Search for dissertations about: "GAP"

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  1. 1. Mind the Gap Essays on Explanations of Gender Wage Inequality

    University dissertation from Stockholm : The Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI), Stockholm University

    Author : Charlotta Magnusson; Stockholms universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Gender wage gap; labour market; occupational prestige; devaluation theory; work-family balance; Sweden; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : The gender wage gap is accounted for to a substantial degree by the sex composition of occupations. The present thesis examines the mechanisms that produce this pattern. In particular, the theory of devaluation, currently the most widely accepted sociological explanation, is tested. READ MORE

  2. 2. Micromachined Gap Waveguide Devices

    University dissertation from Stockholm : The Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI), Stockholm University

    Author : Sofia Rahiminejad; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; MEMS; Gap waveguides; RF; High frequency; GHz; Waveguide;

    Abstract : Gap waveguide technology is a new technology that is well suited for millimeter and submillimeter applications. Compared to conventional rectangular waveguides, this technology does not need any solid conductive walls to confine the wave by utilizing metamaterial surfaces such as "bed of nails" that creates an artificial magnetic conductive surface (AMC). READ MORE

  3. 3. The Governance Gap : Central–local steering & mental health reform in Britain and Sweden

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Wendy Katherine Maycraft Kall; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; mental health; public management reform; governance; hard and soft governance; policy steering instruments; administrative traditions; institutional legacies; professions; social work; policy framing; municipal government; care ideology; medical model; disability; risk; welfare policy; Britain; Sweden.; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Why do governments choose certain types of governance strategies to steer the lower level agencies such as municipalities, health services and other welfare agencies? This is a problem facing many governments in the era of public management reforms, where policies are decided at national level while service responsibilities are decentralised and implemented by lower levels. Thus the main mechanism for governments to influence the implementation of these national reforms is through its choice of strategies and instruments to fill the governance gap between national policy-making and local government. READ MORE

  4. 4. Mind the Gap exploring evidence-based policymaking for improved preventive and mental health services in the Swedish health system

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Linda Richter Sundberg; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Evidence-based policymaking; guidelines; implementation; prevention; depression; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background: The challenges in the utilization of scientific findings in the fields of prevention and mental health are well documented. Scholars have found significant gaps between the knowledge available and the knowledge applied in healthcare. READ MORE

  5. 5. Air Gap Method Air-Gaps in Building Construction to avoid Dampness & Mould

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Tord af Klintberg; KTH.; [2012]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; humidity; air gaps; water damage; convection; building; construction;

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