Search for dissertations about: "Stuart White"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words Stuart White.

  1. 1. Just Distribution : Rawlsian Liberalism and the Politics of Basic Income

    Author : Simon Birnbaum; Bo Lindensjö; Jouni Reinikainen; Stuart White; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; John Rawls; Philippe Van Parijs; radical liberalism; real libertarianism; basic income; reciprocity; welfare universalism; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Should liberal egalitarians endorse the idea of an unconditional basic income for all? This thesis defends a politics of unconditional universalism, offering a liberty-respecting and non-perfectionist basis for maximin-guided policies. The argument starts off from a Rawlsian justification of basic income in the context of institutional ideal theory. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Story of Phosphorus : Sustainability implications of global phosphorus scarcity for food security

    Author : Dana Cordell; Stuart White; Jan-Olof Drangert; Julie Wilk; Johan Rockström; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; global phosphorus scarcity; peak phosphorus; global food security; sustainable resource use; food production and consumption system; transdisciplinary; systems thinking; global fosforbrist; peak fosfor; global matsäkerhet; hållbar resursanvändning; system för produktion och konsumtion av mat; transdisciplinaritet; systemtänkande; Water in nature and society; Vatten i natur och samhälle;

    Abstract : The story of phosphorus began with the search for the philosopher’s stone, and centuries later the critical role of phosphorus in soil fertility and crop growth was highlighted. Eventually, phosphorus was implicated in the global environmental challenge of eutrophication. READ MORE

  3. 3. The justification and legitimacy of the active welfare state : some philosophical aspects

    Author : Mikael Dubois; Sven Ove Hansson; Stuart White; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Political philosophy; social justice; justification; legitimacy; welfare state; social insurance; prevention; conditionality; active welfare state; Philosophy; Filosofi;

    Abstract : This thesis has two aims. The first aim is to set out an argument for social insurance in the form of compulsory income insurance in the event of sickness or unemployment, and to explore two lines of arguments for social insurance policies that are commonly associated with an active welfare state that seeks to prevent or reduce reliance on social insurance. READ MORE