presents an ethnography of youth in Liberia and of how their lives became affected by a civil war which raged in the country between 1990 and 1997. The focus is on the experiences, motivations, and reflections of young combatants who fought for a variety of rebel factions. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Kulturgeografi

    Author : Linda Helgesson; Umeå universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Youth; life strategies; qualitative research; development geography; Tanzania; Mozambique.; livelihood; education; mobility; urbanisation; town; vulnerability; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography Human geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi 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

  4. 4. Designing for Online Youth Counselling Empowerment through Design and Participation

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Sofia Lundmark; Uppsala universitet.; Södertörns högskola.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Pedagogik; Education; Patologi; Pathology; Patologi; Pathology; Empowerment; Participation; Design practice; Participatory design projects; Norm-critical design; Norms in design; Ethnography; Ethnomethodology; Online youth counselling;

    Abstract : More and more people are using the internet to access various societal functions. In recent years, municipalities and private enterprises have increasingly begun to explore and develop internet-based services to support public health in general and to disseminate health information in particular. READ MORE

  5. 5. Going places Local settings and global horizons in young people’s education and work trajectories

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Social and Economic Geography

    Author : Sara Forsberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The recent trend for mass higher education and a growing policy focus on a knowledge-driven economy has created the expectation that everyone can enter a fulfilling and rewarding career. However, young people often experience discrepancies between expectations of social mobility and local or national labour market opportunities. READ MORE