Sökning: "Contemporary context"

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  1. 1. Tinnitus in Context : A Contemporary Contextual Behavioral Approach

    Författare :Hugo Hesser; Gerhard Andersson; Lance McCracken; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Tinnitus; acceptance; cognitive behavioral therapy; experiential avoidance; acceptance and commitment therapy;

    Sammanfattning : Tinnitus is the experience of sounds in the ears without any external auditory source and is a common, debilitating, chronic symptom for which we have yet to develop sufficiently efficacious interventions. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) has evolved over the last 20 years to become the most empirically supported treatment for treating the adverse effects of tinnitus. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Determinants and Effects of Innovation : Context Matters

    Författare :Sam Tavassoli; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Innovation; Innovation determinant; Innovation effect; Firm; Region; Sweden; Industry life cycle; Cluster life cycle; Export;

    Sammanfattning : Innovation and technological change is the major factor of production, renewal, and competitiveness of firms and nations in the contemporary “knowledge economy”. The overall purpose of this dissertation is to investigate the innovative behavior of firms in various sectors and regions. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Localised Globalities and Social Work : Contemporary Challenges

    Författare :Jessica H. Jönsson; Masoud Kamali; Mona Livholts; Vishanthie Sewpaul; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; globalisation; global social problems; glocalisation; multiple modernities; neoliberalism; social work; West-centric development; Globalisation;

    Sammanfattning : Recent global and structural transformations, a West-centric development agenda and the triumph of neoliberal politics have led to destructive consequences for many local communities and individual life chances. The global dominance of the West-centric development agenda, with its roots in the colonial past, has created uneven developments and an unjust world in which Western countries continue to gain advantages and increase their prosperity. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Prejudice in context over time : how demographic, economic and social conditions influence anti-immigrant attitudes in adolescents and adults

    Författare :Jeffrey Mitchell; Mikael Hjerm; Andrea Bohman; Marcel Coenders; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Anti-immigrant attitudes; context; adolescence; formative years; impressionable years; social trust; social change; attitude change; longitudinal analysis; attitudinal environments;

    Sammanfattning : Background Thesis explores the contexts that influence anti-immigrant attitudes in both adolescents and adults, and how contexts influence changes anti-immigrant attitudes in societies over time. Whereas previous research into anti-immigrant attitudes has either focused on micro socialization factors in adolescence, or threat inducing factors in adulthood; this thesis forwards an approach that synthesizes these two ideas. LÄS MER

  5. 5. People of reliable loyalty… : Muftiates and the State in Modern Russia

    Författare :Renat Bekkin; Jenny Berglund; Mark Bassin; Galina M. Yemelianova; Södertörns högskola; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Muftiate; spiritual administration of Muslims; mufti; the economics of religion; the institution of the muftiate; Islam in Russia; Islam in the USSR.; History of religion; Religionshistoria; Historical Studies; Historiska studier; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation presents a full-fledged portrait of the muftiate (spiritual administration of Muslims) in modern Russia. Designed initially for the purpose of controlling religious activity, over time the institution of the muftiate was appropriated by Muslims and became a key factor in preserving national identity for different ethnic groups of Tatars. LÄS MER