Search for dissertations about: "Perspectives"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1956 swedish dissertations containing the word Perspectives.

  1. 1. Perpetual perspectives : on designing for aesthetic engagement

    Author : Jeroen Peeters; Anna Croon Fors; Ambra Trotto; John Zimmerman; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; interaction design; embodiment; embodied interaction design; design research; aesthetic interaction; aesthetic engagement; engagement; design; design;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates aesthetics of engagement in -interaction. Aesthetic refers to the aesthetic experience, based on a phenomenological and pragmatist understanding: dynamic and personal, appealing mutually to - and formed inseparably by - our bodily, emotional, as well as intellectual faculties. READ MORE

  2. 2. Adolescents' perspectives : on mental health, being at risk, and promoting initiatives

    Author : Agneta Tinnfält; Charli Eriksson; Elinor Brunnberg; Bengt Lindström; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; abuse and neglect; adolescent; bioecological model; child public health; children of alcoholics; Convention on the Rights of the Child; school health service; social work; barn i riskzon; barn till alkoholiserade föräldrar; folkhälsa för barn; Konventionen om barnets rättigheter; skolhälsovård; socialt arbete; utvecklingsekologisk modell; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap; Vårdvetenskap; Nursing Science;

    Abstract : Mental health is a major child public health issue in Sweden. The overall aims of this thesis are to explore girls’ and boys’ perspectives on mental health and on mental health-promoting initiatives, and to deepen the knowledge of disclosure and support for ado-lescents at risk of abuse and neglect. READ MORE

  3. 3. Definitions of Disability in Social Sciences : Methodological Perspectives

    Author : Lars Grönvik; Mårten Söder; Jan Tøssebro; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Sociology; disability; concept analysis; methodology; definitions; disability research; Sociologi;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines how disability researchers define disability. It is based on four studies. The first describes different definitions of disability in disability research. The second study is a conceptual analysis of the use of disability in a sample of disability research classics. READ MORE

  4. 4. Pharmaecological perspectives : Exposure studies using coastal Baltic Sea organisms

    Author : Hanna Oskarsson; Linda Kumblad; Ann-Kristin Eriksson Wiklund; Johan Eklöf; Nina Cedergreen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Pharmaceuticals; Baltic Sea; Mytilus edulis trossulus; Fucus vesiculosus; Ceramium tenuicorne; Gammarus spp.; Direct effects; Inter-specific interactions; Marine Ecotoxicology; marin ekotoxikologi;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the effects of pharmaceutical substances on coastal Baltic Sea organisms. Despite an increasing awareness of the occurrence of pharmaceuticals in various aquatic compartments, current knowledge of their possible effects on non-target organisms is limited. READ MORE

  5. 5. Parental Perspectives on Preschool Children’s Lifestyle : quantitative and qualitative aspects

    Author : Christina Stenhammar; Anna Sarkadi; Birgitta Edlund; Björn Wettergren; Lennart Köhler; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; eating habits; lifestyle; childhood overweight; parents; perspectives; physical activity; and postal questionnaire; Paediatric medicine; Pediatrisk medicin; Pediatrik; Pediatrics;

    Abstract : Children’s lifestyle has changed significantly during the recent decades, with an increasing prevalence of obesity as one outcome. Parents are usually the most influential people in young children’s lives. READ MORE