Search for dissertations about: "Resilience"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 273 swedish dissertations containing the word Resilience.

  1. 1. Advancing Resilience Practice Bridging social-ecological resilience theory and sustainable development practice

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University

    Author : My M. Sellberg; Garry D. Peterson; Albert V. Norström; Sara Borgström; Dirk Roux; [2018]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Complex adaptive systems; Local and regional planning; Resilience thinking; Social-ecological systems; Transdisciplinarity; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the application of resilience thinking in different real-world settings and research-practice interfaces, for example in the context of natural resource management, local government planning and food systems. The number of cases of resilience practice are growing, including resilience assessments, planning and action, but there are still few scientific studies and even less synthesis across cases. READ MORE

  2. 2. Development and Resilience Re-thinking poverty and intervention in biocultural landscapes

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University

    Author : L. Jamila Haider; Maja Schlüter; Wiebren Boonstra; M. Jahi Chappell; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; biocultural diversity; coevolution; development; interdisciplinary; Pamir Mountains; poverty traps; resilience; social-ecological systems; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : The practices related to the growing, harvesting, preparation, and celebration of food over millennia have given rise to diverse biocultural landscapes the world over. These landscapes – rich in biological and cultural diversity – are often characterised by persistent poverty, and, as such, are often the target of development interventions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Opportunistic Networking Congestion, Transfer Ordering and Resilience

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University

    Author : Fredrik Bjurefors; Per Gunningberg; Christian Rohner; Mario Gerla; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Opportunistic Networking; Congestion; Transfer Ordering; Resilience; Testbed; WISENET; Datavetenskap med inriktning mot datorkommunikation; Computer Science with specialization in Computer Communication;

    Abstract : Opportunistic networks are constructed by devices carried by people and vehicles. The devices use short range radio to communicate. Since the network is mobile and often sparse in terms of node contacts, nodes store messages in their buffers, carrying them, and forwarding them upon node encounters. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Biopsychosocial and Long Term Perspective on Child Behavioral Problems Impact of Risk and Resilience

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Sara Agnafors; Carl Göran Svedin; Gunilla Sydsjö; Anders Broberg; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 5-HTTLPR; BDNF Val66Met; maternal mental health; adversities; resilience; children;

    Abstract : Mental health has become a prominent issue in society. Yet, much remains unknown about the etiology of psychiatric disorders. The aim of the present thesis was to investigate the association between biological, psychological and social factors of risk and resilience and behavioral problems in a birth cohort of Swedish children. READ MORE

  5. 5. Histories of reindeer husbandry resilience land use and social networks of reindeer husbandry in Swedish Sápmi 1740-1920

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Isabelle Brännlund; Per Axelsson; Tom Ericsson; Bruce Forbes; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History; Sápmi; reindeer husbandry; resilience; adaptive capacity; livelihood diversity; taxation land; place-attachment; social organization; historia; History;

    Abstract : Against a background of ongoing and predicted climatic and environmental change facing humans on a global level, this thesis combines historical perspectives with theories of social resilience in a study of reindeer husbandry in Swedish Sápmi, from the late 18th century to the early 20th century. The thesis includes four individual studies that examine the topic from different angles, connected together by reoccurring elements of social resilience. READ MORE