Search for dissertations about: "Övrig samhällsvetenskap Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words Övrig samhällsvetenskap Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap.

  1. 1. Risk, language and discourse

    Author : Max Boholm; Sven Ove Hansson; Niklas Möller; Terje Aven; KTH; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; risk; safety; concept; meaning; definiton; discourse; langauge; risk communication; corpus linguistics; content analysis; nanotechnology; nanoparticle; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis; risk;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis analyses the concept of risk and how it functions as an organizing principle of discourse, paying close attention to actual linguistic practice.          Article 1 analyses the concepts of risk, safety and security and their relations based on corpus data (the Corpus of Contemporary American English). READ MORE

  2. 2. Sport as a Means of Responding to Social Problems : Rationales of Government, Welfare and Social Change

    Author : David Ekholm; Dimitris Michailakis; Magnus Dahlstedt; Yvonne Sjöblom; Lennart Nygren; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social work; social policy; social inclusion; youth; subject formation; citizenship; civil society; community; governmental rationality; Socialt arbete; socialpolitik; social inkludering; ungdom; fostran; medborgarskap; civilsamhälle; gemenskap; styrningsrationalitet;

    Abstract : Sport has been increasingly recognized in social policy as a means of steering social change and as a method for responding to diverse social problems. The present study examines how rationales of social change are formed through ‘sport as a means of responding to social problems’. READ MORE

  3. 3. Communication space : Spatial design in manufacturing industry

    Author : Jennie Andersson Schaeffer; Yvonne Eriksson; Gabriela Goldschmidt; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Visual communication; visual management; spatial design; manufacturing industry; improvement process; Visuell kommunikation; visuelll styrning; rumslig gestalting; tillverkningsindustri; Architecture; Arkitektur; Aesthetics; Estetik; Human communication; Kommunikation mellan människor; Manufacturing engineering and work sciences; Produktion och arbetsvetenskap; Innovation and Design; innovation och design;

    Abstract : The main concern of this licentiate thesis is to discuss how built space is used for communication in the manufacturing industry, from a visual communication perspective. The thesis presents and develops the notion of 'communication space' and presents a model to describe the relation between different factors in the communication space. READ MORE

  4. 4. Tinkering Care Moves : Senior Home Care in Practice

    Author : Peter A. Lutz; Mats Utas; Klaus Lindgaard Hoeyer; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; care moves; tinkering; senior home care; Sweden; United States; Vårdvetenskap; Caring Sciences; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology; Etnologi; Ethnology; Health Care Research; Hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; Human-Computer Interaction; Människa-dator interaktion; Medical Informatics; Medicinsk informatik;

    Abstract : This dissertation builds on the current anthropological studies of care relations in practice. It draws inspiration from science and technology studies (STS) and postfeminist technoscience. A qualitative ethnographic approach grounds the empirical data collection and analysis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Making travel sustainable with ICT? : The social practice of travel planning and travel information use in everyday life

    Author : Åsa Nyblom; Mattias Höjer; Greger Henriksson; Marie Thynell; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Travel planning; travel information; travel information services; travel planners; sustainable social practices; practice theory; everyday life; ICT; urban transport; user-centred perspective; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Abstract : Adopting the perspective of the traveller, this thesis examines how travel plans are actually made in the everyday situation and how information is used and drawn on when planning the many, often unremarkable, trips of ordinary urban life. Ethnographical field studies in southern Stockholm, Sweden, employing a practice theory perspective showed that people use a vast mixture of different types of information when planning and making trips. READ MORE