Search for dissertations about: "Discourse analysis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 445 swedish dissertations containing the words Discourse analysis.

  1. 1. Negotiating the international waste trade : a discourse analysis

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Berndt H. Brikell; Örebro universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International Trade; Basel Convention; Hazardous Waste Trade; Multilateral Negotiations; Discourse analysis; Multilateral Environmental Agreements; environmental discourse; Prior Informed Consent; hazardous waste; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : This study investigates the historic development of the management of the international hazardous waste (HW) trade problem, between 1972 and 2000. The method used in the study is discourse analysis, and it is undertaken through the usage of two different perspectives. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Construction of the Professional Identity of the TV News Presenter in Two Chinese News Programmes A Discourse-Theoretical Analysis

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Yiming Chen; Nico Carpentier; Göran Svensson; Benjamin De Cleen; Ike Picone; [2020]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Discourse theory; Discourse-theoretical analysis; the TV news presenter; professional identity construction; articulation; nodal points; Chinese journalistic practice; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Media and Communication Studies;

    Abstract : This PhD research project investigates how the professional identity of the Chinese TV news presenter is constructed in two news programmes, Guangdong News and TVS News, both based at Guangdong TV. The overarching theoretical framework of the project takes its inspiration from Laclau and Mouffe's (1985) post-structuralist discourse theory (DT). READ MORE

  3. 3. Approaching Mathematical Discourse Two analytical frameworks and their relation to problem solving interactions

    University dissertation from Västerås : Mälardalens högskola

    Author : Andreas Ryve; Mälardalens högskola.; [2006]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Didactics of Mathematics; Mathematics Education; Analytical approaches; Communication; Concept maps; Contextualization; Discourse; Engineering students; Higher Education; Intentional analysis; Methodological framworks; Problem solving; Prospective teachers; Student teachers; Teacher education; Theoretical frameworks; MATHEMATICS; MATEMATIK; Matematik tillämpad matematik;

    Abstract : The driving force of conducting the two studies presented in this thesis is to examine ways that conceptual understanding and problem solving could be part of mathematics teaching, and through that, part of students' mathematical knowledge. The specific aims of the thesis are: 1) to characterize the classroom discourse of two, apparently similar, problem solving courses in teacher education and 2) to discuss the possibilities of developing two analytical approaches - the communicational approach to cognition and the dialogical approach - used for studying mathematical discourse. READ MORE

  4. 4. On Linguistic and Discursive Constructions of Concession and Adversativity : Towards a Multilevel Analysis of English in the UK Parliament

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro university

    Author : Mihai Daniel Frumuselu; Örebro universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; concession; adversativity; political discourse; parliamentary discourse; UK Parliament; Corpus Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Critical Discourse Analysis; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : This study analyses concessive and adversarial language in UK parliamentary debates and thereby enriches the theoretical and analytical body of knowledge on the language of concession and adversativity in contemporary English. It contributes to existent scholarship on both grammatical constructions of concession/adversativity and on the dynamics of contemporary British parliamentary and political discourse. READ MORE

  5. 5. The intelligence discourse : the Swedish military intelligence (MUST) as a producer of knowledge

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Gunilla Eriksson; Gunilla Eriksson [Engvall]; Försvarshögskolan.; Örebro universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Krigsvetenskap; Krigsvetenskap; intelligence; intelligence analysis; knowledge; social practice; discursive practice; discourse; logic of appropriateness; Denkstil; Denkkollektiv; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : The Swedish Military Intelligence and Security Directorate (MUST) is a producer of knowledge, a knowledge that is fundamental for decisionmaking in foreign and security policy. The intelligence knowledge production is often held as objective, value neutral, and with the intention of ‘speaking truth onto power’. READ MORE