Search for dissertations about: "Peoples"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 663 swedish dissertations containing the word Peoples.

  1. 1. Cultural diversity and indigenous peoples' land claims: argumentative dynamics and jurisprudential approach in the Americas

    Author : Alejandro Fuentes; Raoul Wallenberg institutet för mänskliga rättigheter och humanitär rätt; []
    Keywords : culture; cultural diversity; cultural identity; Multiculturalism; Pluralism; groups; minority rights; peoples; self-determination; Indigenous peoples; indegeousness; traditional lands; inter-american court of human rights; Judicial interpretation; right to communal property; traditional possession; right to dignified life; positive action;

    Abstract : The present study is divided in two differentiable but conceptually interrelated sections. Within the first section (Chapters I, II, and III), the focus is on the assessment of the argumentative logic behind the multiculturalist proposal for equally divided societies, among equally positioned ethno-cultural groups. READ MORE

  2. 2. As if Peoples Mattered: Critical Appraisal of "Peoples" and "Minorities" from the International Human Rights Perspective and Beyond

    Author : Zelim Tskhovrebov; Juridiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Self-Actualization; Individuation; Games; Self-Determination; International Law; Peoples; Minorities; Human rights; Mänskliga rättigheter;

    Abstract : The subject matter of the thesis is the comprehensive - legal and multidisciplinary - analysis of the terms 'peoples' and 'minorities' in international law. The argument of the author proceeds in four parts: the Problematique which deals with the 'minority challenge' and the international normative response to that challenge; the Critique, criticizing the basic underlying assumptions of the discourse; the Diagnostics, diagnosing the causative factors behind the normative 'malaise'; and the Resolutique, recapping the best international law of human rights offers for the solution of the 'minority' problem on the one hand, and suggesting new ways of looking on the problem, on the other. READ MORE

  3. 3. Authoritarianism Constrained: The Role of Local People's Congresses in China

    Author : Oscar Almén; Mikael Schulz; Ming Xia; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; China; rule of law; authoritarianism; democratisation; legislatures; political participation; people s congresses; local politics; China Rule of Law; Authoritarianism; Democratization; Legislatures; POlitical Participation; People s Congresses; Local Politics; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : This is a study of China's local legislatures, the local people's congresses, and their political role. Through the in-depth study of three county people's congresses and interviews with local politicians two aspects of the local people's congresses have been examined in detail: political participation and the exercise of political power. READ MORE

  4. 4. Young People's "Sustainability Consciousness" : Effects of ESD Implementation in Swedish Schools

    Author : Daniel Olsson; Niklas Gericke; Chang-Rundgren Shu-Nu; Anna Uitto; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Compulsory school; Adolescents; Education for sustainable development; Pupils’ perceptions; Sustainability attitudes; Sustainability behavior; Sustainability consciousness; Biology; Biologi;

    Abstract : The UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development is approaching its end and it is important to investigate the effects of the efforts to implement education for sustainable development (ESD) nationally, before decisions on forthcoming efforts are made. There are few investigations of the effect of ESD implementation that take a broad approach. READ MORE

  5. 5. Oral care quality in intensive care units and short-term care units : Nursing staff and older people's perspectives

    Author : Maria Andersson; Bodil Wilde-Larsson; Mona Persenius Wentzel; Karin Josefsson; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Oral care; quality of care; intensive care; short-term care; older people’s perceptions; nursing staff’s perceptions; person-related conditions; Nursing Science; Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate oral care and its quality through the perspectives of nursing staff in intensive care units and short-term care units and from the perspectives of older people in short-term care units. Methods: The mix-method study (I) had a concurrent embedded design and was cross-sectional. READ MORE