Search for dissertations about: "Conventions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 105 swedish dissertations containing the word Conventions.

  1. 1. Negotiating Conventions : cleanliness, sustainability and everyday life

    Author : Tullia Jack; Sociologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; conventions; sustainability; everyday life; consumption; water; energy;

    Abstract : Cleanliness has seen a rapid increase in both developed and developing countries, along with a parallel rise in not only water and energy but also cleaning products consumed. Water and energy supply as well as dealing with waste are environmentally critical in securing a sustainable future. READ MORE

  2. 2. Latin prose prefaces : studies in literary conventions

    Author : Tore Janson; Stockholms universitet; []
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  3. 3. Bank-Industry Networks and Economic Evolution : An Institutional-Evolutionary Approach

    Author : Thomas Marmefelt; Jönköping University; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Schumpeterian bank-entrepreneur interaction; Bank-industry networks; Innovation; Economic evolution; Endogenous growth; Entropy; Financial institutions; Governance; Conventions; Institutional change; Network commitment; Spontaneous order; Collective action; Evolutionary game theory; Economic history;

    Abstract : The links between institutions and economic evolution, especially between financial institutions and industrial innovation, are poorly understood. Having Schumpeter´s theory of economic evolution as starting point, this study gives an outline of an institutional-evolutionary theory of institutional change, innovation, and financial systems, based on learning-by-financing within bank-industry networks. READ MORE

  4. 4. Topics in the mean-field type approach to pedestrian crowd modeling and conventions

    Author : Alexander Aurell; Boualem Djehiche; Xiaoming Hu; Roland Malhamé; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; pedestrian crowds; stochastic differential equations; mean field; stochastic control; games; backward dynamics; sticky boundary; stochastic maximum principle; social conventions; folkmassor; stokastiska differentialekvationer; medelfält; stokastisk styrning; limaktiga randvillkor; stokastiska maximumprincipen; dynamik med ändvillkor; spel; konventioner;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of five appended papers, primarily addressingtopics in pedestrian crowd modeling and the formation of conventions.The first paper generalizes a pedestrian crowd model for competingsubcrowds to include nonlocal interactions and an arbitrary (butfinite) number of subcrowds. READ MORE

  5. 5. Composite Artistry in the Book of Numbers : A Study in Biblical Narrative Conventions

    Author : Josef Forsling; Antti Laato; Göran Eidevall; Teologiska högskolan Stockholm; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Bibelvetenskap; Gt; Biblical Studies; Old testament;

    Abstract : The present thesis discusses the coherence or lack of coherence in the book of Numbers, with special regard to its narrative features. The fragmented nature of Numbers is a well-known problem in research on the book, affecting how we approach and interpret it, but to date there has not been any thorough investigation of the narrative features of the work and how they might contribute to the coherence or the lack of coherence in the book. READ MORE