Essays about: "sweden welfare state"

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  1. 1. Managerial representation: Are Women Better Off in the Public or the Private Sector? : A quantitative study of gender inequality in managerial authority in the Swedish welfare state service industries

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Linnea Claésson; [2019]
    Keywords : Managerial authority; gender gap; Sweden; public sector; private sector;

    Abstract : In recent decades, Sweden has seen a rapid increase in the share of health care, education and social care that is delivered by privately-owned companies. Such privatisation of welfare state services has by some of its advocators been viewed as a means to enhance gender equality in labour market outcomes; one of them being access to managerial positions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Effects of stockperson attitudes and handling on finishing pig behaviour and mental state

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Martina Lundin; [2019]
    Keywords : animal handling; stockperson attitude; fear response; mental state; human-animal interaction; finishing pigs; qualitative behaviour assessment and fear assessment;

    Abstract : This study is part of an ongoing project, PigTraWel (2019) which aims to investigate interactions between animal transporters and slaughter pigs during loading and unloading by mapping different driving methods, their effects on pigs and transporters and the efficiency of the work. Pigs are exposed to a number of environmental stressors prior to slaughter that can affect pig behaviour and welfare, the working situation of stockpeople involved and cause meat quality problems. READ MORE

  3. 3. Eugenics and bodily discipline in the Scandinavian welfare state: a genealogy of gendered othering

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Social Studies of Gender; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies; Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Yagmur Yilmaz; [2019]
    Keywords : Scandinavian history; eugenics; gendered othering; eugenic sterilization; welfare state; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis is a genealogy of the gendered othering practices that emerged through and within the implementation of eugenic policies in the Scandinavian welfare states, namely Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. Between the early 1930s and 1970s, tens of thousands of people were sterilized and institutionalized in Scandinavia for various purposes, and a vast majority of these people were “feebleminded,” “immoral,” “vagrant,” “antisocial” or “weak” women whose fertility constituted a threat to the quality of the “national stock. READ MORE

  4. 4. The rise of a Social Democratic Welfare State: a question about housing

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Ida Augustsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Welfare; Social Democracy; Housing; Homelessness;

    Abstract : This thesis examines how the right to housing has arisen in Sweden and how it has been articulated and expressed during the 20th and 21st century. Moreover, it investigates the shift and continuations within Swedish housing policies alongside reviewing outcomes following the happenings with a focus on homelessness. READ MORE

  5. 5. War on 'the poor' : The Construction of Begging as a Social Problem within Swedish Policy

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för samhälls- och välfärdsstudier

    Author : Joakim Blomqvist; [2019]
    Keywords : Begging; human rights; social rights; governmentality; securitization; policy; poverty; vulnerable EU-citizens; WPR;

    Abstract : In recent years EU-citizens living in poverty exercising their right to free movement within EU have gained increased political interest. Some vulnerable EU citizens travel to Sweden in order seek livelihood, some of them engage in begging. READ MORE