Search for dissertations about: "Risk communication"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 273 swedish dissertations containing the words Risk communication.

  1. 1. Risk, language and discourse

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Max Boholm; KTH.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis; risk; safety; concept; meaning; definiton; discourse; langauge; risk communication; corpus linguistics; content analysis; nanotechnology; nanoparticle;

    Abstract : Avhandlingen analyserar begreppet risk och hur detta begrepp strukturerar diskurs. Ett centralt intresse för analysen är faktisk språkanvändning.          I den första artikeln analyseras de engelska begreppen risk, safety and security och deras relation. Analysen bygger på korpusdata (the Corpus of Contemporary American English). READ MORE

  2. 2. Risk Talk On Communicating Benefits and Harms in Health Care

    University dissertation from Institutionen för medicin och vård

    Author : Mikael Hoffmann; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; risk; communication; menopause; hormone replacement therapy; physician-patient relations; MEDICINE Physiology and pharmacology Pharmacological research Clinical pharmacology; MEDICIN Fysiologi och farmakologi Farmakologisk forskning Klinisk farmakologi;

    Abstract : One of the most critical elements in empowering the patient, and ensuring concordance, is communication of the possible benefits and harms of different actions in health care. Risk assessment is a complex task due both to the different interpretations of the concept of risk, and the common lack of hard facts. READ MORE

  3. 3. Trust, risk and vulnerability towards a philosophy of risk communication

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Madeleine Hayenhjelm; KTH.; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Risk communication; two-way communication; democratic approach; equality; asymmetry; vulnerability; trust; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen;

    Abstract : This thesis is a philosophical contribution to the theories on risk communication. The topic of risk communication is approached from several different angles, but with a normative focus on equality and vulnerability.Essay I is a comment on risk perception theory and the psychometric model in particular. READ MORE

  4. 4. Risk communication in multi-stakeholder disaster risk management systems : Insights and recommendations from the Swedish system

    University dissertation from Division of Risk Management and Societal Safety, Faculty of Engineering, Lund University

    Author : Lexin Lin; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2018-04-17]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; multi-level DRM system; risk communication; Sweden; disaster risk management DRM ; risk assessment; communication challenges; ; multi-stakeholder;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of this thesis is to improve our understanding of how disaster risk management (DRM) systems function. Specifically, it aims to increase our knowledge about effective communication in a multi-stakeholder, multi-level DRM system, with a particular focus on the exchange of risk-related information for risk assessment. READ MORE

  5. 5. Uncertainty in risk assessment contents and modes of communication

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Rikard Levin; KTH.; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; uncertainty; scientific uncertainty; characterization of uncertainty; decision-making under uncertainty; risk assessment; risk management; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen;

    Abstract : Assessments of chemical health risks are performed by scientific experts. Their intended use is as bases for decisions. This thesis tries to answer the questions of how uncertainty is, and should be, communicated in such risk assessments. The thesis consists of two articles and an introductory essay. READ MORE