Search for dissertations about: "adaptation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1223 swedish dissertations containing the word adaptation.

  1. 1. Adaptation, now? Exploring the Politics of Climate Adaptation through Poststructuralist Discourse Theory

    University dissertation from Huddinge : Södertörns högskola

    Author : Elise Remling; Jenny Gunnarsson Payne; Åsa Persson; Sirkku Juhola; [2019]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Climate change adaptation; Adaptation policy development; Politics of adaptation; Discourse; Poststructuralist Discourse Theory; Logics of Critical Explanation; Discourse Analysis; European Union; Germany; Qualitative policy analysis; Critical policy studies; Fantasy; Depoliticisation; Environmental Studies; Miljövetenskapliga studier; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : Increasing evidence of anthropogenic climate change and the recognition that warming is likely to go beyond 2°C raises the need for responses that help people cope with the anticipated changes. The rise of attention to so-called climate adaptation on political agendas at the local, national and international scale has come about with a hastily growing field of academic knowledge production. READ MORE

  2. 2. Human Adaptation to Danger

    University dissertation from Swedish National Defence College, Järnvägsgatan 6, SE-652 25 Karlstad

    Author : Claes Wallenius; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psychology; Coping; Adaptation; Performance; Reactions; Stress; Danger; Life-Threat; Earthquake; Peacekeeping; Disaster; Psykologi;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of the thesis was to increase knowledge concerning how people adapt psychologically when faced with a real danger incident, and what implications these reactions and adaptation mechanisms have upon immediate performance. The thesis is based on three empirical studies concerning people with personal experience of dangerous incidents. READ MORE

  3. 3. Human adaptation to danger

    University dissertation from Lund : Lund University, Department of Psychology

    Author : Claes Wallenius; Curt Johansson; Gerry Larsson; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Peacekeeping; Disaster; Earthquake; Life-Threat; Danger; Stress; Reactions; Performance; Adaptation; Coping; Ledarskap under påfrestande förhållanden; Ledarskap under påfrestande förhållanden;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of the thesis was to increase knowledge concerning how people adapt psychologically when faced with a real dan­ger incident, and what implications these reactions and adaptation mecha­nisms have upon immediate performance.The thesis is based on three empirical studies concerning people with per­sonal experience of dangerous incidents. READ MORE

  4. 4. Exploring Collaboration Between the Fire and Rescue Service and New Actors : Cost-efficiency and Adaptation

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Weinholt Åsa; Jan Lundgren; Tobias Andersson Granberg; Johan Holmgren; Sofie Pilemalm; Björn Sund; [2015]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Fire and rescue service; emergency services; collaboration; new actors; first responders; costefficiency; adaptation;

    Abstract : The emergency services serves an important purpose in society by ensuring that people in need, regardless of their geographical location, receives help when they fall victims to undesirable incidents. Existing resources are however often limited and concentrated to urban areas making travel distances to remote areas long. READ MORE

  5. 5. Embedded in a context the adaptation of immigrant youth

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Ylva Svensson; Håkan Stattin; Frosso Motti-Stefanidi; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; immigrant youth; adaptation; development; settings; contextual features; linkage; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : With rising levels of immigration comes a need to know what fosters positive adaptation for the youth growing up in a new culture of settlement.The issue is increasingly studied; however, little of the research conducted has combined a developmental with a contextual approach. READ MORE