Search for dissertations about: "Sociocultural practices"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 29 swedish dissertations containing the words Sociocultural practices.

  1. 1. Physicians‟ information practices a case study of a medical team at a Teaching Hospital

    University dissertation from Institutionen Biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap/Bibliotekshögskolan Högskolan i Borås

    Author : Esther Ebole Isah; Högskolan i Borås.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; activity theory; Artefacts; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics CPT ; Contextual elements; Information practices; Information seeking; Physicians; Participation; Practice theory; Social learning theories; Work activity; Workplace learning; Library and Information Science; Biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis is a user study within library and information science on participatory practices of a professional group in work activity. This has been investigated only to a minor extent in previous library and information science research. READ MORE

  2. 2. Languaging and Social Positioning in Multilingual School Practices Studies of Sweden Finnish Middle School Years

    University dissertation from Västerås : Mälardalen University

    Author : Annaliina Gynne; Mälardalens högskola.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; languaging; social positioning; social interaction; sociocultural; dialogical; ethnography; bilingual education; multilingual; Sweden Finns; Didactics; didaktik;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the thesis is to examine young people’s languaging, including literacy practices, and its relation to meaning-making and social positioning. Framed by sociocultural and dialogical perspectives, the thesis builds upon four studies that arise from (n)ethnographic fieldwork conducted in two different settings: an institutional educational setting where bilingualism and biculturalism are core values, and social media settings. READ MORE

  3. 3. Helpdesking: Knowing and learning in IT support practices

    University dissertation from Västerås : Mälardalen University

    Author : Ann-Charlotte Bivall; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; helpdesk support; knowing; sociocultural perspective; interaction analysis; collaborative work;

    Abstract : The background of this doctoral thesis is an interest in work achievement over extended time periods in specialized and technology-infused workplaces. Globalization, digitalization and increased focus on customer services are constituent aspects that have been claimed responsible for the current changes in the way work practices and teamwork are organized. READ MORE

  4. 4. Rift Valley fever challenges and new insights for prevention and control using the “One Health” approach

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Osama Ahmed Hassan Ahmed; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Rift Valley fever; Sociocultural practices; Community involvement; Ecological factors; Risk map; Early warning system; Surveillance system; International Health Regulations; and One Health approach.; epidemiologi; Epidemiology; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : Rift Valley fever (RVF) is an emerging viral zoonosis that causes frequent outbreaks in east Africa and on the Arabian Peninsula. The likelihood of RVF global expansion due to climate change and human anthropogenic factors is an important issue. READ MORE

  5. 5. SHIFTING GENDER DYNAMICS IN MULTINATIONAL GHANAIAN MINE JOBS Narratives on Organizational and Sociocultural Barriers

    University dissertation from Luleå : Graphic production

    Author : Rufai Kilu; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Keywords: gender and technology; psychosocial structures; enrolment regimes; organizational barriers; stereotype notions on gender roles; shifting gender dynamics; sustainability; social innovation; multinational Ghanaian mines; Genus och teknik; Gender and Technology;

    Abstract : Gender is one of the central organizing principles around which social and corporate innovation revolves. The multinational Ghanaian mining is dominated by men and masculinity cultures. To gain an adequate understanding of this phenomenon, it is prudent to explore its gendered nature. READ MORE