Search for dissertations about: "Meta-Theoretical Analysis"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words Meta-Theoretical Analysis.

  1. 1. Explorations in Behavioral Economics: Realism, Ontology and Experiments

    Author : Fredrik Hansen; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; Behavioral Economics; economic theory; econometrics; Economics; Laypeople; Financial Decision-Making; Formalization; Bounded Rationality; Experimental Economics; Meta-Theoretical Analysis; Economic Methodology; Ontology; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik; economic systems; Realism;

    Abstract : This thesis explores Behavioral Economics in terms of realism, ontology and experiments. In the introductory chapter descriptions of "Behavioral Economics", "realism" and "ontology" are offered. READ MORE

  2. 2. Inner strength among old people : a resource for experience of health, despite disease and adversities

    Author : Kerstin Viglund; Gunilla Strandberg; Berit Lundman; Elisabeth Jonsén; Björn Nygren; Gunilla Borglin; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Inner strength; old people; health; disease management; instrument development; mediating; structural equation modelling; qualitative content analysis; caring sciences in social sciences; omvårdnadsforskning med samhällsvetenskaplig inriktning;

    Abstract : Background Inner strength has been described as an important phenomenon in association with disease management, health, and ageing. To increase the knowledge of the phenomenon of inner strength, a meta-theoretical analysis was performed which resulted in a model of Inner Strength where inner strength comprises four interrelated and interacting dimensions; connectedness, creativity, flexibility, and firmness. READ MORE

  3. 3. Nature and the Social Sciences : Examples from the Electricity and Waste Sectors

    Author : Mikael Klintman; Sociologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ecology; critical realism; electricity; environment; epistemology; green identity; greening; meta-theory; nature; ontology; social science; public participation; waste; windpower; sociology; Sociologi;

    Abstract : The book has two interrelated objectives. One objective is meta-theoretical and concerns the exploration of theoretical debates connected to issues of studying society and environmental problems; another objective is empirical/analytical, referring to the analysis of "green" public participation in the electricity and waste sectors in Sweden, and partly in the Netherlands as well as the UK. READ MORE

  4. 4. On the Power of Informal Economies and the Informal Economies of Power : Rethinking Informality, Resilience and Violence in Kosovo

    Author : Anna Danielsson; Joakim Ekman; Stefano Guzzini; Vivienne Jabri; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Informal economy; Informality; International organisations; Power; Policy production; Violence; Symbolic violence; Pierre Bourdieu; Consent; Domination; Practices; Kosovo; Politics; Economy and the Organization of Society; Politik; ekonomi och samhällets organisering; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Since the 1970s, the concept of “economic informality” has served as focal point for a comprehensive scholarly thinking and the development of policy initiatives enhanced by international organisations. Yet, informality displays a puzzling resilience. READ MORE