Search for dissertations about: "communication influence activities"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 66 swedish dissertations containing the words communication influence activities.

  1. 1. International Humanitarian Law and Influence Operations : The Protection of Civilians from Unlawful Communication Influence Activities during Armed Conflict

    Author : Pontus Winther; Inger Österdahl; Jann Kleffner; Kjetil Mujezinović Larsen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International Humanitarian Law; IHL; Geneva Conventions; Laws of Armed Conflict; LoAC; International Law; Armed Conflict; International Armed Conflict; IAC; Non-international Armed Conflict; NIAC; Occupation; Civilians; Civilian Population; Communication Influence Activities; Influence Operations; Psychological Operations; Threat; Coercion; Compulsion; Humane Treatment; Outrages Upon Personal Dignity; Cruel Treatment; Inhuman Treatment; Mental Torture; Public International Law; Folkrätt; Juridik med inriktning mot folkrätt;

    Abstract : Contemporary armed conflicts are not only fought with physical means and methods. Increasingly, in order to achieve military and political objectives, parties to armed conflicts use communication activities to influence individuals. Armed groups such as ISIS use online propaganda to instil terror and recruit new fighters to their cause. READ MORE

  2. 2. Policy professionals in civil society organizations : Struggling for influence

    Author : Joanna Mellquist; Adrienne Sörbom; Stefan Svallfors; Åsa Wettergren; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; civil society; policy professionals; professionalization; organization; advocacy; strategy; member; mediatization; field theory; capital; decoupling; logic of influence; organizational hypocrisy; myth; Politics; Economy and the Organization of Society; Politik; ekonomi och samhällets organisering;

    Abstract : The professionalization of civil society organizations coupled with an elite-driven policy process has fostered the rise of policy professionals in civil society organizations (CSOs). This dissertation explores the role and functioning of policy professionals in CSOs, describing and analyzing how CSOs’ hiring of such expertise contributes to processes of professionalization within civil society, including what that entails from a normative perspective. READ MORE

  3. 3. Learning Physics Through Communication During Laboratory Work : An empirical study at upper secondary school

    Author : Jan Andersson; Margareta Enghag; Carl Angell; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Physics education; Laboratory Work; Inquiry; Communication; Discourse Analysis; Physics; Fysik;

    Abstract : Laboratory work as a teaching and learning method is given prominence in the Swedish physics curriculum for upper secondary school. It is emphasised that students should be given opportunities to develop the ability to search for answers to questions, plan, conduct, interpret and present results. READ MORE

  4. 4. The impact of gaze-based assistive technology on daily activities in children with severe physical impairments

    Author : Maria Borgestig; Helena Hemmingsson; Torbjörn Falkmer; Jan Sandqvist; Gunnar Ahlsten; Idor Svensson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cerebral palsy; computer activities; daily activities; eye gaze control; self-help devices;

    Abstract : Aim: The aim of the thesis was to investigate the impact of gaze-based assistive technology on daily activities in children with severe physical impairments and without speech. The objectives were to develop and pilot a gaze-based assistive technology intervention (GAT intervention) at home and in school for these children and to understand its impact on daily activities as experienced by their parents. READ MORE

  5. 5. Industrial design - engineering design interaction: Studies of Influencing Factors in Swedish Product Developing Industry

    Author : Sara Persson; Chalmers tekniska högskola; []

    Abstract : Worldwide competition with focus on customer and market needs have initialised new demands on product design and development. Form design aspects can be of decisive importance in the choice of technical principle. However, the integration of industrial design and engineering design activities is not trivial. READ MORE