Search for dissertations about: "Ethical issues"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 119 swedish dissertations containing the words Ethical issues.

  1. 1. Ethical Aspects of Radiation Risk Management

    Author : Per Wikman-Svahn; John Cantwell; Carl F. Cranor; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; radiation protection; radiological protection; nuclear power; nuclear energy; social issues; ethical issues; ethics; risk; uncertainty; value judgments; precautionary principle; distributive issues; justice; limits; prioritarianism; responsibility; egalitarianism; black swan; black elephant; risk management;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on the assumption that the intersection of moral philosophy and practical risk management is a rewarding area to study. In particular, the thesis assumes that concepts, ideas, and methods that are used in moral philosophy can be of great benefit for risk analysis, but also that practices in risk regulation provide a useful testing ground for moral philosophical theories. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ethical Encounters : The Value of Care and Emotion in the Production of Mediated Narratives

    Author : Erika Theissen Walukiewicz; Gunilla Hultén; Christian Christensen; Steen Steensen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; care ethics; relationship; important interests; dependency duties; participation; emotional literacy; narrative emotion analysis; documentary; journalism; Journalism; journalistik;

    Abstract : Factual storytelling that relies on the participation of real-life people must navigate between obligations towards the participant and the story. By placing the relationship between storyteller and subject at the centre, this thesis offers an interdisciplinary examination of ethical and moral issues in the context of turning other people’s experiences into mediated narrative. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ethical considerations in psychiatric inpatient care : The ethical landscape in everyday practice as described by staff

    Author : Veikko Pelto-Piri; Ingemar Engström; Lars Kjellin; Håkan Thorsén; Mikael Sandlund; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Staff; psychiatric care; diary method; qualitative content analysis; ethical issues; decision making; coercive care; adolescent; Psychiatry; Psykiatri;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses mainly on the general ethical considerations of staff and not pre-defined specific ethical problems or dilemmas. The aims of this thesis were: first, to map ethical considerations as described by staff members in their everyday work in child and adolescent psychiatry as well as in adult psychiatry; second, from a normative ethical perspective, examine encounters between staff and patients; and third, to describe staff justification for decisions on coercive care in child and adolescent psychiatry. READ MORE

  4. 4. Rights at Risk : Ethical Issues in Risk Management

    Author : Hélène Hermansson; Sven Ove Hansson; Jonathan Wolff; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Risk; risk management; consistency; ethics; rights; cost-benefit; interpersonal weighing; Philosophy subjects; Filosofiämnen;

    Abstract : he subject of this thesis is ethical aspects of decision-making concerning social risks. It is argued that a model for risk management must acknowledge several ethical aspects and, most crucial among these, the individual’s right not to be unfairly exposed to risks. READ MORE

  5. 5. Physiotherapy in a Danish private context - a social and ethical practice

    Author : Jeanette Praestegaard; Fysioterapi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Foucault; practice; ethical issues; professional ethics; Physiotherapy;

    Abstract : Physiotherapy is a social and ethical practice which unfolds under specific historical, political, socio-cultural and economic circumstances. Danish physiotherapy in a private context is practiced, administered and managed within a neoliberal ideology which generates challenges for both physiotherapists and their patients. READ MORE