Search for dissertations about: "human motives"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 34 swedish dissertations containing the words human motives.

  1. 1. New motives for migration? : On interregional mobility in the nordic context

    Author : Emma Lundholm; Gunnar Malmberg; Kerstin Westin; Allan Findley; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; interregional migration; migration motives; migration outcomes; commuting; Human geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The subject of this thesis is migrants’ motives and the outcomes of interregional migration, as well as how the propensity for interregional migration has changed for different groups over the past three decades. The background consists of a discussion on the role of the labour market in long-distance migration decisions and a discussion on how social and economic change affect the context in which migration decisions are made. READ MORE

  2. 2. Motivations for human behaviour : Relating attribution and expectancy inferences to socioeconomic and religious orientations among Ewe Christians in Ghana

    Author : Dziedzorm R. Asafo; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; Motivation; Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivations; Cognitive and Symbolic Religiosity; Rituals; Attribution; Expectancy; Dialogue; Inference; Altruism; Values; Relatedness; Motives; Emotions; Churches; Religious Behaviour; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Religion Theology; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; religionssociologi; religionssociologi;

    Abstract : Since Max Weber's controversial thesis about the source of Western capitalism, social scientists have become embroiled in, and preoccupied with the central question of the function of ideology in human behaviour. In the process, other questions relating to this issue and especially that of religion came to attract the attention of many researchers. READ MORE

  3. 3. Images, Motives, and Challenges for Western Health Workers in Humanitarian Aid

    Author : Magdalena Bjerneld; Gunilla Lindmark; Beth Maina Ahlberg; Lars Dahlgren; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; humanitarian action; human resource management; relief workers; aid workers; volunteers; images; motives; qualitative research; Public health medicine research areas; Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden; Medicin; Medicine;

    Abstract : This thesis presents how humanitarian aid workers were attracted, motivated, recruited, and prepared for fieldwork, and how they reported their work experience directly from the field and when they returned home. Data were derived from interviews with experienced aid workers, focus group discussions with presumptive aid workers, analysis of letters from aid workers in the field on MSFs homepages in Europe, and from interviews with recruitment officers at some of the main humanitarian organisations. READ MORE

  4. 4. Beyond Bright City Lights : The Migration Patterns of Gay Men and Lesbians

    Author : Thomas Wimark; Gunnel Forsberg; Eva Andersson; Carina Listerborn; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; gay and lesbian; migration; rural urban; tolerance; life course; Sweden; Turkey; Human Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : One of the most persistent popular notions of gay men and lesbians is that they either live in or move to larger cities. In this thesis, the geography and migration paths of gay men and lesbians are studied using the life course perspective to challenge this idea. READ MORE

  5. 5. On Environmental Grounds : Outdoor Recreation, Place Relations and Environmental Sustainability

    Author : Daniel Wolf-Watz; Klas Sandell; Peter Fredman; Robert Pettersson; Ebba Lisberg Jensen; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Environmental Concern; Place; Nature; Practice; Tourism; Kulturgeografi; Human Geography;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the relationship between outdoor recreation and environmental concern as part of the wider issue of environmental sustainability in late-modern societies. It includes studies of environmentalists’ (that is environmentally committed individuals’) preferences and motivations with regard to outdoor recreation, and covers the inquiries of whether and how outdoor recreation can influence levels of environmental concern. READ MORE