Search for dissertations about: "The Sociology of Religion"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 55 swedish dissertations containing the words The Sociology of Religion.

  1. 1. A Science of Unique Events : Max Weber's Methodology of the Cultural Sciences

    University dissertation from Uppsala University, Uppsala

    Author : Ola Agevall; Växjö universitet.; Uppsala universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History of science; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Vetenskapshistoria; Philosophy subjects Theory of science; Filosofiämnen Vetenskapsteori; Sociology; Sociologi; Science of Univque Events; Infinite manifod; Governing point of view; History; Cultural Science; Value relations; historical individual; Objective possibility; Adequate cause; Ideal type; Sociology; sociologi; Science of unique events; governing point of view; history; cultural science; value relations; objective possibility; adequate cause; ideal type;

    Abstract : Max-Weber's methodological essays, published-posthumously as Gesammelte Aufsätze zur Wissenschaftslehre, continue to attract scholarly attention. They also continue to pose formidable problems to a modern reader. READ MORE

  2. 2. What Counts as Religion in Sociology? The Problem of Religiosity in Sociological Methodology

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Erika Willander; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; sociology of religion; theory and method; religious affiliation; religious beliefs; religious practice; religious mainstream; sacred; religiosity; spirituality; secularization; Sweden; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to contribute to the ongoing critical discussion within the sociology of religion by focusing on the seldom considered perspective of methodology. As such, it consists of a theoretical part that problematizes the ways in which religion has been analyzed, and an empirical part that develops how religiosity can be approached in sociological studies. READ MORE

  3. 3. The In-between Church A Study of the Church of England's Role in Society through the Prism of Welfare

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Martha Middlemiss Lé Mon; Uppsala universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Church of England; contemporary society; Europe; individual; institutional religion; late modernity; religious change; social welfare; welfare systems; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology Sociology of religion; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi Religionssociologi; Sociology of Religion; Religionssociologi;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis has been to explore the role of institutional religion in western Europe between individual and society. This is achieved through an empirical study of the role of the Church of England at local level, using the area of social welfare as the prism through which broader issues of the place of the Church in society can be brought to light. READ MORE

  4. 4. Geographies of eHealth: Studies of Healthcare at a Distance

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Jesper Petersson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2014]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; eHealth; telehealthcare; Actor-network theory; space; information and communication technology; Governmentality;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the proliferation of healthcare services using information and communication technology to overcome spatial and temporal obstacles. These services are given such names as telemedicine and telecare, which are sometimes grouped together as telehealthcare under the umbrella term eHealth. READ MORE

  5. 5. The cultural context of business : A study of firms in a northern Nigerian society

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Yakubu Zakaria; Uppsala universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociology; Culture; Values; Norms; Behaviour; Rationality; Cross-cultural; Islam; Modernization; Entrepreneur; Manager; Trust; Risk; Organization; Control; Strategy; Perception; Business; Profit; Success; Development; Sociologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : This study is about entrepreneurial adaptations to modem manufacturing activities in a semi-industrial society of Northern Nigeria. It embodies both general and micro-institutional perspectives of business behaviour and seeks to examine the multidimensional influences ofcultural values on business patterns. READ MORE