Search for dissertations about: "power asymmetries"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 swedish dissertations containing the words power asymmetries.

  1. 1. Rethinking power in participatory planning : Towards reflective practice

    Author : Martin Westin; Kaisa Raitio; Tim Richardson; Camilo Calderon; Jonna Bornemark; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Power; participation; frame theory; planning; planners; facilitation; reflective practice; phronesis; Makt; deltagande; dialog; ramteori; planering; planerare; facilitering; process design; reflekterande praktik;

    Abstract : High hopes for democracy and sustainability are placed on participatory planning. Policy makers and scholars argue that broad participation can revitalise democracy and tackle sustainability challenges. Yet, critics claim that power asymmetries stand in the way of realising the potential of participatory planning. READ MORE

  2. 2. Social Hierarchies between Democracy and Autocracy

    Author : Björn Toelstede; Gustav Tinghög; Ali M. Ahmed; Luc Bovens; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Democracy; Autocracy; Social hierarchies; Power asymmetries; pro- and anti-sociality; Path-dependence; Principal-agent chains;

    Abstract : Social hierarchies exist in democracies as well as in authoritarian societies. However, their nature is different. Democratic hierarchies are built bottom-up through election, while autocratic hierarchies are built top-down through coalition formation and domination. READ MORE

  3. 3. Caregiving Dilemmas : Ideology and Social Interactionin Tanzanian Family Life

    Author : Sofia Johnson Frankenberg; Rolf Holmqvist; Birgitta Rubenson; Akunda Mbise; Trine Kjörholt; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Caregiving dilemmas; ideology; child rights; interaction; language socialization; Tanzania; early childhood relationships; participation; power asymmetries; Omsorgsdilemman; ideologi; barns rättigheter; interaktion; språksocialisation; Tanzania; tidiga barndoms relationer; deltagande; makt asymmetrier;

    Abstract : This thesis explores caregiving ideology and social interaction in Tanzanian families with a focus on guidance and control of young children. The study is set within a context of social change in terms of urbanization as well as the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. READ MORE

  4. 4. Resource characterization and variability studies for marine current power

    Author : Nicole Carpman; Karin Thomas; Mats Leijon; Sandra Eriksson; AbuBakr S. Bahaj; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Marine current energy; tidal currents; wake; variability; renewable energy; ADCP; flow measurement; Engineering Science with specialization in Science of Electricity; Teknisk fysik med inriktning mot elektricitetslära;

    Abstract : Producing electricity from marine renewable resources is a research area that develops continuously. The field of tidal energy is on the edge to progress from the prototype stage to the commercial stage. READ MORE

  5. 5. Human iris characteristics as biomarkers for personality

    Author : Mats Larsson; Håkan Stattin; Nancy Pedersen; Richard J. Rose; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Personality; iris characteristics crypts pigment dots contraction furrows; candidate genes MITF PAX6 SIX3 LMX1B FOXC1 FOXC2 PITX2 BMP4 OLFM3 MSX1 MSX2; anterior cingulate; genetic correlations; heritability; hemispheric asymmetries; approach-related behaviors; Psychology; Psykologi; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : This dissertation explains why behavioral genetic research can be better informed by using characteristics in the human iris as biomarkers for personality, and is divided into five parts. Part I gives an introduction to the classical twin method and an overview of the findings that have led most developmental researchers to recognize that the normal variation of personality depends on a complex interplay between genetic and environmental factors. READ MORE