Search for dissertations about: "sufficiency"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 46 swedish dissertations containing the word sufficiency.

  1. 1. Making sense of sufficiency Entries, practices and politics

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Åsa Callmer; KTH.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sufficiency; sustainable consumption; anti-consumption; decluttering; political ecology; KonMari; Tillräcklighet; hållbar konsumtion; anti-konsumtion; rensning; politisk ekologi; KonMari.; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis; Urban and Regional Studies; Urbana och regionala studier;

    Abstract : The affluent groups and societies in the world have made material consumption part of their lifestyle. Today, overconsumption has come to constitute an acute environmental problem, both with regards to the natural resources needed to satisfy our ever-growing wants, and to the mountains of waste it leaves behind. READ MORE

  2. 2. Scarcity, Abundance and Sufficiency: Contributions to Social and Economic Theory

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Adel Daoud; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economics; sociology; scarcity; abundance; sufficiency;

    Abstract : Economic sociology has established itself as a strong and vibrant field in the social sciences. A number of significant studies have been conducted on the relation between the economy and society: on firms, markets, networks, money, and general action theory. But little has been done on the issues of scarcity, abundance, and sufficiency (SAS). READ MORE

  3. 3. Characterising Needs in Health Care Priority Setting

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Erik Gustavsson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Comorbidity; conceptual analysis; health care; health care needs; interpersonal aggregation; intrapersonal aggregation; multimorbidity; needs; prioritarianism; priority setting; priority to the worse off; rationing; reflective equilibrium; severity; shared decision-making; sufficiency principles; the principle of need; Aggregering; begreppsanalys; behov; behovsprincipen; delat beslutsfattande; hälso- och sjukvård; prioritanism; prioriteringar; reflektivt ekvilibrium; resursfördelning; samsjuklighet; sufficientism; svårighetsgrad; vårdbehov;

    Abstract : The focus of this thesis is needs in the context of health care priority setting. The notion of needs has a strong standing in health care policy; however, how the idea should be understood more specifically and how it should guide decisions about priority setting remain contentious issues. READ MORE

  4. 4. Theoretical and Practical Applications of Probability Excursions in Brownian Motion, Risk Capital Stress Testing, and Hedging of Power Derivatives

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Matematiska institutionen

    Author : Andreas Lindell; Stockholms universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; MATHEMATICS Applied mathematics Mathematical statistics; MATEMATIK Tillämpad matematik Matematisk statistik; matematisk statistik; Mathematical Statistics;

    Abstract : The thesis treats three different areas; (i) Ranked increments of stable processes and ranked excursions of Brownian motion, (ii) Sufficient capital levels for banks, and (iii) Trading strategies for reduction of the fluctuations of revenues for power plants.The first part is a theoretcial investigation involved with the calculation of distribution functions concerning special properties of stable processes. READ MORE

  5. 5. GIS-hydrological modelling in arid lands : a geographical synthesis of surface waters for the African Red Sea region in the Sudan

    University dissertation from Lund University Press

    Author : Badr-Eldin Taha Osman; [1996]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; teknisk geografi; Hydrogeology; geographical and geological engineering; Hydrogeologi; teknisk geologi; runoff.; infiltration; evaporation; rainfall; deterministic and stochastic explanations; weighting methods; hydrological modelling; spatial modelling; GIS; geographical hydrology; the Sudanese Red Sea region; arid lands; water resources;

    Abstract : The magnitude and availability of surface waters in the arid/semi-arid Sudanese Red Sea region has been examined. In conjunction with the research objective, opinions and methodologies applied by previous researchers have been assessed. The study applied a geographical hydrological synthesis within a GIS framework. READ MORE