Search for dissertations about: "Social sciences"

Showing result 21 - 25 of 10641 swedish dissertations containing the words Social sciences.

  1. 21. Setting Limits in Nature and the Metabolism of Knowledge : The Case of the Critical Load Concept

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings Universitet

    Author : Johanna Alkan Olsson; Johanna Alkan Olsson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2003]

    Abstract : In the 1980s, the earlier understanding that environmental problems are relatively simple was questioned. In order to handle the perceived complexity, several responses emerged. READ MORE

  2. 22. Education for sustainable food consumption in home and consumer studies Lärande för hållbar matkonsumtion i hem- och konsumentkunskap

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Emmalee Gisslevik; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Ekologiska livsmedel; Utbildning; Hem- och konsumentkunskap; Grundskolan; Läroplaner; Hållbar utveckling; Natural foods; Curricula; Education; Education; Elementary; Elementary schools; Home economics; Sustainable development; Education for sustainable development; Sustainable consumption; Sustainable food consumption; Compulsory school; Food;

    Abstract : Education as a means to enable sustainable food consumption has gained increasing recognition as a vital means to decrease current burdens upon both natural resources and human health. In response, the Swedish compulsory school subject of home and consumer studies, which positions education about food as core content, has been revised to incorporate in its national syllabus a perspective of sustainable development since 2011. READ MORE

  3. 23. Diagnosing burn-out: An Anthropological Study of a Social Concept in Sweden

    University dissertation from Social Anthropology

    Author : Torbjörn Friberg; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Malmö University.; Malmö University.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; företagssociologi; Arbetslivssociologi; sociology of enterprise; Sociology of labour; Sociologi; Sociology; Unhappy person; Transient phenomenon; Anthropology at home; Social problems and welfare; national insurance; Sociala problem; social välfärd; socialförsäkring; Cultural anthropology; ethnology; Kulturantropologi; etnologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Humanities Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Denna avhandling handlar om skapandet, användningen och avfärdandet av ett socialt begrepp ? utbrändhet. Avhandlingen är ett försök att förklara den komplexa interaktionen mellan individers handlande och deras sociala miljö samt hur detta producerar ett transient fenomen ? utbrändhetsdiagnosen (en ny olycklig människotyp). READ MORE

  4. 24. Human Behaviour in Social-Ecological Systems Insights from economic experiments and agent-based modelling

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University

    Author : Caroline Schill; Stockholms universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Human behaviour; Common-pool resources; Ecological complexity; Collective action; Sustainable resource use; Regime shifts; Thresholds; Uncertainty; Communication; Knowledge-sharing; Economic experiments; Laboratory and field experiments; Agent-based modelling; Complex adaptive systems; Social-ecological systems; Sustainability Science; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling;

    Abstract : Progress towards sustainability requires changes in our individual and collective behaviour. Yet, our fundamental understanding of behaviour in relation to environmental change remains severely limited. READ MORE

  5. 25. State policies and livelihoods - Rwandan Human Settlement Policy. Case Study of Ngera and Nyagahuru Villages

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg, School of Global Studies

    Author : Emmanuel Havugimana; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; genocide; imidugudu; livelihoods policies; Rwanda settlement; subsistence agriculture; villagization;

    Abstract : Through a case study of two villages of the Southern Province of Rwanda, this thesis explores the effects on Rwanda National Settlement Policy on the livelihoods of the rural population. With today 344 inhabitants per km², Rwanda has the highest population densities of Sub-Saharan Africa. READ MORE