Search for dissertations about: "theories of harm"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words theories of harm.

  1. 1. Ethics of Imprisonment : Essays in Criminal Justice Ethics

    Author : William Bülow; Till Grüne-Yanoff; Göran Duus-Otterström; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Collateral Harms; Communicative Theory of Punishment; Consequentialism; Criminal Justice Ethics; Doctrine of Double Effect; Electronic Monitoring; Imprisonment; Legal Punishment; Moral Education Theory of Punishment; Privacy; Philosophy of Punishment; Retributivism; Filosofi; Philosophy;

    Abstract : This licentiate thesis consists of three essays which all concern the ethics of imprisonment and what constitutes an ethically defensible treatment of criminal offenders.Paper 1 defends the claim that prisoners have a right to privacy. I argue that the right to privacy is important because of its connection to moral agency. READ MORE

  2. 2. Unfit to live among others : Essays on the ethics of imprisonment

    Author : William Bülow; Till Grüne-Yanoff; Christopher Bennett; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; Applied Ethics; Collateral Harm; Communicative Theory of Punishment; Democratic Self- determination; Doctrine of Double Effect; Felon Disenfranchisement; Imprisonment; Legal Punishment; Practical Philosophy; Philosophy of Punishment; Privacy; Filosofi; Philosophy;

    Abstract : This thesis provides an ethical analysis of imprisonment as a mode of punishment. Consisting in an introduction and four papers the thesis addresses several important questions concerning imprisonment from a number of different perspectives and theoretical starting points. READ MORE

  3. 3. A ‘More Economic Approach’ to WTO Law’s Relevant Market Definition, Trade Harm, and Quantification of Trade Effects and Countermeasures : A Normative Law and Economics Comparison with EU Competition Law

    Author : Marios C. Iacovides; Torbjörn Andersson; Maria Bergström; Freya Baetens; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; EU competition law; WTO law; public international law; antitrust; merger appraisal; dispute settlement; world trade; law and economics; comparative law; effects-based approach; theories of harm; definition of the relevant market; damages; fines; quantification; discrimination; less favourable treatment; national treatment; MFN treatment; GATT; GATS; TBT Agreement; SPS Agreement; SCM Agreement; Anti-Dumping Agreement; subsidies; anti-dumping; countervailing duties; Europarätt; European Integration Law; Public International Law; Folkrätt; Civil Law; Civilrätt;

    Abstract : Having recently registered the 500th dispute at its docket, the WTO dispute settlement system is as prolific and relevant as ever. By almost any measure, it is a great success; it has contributed to bolstering the WTO’s legitimacy, increased the judicialisation of WTO Members’ trade relations, and promoted the scientification of public international law. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ethical Aspects of Radiation Risk Management

    Author : Per Wikman-Svahn; John Cantwell; Carl F. Cranor; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; radiation protection; radiological protection; nuclear power; nuclear energy; social issues; ethical issues; ethics; risk; uncertainty; value judgments; precautionary principle; distributive issues; justice; limits; prioritarianism; responsibility; egalitarianism; black swan; black elephant; risk management;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on the assumption that the intersection of moral philosophy and practical risk management is a rewarding area to study. In particular, the thesis assumes that concepts, ideas, and methods that are used in moral philosophy can be of great benefit for risk analysis, but also that practices in risk regulation provide a useful testing ground for moral philosophical theories. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays in Public Finance and Behavioral Economics

    Author : Arnaldur Stefánsson; Per Engström; Eva Mörk; Mats Persson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Frisch elasticity of labor supply; identification; elasticity heterogeneity; tax compliance; loss aversion; prospect theory; benefit take-up; similarity; distributive justice; moral decision-making; ambiguity attitudes; framing; consistency of choice; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay I: I study how individuals adjust their labor supply in response to a year with tax free income. Due to a transformation from a retroactive to a pay-as-you-earn tax system, income earned on the Icelandic labor market in 1987 was never taxed. READ MORE