Search for dissertations about: "mediation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 150 swedish dissertations containing the word mediation.

  1. 1. Video letters, mediation and (proper) distance : A qualitative study of international development communication in practice

    Author : Florencia Enghel; Miyase Christensen; Karin Wilkins; Robin Mansell; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; development communication; mediation; proper distance; international; video letters; Media and Communication Studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This study scrutinizes the trajectory of an international development communication intervention aimed at mediating, rendering public and mobilizing processes of reconnection among estranged citizens across the former Yugoslavia. The intervention, which took place between 2000 and 2005 in the wider context of post-conflict international development assistance and peacebuilding operations in the region, was known as the Videoletters project. READ MORE

  2. 2. Mediation and the legal system : Extracting the legal principles of civil and commercial mediation

    Author : Petra Hietanen-Kunwald; Risto Koulu; Matti Rudanko; Finland Helsinki University of Helsinki; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : It is common to perceive mediation as a social practice, a practice that takes place outside the law and is unrestricted by legal rules. The subject of my dissertation is the normative dimension of mediation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Elusive Peacemakers : A Bargaining Perspective on Mediation in Internal Armed Conflicts

    Author : Isak Svensson; Mats Hammarström; David Mason; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; mediation; third party; civil war; peace agreement; conflict resolution; negotiated settlement; bargaining; conflict termination; internal conflict; Peace and conflict research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : This composite dissertation explores mediation in internal armed conflicts from a bargaining perspective. Four separate essays investigate why mediation occurs, why it is successful, and why peace guarantors’ commitments are credible. Essay 1 examines the conditions under which mediation takes place. READ MORE

  4. 4. Individual differences in the aging memory : Mediation accounts, moderators, and contextual factors

    Author : Ola Sternäng; Åke Wahlin; Lars-Göran Nilsson; Nancy Pedersen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; cognitive aging; interactions; context; mediation accounts; cross-cultural; longitudinal; individual differences; Psychology; Psykologi; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Within the field of cognitive aging, mediation accounts propose that age affects cognitive abilities through a mediator variable. Most of these mediation accounts are developed based on studies with cross-sectional designs. READ MORE

  5. 5. Why Women Ask for Less Salary than Men: Mediation of Stereotype Threat in Salary Negotiations

    Author : Una Tellhed; Institutionen för psykologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; salary negotiations; stereotype threat; gender stereotypes; mediation; self-stereotyping; motivation; outcome goals; regulatory focus; självstereotypering; mediering; könsstereotyper; löneförhandling; stereotyphot;

    Abstract : Women ask for less salary than men in negotiations. Sex differences in negotiating performance have recently been explained as stereotype threat effects. Stereotype threat theory states that the performance of negatively stereotyped group-members can suffer in contexts where the negative stereotype is salient. READ MORE