Search for dissertations about: "second life"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1077 swedish dissertations containing the words second life.

  1. 1. Power Games Rules and Roles in Second Life

    University dissertation from Karlskrona : Blekinge Institute of Technology

    Author : Maria Bäcke; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; power; digital games; online world; Second Life; virtuality; reality; role-play; hierarchy; authority; governing; subversion; performance; online worlds; virtual worlds; virtual; digital space; rules; hierarchies; negotiation; make-believe;

    Abstract : This study investigates how the members of four different role-playing communities on the online platform Second Life perform social as well as dramatic roles within their community. The trajectories of power influencing these roles are my main focus. READ MORE

  2. 2. Second home tourism The root to displacement in Sweden?

    University dissertation from Umeå : Kulturgeografi

    Author : Roger Marjavaara; Umeå universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; second homes; displacement; tourism; mobility; Stockholm archipelago; Sweden.; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography Economic geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi Ekonomisk geografi;

    Abstract : During certain seasons, rural and peripheral locations with significant numbers of second homes become the destination for major traffic and commodity flows. The outcome of this seasonal flow can be somewhat problematic and cause conflicts. READ MORE

  3. 3. A second chance at life A study about people suffering out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Ann-Sofie Forslund; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2014]

    Abstract : AimThe overall aim of this thesis was to describe people’s lives before and aftersuffering out-of-hospital cardiac arrest with validated myocardial infarction aetiology (OHCA-V). The following specific aims were formulated: describe trends in incidence, outcome and background characteristics among people who suffered OHCA-V (I), describe risk factors and thoughts about lifestyle among survivors(II),elucidate meanings of people’s lived experiences of surviving 1month after the event (III),and elucidate meanings of people’s lived experiencesof surviving 6 and 12 months after the event (IV)MethodsData were collected from the Northern Sweden MONICA myocardial registryand from interviews with people surviving OHCA-V. READ MORE

  4. 4. Reading for Life Three Studies of Swedish Students’ Literacy Development

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Ulla Damber; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Literacy; fiction; second language learning; the deficit discourse; scaffolding; Läsning; skönlitteratur; andraspråksinlärning; bristdiskurs; stöttning; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to explore school classes with a higher level of achievement in reading than could be expected, with regard to socio-economic background factors and language background. What do those classes practice? Which attitudes towards reading and schooling do those children and their teachers display? The teacher and the classroom environment are in particular focus. READ MORE

  5. 5. Health-Related Quality of Life in Asthma

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Mai Leander; Ersta Sköndal högskola.; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; asthma; adult; quality of life; cohort studies; longitudinal study; questionnaires; epidemiology; prognosis; Gothenburg quality of life instrument; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap; Vårdvetenskap; Vårdvetenskap; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Asthma; Adult; Quality of Life; Cohort Studies; Longitudinal study; Questionnaires; Epidemiology; Prognosis; Gothenburg Quality of Life Instrument; Göteborg Quality of Life Instrument;

    Abstract : Health-related quality of life (HRQL) has become an important outcome in asthma, since traditional outcomes, such as respiratory symptoms and pulmonary function, might not entirely express the patient’s perception of the limitations caused by the disease. The aim of this thesis was to study HRQL in asthma and to analyse if HRQL was related to asthma onset and prognosis. READ MORE