Search for dissertations about: "Moral avoidance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words Moral avoidance.

  1. 1. Enemies of the People : Whistle-Blowing and the Sociology of Tragedy

    Author : Magnus Haglunds; Göran Ahrne; Fredrik Engelstad; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; whistle-blowing; tragedy; dramaturgical sociology; situational analysis; status degradation; identity transformation; mass media; organizations; moral indignation; Henrik Ibsen; seal-hunting; Bofors; Norway; Karlskoga; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Enemies of the People is a book that examines whistle-blowing—i.e., the unauthorized conveyance of sensitive information to mass media and authorities—and the social responses this performance provokes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Anti-paternalism

    Author : Kalle Grill; Sven Ove Hansson; Torbjörn Tännsjö; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; paternalism; anti-paternalism; private sphere; self-regarding; harm principle; interference; reasons; actions; reason-actions; epistemic paternalism; public health; withholding of information; uncertain information; MCS multiple chemical sensitivity .; Philosophy subjects; Filosofiämnen;

    Abstract : This is a thesis about anti-paternalism – the liberal doctrine that we may not interfere with a person’s liberty for her own good. Empirical circumstances and moral values may certainly give us reason to avoid benevolent interference. Anti-paternalism as a normative doctrine should, however, be rejected. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Psychology of Worldviews: Toward a Non-Reductive Science of Personality

    Author : Artur Nilsson; Institutionen för psykologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Worldview; personality; philosophy of life; weltanshauung; life view; ideology; existentialism; non-reductive; humanism; normativism; polarity theory; political psychology; philosophy of science; philosophy of psychology; philosophical orientation; basic assumptions; presuppositions; core assumptions; personal constructs; theoretical psychology; integrative framework; personalism;

    Abstract : Persons are not just mechanical systems of instinctual animalistic proclivities, but also language-producing, existentially aware creatures, whose experiences and actions are drenched in subjective meaning. To understand a human being as a person is to understand him or her as a rational system that wants, fears, hopes, believes, and in other ways imbues the world with meaning, rather than just a mechanical system that is subject to the same chains of cause and effect as other animals. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sport as a Means of Responding to Social Problems : Rationales of Government, Welfare and Social Change

    Author : David Ekholm; Dimitris Michailakis; Magnus Dahlstedt; Yvonne Sjöblom; Lennart Nygren; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social work; social policy; social inclusion; youth; subject formation; citizenship; civil society; community; governmental rationality; Socialt arbete; socialpolitik; social inkludering; ungdom; fostran; medborgarskap; civilsamhälle; gemenskap; styrningsrationalitet;

    Abstract : Sport has been increasingly recognized in social policy as a means of steering social change and as a method for responding to diverse social problems. The present study examines how rationales of social change are formed through ‘sport as a means of responding to social problems’. READ MORE

  5. 5. 'Not in my backyard' : Public attitudes towards mental illness and people with mental illness living in sweden

    Author : Torbjörn Högberg; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; attitudes; CAMI; mental illness; public views;

    Abstract : BACKGROUND Several studies reveal that inadequate knowledge exist regarding mental illness among the general population as well as stigmatizing attitudes towards persons suffering from a mental illness. The public s attitudes towards mental illness and people with mental illness can be summarised with the inference that the majority consider people with mental illness are in need of help and entitled to receive support; thus support the idea of social integration of individuals with mental illness. READ MORE