Search for dissertations about: "usa"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 429 swedish dissertations containing the word usa.

  1. 1. Have Money, Will Travel : Scholarships and Academic Exchange between Sweden and the United States, 1912–1980

    Author : Christin Mays; Mikael Börjesson; Andreas Åkerlund; Blanck Dag; Kristoffer Kropp; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; history of education; sociology of education; internationalization; universities; scholarships; educational exchange; academic mobility; private foundations; United States; Sweden; utbildningshistoria; utbildningssociologi; internationalisering; universitet; stipendier; akademiskt utbyte; stiftelser; Sverige; USA; Utbildningssociologi; Sociology of Education;

    Abstract : The large-scale transatlantic mobility of students, teachers, and researchers is a twentieth-century phenomenon that has contributed to the reshaping of international cultural, economic, and political relations into the twenty-first century. Through and as part of this development, the United States transformed into a powerful and influential country on the global stage. READ MORE

  2. 2. Patentability and computer software in the USA and Europe

    Author : Henrik Olsson; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : case; computer software; United Kingdom; technical character; group; EPO; computer program related invention; Sweden; USA; test scheme; development; patent; appeal board; patentability; decision; Germany; technical; Great Britain; statutory; computer program; European Patent Office;

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  3. 3. Making Doable Problems within Controversial Science : U.S. and Swedish Scientists’ Experience of Gene Transfer Research

    Author : Hannah Grankvist; Boel Berner; Claes-Fredrik Helgesson; Margareta Hallberg; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Gene transfer; biomedicine; controversy; situatedness; doability; doable problems; alignment; articulation work; boundary-work; frame of reference; U.S.A.; Sweden; interviews; Genterapi; biomedicin; kontrovers; doability; utförbara problem; alignment; situatedness; articulation work; gränsarbete; referensram; USA; Sverige; intervjuer.; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : This thesis explores how scientists within the controversial scientific field of gene  transfer make their research doable. Based on in-depth interviews with gene transfer scientists and key individuals from different regulatory agencies and advisory boards in Sweden and the U.S.A. READ MORE

  4. 4. Why Firms Grow : The Roles of Institutions, Trade, and Technology during Swedish Industrialization

    Author : Vinzent Ostermeyer; Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Industrialization; Firms; 19th Century; Institutions; Trade; Technology; Growth; Development; Factory; Corporations; Steam Power; Tariffs; Employment Multiplier; Services; Causal Inference; Sweden; USA; Great Britain;

    Abstract : Industrialization and the emergence of a manufacturing sector are generally perceived as key drivers for countries to see economic growth and increases in living standards. Only 200 years ago, most countries were relatively poor and had similarly low living standards. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Mention to Those not Mentioned : Yizkor Books and Holocaust Memory 1943–2008

    Author : Lior Becker; Tomislav Dulić; Lars M Andersson; Tim Cole; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Israel; USA; Holocaust memory; collective memory; Yizkor books; commemoration; remembrance; memory culture; Historia; History;

    Abstract : Yizkor books are communal memorial books commemorating Jewish communities destroyed in the Holocaust, produced as a result of communal activity. This study analyses the production and function of Yizkor books. READ MORE