Search for dissertations about: "risk perception"

Showing result 6 - 10 of 209 swedish dissertations containing the words risk perception.

  1. 6. Essays in Environmental Management and Economics: Public Health, Risk and Strategic Environmental Assessment

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Univ., Department of Economics, School of Business, Economics and Law

    Author : Daniel Slunge; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; risk; risk perception; public health; strategic environmental assessment; institutions; governance; willingness to pay; protective behaviour; vector-borne diseases; ticks; TBE; tick-borne encephalitis; Lyme borreliosis; climate change;

    Abstract : Abstract Current large-scale environmental and climate change leads to the emergence of new and potentially dramatic risks for individuals and societies. The welfare costs associated with these risks largely depend on our ability to take them into account in decision-making and adapt to new circumstances. READ MORE

  2. 7. Talking to me? : Risk communication to a diverse public

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Misse Wester; Misse Wester-Herber; Örebro universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; Psykologi; Psychology; Psykologi; Risk communication; Risk perception; public participation; place-identity; psykologi;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on the process of communication of environmental risks. A basic assumption in this thesis is that even though ambitious risk communication efforts can take place, the intended recipients are left with a feeling of alienation: Talking to me? The thesis presents a review of theories developed in the field of risk communication research and theories concerning risk perception. READ MORE

  3. 8. Perception of disturbing sounds : Investigations of people with hearing loss and normal hearing

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro University

    Author : Åsa Skagerstrand; Örebro universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; perception; annoyance; loudness; hearing loss; Handikappvetenskap; Disability Science;

    Abstract : The present thesis concerns the daily sound environment and the human perception of the same. The sound environment affects the possibility to be active in a communication. With background noise, it may be harder to hear desired signals, and when suffering from a hearing loss, negative effects of the background noise increase. READ MORE

  4. 9. INDIVIDUAL GENETIC RESEARCH RESULTS Uncertainties, Conceptions, and Preferences

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Jennifer Viberg Johansson; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Incidental findings; genetic risk information; research participants; risk perception; free choice; framing; conceptions of genetic risk; making sense of genetic risk; preferences for genetic risk information;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes to the ethical discussion on how to handle incidental findings in biomedical research using sequencing technologies from a theoretical and an empirical perspective. Study I and II are theoretical studies that used conceptual analysis. READ MORE

  5. 10. The cultural context of business : A study of firms in a northern Nigerian society

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Yakubu Zakaria; Uppsala universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociology; Culture; Values; Norms; Behaviour; Rationality; Cross-cultural; Islam; Modernization; Entrepreneur; Manager; Trust; Risk; Organization; Control; Strategy; Perception; Business; Profit; Success; Development; Sociologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : This study is about entrepreneurial adaptations to modem manufacturing activities in a semi-industrial society of Northern Nigeria. It embodies both general and micro-institutional perspectives of business behaviour and seeks to examine the multidimensional influences ofcultural values on business patterns. READ MORE