Search for dissertations about: "Samhällsvetenskaper"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 32 swedish dissertations containing the word Samhällsvetenskaper.

  1. 1. A Quest for Legitimacy : Debating UN Security Council Rules on Terrorism and Non-proliferation

    University dissertation from Department of Political Science, Lund University

    Author : Anette Ahrnens; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social sciences; law-making; hegemonic international law; non-proliferation; terrorism; UNSCR 1540; UNSCR 1373; United States; sovereign equality; power; Security Council; United Nations; legitimacy; international relations; international law; Political and administrative sciences; Samhällsvetenskaper; Statsvetenskap; förvaltningskunskap;

    Abstract : Since the end of the Cold War, international politics and international law have not only become increasingly intertwined, but their mutual implications have also become increasingly recognized by scholars. Yet research explicitly addressing the question of how political factors affect the emergence of legal rules is still limited. READ MORE

  2. 2. Adding Audibility - Reifying the Soundscape of Process Operators

    University dissertation from Department of Informatics, Lund University

    Author : Petter Alexanderson; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Technological sciences; Samhällsvetenskaper; Social sciences; systemteori; Informatik; systems theory; Informatics; Process Control; Acoustic Ecology; Interaction Design; Auditory Interaction; Teknik;

    Abstract : A contemporary challenge when designing interactive artifacts is to take into account the wealth of devices, systems, and tools people use every day - here termed an 'interaction ecology'. This thesis addresses three research issues. Firstly, the character of sound perception, and how auditory interaction can be applied to ubiquitous computing. READ MORE

  3. 3. Facilitating Transitions to Sustainable Tourism - The role of the tour operator

    University dissertation from The International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics

    Author : Adriana Budeanu; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; pollution control; Environmental technology; Samhällsvetenskaper; Social sciences; Humaniora; Humanities; Sustainable Tourism; Tour Operators; Sustainable Development; Mass Tourism; kontroll av utsläpp; Miljöteknik;

    Abstract : Tourism has become a leading industry in the world and continues to grow rapidly, contributing essentially to economic growth and employment in many countries. Tourism as it looks today poses serious threats to the environment and considerable social and cultural challenges. READ MORE

  4. 4. Faraway, so Close! : The Changing Geographies of Regional Innovation

    University dissertation from Department of Social and Economic Geography, Lund University

    Author : Lars Coenen; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Regions; Innovation; Regional Innovation Systems; Clusters; Biotechnology; Social sciences; Social geography; Samhällsvetenskaper; Socialgeografi;

    Abstract : Innovation, the act and outcome of making something novel, is unevenly distributed across the geographical landscape. This uneven distribution has a profound impact on the differential success of regional economies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Safety Culture in Sea and Aviation Transport

    University dissertation from Ergonomics and Aerosol Technology, Department of Design Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Åsa Ek; [2006]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; organizational climate; air traffic control; safety culture; passenger shipping; airport ground handling; Social sciences; Samhällsvetenskaper; Development psychology; Utvecklingspsykologi; Applied and experimental psychology; Tillämpad och experimentell psykologi; Technological sciences; Teknik; Säkerhetsteknik; Safety technology;

    Abstract : The research presented in this thesis investigates sea and aviation transport safety culture, with a focus on perceptions and attitudes. A safety culture reflects the attitudes, beliefs, perceptions, and values that individuals share in relation to safety. READ MORE