Search for dissertations about: "progress"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1111 swedish dissertations containing the word progress.

  1. 1. Peacock's progress : aspects of artistic development in the novels of Thomas Love Peacock

    Author : Margaret McKay; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; Engelska språket;

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  2. 2. Malthusian Progress

    Author : Jacob Weisdorf; Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social Mobility; Preventive Checks; Positive Checks; Industrial Revolution; French Revolution; Mortality; Longevity; Malthusian Model; Fertility; Industrious Revolution ; Economic Growth;

    Abstract : Some scholars maintain that pre-industrial England was held in a Malthusian ‘trap’, and that this trap prevented the sustained growth of real wages until as late as 1800. Opponents to this view argue that the structural transformations occurring in preindustrial England – urbanization, labour reallocation between sectors, and human capital investments – are features of development that are incompatible with the idea of Malthusian stagnation. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Propaganda of Progress : The Case of Swedish Housing Exhibitions

    Author : Alain Imboden; Eva Sandstedt; Jukka Gronow; Micael Björk; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sociology; progress; modernity; representation; propaganda; discourse; social change; housing; Sociologi; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : The purpose of this research is to analyse what progress is made of in terms of meanings in order to confirm and explain its presence as representational principle of change. The material used for the research consists of texts produced in relation to four housing exhibitions, which together cover a 70-years period. READ MORE

  4. 4. States under scrutiny : International organizations, transformation and the construction of progress

    Author : Matilda Dahl; Bengt Jacobsson; Miriam Salzer-Mörling; Fabrizio Panozzo; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; scrutiny; audit; construction; progress; transparency; transformation; international organizations; the Baltic States; EU enlargement; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Business Administration; företagsekonomi; Scrutiny; Baltic states;

    Abstract : Opinions, rankings and evaluations of states’ development are proliferating. In the context of the transformation and EU accession of the Baltic States, there were many organizations involved in the scrutiny of their efforts to become accepted as modern and European. READ MORE

  5. 5. On the Edge : The Concept of Progress in Bukhara during the Rule of the Later Manghits

    Author : Franz Wennberg; Carina Jahani; Bo Utas; Bert Fragner; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; Bukhara; Manghits; Islam; Jadidism; Qadimism; Conceptual History; Progress; Apocalypticism; Eschatology; Iranska språk; Iranian Languages;

    Abstract : This work is a study of the concept of progress in Bukhara between approximately 1860 and 1920. It is based on unpublished and published sources from this period. READ MORE