Search for dissertations about: "Växjö universitet"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 110 swedish dissertations containing the words Växjö universitet.

  1. 1. Personality traits and psychopathy (PCL-R) in male juvenile delinquents

    Author : Anna Maria Dåderman; Ulf Lundberg; Anna Wirsén Meurling; Kirsten Rasmussen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Personality traits; psychopathy PCL-R ; juvenile delinquents; reliability; validity; assessment; Psychology; Psykologi; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract :  Abstract State-administered correctional institutions in Sweden take care of approximately 600 juvenile delinquents every year. The treatment for these institutionalized young people is based mainly on environmental programs and milieu therapy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Democracy, education and citizenship : towards a theory on the education of deliberative democratic citizens

    Author : Klas Roth; Christer Fritzell; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; deliberative democracy; democratic education; deliberation; citizenship education; educational theory; philosophy of education and political theory.; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : The present thesis suggests ideas for a theory on the education of deliberative democratic citizens in a multicultural society in terms of what I have called Eddemcit. It involves a) an ideal view of democracy in communicative and discourse-ethical terms, b) a comprehensive view of an autonomous citizen, c) two conditions for deliberation in terms of opportunity and freedom, d) a core value in terms of conscious social and cultural mediation, e) democratic principles as heuristic devices, f) an understanding of democratic deliberation in terms of intersubjectivity, processes and the better argument. READ MORE

  3. 3. Geographies of Place Branding : Researching through small and medium sized cities

    Author : Ida Andersson; Brita Hermelin; Gunnel Forsberg; Andy Pike; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Place branding; place marketing; small and medium sized cities; hotels; flagship buildings; policy tourism; policy boosterism; green cities; regional development; economic geography; Sweden; Växjö; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography;

    Abstract : Place branding is commonly conceptualized with a focus on big cities, such as London, New York and Singapore, building from concepts and models from mainstream branding theory. In contrast to such conceptualizations, this thesis focuses on place branding in small and medium-sized cities. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Mimetic Mystery : A linguistic study of the genre of British and American detective fiction including a comparison with suspense fiction

    Author : Margit Bönnemark; Tuija Virtanen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; Engelska språket;

    Abstract : The present study is an analysis of the genre of detective fiction from a predominantly linguistic point of view.The main hypothesis is that the addresser's aims determine not only the content of a text but also its discursive and textual properties. READ MORE

  5. 5. Perceptions of Wooden Multifamily Houses : Applying an Extended Association Pattern Technique

    Author : Tobias Schauerte; Anders Baudin; Anders Pehrsson; Arno Frühwald; Växjö universitet; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Wooden multifamily houses; German construction market; end-user; perceptions; house building industry; Means-End theory; laddering; Association Pattern Technique; matrix-survey.; Other industrial engineering and economics; Övrig industriell teknik och ekonomi; Maskinteknik; Mechanical Engineering;

    Abstract : During the past years, wooden one and two family houses showed a higher growth rate on the German construction market compared to conventional material like brick and stone. Wood as construction material became more and more attractive. READ MORE