Search for dissertations about: "Ideas"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1105 swedish dissertations containing the word Ideas.

  1. 1. Corporate Social Responsibility under Construction : Ideas, Translations, and Institutional Change

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Karolina Windell; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business Studies; Företagsekonomi; Business studies; CSR; Corporate Social Responsibility; Ideas; Institutional Change; Translation; Issue-Field; Företagsekonomi; Business Administration; företagsekonomi; institutional change; translation; institutional ideas; management ideas;

    Abstract : Although ideas about the social responsibility of business have a long history, the debate over corporate social responsibility (CSR) has escalated worldwide during the past decade under the label of CSR. This thesis contributes to new-institutional organizational approaches by exploring how and why CSR has been constructed into a widespread idea and by introducing a discussion on the interrelationship between ideas and institutional change. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ideas and Policy Convergence : Health Care Reforms in the Netherlands and Sweden in the 1990s

    University dissertation from New York : Columbia University Doctoral Dissertations, Academic Commons, Columbia University Libraries

    Author : Paula Blomqvist; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; health care; policy reform; public policy; Sweden; Netherlands; ideas; policy transfer; privatizarion; marketization; quasi-markets; welfare politics; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap;

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  3. 3. Muses and Patrons : Cultures of Natural Philosophy in Seventeenth Century Scandinavia

    University dissertation from New York : Columbia University Doctoral Dissertations, Academic Commons, Columbia University Libraries

    Author : Jakob Danneskiold-Samsøe; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; history of learning; Scandinavia; History of Science; Denmark; Sweden; natural philosophy; history of culture; Renaissance; 17th century; history of ideas; patronage; Vetenskapshistoria;

    Abstract : This study analyses the development of natural philosophy in Scandinavia in the 16th and 17th century. Rather than dealing with individual natural philosophers and ideas, it evolves around groups of natural philsophers - the Bartholin family and the former assistants of Tycho Brahe in Denmark, the Rudbeck family in Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ideas in Conflict The effect of frames in the Nepal conflict and peace process

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Emma Björnehed; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; framing; frames; Nepal; conflict; conflict resolution; peace process; entrapment; self-entrapment; resonance; terrorism; perceived manoeuvrability; elite interviews; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : In 1996 the state of Nepal was challenged by a Maoist insurgency, resulting in a decade-long civil war. During the course of the subsequent peace process the parliamentary parties found themselves agreeing to significant political changes, including a republican constitution. READ MORE

  5. 5. Making ideas matter gender, technology and women's invention

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Ann-Christin Nyberg; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Interdisciplinary research areas - Gender; Tvärvetenskapliga forskningsområden - Genus; Man Machine Relation Focusing Gender; Människa-maskin med inriktning mot genusforskning;

    Abstract : Denna avhandling baseras på empiriska data om kvinnors uppfinnande och relaterar huvudsakligen till teorier från den teknofeministiska skärningspunkten mellan feministiska studier och teknik- och vetenskapsstudier, där såväl genus som teknik ses som skapade av människor i interaktion med vår förståelse av verkligheten och med verkliga aktörer. Data om kvinnors uppfinnande insamlade från patentregister och via intervjuer utgör den empiriska grund från vilken en alternativ bild av uppfinnandet begreppsliggörs, sätts samman och diskuteras. READ MORE