Search for dissertations about: "lebanon"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 swedish dissertations containing the word lebanon.

  1. 1. Challenging the tyranny of citizenship : statelessness in Lebanon

    Author : Jason Tucker; Garrett Wallace Brown; Rana Jawad; University of Bath; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; statelessness; Lebanon; citizenship; nation-state; global citizenship; Global politik; Global politics;

    Abstract : There are seventeen million people in the world who are stateless, not considered as citizens by any state. They suffer due to the current function of citizenship in the nation-state system, occupying a legal space outside of the system, yet, their lives are very much blighted by the system itself. READ MORE

  2. 2. Child bilingualism in Sweden and Lebanon : A study of Arabic-speaking 4-to-7-year-olds

    Author : Rima Haddad; Ute Bohnacker; Virginia C. M. Gathercole; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; language development; bilingualism; Sweden; Lebanon; Swedish; Arabic; preschool-aged children; early school-aged children; vocabulary; narrative macrostructure; CLT; MAIN; language exposure; joint book reading; code-switching; SES; Linguistics; Lingvistik;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates the vocabulary and narrative skills of 100 Arabic-Swedish-speaking children (aged 4–7 years) in Sweden cross-sectionally and the development of these skills (4 to 6) in a subgroup of 10 children longitudinally. Also, the vocabulary skills of 100 Arabic-speaking bilingual children (aged 4–7 years) in Lebanon are investigated cross-sectionally and compared to the Swedish cross-sectional study. READ MORE

  3. 3. Gayted Communities : Marginalized Sexualities in Lebanon

    Author : Erica Li Lundqvist; Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Queer Theory; Gay; Homosexuality; LGBTQ; Sexuality; Islam; Muslims; Religion; Orientation; Masculinity; Filedwork; Observations; Interviews; Lebanon;

    Abstract : This dissertation offers a unique examination of Muslim masculinities and marginalized sexualities in Lebanon, and is a contribution to the growing body of gay and lesbian studies with a focus on Muslims living in The Middle East. It contributes to the theoretical and methodological development of Islamic studies by introducing and using a queer approach to study marginalized sexualities in relation to Islam. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Development and Evaluation of Hospital Pay-for-Performance in Lebanon: Casemix, Readmissions and Patient Perspectives

    Author : Jade Khalife; Socialmedicin och global hälsa; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Health system; Hospital performance; Pay-for-performance; Evaluation; Patient perspectives; Casemix; Readmissions; Lebanon;

    Abstract : Background: Pay-for-performance (P4P) has been widely used in healthcare, but there are few experiences of hospital-based P4P at scale. The evidence of impact from these has been mixed, and there has been increased recognition of the importance of different contexts, designs, incentives and other factors. READ MORE

  5. 5. Commercial Banking and Economic Development The Lebanese Experience 1856-1974

    Author : Ali Abou-Zeinab; Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social and economic history; banking history; Lebanon; Commercial banking; Free banking; Ekonomisk och social historia;

    Abstract : This thesis emphasises the role of commercial banks as financial intermediaries. It is primarily concerned with the development of the commercial banking system of Lebanon in the period 1856-1974, and assesses the role of the commercial banking system in Lebanon, as capital provider to economic development. READ MORE