Search for dissertations about: "watching"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 34 swedish dissertations containing the word watching.

  1. 1. Watching women, falling women Power and dialogue in three novels by Margaret Atwood

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Katarina Gregersdotter; Umeå universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Atwood; cyborg; dialogics; dualism; falling; femininity; feminism; friendship; gender studies; literature analysis; mobility; place; power; storytelling; watching; water; women;

    Abstract :  This study examines the three novelsCat s Eye, The Robber Bride, and Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood. It focuses on the female characters and their relationships to each other: Their friendships are formed in a patriarchally structured environment and are therefore arenas for defending and controlling the norms of such a structure. READ MORE

  2. 2. Trade-off between starvation and predation : Weight-watching in Yellowhammers

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Ineke T. van der Veen; Uppsala universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Developmental biology; Utvecklingsbiologi; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology Organism biology Developmental biology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi Organismbiologi Utvecklingsbiologi; populationsbiologi; Population Biology;

    Abstract : In this thesis I show that captive yellowhammers (Emberiza citrinella) strategically adjusted their level of body mass and diurnal trajectory of mass increase to experimentally increased predation risk. During winter, small birds need large fat reserves to survive the night. Therefore, they build up fat reserves every day. READ MORE

  3. 3. Culture, Conflict and Crises in the Icelandic Fisheries An Anthropological Study of People, Policy and Marine Resources in the North Atlantic Arctic

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Níels Einarsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; environmental perceptions; fisheries governance; fishing culture; common property resources; economic crisis; human and animal rights; Iceland; marine-mammal conservation; privatization; whale watching; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology Cultural anthropology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi Kulturantropologi; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : This thesis is offered as a contribution to studies of social and cultural change in the Icelandic fisheries and fishing communities. Such changes may be seen as a result of the interplay of internal dynamics with both national and global forces and processes, not least with regard to the impacts of fisheries governance. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ecology, tourism and management of harbour seals (Phoca vitulina)

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Zoology, Stockholm University

    Author : Sandra M. Granquist; Stockholms universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Harbour seals; Phoca vitulina; ecology; tourism; wildlife; disturbance; zoologisk ekologi; Animal Ecology;

    Abstract : In cases where human and wildlife are co-using the same geographical areas and resources, management issues often get complex and stakeholder conflicts are common. The Icelandic harbour seal (Phoca vitulina) population is rapidly decreasing, but direct culling of seals still occurs. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cues, Conformity, and Choice Architecture : Empirical Essays on Influence

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Mathias Ekström; Stockholms universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social interactions; Peer effects; Conformity; Status quo bias; Default option; Choice architecture; Altruism; Cues; Reputation; Behavioral economics; Field experiment; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three papers summarized as follows. “Can Indifference Make the World Greener?” We test whether the default option can nudge people to save resources in a simple, non-dynamic, decision task with only two alternatives, and where people have been explicitly informed about the recommended course of action. READ MORE