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  • 251.
    Ramstedt, Mats
    et al.
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs (SoRAD).
    Axelsson Sohlberg, Tove
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs (SoRAD).
    Engdahl, Barbro
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs (SoRAD).
    Svensson, Johan
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs (SoRAD).
    Tal om alkohol 2008: En statistisk årsrapport från Monitor-projektet2009Report (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
  • 252.
    Rhinard, Mark
    et al.
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Economic History.
    Brattberg, Erik
    EU-US approaches to pandemic response2011In: EU-U.S. security strategies: comparative scenarios and recommendations, Washington, DC: Center for Strategic and International Studies , 2011Chapter in book (Other academic)
  • 253.
    Riitaho, Anni
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of Media Studies.
    "Sorry about the mess": Discourse Analysis of news articles written about a commercial campaign made by the Sweden Democrat party2015Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    This Bachelor thesis studies the news discourse of news- articles written about a commercial campaign “Sorry about the mess” made by the Sweden Democrat (SD) party. The commercial campaign took place in a subway station located in Östermalm in the beginning of August 2015. The campaign was targeting tourists exploring Stockholm and the poster apologized for people begging on the streets. Even though the campaign did not indicate it directly, it was clear that the campaign was alluding to the EU- migrants begging on the streets. The campaign was criticized for being xenophobic and racist by press.

    The analysis in this study is based on eight articles chosen from the two Swedish newspapers, with the highest subscription volumes, Aftonbladet and Dagens Nyheter. The articles are chosen from the very beginning of the campaign and the aim of this study is to see if two Swedish daily publications with the highest rank of readers, that on surface where critical towards the campaign, are actually reproducing “new racist” discourse in a local micro-level (van Dijk 1991).

     

    The thesis is based on the hypothesis that the news discourse in the chosen material is maintaining, and even strengthening, the hegemony of white press and modifying people´s knowledge, attitudes and ideologies about a specific ethnic minority. The news discourse will be analysed by breaking the chosen articles in categories/schemas to separate the micro structure from the macro structure. The categories/schematas analysed in this thesis are: headlines and leads, style, perspective, voices, main texts and images.

     

    The results can be summarised in conclusion which is proving the hypothesis to be true. The Romanian beggars are barely represented or given a voice in the articles. Even though the direct message in the articles is not racist and the chosen material shows strong criticism towards the campaign, the articles leave out the representation of the ethnic group that is at the focus of the campaign. The incident is informed from a white majority´s point of view. This strengthens the already existing hegemony of white press and gives an impression that the event is only concerning the white majority.

  • 254.
    Rivarola Puntigliano, Andrés
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of Romance Studies and Classics, Institute of Latin American Studies.
    Autonomía y Geopolítica2015In: Integración y cooperación regional en América Latina: una relectura a partir de la teoría de la autonomía / [ed] José Briceño Ruiz, Alejandro Simonoff, Buenos Aires: Editorial Biblos , 2015Chapter in book (Other academic)
  • 255.
    Rivarola Puntigliano, Andrés
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of Romance Studies and Classics, Institute of Latin American Studies.
    Economia Politica Internacional y Territorio2017In: Gobernanza de las Integraciones Regionales / [ed] Ma. Antonia Correa Serrano, Federico Manchon, Mexico DF: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Xohimilco e ITACA , 2017, 23-45 p.Chapter in book (Refereed)
  • 256.
    Rivarola Puntigliano, Andrés
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies, Institute of Latin American Studies.
    El retorno de la geopolítica: una perspectiva sudamericana2013In: Por uma integracao ampliada do America do Sul no século XXI: XIII Congresso Intrenacional FoMerco, 21-23 novembre 2012.Montevidio, Uruquai / [ed] Ingrid Sarti, Daniel Perrotta, Monica Leite Lessa, Glauber Cardoso Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro: Perse , 2013, 441-466 p.Chapter in book (Other academic)
    Abstract [en]

    Un punto de partida de este trabajo es que hay una suerte de ‘retorno a la geografía’ en los estudios de Relaciones Internacionales (RI). Desde el realismo, el geopolítico estadounidense Robert Kaplan, habla de ‘la venganza de la geografía’, planteando la necesidad de volver a una comprensión del mundo que tome en cuenta los mapas. Según Kaplan, hay que reconocer la existencia de fuerzas que están más allá de nuestro control, limitando la acción humana. Esto lo lleva a lo que, “para los realistas, es la cuestión central en las relaciones exteriores: ¿Quién puede hacer qué a quién? Y de todas las verdades desagradables en las que el realismo tiene sus raíces, la más franca, más incómoda y más determinista de todas es la geografía”.1Se identifica aquí un retorno de la geografía actualizado por la dinámica del proceso de Globalización, que implica: la erosión en la centralidad de los estados nacionales, el impacto de la ‘comunicación masiva’, los mercados globales, y un nuevo papel para grupos locales afianzados en determinados territorios. Para Kaplan, la globalización, más que eliminar la relevancia de la geografía, la está reforzando. El objetivo central de este artículo es analizar la relación entre geopolítica y el área de relaciones internacionales (RI). A modo de presentar una visión práctica sobre expresiones geopolíticas actuales, hemos elegido enfocar este trabajo en un análisis sobre el papel de los planteos geopolíticos en torno al proceso de integración regional Sudamericano, desde la perspectiva de los dos grandes países de esta región:Argentina y Brasil. La primer parte del estudio tratará la relación entre geopolítica y la teoría de relaciones internacionales. Pasaremos a continuación a una profundización sobre el concepto ‘geopolítica’ y sus diferentes corrientes de pensamiento. Finalmente, nos concentraremos un el análisis más concretos sobre la realidad Sudamericana y la influencia de la geopolítica en el reciente surgimiento de esta sub-región como una nueva forma de expresión geopolítica

  • 257.
    Rivarola Puntigliano, Andrés
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies.
    ‘Geopolitics of Integration’ and the Imagination of South America2011In: Geopolitics, ISSN 1465-0045, E-ISSN 1557-3028, Vol. 16, no 4, 846-864 p.Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    The main tenet of this article is to argue that the process of regionalisation in Latin America is entering into a new phase, where South America is consolidating an own process of regional integration. From being not more than a geographical expression, South

    America is rapidly becoming a political and economic entity with increasing international actorhood. One important difference to the past is that there is now a ‘core state’, Brazil, with a clear strategy directed towards deepening South American integration. Yet, Brazil is not alone; there is also an increasing convergence with other South American states and old rivalries are being substituted for increased cooperation in areas such as economy, infrastructure, energy, security or aid. As this article explains, the logic of action of the forces behind the process of integration can be understood by analysing the evolution of South American geopolitical current called ‘geopolitics of integration’.

  • 258.
    Rivarola Puntigliano, Andrés
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of Romance Studies and Classics, Institute of Latin American Studies.
    Rebeldes 'primitivos' e 'institucionalizados': argentinos y uruguayos en conflicto2014In: Ibero-Americana, Nordic Journal of Latin American Studies, ISSN 0046-8444, Vol. XLIV, no 1-2, 195-214 p.Article in journal (Refereed)
  • 259.
    Rivarola Puntigliano, Andrés
    et al.
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies, Institute of Latin American Studies.
    Briceno-Ruiz, José
    Resilience of Regionalism in Latin America and the Caribbean: Development and Autonomy2013Collection (editor) (Refereed)
  • 260.
    Rivarola Puntigliano, Andrés
    et al.
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Economic History.
    Briceño Ruiz, José
    The European Union and the ''making'' of South American regionalism2009In: The EU and world regionalism: the makability of regions in the 21st century, Farnham: Ashgate, 2009, 101-113 p.Chapter in book (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    The aim of this study is to analyse the impact of EU involvement on the ‘makability’ of regions in South America, with particular focus on EU's interaction with the Common Market of the South (MERCOSUR), and the Andean Community (AC). The idea of ‘makability’ is closely related to the concept of region and its process of construction. For some specialists, a region is an ‘imagined community’, socially constructed from below. Regions can also be described as zones ‘based on groups, states or territories whose member shared some identifiable traits’ , or as a creation of political powers. The issue of whether a region can be ‘made’ by an external actor, cannot be rejected During the Cold War, for example, state power helped to shape regionalism for security reasons (Katzenstein, 2005: 22). One example was the US's commitment to create the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) or the Organisation of American States (OAS). Another case is the Soviet Unions' promotion of security and economic regional entities in Eastern Europe. Yet, reality is changing in the current multipolar and globalised world, where the rise of regional powers can be seen as the other side of decline of US hegemony. In this context, it is still not clear how an external actor, such as the EU, would help in the construction of   regional integration in other parts of the world.

  • 261.
    Roll-Pettersson, Lise
    et al.
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Special Education.
    Ala i´-Rosales, Shahla
    Department of Behavior Analysis, University of North Texas.
    Applied Behavior Analysis, autism and higher education: Curricula Content and instructional methodology2011In: / [ed] Carl Hughes, 2011Conference paper (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    The growing number of children diagnosed with autism, in congruency with the expansion of research supporting the effectiveness of applied behaviour analysis has lead to a global demand for competent professionals with expertise in  applied behaviour analysis as it applies to autism.  There are to date only a handful of university programs internationally recognized as meeting content criteria for certification in BA. The purpose of this presentation is to describe the outcome of a summit held at The University of North Texas in which professionals with expertise in areas of significance to higher education met and produced a series of articles published in a special edition of  EOJBA. The relevance of the articles as a source for faculty and administration for developing effective courses in applied behaviour analysis and autism will be discussed in relation to curricula content, instructional methods, and issues pertinent for developing innovative, socially relevant programs.

  • 262.
    Roll-Pettersson, Lise
    et al.
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Special Education.
    Ala'i-Rosales, Shahla
    University of North Texas.
    Käck, Annika
    Stockholm University, Centre for Teaching and Learning.
    International collaboration: Blended Learning as a means to design and implement higher education courses in applied behaviour analysis and autism2011In: / [ed] Carl Hughes, 2011Conference paper (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    The last decade has experienced an increase of children diagnosed with autism creating a demand for behaviour analytic supports. However many countries lack expertise and university based coursework in behaviour analysis as it applies to autism. The purpose of this paper is to present two master level higher education courses which utilized blended learning technologies. The first course adhered to BACB certification guidelines, and was designed and implemented through collaboration between The University of North Texas and Stockholm University. The second course was subsidized by Nordplus Higher Education and introduced applied behaviour analysis and autism to a group of students enrolled in four Nordic-Baltic universities/colleges. Courses were evaluated using different formats. Findings are discussed related to topics raised at higher education summit held at the University of North Texas which focused on issues pertaining to designing, implementing, and supervising behaviour analytic interventions in autism.

  • 263.
    Rosa, Sandra
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies.
    ¡Por tu propio bien!: El castigo corporal a niños y niñas en Chile2010Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [es]

    En el 2007 se cambió el artículo 234 del Código Civil chileno, eliminando la autorización a los padres de usar toda forma de maltrato infantil. La pregunta de esta investigación es la siguiente ¿Cómo se pretende, tanto por parte del Estado como por parte de las organizaciones no gubernamentales chilenas, implementar la modificación de la ley chilena siguiendo la Convención Internacional sobre los Derechos del Niño (1989)? Esta pregunta pretendemos responderla con la ayuda de fuentes secundarias. Entre las principales conclusiones se destaca que se esta trabajando con la implementación de la Convención y de las leyes chilenas a través de  programas de prevención y reparación y también con el tema de los derechos de los niños y niñas en general en Chile. No obstante se observa que el trabajo del Estado no cubre todas las necesidades del país. El trabajo del Estado y de las organizaciones no gubernamentales deberían hacer más hincapié en la prevención y en la educación a diferentes niveles de la sociedad, a fin de  promover cambios a largo plazo en los estilos de crianza en la sociedad chilena.

  • 264.
    Rudström, Annalena
    et al.
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Education.
    Carlsson, Eva
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Education.
    "Utan språket blir man både döv och stum": En studie av avbrottsorsaker på grundläggande vuxenutbildning2009Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

     

    The aim of this paper was to investigate how many students studying Swesdish as a foreign language, at secondary school level, in Tierps kommun, that have dropped out and their reasons for doing so. The reason for this is the report from Skolverket, stating that the rate of drop outs at this level is very high. To investigate this, a quantitative method was used. A questionnaire was sent out to all the students that dropped out 2005-2008. The result showed that the two main reasons for leaving their studies were that the individuals had found a job or thought the studies were too hard. The research also showed that the majority of the students had not been in contact with Career counseller prior to ending their studies. We came to the conclusion that there might be a need for developing the teaching and to work out routines for guidance at drop out situations. This to decrease the amount of drop outs in the future.  

  • 265.
    Schiratzki, Johanna
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Law, Department of Law. Stockholm University, Faculty of Law, Department of Law, The Institute for Social Law.
    Mamma och pappa inför rätta2008Book (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
  • 266.
    Schoultz, Isabel
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Criminology.
    State Crime in the Global Age (2010) Redaktörer: Chambliss William J., Michalowski Raymond & Kramer Ronald C. Willian Publishing2011In: Nordisk Tidsskrift for Kriminalvidenskab, ISSN 0029-1528, Vol. 98, no 2, 102-106 p.Article, book review (Other academic)
  • 267.
    Schoultz, Isabel
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Criminology.
    State Crime in the Street-Level Bureaucracy: Towards an Understanding of Crimes of the Welfare State2012In: International Criminal Justice Review, ISSN 1057-5677, E-ISSN 1556-3855, Vol. 22, no 3, 258-275 p.Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    On the basis of two points of departure: (1) no state has clean hands and (2) the types of crime a state commits vary with state formations, this article explores cases where the Swedish state and its agencies have been held responsible for some form of wrongdoing. Drawing on a total of 8,561 judgments issued against the state by agencies of control (the Parliamentary Ombudsman, the Chancellor of Justice, and the European Court of Human Rights), the study finds that most cases of substantive and procedural crime committed by the state are related to the street-level bureaucracy, where state officials working in public sector agencies interact with citizens in the course of their everyday employment. Further, the study finds that most of the judgments revolve around issues of particular accountability relating to the individual interests of the complainants and that only a relatively small portion involve complaints against the state in relation to general policies or general conduct. One overall conclusion is that the crimes committed by the Swedish welfare state involve acts of negligence rather than purposeful acts of repression, and that the offences primarily involve procedural rather than substantive wrongs. The results are interpreted as a function of both how state bureaucracy works and of the limited ability of the existing control mechanisms.

  • 268.
    Schoultz, Isabel
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Criminology.
    The state as defendant – outline of a study2011In: NSfKs 53. Forskerseminar: Balingsholm, Sverige 2011. / [ed] Ragnheiður Bragadóttir, 2011, 103-114 p.Conference paper (Other academic)
    Abstract [en]

    With two points of departures: (1) no state can avoid committing crimes, and (2) the crime the state commits varies with state formations, the paper is an outline of a study aimed to explore state crimes in a well develop democratic state with a good reputation when it comes to protecting human rights. This is done by using tree mechanisms exercising control of state actions, The Parliamentary Ombudsmen, Chancellor of Justice and The European Court of Human Rights, and examine the cases the Swedish state were hold accountable for between the years 2000 to 2010. Since the study is in progress, no results can be presented.

  • 269.
    Schönning, Carolin
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Didactic Science and Early Childhood Education.
    Turtagning och rollfördelning - vilken betydelse har detta för barn i förskolan?: En studie av turtagning och rollfördelning i barns rollek på förskolan.2010Independent thesis Advanced level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [sv]

    Denna studie avser att genom några observationer utförda på en förskola resonera kring vad som händer i leken, vad rolleken består av och vilka faktorer som styr turtagning och rollfördelning i rolleken. Uppsatsen redogör även för vad litteratur och förskolans läroplan säger om detta fenomen.

    Resultatdelen visar hur jag har tolkat dessa observationer utifrån läroplanen, centrala begrepp utifrån ett sociokulturellt perspektiv samt några vanliga lekteorier.

    Denna studie har visat att det finns några faktorer som styr turtagning och rollfördelning av barns rollek utifrån observationer som är utförda. Dessa faktorer berör bakgrund, erfarenhet, självkänsla och trygghet i barngrupp och övrig verksamhet i förskolan.

  • 270.
    Segnestam Larsson, Ola
    et al.
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Stockholm Centre for Organizational Research (SCORE). Ersta Sköndal högskola.
    Hvenmark, Johan
    Robertsson, Karin
    Credit-based Civil Society Education in a Nordic Context: Why is there so little?2014Conference paper (Other academic)
  • 271. Shafie, Termeh
    et al.
    Frank, Ove
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Statistics.
    Finding informative triads2017Conference paper (Other academic)
    Abstract [en]

    Network data containing attributes of both vertices and vertex pairs can be analysed together using multivariate entropies. This general multivariate technique is here illustrated with data previously analysed by Lazega and others. We focus here on the role of triad count statistics for exploring the dependency structure of the network attributes.

  • 272. Shin, Dongju
    et al.
    Engdahl, Ingrid
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Child and Youth Studies.
    Early Childhood Education in Sweden2006In: Korean Journal of Early Childhood Education, Vol. 26, no 5, 79-92 p.Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    This study examines the ideology and historical development of and the allocation of administrative and financial responsibility for the early childhood educational system in Sweden. It also looks at the forms used to provide education. Sweden's systematic and integrated approach to policy development, especially with regard to compulsory education, and its substantial public investment in early childhood services are highlighted as relevant practices to explore in terms of their relevancy to means of improving the quality of early childhood education iin Korea.

  • 273.
    Skarp, Christina
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Child and Youth Studies.
    Läslust och läsutveckling: Fritidsläsningens påverkan på elevernas LUS- resultat2009Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [sv]

    Sammanfattning

    Mitt syfte med denna uppsats var att undersöka om det finns ett samband mellan elevers LUS – resultat och hur mycket de läser på fritiden. Finns det ett samband mellan ett högt LUS- resultat och ett stort och starkt läsintresse på fritiden? Hur påverkas deras läsförmåga av deras fritidsläsning?

    Till grund för min undersökning ligger enkäter från 41 elever i två sjätteklasser. Metoden är kvantitativ. Jag har använt mig av enkäter i dessa klasser som underlag för studien. Eleverna har fått besvara 15 frågor som främst handlar om deras fritidsläsning. Jag har sedan jämfört elevernas svar med deras LUS- resultat.

    Den slutsats jag har dragit av min undersökning är att det finns ett visst samband mellan att läsa mycket på fritiden och få ett högt LUS- resultat. Det går dock inte med bestämdhet säga om elevernas höga LUS- resultat beror på att de läser mycket på fritiden.

  • 274.
    Stenius, Kerstin
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs (SoRAD).
    Att provocera fram politisk osäkerhet2007In: Nordisk alkohol- & narkotikatidskrift, Vol. 24, no 5, 561-562 p.Article in journal (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
  • 275.
    Stenius, Kerstin
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs (SoRAD).
    Cost analyses: requested and questioned+2010In: Nordisk Alkohol- og narkotikatidsskrift (NAT), ISSN 1455-0725, E-ISSN 1458-6126, Vol. 27, no 4, 284-285 p.Article in journal (Other academic)
  • 276.
    Stenius, Kerstin
    et al.
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs (SoRAD).
    Babor, Thomas
    The alcohol industry and public interest science2010In: Addiction, ISSN 0965-2140, E-ISSN 1360-0443, Vol. 105, no 2, 191-198 p.Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    Aims  This report argues that the growing involvement of the alcohol industry in scientific research needs to be acknowledged and addressed. It suggests a set of principles to guide ethical decision-making in the future.

    Methods  We review relevant issues with regard to relationships between the alcohol industry and the international academic community, especially alcohol research scientists. The guiding principles proposed are modelled after expert committee statements, and describe the responsibilities of governmental agencies, the alcohol industry, journal editors and the academic community. These are followed by recommendations designed to inform individuals and institutions about current ‘best practices’ that are consistent with the principles.

    Findings and conclusions  Growing evidence from the tobacco, pharmaceutical and medical fields suggests that financial interests of researchers may compromise their professional judgement and lead to research results that are biased in favour of commercial interests. It is recommended that the integrity of alcohol science is best served if all financial relationships with the alcoholic beverage industry are avoided. In cases where research funding, consulting, writing assignments and other activities are initiated, institutions, individuals and the alcoholic beverage industry itself are urged to follow appropriate guidelines that will increase the transparency and ethicality of such relationships.

  • 277.
    Stål, Karin
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Statistics.
    Contributions to Influence Diagnostics in Nonlinear Regression Analysis2013Licentiate thesis, comprehensive summary (Other academic)
  • 278.
    Svärd, Per-Anders
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Political Science.
    The ideological fantasy of animal welfare: a Lacanian perspective on the reproduction of speciesism2012In: Eco-global crimes: contemporary problems and future challenges / [ed] Rune Ellefsen, Ragnhild Sollund, Guri Larsen, Farnham: Ashgate, 2012, 115-132 p.Chapter in book (Other academic)
  • 279.
    Swenning, Ralf
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of Oriental Languages, Section for Middle Eastern Studies.
    “DEN BREDA VÄGEN”: En studie av faktorerna bakom islamistiskt våld under 70-, 80- och 90-talet i Egypten2009Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [sv]

    I den här studien analyseras olika faktorers påverkan på utvecklingen av islamistiskt våld under 70-, 80- och 90-talet i Egypten. Syftet är således att skapa större förståelse kring varför den egyptiska staten fick möta detta ökade militanta motstånd. Undersökningen består av en kombinerad kvalitativ och kvantitativ analys av vetenskapliga undersökningar, rapporter och annan akademisk litteratur. Resultatet visar att den arab-israeliska konflikten har haft stor betydelse för det islamistiska missnöjet, samt att repression och ett auktoritärt styre möjligen bidrar till våldsamma politiska metoder.

  • 280.
    Szebehely, Marta
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Social Work.
    Flere maend i aeldreplejen: hvorfor?2010In: Gerontologi, Vol. 26, no 3, 20-21 p.Article in journal (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
  • 281.
    Szebehely, Marta
    et al.
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Social Work.
    Trydegård, Gun-Britt
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Social Work.
    Care services for older and disabled persons in Sweden.: A comparison from the perspectives of service recipients, families and staff2008Conference paper (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
    Abstract [en]

    Care services for disabled and elderly persons are essential parts of the Nordic wel¬fare states. While these services are often not separated in statistics and research, a comparison reveals sub¬stantial differences in Sweden. This paper focuses on the recent develop¬ment of the two services and its consequen¬ces for the parties concerned: the elderly and disabled persons, their next of kin and the care staff.

    The analyses show that the financial resources for elder care have declined in relation to the increasing number of old people, while the resources for disabil¬ity care have increased substantially.

    The boundary line bet¬ween formal and informal care has changed partly in opposite directions. There is a trend of informali¬sation among elderly people, especially those with lower education, while there is an opposite trend towards more formal care among disabled persons with large needs of assistance.

    The care workers in the two services report very different working conditions, e.g. regarding their workload and the possibility to meet the users' care needs.

    In relation to the Nordic welfare state model, care services for elderly and for disab¬led people in Sweden seem to be moving in different directions. An increasing number of disabled people with extensive care needs can lead their lives with greater autonomy and less family dependency than previously. Among frail elderly people, decreasing public support and increasing, often coerced, family dependency, might instead be a sign of a departure from the Nordic model.

  • 282.
    Säfström, Martin
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of Oriental Languages.
    Demokrati i Kuwait: En jämförelse mellan den officiella och inofficiella bilden av demokrati i Kuwait.2008Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [sv]

    Syftet med detta arbete var att jämföra den officiella bilden av demokrati i Kuwait, så

    som den beskrivs i konstitutionen från 1962, med den bild som externa oberoende

    aktörer ger vad gäller demokrati i landet. Den externa bilden hämtades från olika FN

    rapporter, Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International och The Bureau of

    Democracy, Human Rights and Labour. Dessa kompletterades sedan med en analys

    av det politiska systemet i Kuwait. Arbetet grundade sig på en demokratisk

    analysmetod som utarbetats av International IDEA (Institute for Democracy and

    Electoral Assistance).

    Det visade sig att konstitutionen innehöll många demokratiska och individuella

    rättigheter och garantier ofta i linje med IDEA:s principer. Konstitutionen beskrev

    inte en fullvärdig demokrati, men många av dess komponenter fanns ändå där. Vid en

    jämförelse med de externa aktörernas utsagor visade sig många av dessa rättigheter

    och garantier ej fungera i praktiken. De största diskrepanserna återfanns i det civila

    samhället och speciellt vad gäller yttrandefrihet, i samhället genom diskriminering av

    vissa grupper och i staten genom en ofullständig demokratisk organisation av styret.

    Alla dessa punkter hade långtgående garantier i konstitutionen men visade sig vid en

    granskning i många fall ha förbisetts.

    Samtidigt fanns några ljuspunkter. På många områden följde Kuwait konstitutionen.

    På senare tid hade man även förbättrat vissa punkter. Kvinnor hade fått rösträtt,

    bidoun (statslösa) hade börjat få tillgång till välfärdssystemet och ett flertal val hade

    ägt rum enligt principer värdiga en demokrati. Arbetet avslutas med en fråga; Om inte

    en långsam, men försiktig utveckling av demokrati så som sker i Kuwait är bättre och

    mer långsiktig än dagens mer moderna snabba reformiver som ofta förs fram av USA och väst.

  • 283.
    Söderbäck, Anders
    National Library of Sweden.
    Infrastructure first!: E-books and academic libraries in Sweden2011In: Serials, ISSN 0953-0460, Vol. 24, no 1, 38-42 p.Article in journal (Other academic)
    Abstract [en]

    E-books are weird beings. Though at a first glance their similarity to the codex book makes them look like natural inhabitants of the library OPAC, the similarity to the codex is deceiving. E-books are a different kind of being, sometimes equally different from the codex as from the electronic journal articles that have been part of the academic mainstream since the mid 1990s. E-books might require new strategies and new ways of thinking. Since usage is increasing fast, it is important to share and discuss experiences regarding e-books. This article provides a description of the handling of e-books and e-content in general as regards the Swedish BIBSAM consortia and LIBRIS national union catalogue.

  • 284.
    Sörbom, Adrienne
    et al.
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Stockholm Centre for Organizational Research (SCORE).
    Jämte, Jan
    Why didn't happen here? The gradual radicalization of the anarchist movement in Sweden 1980–902015In: A European youth revolt: European perspectives on youth protest and social movements in the 1980s / [ed] Knud Andresen, Bart van der Steen, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015, 97-112 p.Chapter in book (Other academic)
    Abstract [en]

    In relation to many other parts of Northern Europe – which had seen an upsurge in radical left-libertarian activism, squatting of houses and urban unrest at the turn of the 1980s – similar repertoires of action and movements remained a quite marginal phenomenon in Sweden. It was not until the late 1980s a new generation of younger activists, with their roots in the anarchist milieu, formed the basis for a radical squatters and autonomist movement, similar to the movements that had developed throughout Europe almost a decade earlier.

    Starting out from social movement theory five tentative explanations are elaborated in order to explain to why the forms of activism developed as late as they did, answering the question of why it didn’t happen here. The chapter is based on an in-depth analysis of movement documents and semi-structured interviews with activists.

    The chapter discusses how 1) economy, 2) social democratic hegemony, 3) consensus based repertoires of action, 4) legacy of socialist and communist movements, and 5) activist frames all play important roles in explaining the development and transformations of the anarchist movement in the 1980s and early 1990s.

  • 285.
    Sörensdotter, Renita
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of Ethnology, History of Religions and Gender Studies. Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of Ethnology, History of Religions and Gender Studies, Center for Gender Studies.
    Orsaker till ökande kostnader för äldreomsorgen. : En utvärdering av Hedemora kommuns hemtjänst.2009Report (Other academic)
  • 286.
    Tatrai, Fabian
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Human Geography.
    A New Southern Downtown?: Gentrification in Ferencváos, Budapest and Södermalm, Stockholm2015Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    The aim of the thesis is to analyze how residents in the Ferencváros district of Budapest, Hungary and the Södermalm district of Stockholm, Sweden experience the urban regenerations in the area, which have caused gentrification. The theory is that gentrification is an effect of regeneration, and may be perceived as positive or negative to a different degree. The areas of research are defined as having similar relative geographic positions and have both been affected by gentrification. The research questions are about emotions of change, perceived authenticity and engagement for the areas. The main method is in-depth interviews with residents and businessmen in the areas. Also concrete renewal policies and economic indicators are presented shortly. The results show that the respondents in Ferencváros are generally more positive towards the changes. The emotions of authenticity and engagement are slightly stronger in Södermalm. The conclusion of the thesis is that gentrification is at a later phase in Södermalm, than in Ferencváros. Ferencváros has also been more unevenly affected by gentrification.

  • 287.
    Tham, Henrik
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Criminology.
    Ett narkotikafritt Sverige2014In: Mot en ny drogpolitik / [ed] Kurt Almqvist, Lotta Gröning, Stockholm: Axel och Margaret Ax:son Johnsons stiftelse för allmännyttiga ändamål , 2014, 47-55 p.Chapter in book (Other academic)
  • 288.
    Thedvall, Renita
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Social Anthropology. Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Stockholm Centre for Organizational Research (SCORE).
    Does the Stakeholder Need to be a Member?: The Case of Fairtrade International (FLO)2011In: Workshop Constructing Stakeholders: Organising, Categorising, and Mobilising the Legitimate Participants / [ed] organised by Rita Samiolo, London School of Economics and Linda Soneryd, Stockholm University, 2011Conference paper (Refereed)
  • 289.
    Thedvall, Renita
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Social Anthropology.
    Eurocrats at Work: Negotiating Transparency in Postnational Employment Policy2006Doctoral thesis, monograph (Other academic)
    Abstract [en]

    In the European Union political visions of a ‘Social Europe’ are being fuelled by the creation of common EU employment and social policy. The aim of the study is to investigate the workings and dynamics of policy-making in the area of employment, as an integral part of the fashioning of the European Union. Policies are channels for the cultural flows of ideas and notions and are in this way a part of forming ‘society’.

    The study is an ethnography of the work of bureaucrats in the European Union institutions and the member state governments, in particular in the European Commission and the Swedish government. In this bureaucratic culture of policy-making the Eurocrats move between different EU meetings to negotiate, discuss and decide on common ‘EU’ positions, in this way creating a postnational EU.

    At the core of the study is the tracing of the policy process of framing the vision of ‘Social Europe’ by the notion of ‘quality in work’. Particular focus is placed on turning this idea into ‘quality in work’ indicators. More specifically, the study explores the processes of making policy decisions quantifiable and transparent, and the assumptions underlying these processes. The development of indicators may be seen as part of a general global trend responding to demands for accountability, transparency and control over policy processes, a trend labelled audit society or audit cultures.

  • 290.
    Tolvhed, Helena
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of History.
    Träningslandskap i förändring – "hälsoism" och gymkultur som utmaningar och möjligheter för föreningsidrotten2017In: Idrottens samhällsnytta: en vetenskaplig översikt av idrottsrörelsens mervärden för individ och samhälle / [ed] Johan Faskunger, Paul Sjöblom, Stockholm: Riksidrottsförbundet , 2017, 213-224 p.Chapter in book (Other academic)
  • 291.
    Törnqvist, Nina
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Criminology.
    Att göra rätt: En studie om professionell respektabilitet, emotioner och narrativa linjer bland relationsvåldsspecialiserade åklagare2017Doctoral thesis, monograph (Other academic)
    Abstract [en]

    As in many other countries, intimate partner violence, sexual violence and violence against children have been the focus of an increasing amount of attention in Sweden over the past five decades. As the knowledge on relationship violence has increased, the Swedish criminal justice system (CJS) has faced growing criticism for its failure to protect and provide redress to the victims of these forms of violence. Justice system actors are facing new demands in terms of their levels of knowledge and the quality of the service they provide for those they meet in the context of their work. The aim of the dissertation is to explore how prosecutors who specialise in relationship violence negotiate their professional identities and their normative boundaries in relation to the changing discourses of professionalism within the criminal justice system.

    The study is based on qualitative interviews with 32 prosecutors specialised in relationship violence, from eight prosecutors’ offices in different parts of Sweden. On the basis of a narrative and emotion theoretical approach, the dissertation explores how these prosecutors accomplish professional respectability in relation to situations where they meet with complainants, defendants and legal actors as well as in relation to specific work tasks, such as the leadership of police investigations, making indictment decisions and presenting the prosecution case in court. The dissertation discusses the normative dilemmas and tensions the prosecutors experience and handle in their work. In their narratives, they both shift between, and manage to reconcile, objectivity-engagement, rationality-gut feeling, scepticism-receptiveness, authority-humility and distance-intimacy, and in doing so perform a complex professional respectability.

    One of the dissertation’s central conclusions is that professional respectability is performed by maintaining an exploratory and ambivalent attitude towards the power and authority that their work is based on. By means of narratives of doubt and powerlessness, rather than narratives of infallibility and autonomy, professionalism is constructed as a learning, reflexive project. In a professional context in which emotions may be viewed as being particularly suppressed, the analysis of the prosecutors’ speech on emotions constitutes an important perspective. The speech about feelings disrupts the discursive separation between a professional and a private self and often serves to both confirm and challenge the boundaries of professional respectability.

    Overall, the dissertation contributes to the field of Nordic criminology by raising the visibility of prosecutors as a central legal actor, and to the field of relationship violence by illuminating why structures and practices that have been criticised for such a long time endure, but also how they may be changed.

  • 292.
    Uggla, Fredrik
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of Romance Studies and Classics, Institute of Latin American Studies.
    Apéndice. Tesis doctorales suecas sobre América Latina, 2000-20152016In: Pensamiento social sueco sobre América Latina / [ed] Maria-Therese Gustafsson, Fredrik Uggla, Buenos Aires: CLACSO , 2016, 297-305 p.Chapter in book (Other academic)
  • 293.
    Vifell, Åsa
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Stockholm Centre for Organizational Research (SCORE).
    Enklaver i handelspolitiken2007In: EU som aktör i världen: Europaperspektiv 2007, Santérus Förlag, Stockholm , 2007, 272- p.Chapter in book (Other academic)
    Abstract [sv]

    Under de första fyrtio åren av det europeiska samarbetet fokuserade EU på att föra medlemsländerna närmare varandra genom att garantera fred och frihandel inom unionens gränser. De senaste årens utveckling har dock i grunden förändrat EU:s roll i världspolitiken. Warszawapaktens upplösning, den snabba ekonomiska utvecklingen i länder som Kina och Indien samt de regional konflikternas ökade betydelse har förstärkt kraven på att EU inte bara skall verka för fred och frihandel i Europa, utan också i andra delar av världen. Sedan en tid tillbaka arbetar därför unionen aktivt med att stärka sin ställning inom världspolitiken. Målet för arbetet är att EU ska utgöra en ledande global aktör.

    I denna bok diskuteras i vad mån EU lever upp till denna målsättning. I vilken utsträckning och inom vilka politikerområden kan unionen sägas vara en ledande global kraft? Med vilka medel utöver EU i så fall detta ledarskap? Vilka är de politiska och ekonomiska konsekvenserna av EU:s sätt att agera i världspolitiken?

    I den tionde årgången av Europaperspektiv presenteras nio bidrag av forskare inom juridik, statskunskap och ekonomiska ämnen, som utifrån olika angreppssätt analyserar EU:s agerande inom den internationella handels-, bistånds-, miljö- och säkerhetspolitiken.

  • 294.
    von Greiff, Ninive
    et al.
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Social Work.
    Skogens, Lisa
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Social Work.
    The mechanisms of treatment – client and treatment staff perspectives on change during treatment for alcohol problems2013In: Nordic Social Work Research, ISSN 2156-857X, E-ISSN 2156-8588Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    The overall aim of this study is to increase the understanding of operative factors in the treatment process by studying how clients and treatment unit staff perceive the relevance and value of the alcohol treatment intervention for a positive process of change. The specific research questions are: (1) How do clients describe the relevance and importance of treatment interventions in their own process of change? (2) How do treatment staffs describe experience and perceptions of how their work can contribute to a successful change process among treated clients? (3) How do client and the treatment staff descriptions relate to each other? Interviewees (40 clients and eight professionals) were recruited from four treatment units in the Stockholm area. In the results, the three treatment components most emphasised by clients are structure and regularity, friendship and support of the group and the personal conduct and professionalism of the staff. Both of the components referring to the client group and to the staff were also brought forward by the professionals interviewed. In treatment, the client group is used as an important tool for creating a sense of trust, confidence, acceptance and collaboration – all central components of the treatment alliance concept. With reference to the notion of rebuilding/extending recovery capital, it is suggested that in addition to the addiction problem intervention, a more extended system of support is vital for more marginalised clients.

  • 295.
    von Hofer, Hanns
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Criminology.
    Crime Trends vs. Random Walk.: The pitfalls of ad hoc chart reading.2012In: Nordic Criminal Statistics 1950-2010.: Summary of a report. 8th edition. / [ed] Hanns von Hofer, Tapio Lappi-Seppälä, Lars Westfelt, Stockholm University , 2012, 8, 79-88 p.Chapter in book (Other academic)
    Abstract [en]

    This research note questions the common practice of ad hoc chart reading without formulating a sensible statistical model of the data beforehand and argues that the random walk model should not be overlooked when analyzing time series of crime data.

  • 296.
    von Hofer, Hanns
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Criminology.
    Kriminalstatistik, makt och kontroll2012In: Kontrollens variationer / [ed] Lotta Pettersson och Tove Pettersson, Lund: Studentlitteratur, 2012, 1:1, 275-290 p.Chapter in book (Other academic)
    Abstract [sv]

    Artikeln illustrerar att (kriminal)statistiken fyller en viktig roll i den demokratiska opinionsbildningsprocessen. Den har inte bara en kontrollfunktion uppifrån ("Herrschaftswissen"), utan också en nerifrån ("Bürgerwissen"). Den kan användas av medborgarna för att kontrollera maktutövningen och utkräva ansvar.

  • 297.
    von Hofer, Hanns
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Criminology.
    Punishment and Crime in Scandinavia, 1750-2008.2011In: Crime and Justice in Scandinavia. / [ed] Michael Tonry and Tapio Lappi-Seppälä, Chicago: The University of Chicago Press , 2011, 33-107 p.Chapter in book (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    Denmark, Finland, Norway, andSweden have collected criminal justice data since at least the first half of the nineteenth century. These data can be used to describe basic trends in criminal justice interventions as regards violent and property offenses. They can also be used to screen the potential effects of criminal justice interventions on crime compared with more basic structural factors such as urbanization, industrialization, migration, and control of substance use. The marginal effects of changes in criminal sanctions appear to be negligible for the development of recorded crime. These changes include use and abolition of the death penalty, the gradual replacement of imprisonment with alternative sanctions, and the shifting use of fines. The influence of urbanization and industrialization appears to be insignificant, but measures to control alcohol use have had a great effect on violence, as have changes in the opportunity structure on theft. Viewed over the long term,  criminal justice interventions during the twentieth century were inefficient in controlling the development of crime and criminals in Scandinavia.

  • 298.
    von Hofer, Hanns
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Criminology.
    The lives of others: Swedish incarceration rates, 1910-20112013In: Kriminologie, Kriminalpolitik und Strafrecht aus internationaler Perspektive: Festschrift für Martin Killias zum 65. Geburtstag / [ed] André Kuhn, Pierre Margot, Marcelo F. Aebi, Christian Schwarzenegger, Andreas Donatsch, Daniel Jositsch, Bern: Stämpfli Verlag , 2013, 1183-1189 p.Chapter in book (Other academic)
  • 299.
    von Hofer, Hanns
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Criminology.
    Undret i New York.2013Other (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
  • 300.
    von Hofer, Hanns
    Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Criminology.
    Åtgärder mot ungdomsbrottslighet2013In: Den svenska ungdomsbrottsligheten / [ed] Felipe Estrada, Janne Flyghed, Lund: Studentlitteratur, 2013, 3, 333-349 p.Chapter in book (Other academic)
    Abstract [sv]

    Bidraget tar upp en teoretisk och principiell diskussion kring vad som är möjligt respektive önskvärt beträffande samhällets åtgärder mot ungdomsbrottsligheten.

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