Search for dissertations about: "Genus"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 430 swedish dissertations containing the word Genus.

  1. 1. Discursive skin : Entanglements of gender, discourse and technology

    Author : Katherine Harrison; Nina Lykke; Anne Scott Sørensen; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : gender; discourse; technology; feminism; technoscience; cyberpunk; blog; biotechnology; genus; diskurs; teknik; feminism; technoscience; cyberpunk; blogg; bioteknik; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to explore the relationship between gender, discourse and technology, and the resulting construction of bodily norms, in a contemporary environment dominated by info- and bio-technologies. The premise from which this study starts is that the ‘intra-action’ between gender, discourse and technology plays a central role in shaping contemporary identities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Technology and Sexual Difference

    Author : Monica Obreja; Nina Lykke; Cathrine Egeland; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sexual difference; technology; gender-technology co-construction; gender; sex; arbitrary; contingent; historical association; masculin ity; weak thesis; strong thesis; Luce Irigaray; the feminine; Könsskillnad; teknik; genus-teknik-samkonstruktion; genus; kön; arbiträrt; kontingent; historical association; maskulinitet; weak thesis; strong thesis; Luce Irigaray; det feminina;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to interrogate a particular understanding of gender and technology as co-constructed from the standpoint of sexual difference theory by showing what this conceptualization of gender and technology excludes. It is also an attempt to enable an understanding of what is excluded by elaborating upon the conditions for thinking technology, gender and sexual difference differently. READ MORE

  3. 3. Counting rational points on genus one curves

    Author : Manh Hung Tran; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Diophantine equations; rational points; Elliptic curves; genus; descent; determinant method; cubic and quartic curves; genus;

    Abstract : This thesis contains two papers dealing with counting problems for curves of genus one. We obtain uniform upper bounds for the number of rational points of bounded height on such curves. The main tools to study these problems are descent and various refined versions of Heath-Brown’s p-adic determinant method. READ MORE

  4. 4. Men do care! : A gender-aware and masculinity-informed contribution to caregiving scholarship

    Author : Veronika Wallroth; Sandra Torres; Elisabeth Cedersund; Henrik Eriksson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Care; family caregiving; gender; men; masculinity; motive; experience; perspective; Omsorg; familjeomsorg; genus; män; maskulinitet; motiv; erfarenhet; perspektiv;

    Abstract : In caregiving literature, it is often the female gender that has been the focus of attention, and in particular women’s unpaid labor. Studies also tend to make comparisons between men’s and women’s caregiving, using men’s caregiving experiences to show not only that women face greater burdens, but also that men’s needs can be minimized. READ MORE

  5. 5. On Men and Cars : An Ethnographic Study of Gendered, Risky and Dangerous Relations

    Author : Dag Balkmar; Jeff Hearn; Cecilia Åsberg; Victoria Robinson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Gender; masculinity; technology; cars; risk; danger; emotions; car modification; Genus; maskulinitet; teknik; bilar; risk; fara; emotioner; bilstyling; Gender Studies; Genusvetenskap;

    Abstract : It is well known that young men constitute a high-risk group in terms of accidents involving both themselves and others. But comparatively little is known about the roles of gender, masculinity and automobility in reproducing or subverting such particularly risky performances of identity. READ MORE