Search for dissertations about: "piracy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 swedish dissertations containing the word piracy.

  1. 1. The End of Piracy : Rethinking the History of German Print Piracy in the Early Nineteenth Century

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of History of Science and Ideas, Uppsala University

    Author : Jens Eriksson; H. Otto Sibum; Peter Josephson; Martin Fredriksson; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Authorship; piracy; reprinting; authorial rights; idealism; romanticism; mechanical reproduction; fair catalogs; bibliopolitics; the German book market; Idé- och lärdomshistoria; History of Sciences and Ideas;

    Abstract : This dissertation is an historical study of the German book trade in the early decades of the nineteenth century. In this period, German states passed authorial rights reforms that prompted energetic discussions about the definition of authorship and unauthorized reprinting. READ MORE

  2. 2. Crime, Corruption and Development

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Economics, Uppsala University

    Author : Sebastian Axbard; Mikael Lindahl; Niklas Bengtsson; Mårten Palme; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Judicial System; Court; Corruption; Government Spending; Natural Resources; Mining; Violence; Crime; Climate; Income Opportunities; Piracy; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay I: Prosecuting and convicting corrupt officials is a common strategy to combat corruption. Despite this, little is known about the effectiveness of such anti-corruption policies. READ MORE

  3. 3. Law and Ergonomics in Maritime Security

    University dissertation from Department of Design Sciences, Faculty of Engineering, Lund University

    Author : Maximo Mejia; [2007]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Teknik; public maritime law; Juridical science; Rättsvetenskap; juridik; Technological sciences; macroergonomics; maritime security; piracy;

    Abstract : Concerns over the threats of terrorism, piracy, and armed robbery against ships resulted in a number of International Maritime Organization (IMO) initiatives in the 1980s and 1990s including, inter alia, the establishment of an anti-piracy program, the development of guidelines for ship security, and the adoption of the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Maritime Navigation (SUA Convention), 1988. The September 11 terrorist attacks in 2001 elevated security concerns to its highest levels. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on the Transmission of Human Capital and the Impact of Technological Change

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Uppsala universitet

    Author : Adrian Adermon; Mikael Lindahl; Magnus Gustavsson; Markus Jäntti; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; education; intergenerational mobility; sibling correlations; natural experiment; copyright; music; movies; file sharing; piracy; inequality; job polarization; task-biased technological change; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay 1: If grandparents have an independent impact on their grandchildren's schooling, intergenerational correlations estimated using two generations will underestimate the true level of intergenerational persistence in education. Recent research has found such multi-generational effects, but there is still no consensus on whether these estimates are due to a direct impact of grandparents on their grandchildren, or if they arise because of measurement error or model misspecification. READ MORE

  5. 5. Risk-based ship security analysis : a decision-support approach

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Chalmers tekniska högskola

    Author : Hans Liwång; Jonas W. Ringsberg; Martin Norsell; Rolf Skjong; [2015]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; naval ship; piracy; risk-based; risk control options; ship security analysis; survivability; uncertainty analysis; militära fartyg; sjöröveri; riskanalys; sjöfartsskydd; överlevnadsförmåga; Försvarssystem; Military Technology;

    Abstract : The protection of shipping does not come without hazards and threats for military forces, individual civilian ship operators and crews. With particular focus on security threats, this thesis is about how to prepare for such operations without introducing unnecessary risks, i.e., supporting conscious risk-taking related to ship security. READ MORE