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The financial crisis' effects on social well-being - A case study of socioeconomic positions and health implications in Ireland and Greece

Matulovic, Sophie LU (2015) STVM23 20151
Department of Political Science
Abstract
This thesis deals with the development of socioeconomic position and outcomes on health in Ireland and Greece after the hit of the financial crisis. This is done with the application of Weber’s theoretical approach on class, status, and power and the theoretical underlying of the concept of socioeconomic position. Additionally, this research is conducted through a quantitative case study, analyzing different data of socioeconomic indicators. The main result of this research is that socioeconomic position of specific groups of the Irish and Greek population have changed negatively, bringing along a number of health damaging outcomes for the future, such as increase of stress, diseases, and health harming behavior.
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author
Matulovic, Sophie LU
supervisor
organization
course
STVM23 20151
year
type
H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
subject
keywords
Financial crisis, socioeconomic position, Ireland, Greece, health
language
English
id
5426071
date added to LUP
2015-07-13 11:39:37
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2015-07-13 11:39:37
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  abstract     = {This thesis deals with the development of socioeconomic position and outcomes on health in Ireland and Greece after the hit of the financial crisis. This is done with the application of Weber’s theoretical approach on class, status, and power and the theoretical underlying of the concept of socioeconomic position. Additionally, this research is conducted through a quantitative case study, analyzing different data of socioeconomic indicators. The main result of this research is that socioeconomic position of specific groups of the Irish and Greek population have changed negatively, bringing along a number of health damaging outcomes for the future, such as increase of stress, diseases, and health harming behavior.},
  author       = {Matulovic, Sophie},
  keyword      = {Financial crisis,socioeconomic position,Ireland,Greece,health},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {The financial crisis' effects on social well-being - A case study of socioeconomic positions and health implications in Ireland and Greece},
  year         = {2015},
}