Search for dissertations about: "Character"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1070 swedish dissertations containing the word Character.

  1. 1. The power of character : Middle-class masculinities, 1800–1900

    Author : David Tjeder; Arne Jarrick; Yvonne Hirdman; Åsa Bergenheim; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Masculinity; masculinities; gender; power; middle class; passions; character; self-made man; sexuality; prostitution; homosocial; the male norm; George L. Mosse; advice manuals; autobiographies; alcohol; gambling; History; Historia; History; historia;

    Abstract : This is a study of continuity and change in middle-class conceptions of ideal manhood. My theoretical cues are the notions of the male as an unproblematised and genderless norm, masculinity as homosocial, and George L. Mosse’s use of countertypes. Notions of passions, youth, and character were important throughout the century. READ MORE

  2. 2. Competition, Coexistence and Character Displacement : In a Young Avian Hybrid Zone

    Author : Niclas Vallin; Anna Qvarnström; Andrew Hendry; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Competition; coexistence; hybridization; ecological speciation; character displacement; pied flycatcher; collared flycatcher; Biology; Biologi; Animal Ecology; Zooekologi;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the ecological and evolutionary implications of a recent secondary contact between two closely related bird species: collared (Ficedula albicollis) and pied (F. hypoleuca) flycatchers. READ MORE

  3. 3. Nietzsche's Ethics of Character : A Study of Nietzsche's Ethics and Its Place in the History of Moral Thinking

    Author : Thomas Brobjer; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES;

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  4. 4. The Non-Player Character : Exploring the believability of NPC presentation and behavior

    Author : Henrik Warpefelt; Verhagen Harko; Lars Asker; Richard Bartle; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Computer and Systems Sciences; data- och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : Over the last few decades there has been immense growth in the video game industry, and we have seen great improvements in both graphics and audio. Unfortunately, the development of artificial intelligence (AI) and non-player characters (NPCs) has not proceeded at the same pace. READ MORE

  5. 5. This Untethered Buffoon or the Trickster in Everything

    Author : Stacey Sacks; Kristina Hagström-Ståhl; Rebecca Hilton; Karmenlara Ely; Stockholms konstnärliga högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; clowning; haunting; decolonial; vivisection of W w hiteness; privilege; mask; trickster; humour; queer; ancestry; auto-ethnography; animation; softness; sculpting; discomfort; transformation; fragility; anxiety; shitfuck; porosity; intimacy; parody; satire; buffoon; listening; entanglement; embodiment; discursivity; impressibility; character; body; clowter; sensitivity; malleability; plasticity; complicity; with-nessing; narrowcasting; absurdity; race; decomposition; hospitality; bafflement.; Performativa och mediala praktiker; med inriktning mot film och media koreografi opera scen; Performative and mediated practices; with specializations in choreography film and media opera performing arts;

    Abstract : This Untethered Buffoon or the Trickster in Everything is a documented artistic research project (Doctoral Thesis) in Performative and Mediated Practices, comprising a series of excavations and vivisections of W(w)hiteness through clowning, making and thinging. This work/play traverses the fields of critical whiteness studies, performance and clowning, visual and cultural anthropology and decolonial critique. READ MORE