Sökning: "Adulthood"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 486 avhandlingar innehållade ordet Adulthood.

  1. 1. Villkorat vuxenskap : Levd erfarenhet av intellektuellt funktionshinder, kön och ålder

    Författare :Veronica Lövgren; Lennart Sauer; Hildur Kalman; Per Koren Solvang; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Intellectual disability; age; gender; social categorisation; hermeneutical resources; lived experience; structurally conditioned adulthood; Intellektuellt funktionshinder; ålder; kön; vuxenskap; social kategorisering; hermeneutiska resurser;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis is to explore and analyse lived experience of social categorisations such as intellectual disability, gender and age. The following overarching questions will direct the focus of the thesis, on how 13 middle-aged (aged 38-60 years) women and men who receive disability services according to the Act (1993:387) concerning Support and Service for Persons with Certain Functional Impairments (LSS), describe their everyday life practices:- In what way(s) are the social categorisations disability, gender, and age expressed in the interviews? How do the participants relate their lived experience of the social categorisation in relation to arenas such as work, family, and leisure time? How can this lived experience be understood in relation to the structures and conditions that form the institutions within the disability services?With a hermeneutic-phenomenological approach, the thesis is based on repeated audio- and video-recorded qualitative semi-structured interviews and field visits. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Adapting Adulthood : Migrating Characters and Themesfrom Novels, Screenplays, and Films

    Författare :Joakim Hermansson; Yvonne Leffler; Anna Sofia Rossholm; Göteborgs universitet; []

    Sammanfattning : When novels are adapted for the screen, the fictional characters are inevitablytransformed in the adaptation process, and so is the thematic content. This studyconsiders the characters and the thematic content of a story as migrants who leavethe land of the novel in order to adapt to a life on the screen with transformed selfidentities. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Disability and gender : Autonomy as an indication of adulthood

    Författare :Karin Barron; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sociology; Autonomy; disability; gender; youth; adulthood; adult identity; normality; ethics; Sociologi; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Sammanfattning : The overall aim of this dissertation was initially to examine the relationship between a continuedrequirement of practical assistance in adult life and autonomy. As the work has proceeded, thefocus has come to increasingly be on identifying social obstacles to autonomy, particularly fordisabled young women. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Children’s Peer Status and Their Adjustment in Adolescence and Adulthood : Developmental issues in sociometric research

    Författare :Peter Zettergren; Lars R. Bergman; Thomas W. Farmer; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; sociometric peer status; classification; stability; cluster analysis; longitudinal; long-term adjustment; childhood; adolescence; adulthood; Psychology; Psykologi; psykologi; Psychology;

    Sammanfattning : The present research intended to examine the relationship between childhood stable peer status and adjustment in midadolescence for both genders, and adjustment in early and middle adulthood for women. One-year stably peer rejected, popular, and average boys and girls were identified by an age 10 and age 11 sociometric classification procedure using positive nominations and rank-ordering. LÄS MER

  5. 5. On the threshold of adulthood : Recurrent phenomena and developmental tasks during the period of young adulthood

    Författare :Gunnel Jacobsson; Siv Boalt Boëthius; Andrzej Werbart; Harriet Bjerrum Nielsen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Young adults; Strains in life; Gender; Developmental tasks; Depression; Daydreaming; Narrative; Psychoanalytic theory; Education; Pedagogik;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of the dissertation is to investigate the own narratives told by young adults in the age group 18 to 25 years old about strains in life, ideas about the background to these, and attitudes now and in an imagined future. The emerging recurrent phenomena form the basis for a deeper understanding of the developmental tasks of young adults. LÄS MER