Search for dissertations about: "SOM Institute"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 109 swedish dissertations containing the words SOM Institute.

  1. 1. The Quantification of Society. A Study of a Swedish Research Institute and Survey-Based Social Science

    Author : Christopher Kullenberg; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : quantification; survey; social sciences; SOM Institute; epistemic practice; center of calculation; Actor-Network theory; welfare state;

    Abstract : This thesis is concerned with the contemporary history of quantitative surveys in Sweden. The core epistemic practice of constructing surveys is examined empirically through a case study of the SOM Institute (Samhälle, Opinion, Medier) at University of Gothenburg. The SOM Institute has performed surveys in Sweden since 1986. READ MORE

  2. 2. Speech masking speech in everyday communication : The role of inhibitory control and working memory capacity

    Author : Victoria Stenbäck; Birgitta Larsby; Björn Lyxell; Mathias Hällgren; Jonas Brännström; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Hearing impairment; normal hearing; age; speech-in-noise; working memory; inhibitory control; listening effort; Hörselnedsättning; normal hörsel; ålder; tal-i-brus; arbetsminne; inhibitionskontroll; lyssningansträngning;

    Abstract : Age affects hearing and cognitive abilities. Older people, with and without hearing impairment (HI), exhibit difficulties in hearing speech in noise. READ MORE

  3. 3. Information on recreation and tourism in spatial planning in the Swedish mountains : methods and need for knowledge

    Author : Tuomas Vuorio; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Spatial Planning; Outdoor Recreation; Nature Tourism; Visitor Monitoring; Fysisk planering; Human geography; economic geography; Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi;

    Abstract : The Swedish mountain region makes up about one third of the country but includes less than 2 per cent of the population. It stretches for over 1000 km and includes 90 per cent of the total nature conservation area in Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. Knowing me, knowing you : Mentalization abilities of children who use augmentative and alternative communication

    Author : Annette (Anett) Sundqvist; Jerker Rönnberg; Charlotta Plejert; Susan Balandin; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Mentalization; active participation; social networks; children who use augmentative and alternative communication; Mentaliseringsfömåga; sociala nätverk; aktivt deltagande; barn som använder sig av alternativ och kompletterande kommunikation; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The present thesis investigated several components important to the understanding of mentalization for children who use augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). The result of the thesis demonstrated that non-verbal mental age correlated significantly with mentalization tasks, and that the participants did not significantly differ compared to a nonverbal age-matched group of children without disabilities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Feminist Sanitary Engineering as a Participatory Alternative in South Africa and Sweden

    Author : Birgitta Rydhagen; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Feminism; Heterogeneous engineering; Sanitation technology; User participation;

    Abstract : The main theme in this thesis is potentials for increased user participation in the development of ecological sanitation technologies. The argument is that ecological sanitary engineering can be regarded as a heterogeneous practice that needs to incorporate environmental considerations as well as users’ knowledges and aspirations. READ MORE