Search for dissertations about: "Social sciences"

Showing result 11 - 15 of 10261 swedish dissertations containing the words Social sciences.

  1. 11. Conflict resolution in coastal management: Interdisciplinary analyses of resource use conflicts from the Swedish coast

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Olga Stepanova; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; coast; conflict; natural resource management; conflict analysis; conflict resolution; interdisciplinary methodologies; sustainable resource management; Sweden; Europe;

    Abstract : Natural resource use conflicts at urbanized coasts and their analysis and resolution are the main themes of this thesis. Based on the analysis of four conflict cases from the Swedish coast, I explore the ways the local management of coastal resources may be connected with a broader notion of sustainable resource management. READ MORE

  2. 12. Sustainability for Whom? The Politics of Imagining Environmental Change in Education

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Hanna Sjögren; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Environmental humanities; feminist theory; philosophy of education; posthumanities; teacher education; human-animal studies; sustainability; sustainable development; post-politics; social imaginaries; Humanistiska miljöstudier; feministisk teori; utbildningsfilosofi; posthumaniora; lärarutbildning; människa-djur-studier; hållbarhet; hållbar utveckling; postpolitik; imaginärer;

    Abstract : Global initiatives regarding environmental change have increasingly become part of political agendas and of our collective imagination. In order to form sustainable societies, education is considered crucial by organizations such as the United Nations and the European Union. READ MORE

  3. 13. Guiding Sustainability Transitions: Backcasting, Experimentation and Social learning

    University dissertation from ; Chalmers tekniska högskola; Gothenburg

    Author : Johan Larsson; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; sustainability transitions; transdisciplinarity; reflexive governance; experimentation; backcasting; Education for Sustainable Development ESD ; social learning;

    Abstract : Sustainability challenges including climate change, social injustice, resource depletion and biodiversity loss are becoming increasingly apparent. These challenges can be understood as partly resulting from unsustainable socio-technical systems in society, assumed to require transitions to become sustainable in time. READ MORE

  4. 14. To work or not to work in an extended working Life

    University dissertation from Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet

    Author : Kerstin Nilsson; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Older worker; older emplyees; extended working life; longer working life; healthy work places; healthy ageing; injury; work accidents; health promotion; health prevention; folkhälsa; public health; work science; health and well-being; ageing; age;

    Abstract : In most of the industrialised world, the proportion of older and retired people in the population is continuously increasing. This will have budgetary implications for maintaining the welfare state, because the active working section of the population must fund the non-active and old population. READ MORE

  5. 15. Worse than Complex

    University dissertation from ; Chalmers tekniska högskola; Gothenburg

    Author : Petter Törnberg; [2017]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Evolutionary Developmental Theory; Complexity; Transitions; Naturalism; Innovation; Wicked Systems; Social Movements; Digital Trace Data; Innovation Society; Critical Realism;

    Abstract : This thesis engages with questions on the boundary between what has traditionally been understood as social and natural. The introductory essay contextualizes the specific contributions of the included papers, by noting and exploring a reinvigoration of "naturalism" (the notion of a continuity between the human realm and the rest of natural phenomena) under the banner of Complexity Science. READ MORE