Search for dissertations about: "reciprocity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 78 swedish dissertations containing the word reciprocity.

  1. 1. Fairness, Reciprocity and Inequality: Experimental evidence from South Africa

    Author : Martine Visser; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; inequality; cooperation; punishment; public goods; experimental economics; social norms; inequality aversion; altruism; reciprocity; stake size; social capital; South Africa;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of six papers, related to artifactual field experiments, conducted in South Africa. The main focus of the thesis is the effect of different forms of heterogeneity on cooperation and punishment within groups. READ MORE

  2. 2. Elderly South Africans' in transition : the daily life circumstances, beliefs concerning health and illness and the influences on caring and family structure

    Author : Doris Bohman; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Activities of daily living; Aged; Changing society; Elderly; Ethnography; Family; Health and illness beliefs; Interpretive phenomenology; Keeping normality; Modernization; Reciprocity; South Africa; Tradition; Transition; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Activities of daily living; changing society; Elderly; Ethnography; Keeping normality; South Africa; health and illness beliefs; interpretive phenomenology; transition; aged; family; modernization; reciprocity; tradition;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to shed light on different aspects of elderly South Africans experiences in a transitional period in order to reach culturally contextual knowledge within gerontological care. The research objectives were to: identify and describe daily life and related concerns and interests as expressed by a group of elderly (I), illuminate how a group of elderly South Africans experience being old in a transitional period (II), study how a group of aged South Africans and their family members describe their intergenerational relations in a transitional period i. READ MORE

  3. 3. Mutual Favours : The social and scientific practice of eighteenth-century Swedish chemistry

    Author : Hjalmar Fors; Anders Lundgren; Sven Widmalm; Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History of science; Vetenskapshistoria; Sweden; chemistry; mineralogy; eighteenth century; enlightenment science; republic of letters; reciprocity; networks; Johan Gottschalk Wallerius; Torbern Bergman; Carl Wilhelm Scheele; History of science; Vetenskapshistoria; idé- och lärdomshistoria; History Of Sciences and Ideas;

    Abstract : The dissertation is a study of the creation of chemistry as a science in eighteenth-century Sweden. It is argued that the chemists in the study participated in a network for exchange of scientific facts and all kinds of favours, in which science was both conducted, negotiated and created. READ MORE

  4. 4. Do Your Bit, Claim Your Share : Justice, Ethos, and the Individual Duty to Contribute

    Author : Markus Furendal; Eva Erman; Simon Birnbaum; Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; duty to contribute; distributive justice; contributive justice; reciprocity; fair burdens; markets; ethos; social sanctions; John Rawls; G. A. Cohen; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Contemporary political philosophy primarily conceives of justice as a virtue of major social institutions. Yet, much advocacy of justice is increasingly focused on how well particular individuals live up to its demands, and proceeds by calling out and criticising their unjust behaviour. READ MORE

  5. 5. Just Distribution : Rawlsian Liberalism and the Politics of Basic Income

    Author : Simon Birnbaum; Bo Lindensjö; Jouni Reinikainen; Stuart White; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; John Rawls; Philippe Van Parijs; radical liberalism; real libertarianism; basic income; reciprocity; welfare universalism; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Should liberal egalitarians endorse the idea of an unconditional basic income for all? This thesis defends a politics of unconditional universalism, offering a liberty-respecting and non-perfectionist basis for maximin-guided policies. The argument starts off from a Rawlsian justification of basic income in the context of institutional ideal theory. READ MORE