Search for dissertations about: "social reaction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 117 swedish dissertations containing the words social reaction.

  1. 1. Forests, farmers and the state environmentalism and resistance in northeastern Thailand

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Amare Tegbaru; Stockholms universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Social anthropology ethnography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Socialantrolopologi etnografi; Social Anthropology; socialantropologi;

    Abstract : The Isan farmers in Ubonratchatani province of Northeast Thailand employ Buddhist as well as modernist environmental arguments to resist the spread of commercial eucalyptus plantations carried out by the state. Villagers affected by the consequences of commercial forestry have made a metaphorical link between eucalyptus, destructive exploitation and coercive power. READ MORE

  2. 2. Talking Threats The Social Construction of National Security in Russia and the United States

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University

    Author : Roxanna Sjöstedt; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science Peace and conflict research; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap Freds- och konfliktforskning; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning; threat images; security; securitization; norms; ideas; HIV AIDS;

    Abstract : Why are some issues seen as threats? This dissertation attempts to explain the dynamics of threat construction by national decision-makers. The theoretical ambition is twofold: first, the dissertation aims at improving the research on threat construction by suggesting a broad approach that analyzes this process in a structured manner. READ MORE

  3. 3. Service, Regulations, and Ports: An Actor-Network perspective on the social dimension of Service-Dominant Logic

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Mattias Wengelin; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Service-Dominant Logic; Port security; Service Studies;

    Abstract : Something has happened in the field of Service Studies. With the introduction of what has been called Service Dominant Logic a large proportion of the established theories related to service as a phenomenon has been challenged. From previously having been defined as something different from the tangible things we buy (goods); i.e. READ MORE

  4. 4. Studying the Interplay of Immigration and Welfare States

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutet för social forskning (SOFI)

    Author : Christer Gerdes; Stockholms universitet.; Stockholms universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; net transfers; welfare use; social cohesion; welfare state; elections; xenophobia; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : A comparative study of net transfers for different immigrant groups: Evidence from GermanyThis paper analyzes determinants of net transfers for immigrants living in Germany in 2002, coming from five different countries. Net transfers refer to the net amount of costs and tax payments in the public budget account. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exploring sensitivity to nonverbal communication in controlled settings : Methodological considerations

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Gunilla Svidén; Högskolan i Jönköping.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1993]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN; Sensitivity to nonverbal communication; Methods in research on nonverbal communication;

    Abstract : One of the issues addressed in this thesis concerns whether and how sensitivity to nonverbal communication develops during a period of time spent in professional education. In addition, this investigation is an attempt to gain insight into the complex questions which arise when nonverbal communication is studied from different theoretical perspectives and by employing different research methods. READ MORE