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Klassrelevans -Föreställningar kring klass på Lunds Socialförvaltning

Nilsson, Ola (2007)
Department of Political Science
Abstract
This thesis is based on the conception that class is relevant. The thesis discusses

class relevance and consciousness of class amongst personal at the department of

social welfare in Lund.

I have studied different theories of class from Karl Marx, Max Weber and Pierre

Bourdieu. The study´s empirical survey is based on interviews with the personal

at the department of social welfare in Lund. Then I have applied their view on

class on models based on the theories mentioned above.

Out of my analysis I can draw the conclusion that the consciousness of class is

high and that the applied models matches the interviewed personal. An important

aspect is that class perspective is bound to class. Those who define themselves as

middle class... (More)
This thesis is based on the conception that class is relevant. The thesis discusses

class relevance and consciousness of class amongst personal at the department of

social welfare in Lund.

I have studied different theories of class from Karl Marx, Max Weber and Pierre

Bourdieu. The study´s empirical survey is based on interviews with the personal

at the department of social welfare in Lund. Then I have applied their view on

class on models based on the theories mentioned above.

Out of my analysis I can draw the conclusion that the consciousness of class is

high and that the applied models matches the interviewed personal. An important

aspect is that class perspective is bound to class. Those who define themselves as

middle class have a class perspective with a higher rate of individualism than

others. (Less)
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author
Nilsson, Ola
supervisor
organization
year
type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
Marx, Weber, Bourdieu, Class theory, Social welfare, Class relevance, Political and administrative sciences, Statsvetenskap, förvaltningskunskap
language
Swedish
id
1319399
date added to LUP
2008-01-07
date last changed
2008-01-30
@misc{1319399,
  abstract     = {This thesis is based on the conception that class is relevant. The thesis discusses

class relevance and consciousness of class amongst personal at the department of

social welfare in Lund.

I have studied different theories of class from Karl Marx, Max Weber and Pierre

Bourdieu. The study´s empirical survey is based on interviews with the personal

at the department of social welfare in Lund. Then I have applied their view on

class on models based on the theories mentioned above.

Out of my analysis I can draw the conclusion that the consciousness of class is

high and that the applied models matches the interviewed personal. An important

aspect is that class perspective is bound to class. Those who define themselves as

middle class have a class perspective with a higher rate of individualism than

others.},
  author       = {Nilsson, Ola},
  keyword      = {Marx,Weber,Bourdieu,Class theory,Social welfare,Class relevance,Political and administrative sciences,Statsvetenskap, förvaltningskunskap},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Klassrelevans -Föreställningar kring klass på Lunds Socialförvaltning},
  year         = {2007},
}