Search for dissertations about: "human rights thesis"

Showing result 16 - 20 of 199 swedish dissertations containing the words human rights thesis.

  1. 16. Ethical aspects of owning human biological material

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Barbro Björkman; KTH.; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; biological material; ownership; rights; organ donation; property; commodification; kidney; virtue ethics; natural rights; transplantation; transplant; social organisation; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen;

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  2. 17. Visibility at risk for women as rights-holders a study with regard to a refugee camp context

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro University

    Author : Jenny Zetterqvist; Örebro universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Women; rights-holder; human rights; CEDAW; gender-based violence; domestic violence; protracted refugee camp situations; local customary law tradition; East Africa; plural legal context;

    Abstract : By taking the recognition of persons as rights-holders in the framework of international human rights into account, this study directs its attention to women in protracted refugee situations, restricted to stay in camps also when their human rights are at risk due to various forms of violence. The question in focus is the following: To what extent may there be a risk that women in a refugee camp context, distinguished by a protracted refugee situation, do not become visible as rights-holders and entrusted to act with regard to international human rights and the problem of violence against women, especially domestic violence?The research process has taken the form of a continuous dialogue with the material for the study, a dialogue directing attention to material from an established international human rights system on one hand and material dealing with a local refugee camp context on the other. READ MORE

  3. 18. Harmonizing National Laws on Human Trafficking by Implementing Article 3 of the Palermo Protocol : Problems and Reform

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Uppsala universitet

    Author : Dominika Borg Jansson; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Trafficking in human beings; international law; criminal law; organized crime; legal transplants; language; irregular migration; Palermo Protocol; human rights; women’s rights; Criminal Law; Straffrätt;

    Abstract : Trafficking in human beings is one of the most serious and acute problems of our time. It is seen as one of the main forms of organized crime as well as a modern form of slavery. Trafficking is a practice that affects entire societies or rather the very fabric of democratic societies. READ MORE

  4. 19. Survival Options, Processes of Change and Structural Transformation : Livelihood diversification among smallholder households in rural Sub-Saharan Africa

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Sarah Harriet Alobo Loison; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2017-08-18]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; household economics; livelihood diversification; development; structural transformation;

    Abstract : The overall objective of this thesis is to understand the role of diversification at household level, its patterns, determinants and effects on rural smallholder farmers in SSA, as well as its implications for the process of structural transformation in SSA. In the thesis, I use a mixed methodology and combine different types of data on rural smallholders in SSA to answer the objectives a review of previous literature, empirical data from quantitative surveys and qualitative fieldwork. READ MORE

  5. 20. Duties to Past Persons Moral Standing and Posthumous Interests of Old Human Remains

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Malin Masterton; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; posthumous interests; moral standing; missing subject; archaeology; human remains; rights; dead; interests; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects Practical philosophy; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen Praktisk filosofi; Bioetik; Bioethics;

    Abstract : Genetic research has increasing power to analyse old biological remains. Biological traces of well-known historical persons can reveal personal information. The aim of this thesis is to investigate ethical concerns for the dead, within the biological, historical and archaeological sciences. READ MORE