Essays about: "sweden welfare state"

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  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Preventing Welfare Fraud in Sweden. Interviews with Officials from the County Government of Kalmar and Skåne.

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Hälsa och samhälle

    Author : Emelie Göransson; [2019]
    Keywords : County Government; Crime Prevention; Sweden; Welfare Benefits; Welfare Fraud;

    Abstract : Studies indicate that fraud is a growing issue in Sweden, outpacing law enforcement’s efforts to maintain it. There is limited research concerning welfare fraud, the aspects of prevention, and what processes have worked in Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. Elderly people's existential loneliness experience throughout their life in Sweden and its correlation to emotional (subjective) well-being

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för hälsa och välfärd; Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för hälsa och välfärd

    Author : Elin Petersen; Leyla Gasimova; [2019]
    Keywords : Existential loneliness; emotional well-being; elderly; depression; social support; confidant;

    Abstract : Existential  loneliness  is  a  specific kind  of  loneliness,  associated  with decreased emotional  well-being.Existential loneliness differs from physical aloneness and is connected to negative feelings and  moods;  in  contrast,alonenesscan  be  experienced  as  something  positive  and  emotionallycharging. READ MORE

  4. 4. Female leaders' perceptions of the barriers and facilitating factors of their career in gender-equal Nordic countries

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/Internationella Handelshögskolan; Högskolan i Jönköping/Internationella Handelshögskolan

    Author : Johanna Mattila; Maija Uusilehto; [2019]
    Keywords : Female Leadership; Glass Ceiling; Gender-Equality; Welfare state paradox; Nordic Countries; Welfare states;

    Abstract : Background – This paper examined the literature on the concept of the glass ceiling in the management field, with an emphasis on Finnish and Swedish female leaders' perceptions of the barriers and facilitating factors of their career. Purpose – The purpose of this thesis was to explore the factors that affect the career development of women in the context of Nordic countries, namely in Finland and Sweden. READ MORE

  5. 5. Can national inspections support professional discretion? : A case study of the Swedish national school inspection

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Anton Modigh; [2019]
    Keywords : Professionalism; new public management; auditing; national inspection; Swedish national school inspection; teacher profession;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the professional discretion in relation to national inspections by focussing on the Swedish national school inspection (SNSI) and how the inspections made can affect the professional discretion. During the last decades the Swedish welfare sector has gone through a remarkable shift towards using new public management (NPM) reforms, implementing market solutions with the aim to increase cost efficiency and quality. READ MORE