Sökning: "wills"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 15 avhandlingar innehållade ordet wills.

  1. 1. Economic Decisions and Social Norms in Life and Death Situations

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Nationalekonomiska institutionen, Uppsala universitet

    Författare :Oscar Erixson; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; mortality; social norms; dicrimination; maritime disasters; altruism; estate division; wills; equal sharing; bequests motives; inheritances; windfall gains; tax reform; labor income; capital income; health; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : Essay 1: (with Mikael Elinder) Since the sinking of the Titanic, there has been a widespread belief that the social norm of “women and children first” (WCF) gives women a survival advantage over men in maritime disasters, and that captains and crew members give priority to passengers. We analyze a database of 18 maritime disasters spanning three centuries, covering the fate of over 15,000 individuals of more than 30 nationalities. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Justitia et Prudentia. Rättsbildning genom rättstillämpning - Svea hovrätt och testamentsmålen 1640-1690

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Nationalekonomiska institutionen, Uppsala universitet

    Författare :Elsa Trolle Önnerfors; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2010]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; law of will and testament; law of succession; property law; early modern Sweden; appeal court; legal formation; legal practice; Legal history; legal argumentation;

    Sammanfattning : The purpose of this doctoral dissertation is to investigate how legal issues relating to the law of wills were handled in the clash between the demands on the legal infrastructure of late 17th century Sweden on the one hand, and the insufficiencies of the medieval Swedish legislation on the other. The focus of the study is the law of wills, and how the absence of written law was handled by the appeal courts, primarily in the first royal court of appeal in Sweden, the Svea Court of Appeal. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Den höviska kulturen i Norden : En konsthistorisk undersökning

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Kungl. Vitterhets historie och antikvitets akad

    Författare :Herman Bengtsson; Uppsala universitet.; [1999]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Art history; Court culture; secular art; courtliness; chivalry; Scandinavia; High and Late Middle Ages; Konstvetenskap; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Art; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Konstvetenskap; History Of Art; konstvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis traces the influence of the continental court society and the concepts of courtliness, chivalry and knighthood on Denmark, Norway and Sweden in the High and Late Middle Ages (c. 1150-1520). Although many of the art objects and texts here discussed are well-known, a comparative study of this kind has hitherto never been attempted. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Becoming Biofuels. The messy assembling of resources, sustainability, poverty, land use, and nation-states

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Kungl. Vitterhets historie och antikvitets akad

    Författare :Marie Widengård; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; biofuels; jatropha; assemblages; governmentality; political ecology; political economy; ethnography; governance; materiality; authority; territory; sovereignty; resources; poverty; sustainability; land use change; states; standards; certification; Africa; Zambia; Mozambique; Tanzania; Kenya; Brazil; EU;

    Sammanfattning : Biofuels have come to represent the will to mitigate climate change by replacing fossil fuels with so-called climate-friendly and renewable plant sources, and to improve rural and poor conditions in the South through biofuel crop production, farm job creation, and smallholder cash cropping. The expansion of biofuels in countries in the South largely pivoted upon ‘the will to develop’, specifically through the oil shrub Jatropha curcas L. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Environmental Integration in Sustainable Urban Planning from an Institutional Perspective A Study of Swedish and Chinese Eco-City Development

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Författare :Ying Yin; KTH.; [2014]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Environmental Integration; Sustainable Urban Planning; Institutional Condition; Eco-Cities; Sweden; China; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Sammanfattning : The continuously rising attention to and practice of eco-city development in Sweden and China, as well as the countries’ active cooperation has motivated this study and the exploration of eco-city development in these two countries. In eco-city development, diverse environmental issues may well be beyond the planning sector’s capacity and need to be resolved elsewhere by other authorities and agencies in such areas as energy, water and traffic. LÄS MER