Search for dissertations about: "Adaptation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1236 swedish dissertations containing the word Adaptation.

  1. 1. Adaptation, now? : Exploring the Politics of Climate Adaptation through Poststructuralist Discourse Theory

    Author : Elise Remling; Jenny Gunnarsson Payne; Åsa Persson; Sirkku Juhola; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Climate change adaptation; Adaptation policy development; Politics of adaptation; Discourse; Poststructuralist Discourse Theory; Logics of Critical Explanation; Discourse Analysis; European Union; Germany; Qualitative policy analysis; Critical policy studies; Fantasy; Depoliticisation; Environmental Studies; Miljövetenskapliga studier; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : Increasing evidence of anthropogenic climate change and the recognition that warming is likely to go beyond 2°C raises the need for responses that help people cope with the anticipated changes. The rise of attention to so-called climate adaptation on political agendas at the local, national and international scale has come about with a hastily growing field of academic knowledge production. READ MORE

  2. 2. Human adaptation to danger

    Author : Claes Wallenius; Curt Johansson; Gerry Larsson; Försvarshögskolan; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Peacekeeping; Disaster; Earthquake; Life-Threat; Danger; Stress; Reactions; Performance; Adaptation; Coping; Ledarskap under påfrestande förhållanden; Ledarskap under påfrestande förhållanden; Psychology;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of the thesis was to increase knowledge concerning how people adapt psychologically when faced with a real dan­ger incident, and what implications these reactions and adaptation mecha­nisms have upon immediate performance.The thesis is based on three empirical studies concerning people with per­sonal experience of dangerous incidents. READ MORE

  3. 3. Exploring Collaboration Between the Fire and Rescue Service and New Actors : Cost-efficiency and Adaptation

    Author : Weinholt Åsa; Jan Lundgren; Tobias Andersson Granberg; Johan Holmgren; Sofie Pilemalm; Björn Sund; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Fire and rescue service; emergency services; collaboration; new actors; first responders; costefficiency; adaptation;

    Abstract : The emergency services serves an important purpose in society by ensuring that people in need, regardless of their geographical location, receives help when they fall victims to undesirable incidents. Existing resources are however often limited and concentrated to urban areas making travel distances to remote areas long. READ MORE

  4. 4. Dose Adaptation Based on Pharmacometric Models

    Author : Johan Wallin; Mats Karlsson; Lena Friberg; Maria Garrido; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Biopharmacy; Biofarmaci; Pharmacokinetics and Drug Therapy; Farmakokinetik och läkemedelsterapi;

    Abstract : Many drugs exhibit major variability in both pharmacokinetic (PK) and pharmacodynamic (PD) parameters that prevents the use of the same dose for all patients. Variability can occur both between patients (IIV) as well as within patients over the course of time (IOV). READ MORE

  5. 5. Embedded in a context : the adaptation of immigrant youth

    Author : Ylva Svensson; Håkan Stattin; Frosso Motti-Stefanidi; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; immigrant youth; adaptation; development; settings; contextual features; linkage; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : With rising levels of immigration comes a need to know what fosters positive adaptation for the youth growing up in a new culture of settlement.The issue is increasingly studied; however, little of the research conducted has combined a developmental with a contextual approach. READ MORE