Search for dissertations about: "altruism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 32 swedish dissertations containing the word altruism.

  1. 1. Self-Control and Altruism

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Conny Wollbrant; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Self-Control; Temptation; Game Theory; Experiment; Pro-Social Behavior; Conditional Cooperation; Altruism; Public Goods; Trust; Risk;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of two theoretical papers on self-control (Chapters 1-2) and four empirical papers (3-6) of which two (Chapter 5 and 6) explore determinants of pro-social behavior, while the other two (Chapters 3-4) examine the relationship between self-control and prosocial behavior. (1) “A Theory of Self-Control-Conflict: The Pyrrhic Motions of Reason and Passion. READ MORE

  2. 2. Patterns of Care : Relating Altruism in Sociobiology and the Christian Tradition of Agape

    University dissertation from Centre for Theology and Religious Studies, Lund University

    Author : Eva-Lotta Grantén; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; kunskapsteori; metafysik; estetik; Praktisk filosofi; ideology; epistemology; Sociobiology; Agape; Altruism; Science and Religion; Independence; Conflict; Integration; Care; Systematic philosophy; ethics; metaphysics; aesthetics; ideologi; General; systematic and practical Christian theology; Kristen teologi allmän; systematisk och praktisk ;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Avhandlingens titel Patterns of Care: Relating Altruism in Sociobiology and the Christian Tradition of Agape kan översättas som Omsorgsmönster: Förhållandet mellan hur altruism förstås i sociobiologin och den kristna agape-traditionen. (Ordet agape är grekiska för kärlek. READ MORE

  3. 3. Intergenerational Transfers and Altruism

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Nils-Petter Lagerlöf; Stockholms universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi;

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  4. 4. Demanding Values. Participation, empowerment, and NGOs in Bangladesh

    University dissertation from Department of Sociology, Lund University

    Author : Malin Arvidson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociology; organisational control; altruism; staff motivation; organisational values; Bangladesh; NGOs; participation; empowerment; Sociologi;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Begreppen ‘participation’ och ‘empowerment’ är flitigt använda inom utvecklingsprojekt i tredje världen. Den betydelse som tillskrivs begreppen idag betonar en normativ tolkning, baserad på ett alternativt perspektiv på utveckling vilket innebär utgångspunkt från de människor utvecklingsprojeket berör snarare än västerländsk kunskap och expertis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on antibiotics use: Nudges, preferences & welfare benefits

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Linnea Wickström Östervall; Stockholms universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; field experiment; nudge; reminder; common resources; antibiotics use; resistance; altruism; other-regarding preferences; time preferences; social security; temporary parental leave; natural experiment; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The stock of effective antibiotics can be seen as a common resource. Depletion of this potentially renewable, but currently finite, resource through the development of resistance poses an important policy problem. Prudent use can delay the spread of resistance. It is hence interesting to study factors that affect use and overuse of antibiotics. READ MORE