Search for dissertations about: "norms"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 801 swedish dissertations containing the word norms.

  1. 1. Essays on Social Norms and Economic Change

    Author : Karl Mcshane; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social Norms; Gender norms; Executive recruitment; Generalized trust; Immigration; business incubators; Entrepreneurship; Social norms; gender norms; entrepreneurship; business incubators; immigration; generalized trust; social trust;

    Abstract : This dissertation consists of three empirical essays concerning social norms and their effect on economic outcomes. Each essays discusses a seperate subject. READ MORE

  2. 2. Norms and Alternatives : Logical Aspects of Normative Reasoning

    Author : Karl Nygren; Valentin Goranko; Dag Westerståhl; Ivano Ciardelli; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; alternative semantics; norms; normative systems; deontic logic; modal logic; inquisitive semantics; inquisitive logic; semantics of questions; disjunction; free choice; obligation; permission; action; normative reasoning; ignorance; axiomatic system; completeness; Philosophy; filosofi;

    Abstract : In this thesis, I develop and investigate various novel semantic frameworks for deontic logic. Deontic logic concerns the logical aspects of normative reasoning. In particular, it concerns reasoning about what is required, allowed and forbidden. I focus on two main issues: free-choice reasoning and the role of norms in deontic logic. READ MORE

  3. 3. Negotiating the Normal Birth : Norms and Emotions in Midwifery Education

    Author : Jenny Gleisner; Boel Berner; Corinna Kruse; Jessica Mesman; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Norms; feelings; emotions; midwifery; midwifery education; student midwives; feeling norms; labor pain; stillbirth; negotiation; categorization work; birthing trajectory; Normer; känslor; barnmorska; barnmorskeutbildning; barnmorskestudenter; känslonormer; förlossningssmärta; dödfödda barn; förhandling; kategoriseringsarbete; förlossningstrajektorier;

    Abstract : Pregnancies and childbirths are not just biological or medical events. Childbirths are also emotionally intense situations, not only for the parents-to-be but also for those who work in delivery care. In addition, pregnancies and childbirths are sociocultural situations; there are norms regarding the normal birth. READ MORE

  4. 4. Norms in Prosocial Decisions : The Role of Observability, Avoidance, and Conditionality

    Author : Per A Andersson; Daniel Västfjäll; Gustav Tinghög; Arvid Erlandsson; Gaëlle Vallée-Tourangeau; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Prosocial behavior; Norms; Observability; Information avoidance; Prosocialt beteende; Normer; Observerbarhet; Undvikande av information;

    Abstract : Prosocial behaviors benefit other people and range from donations to charity to behavior limiting the spread of disease, such as masking and vaccination. The overarching purpose of this thesis was to contribute to our understanding of how social norms and conformity affect prosocial behavior. READ MORE

  5. 5. Understanding European Arms Export Controls : Material Interests and Competing Norms

    Author : Mark Bromley; Thomas Jonter; Neil Cooper; Michael Brzoska; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; arms control; arms export controls; defence industry; dual-use export controls; EU; international relations; norms; organization theory; organized hypocrisy; Sweden; International Relations; internationella relationer;

    Abstract : This thesis seeks to better understand the formation and implementation of the restrictions that the EU and EU member states have imposed on exports of military and security equipment. Specifically, the thesis develops two norms-based theoretical frameworks for understanding how and why particular restrictions become integrated in states’ national and collective export controls, why others are rejected, and the different ways this integration occurs. READ MORE