Search for dissertations about: "cross-national"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 42 swedish dissertations containing the word cross-national.

  1. 1. Life expectancy in Africa : A cross-national study

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Kwame Gbesemete; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1993]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Africa; life expectaocy; cross-national; environmental; behavioural and cultnral; demographic; socio-economic; medical and external factors; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : This thesis seeks to investigate the factors underlying the differences in life expectaocy in 28 low and middle-income African countries. The thesis is divided into two parts. READ MORE

  2. 2. Industrial buying behavior in the Middle East : a cross national study

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Hossein Dadfar; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1990]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Industrial buying behavior; purchasing process for industrial capital goods; decision making; implementation; dimensions of buying behavior negotiation behavior; consulting marketing; Middle Eastern socio-cultural characteristics; tribalism; Islam; westernization; Iran; Syria; the United Arab Emirates; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : This study tackles industrial buying behavior in a socio-cultural context. The main purpose is to explore the influence of socio-cultural forces on industrial buying behavior in the Middle Eastern selected countries: Iran, Syria and the United Arab Emirates. READ MORE

  3. 3. Realizing the Single Software Market Cross-National Validity of Software License Agreements

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Iustus förlag

    Author : Jan Leidö; Umeå universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; IT law; comparative law; United States law; German law; contract law; copyright law; competition law; data privacy law; private lawmaking; software license agreements; cross-national validity; single software market; Law; juridik;

    Abstract : The Internet has revolutionized the software industry, one of the world’s largest businesses. A single software market is emerging, independent of national borders, where products and services are digitally distributed. READ MORE

  4. 4. The international diffusion of new chemical entities : A cross-national study of the determinants of differences in drug lag

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Fredrik Andersson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1990]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International diffusion; Drug Jag; New chemical entities; Drugs; Determinants of diffusion; Econometric analysis; Cross-national; NCEs; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : The two main objectives of this thesis are to make a general contribution to the understanding of the international diffusion of new chemical entities (NCEs) and to improve the research methods by applying econometric methodology. The study is based on a data base including all 553 NCEs introduced in Sweden during the period 1960-1987 and their introductions in France, West Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, the United States and Norway. READ MORE

  5. 5. The care of children A cross-national comparison of parents’ expectations and experiences

    University dissertation from Umeå : Sociologi

    Author : Anna-Lena Almqvist; Umeå universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociology; Childcare; Cross-national comparison; Family; Family policy; France; Gender; Parental leave; Qualitative studies; Role expansion theory; Role stress theory; Sweden; Sociologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : As a point of departure, this thesis is motivated by the big changes which have taken place in most Western European countries since the 1970s, with an increase in female labour market participation and, to some extent, men’s increased share of the domestic work. There is also a debate as to whether France, having a fairly extensive family support,should be categorised as closer to the Scandinavian countries or together with countries with more restrictive family policy such as Italy and Germany, and thus belonging to the conservative regime cluster as defined by Gösta Esping-Andersen. READ MORE