Search for dissertations about: "generations"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 408 swedish dissertations containing the word generations.

  1. 1. Future generations : A challenge for moral theory

    Author : Gustaf Arrhenius; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; future generations; population theory; population ethics; axiology; welfare; moral theory; social choice theory; impossibility theorems; Filosofi; Practical philosophy; Praktisk filosofi; Practical Philosophy; Praktisk filosofi;

    Abstract : For the last thirty years or so, there has been a search underway for a theory that canaccommodate our intuitions in regard to moral duties to future generations. The object ofthis search has proved surprisingly elusive. The classical moral theories in the literature allhave perplexing implications in this area. READ MORE

  2. 2. Generations in motion : The transition in Hungary and the democratic change of regime, 1987-94

    Author : Annika Eliasson; Sociologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociology; political change; political sociology; Historical sociology; Hungary; change of regime; generations; transition; Sociologi;

    Abstract : This dissertation explains the transition - the change of political system from a one-party state to a multi-party system - in Hungary as the result of a generation change, where different generations with different historical experiences either lost or gained political capital. It also includes a review of what consequences the changes in the political field had for the intellectual and economic fields. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Socialization of Intergroup Attitudes : The Problem of Generations

    Author : David Ekstam; Gina Gustavsson; Anders Westholm; Mikael Hjerm; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Socialization; intergroup attitudes; cohort analysis; generational replacement; age effects; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis regards long-term aggregate trends in intergroup attitudes and the individual-level mechanisms that underlie change and continuity on the aggregate-level. The thesis focusses primarily on attitudes toward homosexuality in the North American context and attitudes toward immigration in the European context. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ethics Beyond Finitude : Responsibility towards Future Generations and Nuclear Waste Management

    Author : Lars Löfquist; Carl-Henric Grenholm; Robert Heeger; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Ethics; Future generations; Nuclear waste; Ethics; Applied ethics; Narrative theory; Self-transcendence; Moral status; Equal opportunities; Etik; Etik; Ethics;

    Abstract : This dissertation has three aims: 1. To evaluate several ethical theories about responsibility towards future generations. 2. To construct a theory about responsibility towards future generations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Expectations : Information, Formation and Outcomes

    Author : Kristoffer Persson; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic Media; Economic Expectations; Consumer Confidence Survey; Scandinavia; Supervised Machine Learning; Generations; Socio-Economic Environment; Economic Behavior; Economic Change; Monetary Policy; Precautionary Saving; Households; Saving Rate; Economic Media; Economic Expectations; Consumer Confidence Survey; Scandinavia; Supervised Machine Learning; Generations; Socio-Economic Environment; Economic Behavior; Economic Change; Monetary Policy; Precautionary Saving; Households; Saving Rate;

    Abstract : The first chapter investigates the relationship between economic media sentiment and individuals’ expectations and perceptions about economic conditions. We test if economic media sentiment Granger-causes individuals’ expectations and opinions concerning economic conditions, controlling for macroeconomic variables. READ MORE