Search for dissertations about: "interdisciplinary"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 875 swedish dissertations containing the word interdisciplinary.

  1. 1. Shaping urban environments through human selection for plant traits

    Author : Julie Goodness; Erik Andersson; Thomas Elmqvist; Pippin M. L. Anderson; Sarel Cilliers; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cape Town; cities; ecosystem services; environmental management; functional traits; interdisciplinary; landscaping preferences; residential landscapes; social-ecological system; Stockholm; traits; urban ecology; Kapstaden; städer; kulturella ekosystemtjänster; ekosystemtjänster; miljöförvaltning; funktionella egenskaper; tvärvetenskaplig; anläggningspreferenser; bostadsmiljö; socialekologiska system; Stockholm; växtegenskaper; urban ekologi; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : Cities, as home to the majority of the world’s people, are significant sites for addressing challenges of achieving sustainability and securing human wellbeing. Urban environments are complex social-ecological systems, and meeting these challenges requires better understandings of the interactions of social and ecological elements. READ MORE

  2. 2. Applying the ICF-CY to identify everyday life situations of children and youth with disabilities

    Author : Margareta Adolfsson; Mats Granlund; Mia Pless; Johan Malmqvist; Rune J Simeonsson; Christine Imms; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Adolescent; child; clasification; code set. disability; everyday life situation; hbilitation; ICF-CY; implementation; interdisciplinary; participation;

    Abstract : Four studies were included in this doctoral dissertation aiming to investigatehow habilitation professionals perceive the ICF-CY in clinical work and to identify everyday life situations specific for children and youth aged 0-17 years. The ICF-CY was the conceptual framework and since the research was conducted on as well as with the ICF-CY, the use of the classification runs like a thread through all the work. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Triumph of Technology Over Politics? : Reconstructing Television Systems: The Example of Sweden

    Author : Lena Ewertsson; Lars Ingelstam; Martin Kylhammar; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Interdisciplinary studies; Television broadcasting; cable television; satellite television; socio-technical systems; large technical systems; entrepreneurship; Industriförvaltnings AB Kinnevik; TV3; Sweden; Tvärvetenskap; Kabel-TV; Satellit-TV; Public service; Sverige; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : Based upon perspectives and concepts from social and historical research on technical systems, this dissertation describes and analyses events and processes relating to the dramatic change in television in Western Europe during the 1980s and early 1990s. In particular, it focuses on how Swedish television, conceived as a large socio-tecnical system, has shifted from a traditional 'public service' system to a more open and mixed system. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sustainable Development and Urban Water Management : Linking Theory and Practice of Economic Criteria

    Author : Mattias Hjerpe; Marianne Löwgren; Björn-Ola Linnér; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Interdisciplinary studies; economic criteria; water management; infrastructure; cost; environment; Hållbar utveckling; vattenförsörjning; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : The interest in using criteria and indicators for assessing activities in relation to sustainable development is increasing. This dissertation analyses the potential for using economic criteria for assessment of urban water management in relation to sustainable development. The analysis consists of three parts. READ MORE

  5. 5. Theoretical disputes and practical environmental dilemmas : an interdisciplinary study

    Author : Michelle Benyamine; Per Sandén; Rolf Lidskog; Ola Engelmark; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : sustainable development; natural science; theoretical disputes; forest nitrogen fertilisation; constructed wetlands; content analysis; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Enviromental Science; Miljövetenskap;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to analyse the scientific basis for diverging recommendations in environmental management. A further aim of this study is to discuss the links and interactions between disciplines related to science of environmental issues, and between natural science and practice in dealing with environmental management and ecological sustainability. READ MORE