Search for dissertations about: "surveys"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 480 swedish dissertations containing the word surveys.

  1. 1. Migration and Perceptions of War Simultaneous Surveys in Countries of Origin and Settlement

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Peace and Conflict Research

    Author : Jonathan Hall; Uppsala universitet.; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; civil war; migration; refugees; gastarbeiter; family reunification; exile; trauma; coping; nostalgia; conservation of resources; terror management theory; social identity complexity; assimilation; acculturation; surveys; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : This dissertation contributes to post-war public opinion research by examining the perceptions of migrants – the gastarbeiter, the refugee, the family reunited after war – and the local population in comparative perspective. Existing surveys of post-war populations are typically conducted in a single country affected by war. READ MORE

  2. 2. Quality Issues in Interview Surveys : Some Contributions

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Statistiska institutionen

    Author : Lilli Japec; Stockholms universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Interviewer cognitive process; interviewer burden; nonresponse bias; fieldwork; call attempts; interviewer interest; European Social Survey; Labour Force Survey; interviewer attitudes; interviewer strategies; interviewer satisficing; SOCIAL SCIENCES Statistics; computer and systems science Statistics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Statistik; data- och systemvetenskap Statistik;

    Abstract : In Paper I, I give a brief overview of the “state of the art” in methodological research related to interview surveys and I discuss some implications for survey practices. I study the literature on participation strategies, interviewer effects that can occur during the interview, methods for quality assurance and interviewer training. READ MORE

  3. 3. My house is my husband - A Kenyan Study of Women´s Access to Land and Housing

    University dissertation from Architecture & Development Studies, Lund University

    Author : Diana Lee-Smith; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1997]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Urban areas; Surveys; Social structure; Rural housing; Rural areas; Research; Legal aspects; Land use; Land ownership; Land acquisition; Kenya; Income distribution; Housing; Home ownership; Food; Firewood; Family; Domestic labour; Community organization; Data collecting; Urban housing; Urban powerty; Use of dwelling; Water; Women; Architecture; interior design; Arkitektur; inredningsarkitektur;

    Abstract : This thesis explores women’s access to property in Kenya. It consists of three parts. The first gives the Kenyan background, the theoretical and methodological approach. READ MORE

  4. 4. Forgoing life-sustaining treatment in intensive care units. Practice, attitudes and ethics

    University dissertation from Department of Medical Ethics, Lund University

    Author : Gunilla Melltorp; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; decision making; attitudes; guidelines; Intensive care units; interview; life-sustaining treatment; surveys; valur premises; medical training; withdraw; General practice; withhold; Allmän medicinsk utövning; medicinsk utbildning;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Att avstå från och att avbryta livsuppehållande behandlingar på intensivvårdsavdelningar. I mitten på 1980-talet träffade jag en 16-årig flicka, som jag kallar för Annie, som patient på en intensivvårdsavdelning. Annie var förlamad på grund av en förlossningsskada. READ MORE

  5. 5. Two Topics in Survey Methodology : Inference from Nonprobability Samples Using the Double Samples Setup

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Statistiska institutionen

    Author : Boris Lorenc; Stockholms universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; response process; establishment surveys; socially distributed cognition; response burden; measurement error; nonprobability samples; web surveys; double samples; propensity scores; model-based estimation; imputation; nonparametric imputation; weighting; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture Surveying; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur Lantmäteri;

    Abstract : Modelling the response process in establishment surveys proceeded thus far by adding steps of operational character to the core cognitive steps of the individual cognitive model. Here (Paper 1) a larger unit of the cognitive analysis is posited: that part of the enterprise that is engaged in responding to a survey, consisting of one or more employees, the tools they use and the established practices of record keeping and survey responding. READ MORE