Search for dissertations about: "Social impact of research"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1105 swedish dissertations containing the words Social impact of research.

  1. 1. Essays on Mergers and Acquisitions and Event Studies

    Author : Mohammad Irani; Lars Nordén; Rickard Sandberg; Neslihan Ozkan; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; mergers and acquisitions; event study; prediction; payment method; conditional CAPM; time-varying parameters; structural change methodology; variance; covariance; företagsekonomi; Business Administration;

    Abstract : This dissertation consists of three studies on the anticipation of mergers and acquisitions (M&As) and its impact on takeover event studies. Article I investigates whether the market can anticipate both takeovers and their payment forms prior to their announcement dates. READ MORE

  2. 2. A sustainable home? Reconceptualizing home in a low-impact society

    Author : Pernilla Hagbert; Chalmers tekniska högskola; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; social practices; transition; low-impact; home; housing; sustainability;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses the environmental and socio-economic impact of modern ways of living, focusing on home-related concepts and practices for transitions to a less environmentally harmful and more socially just society. Exploring diverse conceptualizations of a sustainable home, the aim is to broaden discourses on less resource-intensive ways of living and residing. READ MORE

  3. 3. Making Death Matter : A Feminist Technoscience Study of Alzheimer's Sciences in the Laboratory

    Author : Tara Mehrabi; Cecilia Åsberg; Ericka Johnson; Stine Willum Adrian; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Agential realism; posthumanities; new materialism; feminist technoscience; STS; gender studies; Human Animal Studies; matters of practice; animal experimentation; spectrum of killability; agential asymmetry; Drosophila melanogaster; fruit flies; Alzheimer’s sciences; laboratory ethnography; biological waste; politics of categorization; mattering death; ethics of relationality.; Agentiell realism; posthumaniora; nymaterialism; feministiska teknovetenskpliga studier; genusvetenskap; vetenskapliga praktiker; djurförsök; agentiell assymetri; fruktflugor; Alzheimers sjukdomar; labbetnografi; biologiskt avfall; döden; relationell etik; processontologi; Genusstudier; Cultural Studies; Kulturstudier; History of Ideas; Idé- och lärdomshistoria; Philosophy; Filosofi; Social Sciences Interdisciplinary; Tvärvetenskapliga studier inom samhällsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis is a contribution to feminist laboratory studies and a critical engagement with the natural sciences, or more precisely research on the biochemical workings and deadly relations of Alzheimer’s disease emanating from a year of field work in a Drosophila fly lab. The natural sciences have been a point of fascination within the field of gender studies for decades. READ MORE

  4. 4. Living with deteriorating and hereditary disease : experiences over ten years of persons with muscular dystrophy and their next of kin

    Author : Katrin Boström; Gerd Ahlström; Berth Danermark; Anders Möller; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social sciences; muscular dystrophy; chronic disease; ten year follow up; next of kin; ICF; activity; sickness impact; hereditary aspects; illness related problems; quality of life; multimethod; content analysis; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Disability research; Handikappsforskning; Handikappvetenskap; Disability Science;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to elucidate haw persona with muscular dystrophy (MD) and their next of kin experience and describe their daily lives over the last ten years. MD is a group of inherited disorders characterised by muscular weakness caused by muscle wasting. Both qualitative and quantitative methods were used. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Social and Political Impact of Natural Disasters : Investigating Attitudes and Media Coverage in the Wake of Disasters

    Author : Frederike Albrecht; Charles Parker; Katrin Uba; Susanne Wallman-Lundåsen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Natural disasters in Europe; social capital; social trust; sociology of disasters; politics of disasters; political trust; satisfaction with the government; government accountability; media coverage of disasters; media framing; claims-making; political claims; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Natural disasters are social and political phenomena. Social structures create vulnerability to natural hazards and governments are often seen as responsible for the effects of disasters. READ MORE