Search for dissertations about: "Sociology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 796 swedish dissertations containing the word Sociology.

  1. 1. Taking Time and Making Journeys: Narratives on Self and the Other among Backpackers

    University dissertation from Department of Sociology, Lund University

    Author : Torun Elsrud; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociology; Sociologi; other; backpacking; primitivism; risk; time; tourism; gender; adventure;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Att packa ryggsäcken och resa till tropikerna, till vad man ofta kallar ‘tredje världen’ för en längre tids vistelse anses ofta vara av avsevärd betydelse för en individs identitet och framtida liv. För många resenärer upplevs resan som ett sätt att ta kontroll över den egna tiden och rörelsen, en kontroll som betraktas som en bristvara i de miljöer resenärerna kommer från. READ MORE

  2. 2. Nature and the Social Sciences: Examples from the Electricity and Waste Sectors

    University dissertation from Department of Sociology, Lund University

    Author : Mikael Klintman; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2000]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ecology; critical realism; electricity; environment; epistemology; green identity; greening; meta-theory; nature; ontology; social science; public participation; Sociologi; waste; windpower; Sociology; sociology;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish When society first perceived the environmental condition as problematic, focus was on local emissions with local consequences. Subsequently, the center of attention partly moved beyond local effect research to a broader interest in, for instance, ecocycle processes of energy, and the whole lifecycle of materials. READ MORE

  3. 3. Shame and guilt : Sociology as a poietic system

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Vessela Misheva; Uppsala universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociology; shame; guilt; poietic and autopoietic systems; social selves; language; sociology; society; community; civilization; Sociologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : This dissertation had a clear and simple task: to define what shame is. This necessarily entailed clarifying the distinction between shame and its main modem counterpart, guilt. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Crocodile's Tears - East Timor in the Making

    University dissertation from Department of Sociology, Lund University

    Author : Gudmund Jannisa; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1997]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; East Timor; Asian maritime trade; imagined community; Indonesia; nationalism;

    Abstract : On 7 December 1975 Indonesian troops invaded the former Portuguese colony of East Timor, which had unilaterally declared itself independent on 28 November the same year. The immediate background to the Indonesian invasion of East Timor was that the old regime in Portugal was overthrown in April 1974, resulting in a decolonisation programme for Portugal's colonies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Gendering the sociology profession : Sweden, Britain and the US

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Almqvist & Wiksell Internationa

    Author : Sanja Magdalenić; Stockholms universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; sociology; professions; organizations; gender; professional project; history of sociology; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi;

    Abstract : The dissertation explores the relationship between gender and professions with a historical sociological analysis of the sociology profession in Sweden, Britain and the US. The theoretical framework draws upon three conceptual terrains: professions, organizations and gender. READ MORE