Search for dissertations about: "Society"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 3291 swedish dissertations containing the word Society.

  1. 1. Converging World Views : The European Expansion and Early-Nineteenth-Century Anglo-Swedish Contacts

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Hanna Hodacs; Catherine Hall; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History; European identity; nationalism; Evangelicalism; anti-slavery society; Bible society; mission society; school society; temperance society; tract society.; Historia; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen;

    Abstract : The nineteenth-century colonial project transformed conceptions of the globe in ways that reflect the increase in European power over the rest of the world. This study investigates a rather neglected aspect of this process: the development of new images of the world within Europe, and specifically in Britain and Sweden, during the first half of the century. READ MORE

  2. 2. Converging world views : the European expansion and early-nineteenth-century Anglo-Swedish contacts

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Uppsala universitet

    Author : Hanna Hodacs; György Novaky; Catherine Hall; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; European identity; nationalism; Evangelicalism; anti-slavery society; Bible society; mission society; school society; temperance society; tract society;

    Abstract : The nineteenth-century colonial project transformed conceptions of the globe in ways that reflect the increase in European power over the rest of the world. This study investigates a rather neglected aspect of this process: the development of new images of the world within Europe, and specifically in Britain and Sweden, during the first half of the century. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ship and Society Maritime Ideology in Late Iron Age Sweden

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Arkeologi

    Author : Gunilla Larsson; Ola Kyhlberg; Mats G. Larsson; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Ships; Seafaring; Society; Late Iron Age; shipbuilding methods; symbols; sacrifices; boat burials; ideology; leiðangr; long distance journeys; river routes.; Arkeologi; Archaeology; Arkeologi;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses the relation between ship and society against a background of ideological and technological changes in Late Iron Age Sweden. It discusses the factors behind the development of ‘a maritime society’, why ships and seafaring came to play an important role that was also reflected in the use of the ship as a symbol and a metaphor in a military context, as well as in religion, administration, jurisdiction and social life. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Multinational Company and Society A Study of Business Network Relationships in Latin America

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Anna Ljung; Amjad Hadjikhani; Cecilia Pahlberg; Anna Bengtson; Pervez Ghauri; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; society; multinational company; business network; relationship; non-business actor; interdependence; NGO; CSR; emerging economies;

    Abstract : The role of society for the development of multinational companies’ (MNC) business has so far not attracted much scholarly attention in international marketing. Responding to recent calls for further research relating MNCs with society, the aim of this thesis is to enhance the understanding of the MNC relationship with society. READ MORE

  5. 5. Metaphors and Norms - Understanding Copyright Law in a Digital Society

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Stefan Larsson; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; IPRED; copyright; file sharing; conceptual metaphor theory; path dependence; skeumorphs; conceptions; Norms; metaphors; InfoSoc; online anonymity; digital society.;

    Abstract : This is a compilation thesis in the sociology of law, which analyses copyright law in three steps; the legal norms, the social norms and the underlying conceptions in their metaphorical representation. These three steps assist in answering the overarching question: "How do legal and social norms relate to each other in terms of the conceptions from which they emanate or by which they are constructed, and what is the role played by the explicit metaphors that express these norms?" The thesis shows how the development of copyright in Europe, when faced with the digital challenge, has been resiliently path dependent (Infosoc, IPRED and more). READ MORE