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  1. 1. The forgotten encyclopedia : the Maurists' dictionary of arts, crafts, and sciences, the unrealized rival of the Encyclopédie of Diderot and d'Alembert

    Author : Linn Holmberg; Mohammad Fazlhashemi; Caroline Boucher; Daniel-Odon Hurel; Antony McKenna; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; the congregation of Saint-Maur; the Maurists; Dom Antoine-Joseph Pernety; the Encyclopédie of Diderot and d’Alembert; the Dictionnaire de Trévoux; history of science and ideas; history of encyclopedism; history of Monasticism; history of the book; the French Enlightenment; classification and organization of knowledge; Eighteenth-Century sciences and arts; microhistory; History Of Sciences and Ideas; idé- och lärdomshistoria;

    Abstract : In mid-eighteenth century Paris, two Benedictine monks from the Congregation of Saint-Maur – also known as the Maurists – started compiling a universal dictionary of arts, crafts, and sciences. The project was initiated simultaneously with what would become one of the most famous literary enterprises in Western intellectual history: the Encyclopédie of Diderot and d’Alembert. READ MORE

  2. 2. Democracy and the Common Good : A Study of the Weighted Majority Rule

    Author : Katharina Berndt Rasmussen; Gustaf Arrhenius; Folke Tersman; Luc Bovens; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Weighted majority rule; common good; collective optimality; well-being; welfare; self-interest; stakes; proportionality; democracy; preference aggregation; Condorcet jury theorem; strategic voting; praktisk filosofi; Practical Philosophy;

    Abstract : In this study I analyse the performance of a democratic decision-making rule: the weighted majority rule. It assigns to each voter a number of votes that is proportional to her stakes in the decision. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Family and the Wet Bed : The parents’ perspective and the child’s treatment

    Author : Maria Cederblad; Tryggve Nevéus; Anna Sarkadi; Gunn Engvall; Anna Bjerre; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Nocturnal Enuresis; Parents; Children; Treatment; Nursing; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : The focus of this thesis is nocturnal enuresis in the primary care setting. Three aspects have been central: 1) the parental perspective, 2) differences between children with enuresis of varying severity, and 3) to explore whether the universally recommended basic bladder advice have any therapeutic effect. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Taller the Ladder, the Tougher the Climb? : Essays on the Impact of Income Inequality on Intergenerational Mobility

    Author : Erik Liss; Karl Wennberg; Martin Korpi; Ali Ahmed; Jo Blanden; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Inequality; Intergenerational Income Mobility; Social Mobility; Economics of Education;

    Abstract : The study of income inequality has a rich history within economics and various social sciences. More recently, a growing body of literature has examined intergenerational income mobility to understand not only equality of opportunities but also whether the labor market allocation successfully utilizes the potential abilities from all social strata. READ MORE

  5. 5. On the Edge : The Concept of Progress in Bukhara during the Rule of the Later Manghits

    Author : Franz Wennberg; Carina Jahani; Bo Utas; Bert Fragner; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Bukhara; Manghits; Islam; Jadidism; Qadimism; Conceptual History; Progress; Apocalypticism; Eschatology; Iranska språk; Iranian Languages;

    Abstract : This work is a study of the concept of progress in Bukhara between approximately 1860 and 1920. It is based on unpublished and published sources from this period. READ MORE