Search for dissertations about: "change"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6478 swedish dissertations containing the word change.

  1. 1. Continuity and Change : Essays on path-dependence in economic geography and good food

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Pepijn Olders; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; path dependence; continuity; change; expert opinion; economic geography; restaurants; low-emission vehicles; PDO PGI labels;

    Abstract : How can it be, that in our rapidly changing world certain things remain recognisably the same for such a long time? This dissertation is concerned with the economic geography of path-dependence and seeks to explain selected everyday examples of continuity and change. How can French restaurants and chefs be successful for decades despite changes in taste? Why are cars powered by fossil fuels still around while there are many novel and cleaner alternatives? What explains the re-invention of local food products in spite of the influx of many new products from around the world? These are the question this dissertation tries to explain as spatial expressions of ‘path-dependence’. READ MORE

  2. 2. SEA CHANGE Social-ecological co-evolution in Baltic Sea fisheries

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University

    Author : Jonas Hentati-Sundberg; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; resilience; social-ecological systems; complex adaptive systems; fisheries; Baltic Sea; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : Sustainable management of natural resources requires an in-depth understanding of the interplay between social and ecological change. Linked social-ecological systems (SES) have been described as complex adaptive systems (CAS), which mean that they are irreducible, exhibit nonlinear dynamics, have interactions across scales and are uncertain and unpredictable. READ MORE

  3. 3. Capturing change : The practice of Malian photography, 1930s-1990s

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Tanya Elder; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; African photography; situated practice; bricoleur; indigenous technology; assimilation and adaptation; media technology; Mali; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : This study follows the evolution of three distinct photographic practices in Mali. It focuses on indigenous photographers in the towns of Segou, Mopti and Kayes. The first practice beginning in the 1930's, is studio photography. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Reluctant Change Agent - Change, Chance and Choice among Teachers, Educational Change in the City

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Pernille Berg; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Educational change; innovation; globalisation; change agent; competence development; drivers of change; sociological study and qualitative reserach methods.;

    Abstract : This dissertation critically analyses the discourse on educational change. By placing educational change in the context of globalisation and innovation the author argues that the current discourse on educational change is un-nuanced and omits the important perspectives on change. READ MORE

  5. 5. Change Detection of the Unexpected : Enhancing change detection of the unexpected in a complex and high risk context – guiding visual attention in a digital display environment

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för informatik och media

    Author : Ulrik Spak; Uppsala universitet.; Försvarshögskolan.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Människa-dator interaktion; Human-Computer Interaction; awareness; change blindness; change detection; command and control; display; feedback; human-computer interaction; inattentional blindness; monitoring; surveillance; visual cue; Ledningsvetenskap; Ledningsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Change detection of objects and events in our visual surroundings is sometimes severely difficult, especially if these changes are unexpected. Such failures in change detection may cause huge malicious outcomes in contexts characterized by high levels of complexity and risk. READ MORE