Search for dissertations about: "animals"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1523 swedish dissertations containing the word animals.

  1. 1. Problem Animals A Critical Genealogy of Animal Cruelty and Animal Welfare in Swedish Politics 1844–1944

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Political Science, Stockholm University

    Author : Per-Anders Svärd; Ludvig Beckman; Kristina Boréus; Marcel Wissenburg; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; animal rights; animal welfare; animal protection; animal cruelty; animal politics; human-animal studies; critical animal studies; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Despite growing academic interest in the human–animal relationship, little research has been directed toward the political regulation of animal treatment. Even less attention has been accorded to the emergence of the long dominant paradigm in this policy area, namely, the ideology of animal welfare. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ehrlichia in animals and humans

    University dissertation from Department of Medical Microbiology, Lund University

    Author : Anneli Bjöersdorff; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; seroprevalence; humans; animals; granulocytic; ehrlichiosis; Ehrlichia phagocytophila; tick-borne; Microbiology; bacteriology; virology; mycology; Mikrobiologi; bakteriologi; virologi; mykologi;

    Abstract : Ehrlichia phagocytophila is a tick-borne pathogen of domestic animals, which has recently been acknowledged also as a human pathogen. It is a strictly intracellular bacterium, infecting granulocytes of the host, sometimes resulting in clinical disease - granulocytic ehrlichiosis - with manifestations ranging from mild flu-like conditions to severe infections with multi-organ failure and death. READ MORE

  3. 3. Haploid selection in animals Exploring the fitness consequences and underlying mechanisms

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Ghazal Alavioon; Simone Immler; Tommaso Pizzari; [2018]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; sperm; evolution; haploid selection; reproductive aging; fitness;

    Abstract : A consequence of sexual reproduction in eukaryotes is the evolution of a biphasic life cycle with alternating diploid and haploid gametic phases. While our focus in evolutionary biology is on selection during the diploid phase, we know relatively little about selection occurring during the haploid gametic stage. READ MORE

  4. 4. Zearalenone metabolism in animals : subcellular distribution and properties of reducing hepatic enzyme and in vivo measurements of biotransformation

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Monica Olsen; [1985]

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  5. 5. The Concepts of Health, Well-being and Welfare as Applied to Animals A Philosophical Analysis of the Concepts with the Regard to the Differences Between Animals

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping Univeristy Electronic Press

    Author : Henrik Lerner; Lennart Nordenfelt; Stefan Gunnarsson; David Fraser; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Concept; concept formation; welfare; definition; health; legislation; natural behaviour; role for animals; science of animal health and welfare; veterinary medicine; well-being; begrepp; begreppsbildning; definition; djurs roller; hälsa; lagstiftning; naturligt beteende; veterinärmedicin; välbefinnande; välfärd; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen;

    Abstract : This thesis is an analysis of the use and definition of the concepts health, well-being and welfare within the field called “the science of animal health and welfare”. The materials used are a literature survey of the field, qualitative interviews with Swedish veterinary surgeons and a study of the concepts in legislation concerning animals in England, Germany and Sweden. READ MORE