Search for dissertations about: "culture construction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 91 swedish dissertations containing the words culture construction.

  1. 1. Construction Performance Measurement: Site Managers in Refurbishment Projects

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Ahmet Anil Sezer; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [2016]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ICT; construction industry; productivity; Performance; sustainability; waste management; refurbishment; resource use; monitoring;

    Abstract : Firms use management accounting, controls and performance measurement to ensure that employee activities are aligned with organizational goals and strategies. Performance is measured at different levels: industry, firm, project and activity. READ MORE

  2. 2. Identity Construction The Case of Young Women in Rasht

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Padideh Pakpour; Uppsala universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Iran; Rasht; intersectionality; sociolinguistics; identity; membership categorisation analysis; social categories; language norms; Iranska språk; Iranian Languages;

    Abstract : This study took place in the city of Rasht, which is the capital of Gilan Province, situated in North-Western Iran. The aim has been to investigate how a group of young Rashti women constitute their identities through their talk-in-interaction, and how they relate to the concept of Rashti, be it the dialect, people living in a geographical area, or a notion of collective characteristics. READ MORE

  3. 3. Selecting Architectural and Engineering Consultants: Municipal Practices in Sweden

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Josefin Sporrong; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; construction; public procurement; local government; architectural and engineering services; professional services; Sweden;

    Abstract : ABSTRACT New political ambitions, not least in the area of sustainability, have gradually generated a need for new and developed procurement practices. Internationally as well as in Sweden, traditional price-focused procurement strategies are often used in construction-related procurement although new political goals call for more flexible approaches. READ MORE

  4. 4. Culture Unbound: Americanization and Everyday Life in Sweden

    University dissertation from Nordic Academic Press

    Author : Thomas O'Dell; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1997]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Cultural anthropology; ethnology; Sweden; Americanization; Culture; Modernity; Everyday Life; Transnational Cultural Processes; Globalization; Flow; Center Periphery; American Cars; Raggare; Counter-culture; Hippies; Kulturantropologi; etnologi;

    Abstract : This book investigates the significance processes of Americanization have had in shaping and influencing the form and content of everyday life in Sweden. However, rather than simply viewing Americanization as an irresistible homogenizing force, it is argued that to the extent that Swedish everyday life has been Americanized, it has been Americanized in a very Swedish way. READ MORE

  5. 5. The (re)construction of home Unaccompanied children’s and youth’s transition out of care

    University dissertation from Jönköping : Jönköping University, School of Health and Welfare

    Author : Åsa Söderqvist; Högskolan i Jönköping.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; unacccompanied; children; youth; culture; ethnicty; transitions; out-of-home care; home;

    Abstract : This dissertation focuses on how perceptions of ethnicity and culture become meaningful in relation to the transition from care into independent living, studied from unaccompanied youths’, professionals’, and a methodological perspective. The findings from interviews with unaccompanied youth with experience of leaving care showed that thoughts about their ethnic minority background are constantly present in the young men’s lives. READ MORE