Search for dissertations about: "attityder"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 94 swedish dissertations containing the word attityder.

  1. 1. Judging the Immigrant : Accents and Attitudes

    Author : Niklas Torstensson; Kirk P. H. Sullivan; Robert Eklund; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Foreign accent evaluation; native reactions; attitudes; court interpretation; forensic linguistics; cognitive prototype; legal judgement; Cognitive science; Kognitionsvetenskap; Cognitive science; Kognitionsforskning; Teknik; Technology;

    Abstract : Spoken language as a means of communication contains huge amounts of information apart from the linguistic message that is conveyed. It is often the first channel of interaction between people and based on the speaker’s manner of talk, we create a mental image of the speaker as a person, of the speaker’s background, origin and personal qualities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Love ain't got no color? : Attitude toward interracial marriage in Sweden

    Author : Sayaka Osanami Törngren; Björn Fryklund; Anders Wigerfelt; Charles Westin; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Interracial marriage; attitudes; race; Contact Hypothesis; group position; prejudice and stereotypes; colorblindness; perception of difference; mixed methods; Interrnarriage; attityder; race; kontakthypotes; gruppositioner; fördomar och stereotyper; färgblindhet; perception av skillnad; mixed methods; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Attitudes; Race; Group position; Prejudice and stereotypes; Colorblindness; Perception of difference; Mixed methods;

    Abstract : This dissertation focuses on the geographical area of Malmö, the third largest city in Sweden, and examines the majority society’s opinions and attitudes toward interracial dating, marriage and childbearing. The dissertation is driven by two theoretical frames: the theory of race as ideas constructed through the perception of visible differences and the theory of prejudice and stereotypes. READ MORE

  3. 3. Prejudiced Personalities Revisited : On the Nature of (Generalized) Prejudice

    Author : Robin Bergh; Nazar Akrami; Bo Ekehammar; Gordon Hodson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Prejudice; Personality; Explicit attitudes; Implicit attitudes; Ethnocentrism; Big Five; Agreeableness; Openness to Experience; Fördomar; Personlighet; Attityder; Ingruppsfavoritism; Femfaktormodellen; Vänlighet; Öppenhet för nya erfarenheter; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : In the media, one type of prejudice is often discussed as isolated from other types of prejudice. For example, after Breivik’s massacre, intolerance toward Muslims was intensely debated (for good reasons). However, his manifesto also disclosed extreme attitudes towards women and gays, a fact which passed without much notice. READ MORE

  4. 4. Behavior Change Towards a Sustainable Lifestyle – Effects of Interventions and Psychological Factors on Pro-Environmental Behaviors

    Author : Kerstin Weimer; Richard Ahlström; Francisco Esteves; Tommy Gärling; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; values; attitudes; moral judgment competence; locus of control; sense of coherence; pro-environmental behavior; energy conservation; feedback; Relational Frame Theory; motives and barriers to behavior change; food consumption; organically produced food; nudging; värderingar; attityder; moralisk bedömningskompetens; kontroll-lokus; känsla av sammanhang; miljövänligt beteende; energibesparing; feedback; Relational Frame Theory; motiv och hinder för beteendeförändring; matkonsumtion; ekologiskt odlad mat; nudging;

    Abstract : Climate changes due to human-caused global warming are serious challenges for the planet. Changes in individual human behavior towards more pro-environmental actions are thus highly necessary. Human behavior is complex, however, and promoting behavior change requires a solid understanding of how people behave in different situations and contexts. READ MORE

  5. 5. Blaming victims of rape : Studies on rape myths and beliefs about rape

    Author : Kerstin Adolfsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Våldtäktsoffer; Våldtäkt; Attityder; Skuld; Våldtäkt; Skuld; Brottslingar: män; Brottsoffer; Fördomar; Rape; Guilt; Criminals: men; Crime victims; Prejudices; Rape victims; Attitude Psychology ; Rape; Guilt;

    Abstract : Rape is a crime characterized by low reporting and conviction rates. Many victims who do report, drop out during the justice process. This is a problem both for the victims themselves and for the legal certainty of societies. One explanation for low reporting rates is victims’ justified fear of being badly treated, mistrusted, and blamed. READ MORE