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Browsing by Subject "Menning"

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  • Brynjarsdóttir, Eyja (Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2018-04-20)
    This paper argues that philosophical practice in the Western world, in particular analytic philosophy, suffers from problems that contribute to its lack of diversity in two senses: the exclusion of women and minorities, and a narrow choice of subjects ...
  • Rodelli, Maddalena; Koutra, Kleio; Þorvaldsdóttir, Karen Birna; Bilgin, Hulya; Ratsika, Nikoleta; Testoni, Ines; Saint Arnault, Denise M. (2022-02)
    The normalization of gender-based violence (GBV) consists of all those cultural beliefs and values that sustain, justify, or minimize GBV perpetration. Acknowledging the lack of instruments addressing the normalization of GBV and its constitutive ...
  • Pálsson, Gísli; Swanson, Heather Anne (Duke University Press, 2016)
    “Nature” and “social life” tended to be separated by Enlightenment thinkers, setting the stage for a long-standing tension between geology and social-cultural theory. Such a division suppressed the liveliness that humans have often attributed to material ...
  • Jónsson, Örn Daníel; Rastrick, Ólafur (Springer Nature, 2017-03-08)
    Background: The article explores the significance of abundant geothermal resources Icelanders enjoy, the comfort of inexpensively heated homes and easily accessible year-round public spaces where young and old can gather irrespective of social standing, ...
  • Oddsson, Guðmundur (Félagsfræðingafélag Íslands, 2011)
    Markmið þessarar rannsóknar er að greina hvernig hugmyndir um stéttleysi Íslendinga birtast í almennri orðræðu. Gögnin sem liggja til grundvallar eru fyrst og fremst fréttir og greinar í Morgunblaðinu frá árinu 1986 til 2007. Einnig er stuðst við afleidd ...
  • Minelgaite, Inga (Viðskiptafræðideild og hagfræðideild Háskóla Íslands, viðskiptafræðideild Háskólans í Reykjavík og Seðlabanki Íslands., 2016)
    Research on the ideal leader profile in a cultural context maintains its popularity as it is related to leadership effectiveness, performance of organizations and organizational outcomes. The literature suggests that the sociodememographic characteristics ...
  • Hartman, Steven; Ogilvie, A. E.J.; Ingimundarson, Jón Haukur; Dugmore, A. J.; Hambrecht, George; McGovern, T. H. (2017-09)
    This paper contributes to recent studies exploring the longue durée of human impacts on island landscapes, the impacts of climate and other environmental changes on human communities, and the interaction of human societies and their environments at ...
  • Nilsson, Christina; Ólafsdóttir, Ólöf Ásta; Lundgren, Ingela; Berg, Marie; Dellenborg, Lisen (Informa UK Limited, 2019-01-01)
    Purpose: There is a need to deepen knowledge about midwives’ care in obstetric-led labour wards in which midwives are responsible for normal births. This ethnographic study explores the content and meaning of midwives’ care of women in a hospital-based ...
  • Hauksdóttir, Hildur; Steingrímsdóttir, María; Svanbjörnsdóttir, Birna María (The Educational Research Institute, 2018-12-21)
    Fyrstu tvö árin í starfi hafa mikilvæg áhrif á fagmennsku kennara. Í greininni er sjónum beint að mótun starfskenningar nýrra framhaldsskólakennara til að skilja betur hvaða þættir ráða þar för. Rannsóknin er byggð á eigindlegum gögnum.1 Í ársbyrjun ...
  • Turchin, Peter; Currie, Thomas E.; Whitehouse, Harvey; François, Pieter; Feeney, Kevin; Mullins, Daniel; Hoyer, Daniel; Collins, Christina; Grohmann, Stephanie; Savage, Patrick; Mendel-Gleason, Gavin; Turner, Edward; Dupeyron, Agathe; Cioni, Enrico; Reddish, Jenny; Levine, Jill; Jordan, Greine; Brandl, Eva; Williams, Alice; Cesaretti, Rudolf; Krueger, Marta; Ceccarelli, Alessandro; Figliulo-Rosswurm, Joe; Tuan, Po-Ju; Peregrine, Peter; Marciniak, Arkadiusz; Preiser-Kapeller, Johannes; Kradin, Nikolay; Korotayev, Andrey; Palmisano, Alessio; Baker, David; Bidmead, Julye; Bol, Peter; Christian, David; Cook, Connie; Covey, Alan; Feinman, Gary; Júlíusson, Árni Daníel; Kristinsson, Axel; Miksic, John; Mostern, Ruth; Petrie, Cameron; Rudiak-Gould, Peter; ter Haar, Barend; Wallace, Vesna; Mair, Victor; Xie, Liye; Baines, John; Bridges, Elizabeth; Manning, Joseph; Lockhart, Bruce; Bogaard, Amy; Spencer, Charles (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2017-12-21)
    Do human societies from around the world exhibit similarities in the way that they are structured, and show commonalities in the ways that they have evolved? These are long-standing questions that have proven difficult to answer. To test between competing ...
  • Minelgaite, Inga; Edvardsson, Ingi Runar; Littrell, Romie F. (SAGE Publications, 2017-04)
    This article contributes to cross-cultural management literature, by providing empirical data from two underresearched countries, to serve in the future as benchmark cultural shift research. Furthermore, it illustrates not only the insufficiency of ...
  • Oddsson, Guðmundur (Félagsfræðingafélag Íslands, 2019)
    Stéttagreining er eitt helsta áherslusvið félagsfræði og skarast við flest sérsvið fræðigreinarinnar. Stéttagreining vísar til fræðilegs sjónarhorns sem byggir á rannsóknum á ýmsum birtingarmyndum stéttaskiptingar. Rekja má stéttagreiningu á ...
  • Hafsteinsson, Sigurjón Baldur; Grétarsdóttir, Tinna; Árnason, Arnar (Index Copernicus, 2014-12-12)
    It is well established ethnographically that history is a particularly important and celebrated aspect of Icelandic identity. Paraphrasing Hastrup, it could be argued that Icelandic culture is a culture of the past. The collapse in Iceland in 2008 ...
  • Benediktsson, Artem Ingmar (University of Iceland, School of Education, Faculty of Education and Diversity, 2020-05)
    Tilgangur þessa doktorsverkefnis í formi vísindagreina er að skoða reynslu innflytjenda af kennsluaðferðum og námsumhverfi í þrem íslenskum háskólum. Meginmarkmiðið er að veita innsýn í reynslu innflytjenda af háskólanámi og athuga hvaða kennsluaðferðir ...