Search for dissertations about: "Testimony"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 35 swedish dissertations containing the word Testimony.

  1. 1. Childrens testimony

    Author : Rickard L Sjöberg; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Background: Most cases of child sexual use are identified through statements made by children and in many cases such statements constitute the only evidence available that abuse occurred. Despite its importance the use of children's testimonies is however complicated by the fact that a substantial proportion of victims delay disclosure of abuse or even deny such experiences when asked for them directly. READ MORE

  2. 2. Trust in Aesthetic Testimony

    Author : Rebecca Wallbank; Elisabeth Schellekens-Dammann; Derek Matravers; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Trust; aesthetic testimony; aesthetic belief; Filosofi; Philosophy;

    Abstract : This thesis has two main aims. The first is to examine the kinds of circumstances in which we form new aesthetic beleifs in light of deference to aesthetic testimony. The second aim is to examine some of the implications of forming aesthetic beliefs through deference to aesthetic testimony. READ MORE

  3. 3. Beyond the Witness : Holocaust Representations and the Testimony of Images

    Author : Rebecka Katz Thor; Cecilia Sjöholm; Stefan Jonsson; Gertrud Koch; Thomas Keenan; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Image; film; witness; Holocaust; Warsaw ghetto; Westerbork; Eichmann; Harun Farocki; Yael Hersonski; Eyal Sivan; archive; testimony; commemoration.; film; bild; vittne; vittnesmål; förintelsen; arkiv; Farocki; Hersonski; Sivan; Kritisk kulturteori; Critical and Cultural Theory; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : In a time when the very last Holocaust witnesses will soon be gone, a possible route for commemoration is to ask what testimony images can give. This book seeks to answer the question of how images can bear witness by examining them as multifaceted entities produced, reproduced, and resituated in conflicting political and historical situations. READ MORE

  4. 4. Group membership and eyewitness testimony

    Author : Torun Lindholm; Jerry Shaw; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Eyewitness testimony; group membership; intergroup biases; memory performance; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : The present thesis includes four empirical studies that explore whether eyewitness accounts of a violent crime may be affected by factors related to the group membership of witness, perpetrator, and victim.Study 1 investigates how an immigrant and a Swedish perpetrator of a simulated, violent robbery are evaluated and remembered by immigrant and Swedish witnesses. READ MORE

  5. 5. Revelation as Divine Testimony : A Philosophical-Theological Inquiry

    Author : Mats Wahlberg; Dirkie Smit; Gerrit Brand; South Africa Stellenbosch Faculty of Theology Stellenbosch University; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Revelation; Studies In Faiths and Ideologies; tros- och livsåskådningsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The dissertation examines, on the basis of insights from contemporary analytic philosophy of testimony, the intellectual viability of the traditional Christian conception of revelation as divine testimony. This conception entails that God reveals by speaking, and that people can acquire knowledge of God and divine things by believing what God says. READ MORE