Essays about: "Socioeconomic status"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 132 essays containing the words Socioeconomic status.

  1. 1. Central Psychosocial Factors In Gang-Related Violence With A Focus On Male Youth Aged 13-25 - Swedish Social Worker's Perspective

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för socialt arbete och kriminologi

    Author : Isabella Wassberg-Demetriou; Lida Maria Urpo; [2022]
    Keywords : Psychosocial factors; gang-related violence; youth; interventions; social work;

    Abstract : Youth involvement in gang-related violence is an ever-growing issue apparent in Stockholm,Sweden. This research places importance on the identification of the central psychosocial factors prevalent in these male youths’ lives, as well as the use of them in intervention construction according to Swedish social workers. READ MORE

  2. 2. CHALLENGES FOR INTEGRATION INTO THE SWEDISH EDUCATION SYSTEM : experiences of war-displaced adult immigrant students

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Socialt arbete

    Author : Rami Khayat; [2022]
    Keywords : adult immigrant students; integration; challenges; empowerment;

    Abstract : The aim of the research is to study the integration process of war-displaced adult immigrant students in the Swedish education system, regarding to war-displaced adult immigrant students' points of view to integrate to the Swedish education system and the challenges that war-displaced adult immigrant students faced to achieve the desire of integration. To implement this research study, the researcher used a qualitative research interview method through open-ended interviews with war-displaced adult immigrant students and previous literature research. READ MORE

  3. 3. Are bike lanes mainly for the urban privileged? : Developing a method for assessing cycling infrastructure from a transport justice perspective

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Emil Ljungemyr; [2022]
    Keywords : cycling infrastructure; distribution; transport poverty; equality; socioeconomics; demographics; cykelinfrastruktur; fördelning; transport poverty; jämlikhet; socioekonomi; demografi;

    Abstract : Cykling må vara ett smidigt och miljövänligt transportmedel, men den bakomliggandeplaneringen och de politiska besluten har en problematisk sida. Tidigare forskning visar attgrupper med större politiskt inflytande och högre social status tenderar att få högre prioritetpå bekostnad av andra grupper som riskerar att bli marginaliserade och förbisedda iplaneringen. READ MORE

  4. 4. Assessing the health potential of urban green space in an urban planning and design context : A comparative case study in the city of Stockholm on differences in accessibility, quality, and inclusivity

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Steven Lee Jonas Reich; [2022]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; urban green space; urban planning; public health; inequality; inclusivity; GIS; comparative case study; urban design;

    Abstract : Urban green spaces (UGS) can produce health-improving (salutogenic) and equigenic effects that narrow the health gap between disadvantaged and affluent neighbourhoods. Yet, the magnitude of such effects relies on the quality of a UGS. Various studies have found UGS quality to be worse in low-income neighbourhoods. READ MORE

  5. 5. Socioeconomic inequalities in health and the effect of social relationships : A mediation analysis on Swedish adolescents

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Melinda Asplund; [2022]
    Keywords : Socioeconomic status; SES; health; self-rated health; social relationships; social networks; Swedish adolescents; children; mediation analysis; HBSC;

    Abstract : Opportunities to be and remain healthy are unequally distributed across socioeconomic groups and emerge and widen throughout childhood and adolescence. This thesis seeks to answer if social relationships are one of the mechanisms that operate in the association between socioeconomic status (SES) and health among Swedish adolescents, using the Health Behavior in School-Aged Children (HBSC) survey round 2009/10. READ MORE