Search for dissertations about: "As"

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  1. 1. Business as Usual? Doing gender equality in Swedish forestry work organisations

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå University of Technology

    Author : Maria Johansson; Malin Lindberg; Ulrika Haake; [2020]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Feminist action research; Forestry; Gender; Gender equality; Organization; Male dominated industries; Genus och teknik; Gender and Technology; Industriell design; Industrial Design;

    Abstract : The title of this thesis is Business as usual? Doing gender equality in Swedish forestry work organizations and while the latter part, the subtitle, is rather self-explanatory, the former part can be read in different ways. The aim of the thesis is to increase the understanding of the doing of gender equality in the male dominated work organizations of the Swedish forestry sector, and thereby contribute both theoretical and empirical understanding regarding how doing gender equality in the forestry sector relates both to notions of gender and notions of organizations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Tradition as Resource : Transnational Somali Women Traders Facing the Realities of Civil War

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Religionshistoria

    Author : Rannveig Jetne Haga; Uppsala universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Dubai; Somaliland; Somali women; civil war; tradition; agency; security; autonomy; negotiations; piety; postcolonial; feminism.; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology History of religion; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi Religionshistoria; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology Islamology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi Islamologi; History Of Religions; religionshistoria;

    Abstract : This dissertation is an analysis of interviews with and observations among transnational Somali women traders, located in Somaliland (northwest Somalia) and Dubai. Since the outbreak of the Somali civil war an increasing number of women have become the sole providers of their families. READ MORE

  3. 3. Play as Freedom Implications for ICT4D

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Pedro Ferreira; KTH.; [2015]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY;

    Abstract : Information and Communication Tech nologies for Development (ICT4D) deals with understanding the relationship between modern technology use and social and economic development. While play may not appear as an immediate concern to the field, a recent body of work has emerged questioning the role of play in ICT4D and the reasons behind its apparent dismissal. READ MORE

  4. 4. Morality as Practice : The Santo Daime, an Eco-Religious Movement in the Amazonian Rainforest

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Titti Kristina Schmidt; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : Cultural anthropology; Brazil; Amazonia; Santo Daime; caboclos; environmentalism; religion; religious movements; social movements; morality; Kulturantropologi;

    Abstract : This study deals with Santo Daime, a religious and environmental movement in the Brazilian Amazon. It is based on 15 months of anthropological fieldwork in the foundational centre of the Santo Daime movement, Céu do Mapiá, Heaven of Mapiá, located deep inside the Brazilian State of Amazonas. READ MORE

  5. 5. Interpreting as interaction : On dialogue-interpreting in immigration hearings and medical encounters

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Cecilia Wadensjö; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1992]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; discourse analysis; conversational organization; dialogue interpreting; community interpreting; participation framcwork; presentation of self; miscommunication; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on twenty recorded encounters involving, on the one hand Russian speaking laymen, on the other Swedish-speaking representatives of public institutions -- police-officers, nurses and doctors -- and, "in the middle" Dialogue Interpreters. The normative role (Goffman) of a professional Dialogue Interpreter, i.e. READ MORE