Search for dissertations about: "Action"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2976 swedish dissertations containing the word Action.

  1. 1. Thinking Doing : The Politicisation of Thoughtless Action

    Author : Alexandra Segerberg; Bo Lindensjö; Diane Sainsbury; Christine Chwaszcza; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Action; Political action; Collective action; Hannah Arendt; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Scholarly disputes about the concept of political action commonly centre on what can be regarded as political. By contrast, Hannah Arendt suggests that the concept of action itself is an equally significant component and consequently bids us to ‘think what we are doing’. READ MORE

  2. 2. Social action : Variations, dimensions and dilemmas

    Author : Mohammadrafi Mahmoodian; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : This study focuses on several key dimensions and types of social action. It examines variousconceptions of action within sociology: in particular, Marx's labour, Durkheim's normativelyregulated action, Weber's typology of instrumentally rational, value-rational, affectual andtraditional action, as well as Goffman's dramaturgical and Habermas's communicative action. READ MORE

  3. 3. Predictive Eye Movements During Action Observation in Infancy : Understanding the Processes Behind Action Prediction

    Author : Dorota Green; Gustaf Gredebäck; Claes von Hofsten; Bennet I. Bertenthal; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Action prediction; action understanding; eye movements; eye-tracking; culture; infnacy; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Being able to predict the goal of other people’s actions is an important aspect of our daily lives. This ability allows us to interact timely with others and adjust our behaviour appropriately.The general aim of the present thesis was to explore which processes best explain our ability to predict other people’s action goals during development. READ MORE

  4. 4. Communicating climate action : Combining action repertoires and linguistic repertoires in social movement message construction

    Author : Sol Agin; Michael Karlsson; Emilia Ljungberg; John Lynch; Ulrika Olausson; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; climate change communication; social movements; communicative action repertoire alignment; emotional appeals; threat perception; Media and Communication Studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The climate crisis is one of the largest global challenges that humanity has ever faced. Despite the scientific consensus on the threat, action is not occurring on the pace or level needed to stave off the consequences. READ MORE

  5. 5. Implementation Methodology in Action : A Study of an Enterprise Systems Implementation Methodology

    Author : Daniela Mihailescu; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Enterprise Systems; implementation methodology; AcceleratedSAP; Implementation methodology; Action framework; Software engineering; Programvaruteknik; Economic Information Systems; Ekonomiska informationssystem; iplementation methodology; method in action; Informatics; Informatik;

    Abstract : Enterprise Systems create new opportunities but also new challenges and difficulties for implementers and users. The clear distinction between the development and the implementation of Enterprise Systems Software seems to influence not only the characteristics of methodologies but also how implementers use the Enterprise Systems implementation methodologies. READ MORE