Search for dissertations about: "development as freedom"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 147 swedish dissertations containing the words development as freedom.

  1. 1. Play as Freedom : Implications for ICT4D

    Author : Pedro Ferreira; Kristina Höök; Jonathan Donner; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY;

    Abstract : Information and Communication Tech nologies for Development (ICT4D) deals with understanding the relationship between modern technology use and social and economic development. While play may not appear as an immediate concern to the field, a recent body of work has emerged questioning the role of play in ICT4D and the reasons behind its apparent dismissal. READ MORE

  2. 2. Perpetual product development : a study of small technology-driven firms

    Author : Jan Bodin; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Perpetual product development; technology; aircraft industry; small firms; inventor; key actors; resources;

    Abstract : This dissertation focuses the attention toward inventors and key actors involved in product development projects. The study focuses on how a new product development process is carried out operationally and strategically in small, technology-driven firms. READ MORE

  3. 3. The capability approach in ict4d research

    Author : Mathias Hatakka; Åke Grönlund; Anders Avdic; Cathy Urquhart; Avdic Anders; Högskolan Dalarna; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; ICT4D; the capability approach; development as freedom; education; ICT; development; Complex Systems – Microdata Analysis; Komplexa system - mikrodataanalys; Informatics; Informatik;

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  4. 4. Qualification of Metal Additive Manufacturing in Space Industry : Challenges for Product Development

    Author : Christo Dordlofva; Anna Öhrwall Rönnbäck; Peter Törlind; Ola Isaksson; Marco Bertoni; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Additive Manufacturing; Space industry; Product Development; Qualification; Design for Additive Manufacturing;

    Abstract : Additive manufacturing (AM), or 3D printing, is a collection of production processes that has received a good deal of attention in recent years from different industries. Features such as mass production of customised products, design freedom, part consolidation and cost efficient low volume production drive the development of, and the interest in, these technologies. READ MORE

  5. 5. International Financial Institutions and Labour Standards : A Legal Study of the Role of These Institutions in the Promotion and Implementation of Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining

    Author : Mpoki Mwakagali; Niklas Bruun; Tonia Novitz; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; international financial institutions; international labour standards; freedom of association and collective bargaining; conditionality; international law; human rights; development; Private Law; civilrätt;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines the legal implications of the operations of international financial institutions (IFIs) on international labour standards on freedom of association and collective bargaining. International financial institutions provide financial assistance to member states for development activities and attach conditionality to their lending. READ MORE