Search for dissertations about: "Animal"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1957 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.; Mälardalens högskola.; [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; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [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 : The study examines the character and development of the animal ethical ideas of three German thinkers: Arthur Schopenhauer, Ernst Grysanowski, and Albert Schweitzer. By situating them in their cultural and intellectual context, the study explores the differing meanings of their ethical views of animals and seeks to answer the question of how their ideas can be explained historically. 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; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [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 : Long-term studies of birds play an important role in the understanding of quantitative traits in natural populations. The relative ease by which individual birds can be monitored and caught in the wild enable us collect detailed information from individuals throughout their life time, sometimes from several generations in a population. READ MORE