Search for dissertations about: "Animal"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1917 swedish dissertations containing the word Animal.

  1. 1. Problem Animals A Critical Genealogy of Animal Cruelty and Animal Welfare in Swedish Politics 1844–1944

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Political Science, Stockholm University

    Author : Per-Anders Svärd; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; animal rights; animal welfare; animal protection; animal cruelty; animal politics; human-animal studies; critical animal studies; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Despite growing academic interest in the human–animal relationship, little research has been directed toward the political regulation of animal treatment. Even less attention has been accorded to the emergence of the long dominant paradigm in this policy area, namely, the ideology of animal welfare. READ MORE

  2. 2. Weighing Animal Lives A Critical Assessment of Justification and Prioritization in Animal-Rights Theories

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Political Science, Stockholm University

    Author : Fredrik Karlsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology Ethics; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi Etik; Etik; Ethics; Animal rights; justification; prioritization; applied ethics; proper function; justice; rights language; vivisection; rights conflict;

    Abstract : The project underlying this dissertation aims at analyzing three pro-animal-rights theories, evaluating the theories, and outlining an alternative theoretical account of animal rights. The analytical categories are justification and function of animal rights, the definition of the right holder, and the resolution approach to rights conflict. READ MORE

  3. 3. An animal without an animal within : investigating the identities of pet keeping

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : David Redmalm; Örebro universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociologi; Sociology; animal studies; animality; anomalies; companion animals; Michel Foucault; Donna Haraway; human-animal studies; materialsemiotics; pets; posthumanism;

    Abstract : If the human is an animal without an animal within—a creature that has transcended the animal condition—what is a pet? This creature balancing on the border between nature and culture, simultaneously included in and excluded from a human “we”, is the focus of this thesis. The thesis analyzes the discourses and normative frameworks structuring the meaning of pets in people’s lives. READ MORE

  4. 4. Morality Beyond Humanity : Schopenhauer, Grysanowski, and Schweitzer on Animal Ethics

    University dissertation from History of Science and Ideas

    Author : Monica Libell; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Djurs etologi och psykologi; Animal ethology and psychology; Morallära; Moral science; Vetenskapshistoria; History of science; history of medicine; antivivisection; Schweitzer; Grysanowski; Schopenhauer; Germany; animal rights; animal ethics; animal welfare;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Författaren undersöker de djuretiska idéerna hos tre tyska tänkare: Arthur Schopenhauer, Ernst Grysanowski och Albert Schweitzer. Genom att placera in dem i deras intellektuella kontext, söker författaren undersöka de skilda dimensioner som innefattas i deras djuretik och svara på frågan hur man kan förstå deras åsikter utifrån deras specifika historiska kontext. READ MORE

  5. 5. Quantitative Genetics and Genome Structure in a Wild Population: the Use of a Great Reed Warbler Pedigree

    University dissertation from Ekologiska institutionen, Lunds universitet

    Author : Mikael Åkesson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2006]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; genome mapping ; AFLP; microsatellite; synteny; heterochiasmy; recombination; chicken; great reed warbler ; bird; Genetics; cytogenetics; Genetik; cytogenetik; Animal ecology; trait correlation ; Djurekologi; animal model ; selection; Djurs anatomi och morfologi; animal morphology; Animal anatomy; heritability;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Evolution är förändringen av en egenskap över flera generationer i en population. För att en sådan förändring ska kunna ske måste ärftlig variation finnas i populationen. Med detta menas att en gen som påverkar en egenskap, t.ex. READ MORE