Search for dissertations about: "margins"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 216 swedish dissertations containing the word margins.

  1. 1. Margins of Prevention : - On Older Adolescents' Positive and Negative Beliefs about Illicit Drug Use

    Author : Patrik Karlsson; Anders Bergmark; Edle Ravndal; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Illicit drugs; adolescents; prevention; margins for change; beliefs; perceptions; expectancies; positive; negative; risk; pleasure; Sweden; Social work; Socialt arbete;

    Abstract : This study explores older adolescents’ positive and negative beliefs about illicit drug use from a preventive perspective. By positive beliefs is meant positive expectancies and benefit perceptions. By negative beliefs is meant negative expectancies and risk perceptions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Microclimate at range margins : Consequences for boreal forest understory species

    Author : Caroline Greiser; Kristoffer Hylander; Johan Ehrlén; Eric Meineri; Miska Luoto; Alistair Jump; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURAL SCIENCES; microclimate; species distribution; range dynamics; boreal forest; canopy cover; topography; soil moisture; air humidity; bryophytes; lichens; vascular plants; biotic interactions; forest management; biodiversity conservation; Ecology and Evolution; ekologi och evolution;

    Abstract : A warmer climate will shift species distributional range margins poleward, but near-ground microclimates may modify these shifts. Cold-adapted northern species at their rear edge may survive locally in microrefugia with a colder microclimate, and warm-adapted southern species at their leading edge may colonize stepping stone habitats with a warmer microclimate. READ MORE

  3. 3. Acquiring L2 Syllable Margins : Studies on the simplification of onsets and codas in interlanguage phonology

    Author : Niclas Abrahamsson; Björn Hammarberg; Roy Major; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Bilingualism; Tvåspråkighet; tvåspråkighetsforskning; Bilingualism;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with developmental, universal, grammatical, and functional factors involved in the acquisition of L2 syllable structure. More specifically, using speech data from Spanish and Chinese learners of Swedish, the thesis examines the production and development of syllable onsets and codas—that is, syllable margins. READ MORE

  4. 4. Voices from the margins : People, media, and the struggle for land in Brazil

    Author : Paola Sartoretto; André Jansson; Thomas Tufte; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social movements; mobilisation; media ethnography; Latin America; Media and Communication Studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This study looks into communicative processes and media practices among members of a subaltern social movement. The aim is to gain an understanding of how these processes and practices contribute to symbolic cohesion in the movement, how they develop and are socialized into practices, and how these processes and practices help challenge hegemonic groups in society. READ MORE

  5. 5. Other Voices : A Study of Christian Feminist Approaches to Religious Plurality East and West

    Author : Helene Egnell; Sven-Erik Brodd; Kajsa Ahlstrand; Ursula King; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Missionary studies; feminism; feminist theology; interfaith dialogue; intercultural theology; theology of religions; theology of religious difference; the Other; change; relation; margins; anti-Judaism; Women s Interfaith Journey; Gabriele Dietrich; Chung Hyun Kyung; Kwok Pui-lan; Wong Wai-ching; Diana L. Eck; Rosemary Radford Ruether; Rita M. Gross; Maura O Neill; Michael Barnes; Missionsvetenskap; Missionary studies; Missionsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the contribution of feminist theology and feminist dialogue praxis to interfaith dialogue and theology of religions. Feminist dialogue praxis is studied through interviews and documentation from women’s interfaith projects; and feminist approaches to religious plurality through the works of a number of Christian feminist theologians, with special attention to Asian theologians, who in their theologizing consciously make use of their multireligious context. READ MORE