Essays about: "A Serious Problem"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 219 essays containing the words A Serious Problem.

  1. 1. The Dual Nature of Harm - In Defence of the Disjunctive View -

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för filosofi, lingvistikoch vetenskapsteori

    Author : Anna Folland; [2017-07-05]
    Keywords : harm; the nature of harm; comparative harm; non-comparative harm; the disjunctive view of harm; benefit; the non-identity problem; the no-difference view;

    Abstract : Much of the debate about the nature of harm regard the standard comparative views and the alternative non-comparative views. The former claim that harm always involves a subject that is made worse off. The latter acknowledges a more absolute understanding of harm, as a subject thatis caused to be in a bad state. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Transformation of Controlled Natural Language Behavioural Requirements into Modal Sequence Diagram Simulation Models for Requirement Conflict Detection

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för data- och informationsteknik

    Author : Alexander Styre; [2017-06-21]
    Keywords : model-driven engineering MDE ; requirements engineering RE ; model-driven requirements engineering MDRE ; ScenarioTools; scenario markup language SML ; scenario description language SDL ; modal sequence diagram MSD ; message sequence chart MSC ; live sequence chart LSC ; controlled natural language CNL ; deterministic transformation;

    Abstract : PURPOSE: Specifying requirements in a semi-formal notation, such as a controlled natural language(CNL), allows reduction of ambiguity and underspecification in requirement specifications, as the notationuses well defined semantics and enforces consistency and conformance to syntactical rules. Contradictingrequirements can be problematic to detect in practice depending on the size and complexity of therequirement specification. READ MORE

  3. 3. No Place Like Home: Development-Induced Displacement - A Crime of Forcible Transfer of Populations

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Magdalena Nergården; [2017]
    Keywords : Public International Law: International Human Rights Law: Criminal Law: Development-induced displacement: Forcible transfer of population: Crimes against humanity:; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis explores how crimes against humanity in general and the crime of forcible transfer of population in particular, cover the most serious situations of development-induced displacement. The focus lies on the legal protection through international criminal law of persons displaced in an unjustified way as a result of development projects, such as the building of dams, roads, and other infrastructure, as well as the exploitation of natural resources in mining and oil projects, to name just a few examples. READ MORE

  4. 4. Breaking the ice : slowly warming to the topic of climate change : quantifying German students’ perceptions of climate change and testing framing to communicate the topic

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Julia Heinrichs; [2017]
    Keywords : uncivilization; alarmism; common human identity; climate change communication; emotions; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : As current approaches of climate change communication addressing the public have proven rather ineffective not triggering action on climate change, including behaviour changes in a more sustainable direction, this thesis seeks to lay the basis for prospective climate change communication strategies addressing German university students and therefore, to contribute to climate change communication science. Thus, the knowledge gained in this thesis can inform future research as well as practical approaches of climate change communication targeting German university students. READ MORE

  5. 5. Parental education background, social support, and preschool-aged children with obesity

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Centrum för forskning om ojämlikhet i hälsa (CHESS)

    Author : Di Sha; [2017]
    Keywords : Educational background; Social support; Childhood obesity; Parental depression; Body mass index;

    Abstract : Childhood obesity is a serious public health problem. The present study investigated the association of parental educational background and social support with children’s weight status, and assessed whether parental depression influences the association of educational background and social support with children’s weight status. READ MORE