Essays about: "children adolescents"

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  1. 1. Transgender and gender-diverse youth caught in the intersection of policy making, politics, gender-affirming care, and feminist discourse

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Julia Hagstedt; [2022]
    Keywords : Transgender youth; policy making; feminism; UK; Sweden;

    Abstract : This thesis explores how presuppositions and assumptions can affect policy making, by investigating if anti-trans and 'gender critical' rhetoric may have affected the now reversed NHS policy ‘Amendments to service specification for gender identity development service for children and adolescents’ which directly influenced the still in use Karolinska University Hospital policy, ‘Policyförändring gällande hormonell behandling till minderåriga patienter med könsdysfori inom Tema Barn’. By using the Foucauldian inspired poststructural WPR policy analysis method by Bacchi and Goodwin, it was uncovered that the underlying assumptions and presuppositions of the hegemonic ‘truths’ the representation of the problem relied on, assumed dominance through an increase of anti-transgender and anti-gender-diverse rhetoric in political and public debates, and in media. READ MORE

  2. 2. Perceived parental alcohol problems and psychosomatic complaints : A cross-sectional study of adolescents in Sweden

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för folkhälsovetenskap

    Author : Numan Raza Syed; [2022]
    Keywords : Adolescent; Alcohol; parental drinking problems; CAST-6; psychosomatic complaints; CAN survey; Sweden.;

    Abstract : This study examined the association between Swedish adolescents’ self-reported psychosomatic health complaints and parental alcohol drinking problems controlling for sociodemographic characteristics. Data was obtained from a nationally representative sample from 2021, the national survey of the Swedish Council for Information on Alcohol and Other Drugs (CAN) survey. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Digital natives’ experience of early and continuous exposure to pornography

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Fredrika Hedberg; [2022]
    Keywords : Pornography; Sexual Script; Porn Literacy; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : With the technological advancements of the 21st century, online pornography has become increasingly available to children and adolescents, and this research aims to investigate how individuals who started watching pornography at an early age experience pornography. The study implements a phenomenological approach and is based on 13 qualitative interviews with participants who started watching pornography before the age of 15. READ MORE

  5. 5. Parental Perceptions, Experiences, and Expectations on the Teaching of Sexuality Education in and Out of Gambian Schools

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Fatou Kah; [2021-08-16]
    Keywords : sexuality; parent-child communication; perceptions; norms; culture; religion;

    Abstract : Aim: This study seeks to contribute to the literature inadequacy in the field of sexuality education in the Gambia by highlighting the controversies surrounding sexuality education for young people by exploring the perceptions, experiences, and expectations of parents on the teaching of sexuality education in and out of Gambian schools. Theory: The theoretical framework that guided the methodology and data analysis of the study was the post-modern feminist theory which utilizes the constructivist perspective and the psychoanalytic approaches to sexuality by also making use of the Freudian frameworks. READ MORE