The dissertation topic revolves around conceptions of normal parenthood on a Swedish commercial parenting site. The thesis will deconstruct thematic and rhetoric techniques of how to talk about what is being perceived as normal or deviant but also to uncover conversation on conversation; that is, rules of the `normal´ conversation online.
Physical disability, sexuality and personal assistance.The study aims to analyze the complex situation surrounding people with physical disabilities using personal assistance services with regards to their sexuality.
A gender–based analysis of equal access to land in Rwanda – Opportunities, challenges and solutions
The PhD project is about ‘the early impact of Land Tenure Reform (LTR) on women’s possibilities of accessing land in Rwanda’. LTR officially started in 2010 and it is planned to end by 2013. This thesis will be a compilation of four related papers with the general aim of looking at the process of implementation of LTR and its contribution to women’s land rights so far. It will also capture women’s lived experiences in reference to access to and control over land.
The theoretical framework is based on feminist theories, implementation theory and the evolutionary theory on land rights.
My PhD project focuses on children´s experiences of shared residence, i. e. sharing their time between two households after the parental separation. The aim of the study is to explore how these children organize their family life and how they perceive their friendship relations, their leisure and their relationships with parents and siblings.
Social exclusion and control. Poverty. The construction of social problems. Governmentality. Genealogy
Same, same but different...Why: A comparative study of the introductory programme for newly arrived refugees and immigrants in Denmark, Sweden and Norway.
Forskningsbasert undervisning og eller trender i sosialt arbeid? Med utgangspunkt i resiliensperspektivet vil avhandlingen
ha fokus på hvordan beslutningene tas om hva studentene på bachelor
utdanningene i barnevern og sosialt arbeid skal lære.
Resiliensperspektivet er valgt fordi mange høgskoer i Norge har valgt å ta inn dette perpsktivet som en del av et eller flere delemner i utdanningen.
Masculinities, poverty, health and civic engagement among men in urban poor Kenyan communities.
The Graffiti Culture, the graffiti writers and the regulators.
This study is about the graffiti culture and how it is appearing in a Swedish city whith about 100.000 inhabitants. The focus is on the interaction between young graffiti writers and those occupational groups who try to modify and regulate the way illegal graffiti is produced. The community uses various strategies to deal whit illegal graffiti. One aim is to find out in what way different actors observe the acts of other participants when they form their strategies.
Time heals - on burnout and rehabilitation
The aim of this study is to investigate and with a social construcivist approach describe the concept of burnout and rehabilitation of twelve women.
Key words: burnout, constructivism, rehabilitation, long term sick-leave.
Vårdalinstitutet – the Swedish Institute for Health Sciences – is the financier as she is a part of the research project “Strategic collaboration - a study about planning and governance of care and rehabilitation of persons with mental disabilities”.
The overall purpose of the research is to explore the possibilities and barriers for children and young people that live on the street to reintegrate into the community. The study will be conducted in the Kagera region of Tanzania, focusing on street children from Bukoba town.
My research interests is within the areas of integration, migration, ethnicity and family. The preliminary title of my dissertation is ”Intermarriages and Integration” and is about marriages and family building between swedes and immigrants in Sweden.
The professionalization process of hospital social workers - a comparative case study between Sweden and Germany.
The study takes it’s starting point from the sociology of childhood theory and will focus on participation processes in the family, from the children's perspective. The thesis is based in an international cross-cultural research project: Parenting Across Cultures (PAC).
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