Search for dissertations about: "youth unemployment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 swedish dissertations containing the words youth unemployment.

  1. 1. Youth - the future manpower : studies on unemployment, quality of life and work attitudes in young people

    Author : Lars Axelsson; Högskolan Kristianstad; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Young adults; adolescents; health; quality of life; unemployment; work ethics; work attitudes; sense of coherence; social support; self-esteem;

    Abstract : The aim was to gain knowledge of experiences of unemployment in young adults with special regard to quality of life (QOL) and to highlight work attitudes and related factors among adolescents. Three studies were performed in Kristianstad municipality, Sweden. READ MORE

  2. 2. Yesterday once more? Unemployment and health inequalities across the life course in northern Sweden

    Author : Anna Brydsten; Miguel San Sebastian; Anne Hammarström; Mattias Strandh; Per-Olof Östergren; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; unemployment; life course; long-term health consequences; health inequity; national unemployment rates; neighbourhood unemployment rates; northern Sweden; arbetslöshet; livslopp; långsiktiga hälsokonsekvenser; ojämlikhet i hälsa; nationella arbetslöshet; arbetslöshet i bostadsområdet; norra Sverige; folkhälsa; Public health; Epidemiology; epidemiologi; socialmedicin; Social Medicine;

    Abstract : AbstractBackground. It is relatively well established in previous research that unemployment has direct health consequences in terms of mental and physical ill health. Recently, knowledge has emerged indicating that unemployment can lead to economic consequences that remain long after re-establishment in the labour market. READ MORE

  3. 3. From young to adult : health consequences of unemployment from a gender perspective

    Author : Ieva Reine; Anne Hammarström; Mehmed Novo; Kristina Alexanderson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; unemployment; reemployment; unstable labour market position; active labour market measures; psychological health; smoking; alcohol consumption; self-rated health; gender; age; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap; Social Medicine; socialmedicin;

    Abstract : Background The point of departure in this thesis is that unemployment is a recognised determinant of health, which may vary between different ages and among men and women. Despite governmental policies to tackle unemployment and ease its effects on health, unemployment continues to bea growing public health problem. READ MORE

  4. 4. Unemployment at a young age and sickness absence, disability pension, death and future unemployment - A register-based study of native Swedish and immigrant young adults

    Author : Magnus Helgesson; Eva Vingård; Ingvar Lundberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Unemployment; Sick Leave; Disability Pension; Immigrants; Young Adult; Medical Science; Medicinsk vetenskap;

    Abstract : Youth unemployment is an increasing burden on societies around the world. This prospective, register-based cohort study examined the relationship between unemployment and sickness absence, disability pension, death and future unemployment among youth in Sweden. A comparison was also made between immigrants and native Swedes. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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