Search for dissertations about: "assimilation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 156 swedish dissertations containing the word assimilation.

  1. 1. The Institutional Sources of Statehood - Assimilation, Multiculturalism and Taxation in Sub-Saharan Africa

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Anna Persson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Institutions; institutional theory; states; statehood; taxation; taxes; citizenship; assimilation; multiculturalism; ethnic diversity; ethnicity; identity; sub-Saharan Africa; Botswana; Zambia; Uganda;

    Abstract : Today, almost all states are, or at least claim to be, nation-states. As such, they subscribe to the legitimating doctrine of national sovereignty and claim to derive state power from, as well as exercise it for, a nation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Data Assimilation in Fluid Dynamics using Adjoint Optimization

    University dissertation from Matematiska institutionen

    Author : Johan Lundvall; Vladimir Kozlov; Per Weinerfelt; Matts Karlsson; Anders Szepessy; [2007]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Data assimilation; Inverse problem; Adjoint optimization; Burgers equation; nonlinear; Landweber; Initial pressure; Euler flow; MATHEMATICS Applied mathematics; MATEMATIK Tillämpad matematik;

    Abstract : Data assimilation arises in a vast array of different topics: traditionally in meteorological and oceanographic modelling, wind tunnel or water tunnel experiments and recently from biomedical engineering. Data assimilation is a process for combine measured or observed data with a mathematical model, to obtain estimates of the expected data. READ MORE

  3. 3. Using Technologies with Care Notes on Technology Assimilation Processes in Home Care

    University dissertation from Umeå : Print och Media

    Author : Carl Johan Orre; Mikael Wiberg; Andrew Monk; [2009]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Home care; Mobile ICT; Assimilation processes; Cooperative work; Work ecologies; Orchestration; Workplace studies; CSCW; SOCIAL SCIENCES Statistics; computer and systems science Informatics; computer and systems science Informatics and systems science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Statistik; data- och systemvetenskap Informatik; data- och systemvetenskap Informatik och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : Elderly care is currently undergoing a phase of development in which new technologies are anticipated to increase efficiency, secure quality of services and give care assistants more time with the elderly people. This thesis reports on a study of how people involve technologies in everyday home care work. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on Microeconometrics and Immigrant Assimilation

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Alpaslan Akay; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Average marginal effect; Marginal effect of the average individual; Employment and earnings assimilation; Quasi-fixed effects approach; Initial value problem; Dynamic censored random-effects model; Monte Carlo experiment; Heckman’s approximation; Simple method of Wooldridge; Dynamic random-effects sample-selection model; wage-curve method;

    Abstract : Paper I. Asymptotic bias reduction for a conditional marginal effects estimator in sam- ple selection models. In this article we discuss the di¤erences between the average marginal effect and the mar- ginal effect of the average individual in sample selection models, estimated by the Heck- man procedure. READ MORE

  5. 5. Multiculturalism, Liberalism and the Burden of Assimilation

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

    Author : Lily Stroubouli Lanefelt; Jouni Reinikainen; Ulf Mörkenstam; Karin Borevi; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; liberal multiculturalism; cultural diversity; citizenship rigths; ethnicity; integration; burden of assimilation; neutrality; equality; toleration; autonomy; recognition; anti-discrimination; freedom of association; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Should a liberal state meet claims for accommodation of cultural difference with a liberal multicultural approach that grants cultural rights to minorities? The present thesis tries to answer this question by investigating if a liberal state may adopt a multicultural approach and still remain liberal. The purpose of the thesis, more specifically, is to study whether the accommodation of multiculturalism through cultural rights can be based on liberal values or not. READ MORE