Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 212 avhandlingar innehållade ordet globalization.
1. Globalization and Development : The Impact of International Trade on Political and Social Institutions
Sammanfattning : The Impact of Trade Liberalization in the Presence of Political DistortionsPolitical distortions are prevalent in many developing countries and can imply substantial productivity losses. Theory is ambiguous as to whether greater openness to trade amplifies or reduces the effects of such distortions. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This thesis contains four independent studies that analyze various aspects of the nexus of inequality, globalization, and health with the aim to build our knowledge so some of the empirical relationships connecting these three concepts. Using data on four welfare attributes in Zambian households, Chapter 2 explores three approaches to evaluate multidimensional inequality. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The purpose of this study is to seek to an answer to the question of what constitutes a tenable model for global ethics. This is done in part by a critical engagement with four different models of global ethics; two proposals from political philosophy and two contributions from theological ethics. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This study examines certain segments of the art world-system in which geographical distances seemed to vanishing as a result of faster and more intense interaction levels. This particular art world-system has been conceptualized in contradictory ways. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis is to examine how France and the UK are represented in the television news texts at two different periods in time in order to explore whether and how these representations have changed as globalization has progressed. The thesis contributes to the study of collective identities, political cultures and comparative methods of mass communication. LÄS MER