Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 24 avhandlingar innehållade ordet philanthropy.
Sammanfattning : The overall objective of this study is to examine why the arbetsstuga unlike other philanthropic projects, did not survive the introduction and establishment of the Swedish welfare state. The aim formulated for arbetsstugor by their initiators was to provide meaningful after-school activities for the poorest children between seven and fourteen years of age who attended public elementary schools. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This thesis examines how the middle class in the factory town Norrköping dealt with the poverty of the working class through the public Poor Relief Board, philanthropy and the Association of Factory Owners, 1872–1914. This issue was known as “the social question” both nationally and internationally. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Economics as an academic discipline has often found it difficult to formally model the Entrepreneur. As Baumol (1968) noted, “The theoretical firm is entrepreneurless—the prince of Denmark has been expunged from the discussion of Hamlet. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The 19th century was a time when a large number of voluntary associations were being formed both in Sweden and in Europe as a whole. Their ambition was to engage in health care and poor relief issues as well as in the educational system. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The purpose of this thesis is to shed light on the role of female initiative in the accelerating social developments of the late nineteenth century that were eventually to result in Sweden’s modern, democratic welfare state. The method is a biographical study that highlights one of the leading figures of the day, Agda Montelius. LÄS MER