Search for dissertations about: "state complexity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 478 swedish dissertations containing the words state complexity.

  1. 1. Complexity and Ambivalence in Ship Safety Inspection : The view of Swedish Port state control officers

    Author : Fredrik Hjorth; Carl Hult; Ulf Drugge; Michael Baldauf; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Inspection; Port state control; Detention; Deprofessionalization; Compliance; Maritime safety; Profession; Bureaucracy; Sjöfartsvetenskap; Maritime Science;

    Abstract : Despite an extensive system of Port state controls (PSC) on ships, inspection loopholes in European control functions have been reported. Furthermore, risk factors associated with fatigue, stress and a poorly developed safety culture on board ships have been identified in earlier research. READ MORE

  2. 2. Dynamics of Coinfection : Complexity and Implications

    Author : Samia Ghersheen; Vladimir Kozlov; Uno Wennergren; Vladimir Tkachev; Åke Brännström; Linköpings universitet; []

    Abstract : Living beings are always on risk from multiple infectious agents in individual or in groups. Though multiple pathogens' interactions have widely been studied in epidemiology. Despite being well known, the co-existence of these pathogens and their coinfection remained a mystery to be uncovered. READ MORE

  3. 3. F. A. Hayek's Critique of Legislation

    Author : Cyril Holm; Torben Spaak; Pauline Westerman; Wennström Bo; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Hayek; legislation; rules; law; rationality; rational action; rational social order; equilibrium; utilitarianism; method of deliberation; criterion of correctness; Elinor Ostrom; Avner Greif; Vernon Smith; Joshua Epstein; complexity; knowledge; social cooperation; information; know-how; the Hayek problem; the invisible hand; Adam Smith; Mises; Keynes; Marx; welfare state; Gilbert Ryle; Michael Polanyi; theory of legislation; legisprudence; jurisprudence; Neo-Kantianism; historicism; cognitive closure; theory of prices; competition; syntax grammar; game theory; generative social science; agent-based computational modeling; institutional policy analysis; normative; primacy of economics; primacy of politics; Sheri Berman; constructivist rationalism; socialism; social democracy; Nozick; Rawls; distribution; justice; freedom; Kant; polycentric government; process of experimentation; speculative philosophy; analytical philosophy; freedom under the law; liberty; philosophy of mind; consequentialist; Jurisprudence; Allmän rättslära;

    Abstract : The dissertation concerns F. A. Hayek’s (1899–1992) critique of legislation. The purpose of the investigation is to clarify and assess that critique. READ MORE

  4. 4. Poland under pressure 1980-81 : crisis management in state-society conflict

    Author : Witold Patoka; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Crisis management; Solidarity; State authorities; Super Powers; Polish Crisis 1980-81; Cold War; Political Decision-making;

    Abstract : The primary purpose of this study is to describe and analyze the crisis management strategies used by Solidarity and state authorities during the Polish Crisis 1980-81. These key domestic actors adjusted their actions in response to the international context of the crisis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Complexity of state-variable planning under structural restrictions

    Author : Peter Jonsson; Linköpings universitet; []

    Abstract : Computationally tractable planning problems reported in the literature have almost exclusively been defined by syntactical restrictions. To better exploit the inherent structure in problems, it is probably necessary to study also structural restrictions on the underlying state-transition graph. READ MORE