Search for dissertations about: "Foucault"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 47 swedish dissertations containing the word Foucault.

  1. 1. Theology beyond Representation : Foucault, Deleuze and the Phantasms of Theological Thinking

    Author : Petra Carlsson; Mattias Martinson; Anders Johansson; Philip Goodchild; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Theology; Representation; Representation critique; Michel Foucault; Gilles Deleuze; Thomas J.J. Altizer; Graham Ward; Emilia Fogelklou; Death of God theology; Radical Orthodoxy; Systematic Theology and Studies in Worldviews; Systematisk teologi med livsåskådningsforskning;

    Abstract : Theology beyond Representation explores the theological opportunities embedded in Michel Foucault’s and Gilles Deleuze’s critique of Christian thinking and of what they regard as a Christian and oppressive logic of representation. Foucault’s and Deleuze’s thoughts on representation are currently discussed in many fields neighbouring theology (e. READ MORE

  2. 2. Contextualising Constructions of Corporate Social Responsibility : Social Embeddedness in Discourse and Institutional Contexts

    Author : Brita Backlund Rambaree; Barbara Hobson; Charlotta Stern; Dima Jamali; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; corporate social responsibility; CSR; institutional theory; Foucault; context; embeddedness; institutions; new institutionalism; institutional complementarity; discursive institutionalism; institutional work; responsible investment; SRI; social constructionism; discourse; power; qualitative content analysis; self-reporting; abductive approach; interpretative repertoires; Sociology; sociologi; corporate social responsibility; CSR; institutional theory; Foucault; context; embeddedness; institutions; new institutionalism; institutional complementarity; discursive institutionalism; institutional work; responsible investment; SRI; social constructionism; discourse; power; qualitative content analysis; self-reporting; abductive approach; interpretative repertoires;

    Abstract : ‘Corporate social responsibility’ (CSR) and ‘socially responsible investment’ (SRI) have become predominant frameworks connecting business to society that have spread across the globe. They comprise a shared set of ideas and practices, such as those promoted in global reporting standards and by international organisations such as the UN Global Compact. READ MORE

  3. 3. In Search of Caravans Lost . Iranian Intellectuals and Nationalist Discourse in the Inter-War Years

    Author : Rouzbeh Parsi; Historia; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Europe; historical sociology; discourse theory; modernity; Iran; education; gender; Koselleck; secularism; journals; intellectuals; Foucault; nationalism; conceptual history; Skinner; Rüsen;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines the characteristics of Iranian nationalist discourse between the World Wars. By looking at texts of intellectuals, men and women, published in three journals (Iranshahr, Name-ye Farangestan, and Ayandeh) in the 1920s this study maps the content of nationalist discourse and to what extent this discourse allows for dissonance. READ MORE

  4. 4. Eidola : Gender and Nation in the Writings of Penelope Delta (1874-1941)

    Author : Despina Tzimoula; Lunds universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; children s literature; Foucault; Derrida; death; friendship; love; subject; self; autobiography; biography; nation; Penelope Delta; modern Greek history; ethics; sexuality; nationalism; gender;

    Abstract : Penelope Delta was a writer of books for children in the beginning of the twentieth century in Greece. Delta was active when the national project was at its peak. READ MORE

  5. 5. After Inclusion : Intellectual Disability as Biopolitics

    Author : Niklas Altermark; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; intellectual disability; disability studies; biopolitics; Foucault; Butler; crip theory; inclusion; inclusion exclusion;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines contemporary politics targeting people with intellectual disabilities. Since this group first emerged, under labels such as ‘idiocy’ and ‘mental deficiency’, around the turn of the 20th century, its members have been seen as lacking the capacities necessary for citizenship and full societal belonging. READ MORE