Search for dissertations about: "second life"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 656 swedish dissertations containing the words second life.

  1. 1. Second home tourism : The root to displacement in Sweden?

    University dissertation from Umeå : Kulturgeografi

    Author : Roger Marjavaara; Umeå universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : second homes; displacement; tourism; mobility; Stockholm archipelago; Sweden.; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography Economic geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi Ekonomisk geografi;

    Abstract : During certain seasons, rural and peripheral locations with significant numbers of second homes become the destination for major traffic and commodity flows. The outcome of this seasonal flow can be somewhat problematic and cause conflicts. READ MORE

  2. 2. A second chance at life A study about people suffering out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

    University dissertation from Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Ann-Sofi Forslund; Department of Health Sciences.; [2014]
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  3. 3. Reading for Life : Three Studies of Swedish Students’ Literacy Development

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Ulla Damber; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Literacy; fiction; second language learning; the deficit discourse; scaffolding; Läsning; skönlitteratur; andraspråksinlärning; bristdiskurs; stöttning; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to explore school classes with a higher level of achievement in reading than could be expected, with regard to socio-economic background factors and language background. What do those classes practice? Which attitudes towards reading and schooling do those children and their teachers display? The teacher and the classroom environment are in particular focus. READ MORE

  4. 4. Health-Related Quality of Life in Asthma

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Mai Leander; Uppsala universitet.; Ersta Sköndal högskola.; Röda Korsets Högskola.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Asthma; Adult; Quality of Life; Cohort Studies; Longitudinal study; Questionnaires; Epidemiology; Prognosis; Gothenburg Quality of Life Instrument; Göteborg Quality of Life Instrument; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap; Vårdvetenskap; Vårdvetenskap; asthma; adult; quality of life; cohort studies; longitudinal study; questionnaires; epidemiology; prognosis; Gothenburg quality of life instrument;

    Abstract : Health-related quality of life (HRQL) has become an important outcome in asthma, since traditional outcomes, such as respiratory symptoms and pulmonary function, might not entirely express the patient’s perception of the limitations caused by the disease. The aim of this thesis was to study HRQL in asthma and to analyse if HRQL was related to asthma onset and prognosis. READ MORE

  5. 5. What is a life worth? : methodological issues in estimating the value of a statistical life

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Mikael Svensson; Örebro universitet.; Karlstads universitet.; Karlstads universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Value of a statistical life; scale bias; cognitive ability; hypothetical bias; cost-benefit analysis; calibration; certainty approach; attitude theory; seat belt use; bicycle helmet use; altruism; mortality rates; acute myocardial infarction; unemployment.; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses methodological issues in estimating the value of a statistical life (VSL). Two main approaches have been used to estimate the VSL, the indirect and direct methods; the indirect method is based on revealed preferences, such as the wage premium demanded for a risky job. READ MORE