Sökning: "desert"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 56 avhandlingar innehållade ordet desert.

  1. 1. The negotiable desert : Expert knowledge in the negotiations of the Convention to Combat Desertification

    Författare :Elisabet Corell; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Convention to Combat Desertification CCD ; desertification; expertise; influence; international environmental negotiations; International Panel of Experts on Desertification IPED ; local knowledge; non-governmental organizations NCOs ; non-state actors; science and politics; scientific advisers; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Sammanfattning : As the awareness of environmental problems increases, so too do the number of international rules and regulations to prevent them. To set up new rules, decision-makers need knowledge about the environmental issues addressed and therefore often consult experts. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Giving Executives Their Due: Just Pay, Desert, and Equality

    Författare :Alexander Andersson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Just pay; Desert; Equality; Incentives; CEO compensation; Maximum income policies; Egalitarianism; Financial ethics;

    Sammanfattning : Before, during, and after the global financial crisis of 2008, executive pay practices were widely debated and criticized. Economists, philosophers, as well as the man on the street all seem to have strong feelings towards how much, in what ways, and on what grounds executives are paid. LÄS MER

  3. 3. NOUR - Daylighting and thermal effects of windows in desert houses

    Författare :Djamel Ouahrani; Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö; []
    Nyckelord :TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Thermal simulation; Solar aspects; Housing architecture; Ghardaia; Desert; Daylighting simulation; Daylighting; Data collecting; Data analysis; Culture; Climate adaption; Algeria; Architecture; Traditional architecture; Windows; interior design; Arkitektur; inredningsarkitektur;

    Sammanfattning : This study is on a combined effect of window, the daylighting and the thermal effects, in desert houses. It is comprised of two complementary studies. In the introduction a historical review on the development of use daylight has been carried out in order to place the case study in a historical perspective. LÄS MER

  4. 4. A Future for the Past of Desert Vernacular Architecture

    Författare :Marwa Dabaieh; Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; participatory action research; transdisciplinarity; thinking re-vernacular; architectural conservation; desert vernacular; Balat.; neo-desert vernacular;

    Sammanfattning : Desert vernacular architecture has always been the product of a sustainable building cycle. People inherited the traditional way of building from their ancestors and the knowledge was transferred and developed from one generation to another. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Minds, Brains and Desert: On the relevance of neuroscience for retributive punishment

    Författare :Alva Stråge; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Desert; Responsibility; Philosophy of Mind; Neurolaw; Retributivism; Folk Psychology; Folk Morality;

    Sammanfattning : It is a common idea, and an element in many legal systems, that people can deserve punishment when they commit criminal (or immoral) actions. A standard philosophical objection to this retributivist idea about punishment is that if human choices and actions are determined by previous events and the laws of nature, then we are not free in the sense required to be morally responsible for our actions, and therefore cannot deserve blame or punishment. LÄS MER