Search for dissertations about: "France"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 195 swedish dissertations containing the word France.

  1. 1. The young, the wealthy, and the restless : Trans-national capitalist elite formation in post-apartheid Johannesburg

    Author : France Bourgouin; Socialantropologi; []

    Abstract : Contemporary economic landscapes are particularly active with mergers, acquisitions, bankruptcies, and corporate takeovers, and the set of managerial elite who are in decision making positions are inextricably connected to these events. In this thesis I offer an anthropological perspective of these dynamics by considering the possible connection between processes of trans- national capitalist elite formation and identification, and larger transformations in the global system. READ MORE

  2. 2. “Everybody Welcome to France” : Secularism, Governmentality & Fantasy in the French Republic 2003-2011

    Author : Per-Erik Nilsson; Mattias Gardell; Joan W. Scott; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; France; republic; nation; integration; assimilation; nationalism; secularism; secularist; secularization; laïcité; Islam; other; veil; identity; tolerance; freedom of conscience; gender equality; citizenship; critical religion; discourse; discourse analysis; illiberalism; republicanism; Religionshistoria; History of Religions; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : What does it mean to be “secular”? How are “secular” identities constructed and negotiated? How can one understand that “secularism” has become an important marker of identity for nationalistic forces in Europe?In the dissertation “Everybody, Welcome to France” the author sets out to inquire into the topic of secularism and national identity in contemporary France. The specific research question is how France has been articulated as a “secular” republic in political speech and legislative text in 2003-2011 and how this articulation relates to conceptions of “nation”, “integration”, and “citizenship”. READ MORE

  3. 3. Perceiving emotions with a bilingual mind

    Author : Marie-France Champoux-Larsson; Francisco Esteves; Alexandra Dylman; Deborah Roberson; Mittuniversitetet; []

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  4. 4. Models for Ordered Categorical Pharmacodynamic Data

    Author : Per-Henrik Zingmark; Mats O Karlsson; E. Niclas Jonsson; France Mentré; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pharmacokinetics Pharmacotherapy; Pharmacodynamic; Modelling; Categorical data; NONMEM; Proportional odds model; Markov model; Differential drug effect model; Farmakokinetik Farmakoterapi; PHARMACY; FARMACI;

    Abstract : In drug development clinical trials are designed to investigate whether a new treatment is safe and has the desired effect on the disease in the target patient population. Categorical endpoints, for example different ranking scales or grading of adverse events, are commonly used to measure effects in the trials. READ MORE

  5. 5. Democracy Reconsidered : Britain, France, Sweden, and the EU

    Author : Hans Agné; Kjell Goldmann; Jörgen Hermansson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Democracy; Democratic theory; Autonomy; Participation; Deliberation; Internationalisation; Globalisation; EU; Budget policy; International Political Economy; parliament; European integration; Sweden; France; Britain; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to investigate whether some positions in democratic theory should be adjusted or abandoned in view of internationalisation; and if adjusted, how. More specifically it pursues three different aims: to evaluate various attempts to explain levels of democracy as consequences of internationalisation; to investigate whether the taking into account of internationalisation reveals any reason to reconsider what democracy is or means; and to suggest normative interpretations that cohere with the adjustments of conceptual and explanatory democratic theory made in the course of meeting the other two aims. READ MORE