Essays about: "survival"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 945 essays containing the word survival.

  1. 1. ELITE SURVIVAL FIRST, THEN MERITOCRATIZATION Implications of Elite Survival on the Meritocratization of Bureaucracies: A Panel Data Study from 1820 to 2010

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Ramin Shirali; [2019-02-12]
    Keywords : Bureaucracy; Public administration; Meritocracy; Impartiality; Tertiary education; Political elite; Political regime; Democracy; Autocracy;

    Abstract : Previous research has shown that meritocratic recruitment increases bureaucratic governance and decreases corruption (Evans and Rauch, 1999, 2000). However, less emphasis has been made on why meritocratic practices take root. This paper aims to explore this scientific gap by testing two main hypotheses. READ MORE

  2. 2. Malignant Melanoma Classification with Deep Learning

    University essay from KTH/Medicinteknik och hälsosystem

    Author : Jakob Kisselgof; [2019]
    Keywords : Melanoma classification deep learning;

    Abstract : Malignant melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer. If correctly diagnosed in time, the expected five-year survival rate can increase up to 97 %. Therefore, exploring various methods for early detection can contribute with tools which can be used to improve detection of disease and finally to make sure that help is given in time. READ MORE

  3. 3. Levande begravd : kan klimatförändringar ge mjältbrandssporer nya förutsättningar?

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health

    Author : Johanna Cavell; [2019]
    Keywords : mjältbrand; sporer; klimatförändringar;

    Abstract : Mjältbrand är en dödlig sjukdom som varit känd under en lång tid och som drabbar både djur och människor. En av anledningarna till att mjältbrand är fruktad är bakteriens förmåga att sporulera vid icke gynnsamma förhållanden och persistera i jorden under en lång tid. READ MORE

  4. 4. Resilience from within or without? : An ethnographic study of resilience mechanisms in southern Colombia

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Amanda Amigues; [2019]
    Keywords : Resilience; recovery processes; peacebuilding; post-conflict; post-disaster reconstruction; Colombia;

    Abstract : The emergence of resilience in the peacebuilding field shows an important change of paradigm and turn to the local context. So far few ethnographic research has been done to understand how resilience works locally and what are the mechanisms helping individuals to cope and recover from a crisis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Nurses' experiences of being team leaders for community health workers in the care of tuberculosis patients : A minor field study in South Africa

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för vård, arbetsliv och välfärd; Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för vård, arbetsliv och välfärd

    Author : Negina Heidari; Nasim Yavari; [2019]
    Keywords : tuberculosis; experiences; team leaders; nursing; community health workers; cooperation; communication; South Africa;

    Abstract : South Africa is a country with a high mortality rate because of tuberculosis and increasing cases of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis makes it a global health problem. Tuberculosis is curable and preventable but without proper treatment many of the infected have no chance of survival. READ MORE