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PhD theses defended in the field of social sciences at the University of Tartu in 1999/2000

Anu Realo defended the doctoral thesis "Individualism and collectivism: an exploration of individual and cultural differences" in Tartu, April, 1999.

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Triin Vihalemm defended the doctoral thesis "Formation of collective identity among Russophone population of Estonia" in Tartu, May 1999.

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Aaro Toomela defended the doctoral thesis "Cultural-historical psychology: Three levels of analysis" in Tartu, 2000.

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MA theses defended in the field of social sciences at the University of Tartu in 1999/2000

Toivo Aavik defended the master thesis "Structure of personal values" in Tartu, 1999.

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Rein Murakas defended the master thesis "The division of incomes and income mobility among the generation of 30-year olds in Estonian transition society" in Tartu, 1999.

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Anu Laas defended the master thesis "Feminist perspective in sociology" in Tartu, 2000.

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Mari Uba defended the master thesis "The possibilities for change in the national identity. Media construction of national identity in post-war Estonia, Finland, East and West Germany, Austria and Switzerland" in Tartu, 2000.

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Kersti Raadik defended the master thesis "Factors affecting the lenght of the period of work searching on the example of the Estonian labour-market" in Tartu, 2000.

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Liina Kilemit defended the master thesis "The relationship of Estonian religious movements to society" in Tartu, 2000.

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BA theses defended in the field of sociology at the University of Tartu in 1999

1 Eneken Juurmann Students eating behaviour and circumstances affecting it
2 Silja Kurik Students' life orientations and participation in various activities:
intergenerational differences 
3 Kersti Kõiv Educational inequality in Estonia of the second half of the
1990-s
4 Kairi Kõlves Relationship between everyday life and suicide 
5 Veiko Paalandi Life orientations of the 30-year-olds: stability, changes and
affecting factors 
6 Maksim Jatsa Computers and the Internet: attitudes and social representations in Estonian education 
7 Külliki Korts The Construction of Different Forms of National Identity in the
Estonian Press 1987-1996
8 Anu Masso Russians in Estonia: the meaning of some identifying categories
9 Riikka Mäkinen  Gender stereotypes among Estonian schoolchildren 
10 Kersti Raadik The formation and alteration of students' political interests during a movement toward a civil society in Estonia 
11 Terje Tammekivi Shifts in the estimations and attitudes of Estonian-Russian students in the background of Estonian society in the 1990s
12 Tuuli Toomere Realtime Interactive Computer Mediated Communication Environment 
13 Terje Merila Children's work analysis regarding the viewpoints of childhood
sociology 

BA theses defended in the field of sociology at the University of Tartu in 2000

1 Kati Karelson The Images of Women and Men in the Advertisements of the Weekly Eesti Ekspress (Estonian Ekspress) in 1999 
2 Liina Kirsipuu Some aspects of political attitudes of Estonian citizenry in 1999 
3 Kerstin Kuiv The Plans and Execution of Vocational Education Reform in Estonia 
4 Ragne Kõuts Depiction of Integration of Non-Estonians in the Estonian Media in 1999 
5 Karin Mumm The relationship between ethnic identity and different social categories: the comparison of Estonians and non-Estonians 
6 Kristin Mõttus Representations of illegal drugs in Estonia's biggest daily newspapers during the last decade 
7 Merle Ott How Estonian newspapers treat suicides?
8 Reesi-Reena Runnel The construction of Estonia in the Europe-discourse of President Lennart Meri 
9 Kristin Semm Development preconditions of mono-functional communities in transition period 
10 Leelo Sepp The depiction of Russians and Russia in cartoons in Estonian dailies in 1993-94 and 1998-99 
11 Katrin Siim Living in border area: limitations and Opportunities. Narva-Ivangorod.
12 Indrek Tori Business climate and factors affecting it in Tartu in the second half of 1990s. 
13 Sigrit Tõrik The sexual behavior and the knowledge adolescent's as the source of reproductive health risks 
14 Kadri Täht Intergenerational mobility in Estonia (the example of 1920. and 1940. Birth cohorts)
15 Liis Raag The dynamics of the treatment of career: the opinions of Estonian and German students
16 Mari-Liis Liiv Globalization


 
 

BA theses defended at the Estonian Institute of Humanities in 2000

1 Sofia Joons The Dance Club - A Social Movement in the Post-Socialist Transformation in Estonia
2 Piret Pernik Estonian Identity in a Discourse of Foreign Policy