Search for dissertations about: "distributive issues"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words distributive issues.

  1. 1. Ethical Aspects of Radiation Risk Management

    Author : Per Wikman-Svahn; John Cantwell; Carl F. Cranor; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; radiation protection; radiological protection; nuclear power; nuclear energy; social issues; ethical issues; ethics; risk; uncertainty; value judgments; precautionary principle; distributive issues; justice; limits; prioritarianism; responsibility; egalitarianism; black swan; black elephant; risk management;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on the assumption that the intersection of moral philosophy and practical risk management is a rewarding area to study. In particular, the thesis assumes that concepts, ideas, and methods that are used in moral philosophy can be of great benefit for risk analysis, but also that practices in risk regulation provide a useful testing ground for moral philosophical theories. READ MORE

  2. 2. New perspectives on socio-economic impacts of tourism : A study on the distributive effects of tourism and events on regional employment and income

    Author : Kai Kronenberg; Matthias Fuchs; Maria Lexhagen; Tom Baum; Mittuniversitetet; []

    Abstract : In the broad field of the economic impact of tourism and events, most studies seek to understand regional tourism development by only focusing on a growth-oriented perspective and highly aggregated indicators, such as increases in GDP. Such a narrow view, however, systematically overlooks and disregards the negative socio-economic consequences that accompany economic growth, such as income inequality and precarious working conditions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ruptured narratives : An analysis of the contradictions within young people's responses to issues of personal responsibility and social violence within an educational context

    Author : Silvia Edling; Carl Anders Säfström; Sharon Todd; Caroline Liberg; Lynda Stone; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Young people youth ; social violence; oppression; difference; justice; injustice; moral responsibility; culture; ruptured narratives; subject-in-process; politics; democracy; education; curriculum theory; Education; Pedagogik; Curriculum Studies;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses the problems of social violence which are based on stereotyped prejudices, and directed towards people who differ from the norm, and asks how education aiming at counteracting social violence can be understood. Within education, the aspiration to contest social violence is generally motivated by a democratic framework stressing distributive justice and everyone’s equal value. READ MORE

  4. 4. The “Dark Side” of Marine Spatial Planning : A study of domination, empowerment and freedom through theories of discourse and power

    Author : Ralph Voma Tafon; Michael Gilek; Fred P. Saunders; Wesley Flannery; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; marine spatial planning; discourse; power; domination; empowerment; freedom; conflict; resistance; small-scale fisheries; offshore wind energy; Environmental Studies; Miljövetenskapliga studier; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to contribute to the marine spatial planning (MSP) literature by elaborating a robust theoretical account of power for a more rigorous and balanced critical analysis of MSP. Conceived as a problem-solving regime, MSP has emerged as a radical approach to govern the use and protection of marine resources. READ MORE

  5. 5. Giving Executives Their Due: Just Pay, Desert, and Equality

    Author : Alexander Andersson; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Just pay; Desert; Equality; Incentives; CEO compensation; Maximum income policies; Egalitarianism; Financial ethics;

    Abstract : Before, during, and after the global financial crisis of 2008, executive pay practices were widely debated and criticized. Economists, philosophers, as well as the man on the street all seem to have strong feelings towards how much, in what ways, and on what grounds executives are paid. READ MORE