Search for dissertations about: "Gothenburg University."

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  1. 1. Analyzing Competitive Victimhood : Narratives of recognition and nonrecognition in the pursuit of reconciliation

    Author : Cagla Demirel; Simon Birnbaum; Fredrika Björklund; Johanna Mannergren Selimovic; Camilla Orjuela; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; competitive victimhood; post-conflict; reconciliation; ethnonational relations; narratives; competitive victimhood; postkonflikt; försoning; etnonationella relationer; narrativ; Politics; Economy and the Organization of Society; Politik; ekonomi och samhällets organisering; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : This dissertation analyzes the narrative manifestation of competitive victimhood and its variations within reconciliation processes. Competitive victimhood (CV) emerges when opposing groups assert themselves to be the sole or primary victims of conflict or use their historical suffering to rationalize ingroup transgressions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Project work, independence and critical thinking

    Author : Anders Eklöf; Torgny Ottosson; Lars-Erik Nilsson; Per-Olof Erixon; Högskolan Kristianstad; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; project work; independence; individualisation; critical thinking; frame analysis; risk; uncertainty; Risk-society; Goffman;

    Abstract : This thesis studies how students do projects in a Swedish upper secondaryschool. The students have to produce products and at the same time provethem self as independent in relation to the teachers, and negotiate therequirements of the project setting and the written instructions within thegroup. READ MORE

  3. 3. Characterization and persistence of potential human pathogenic vibrios in aquatic environments

    Author : Betty Collin; Högskolan Kristianstad; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Vibrio cholerae; Vibrio parahaemolyticus; Mozambique; Sweden; molluscs; occurrence; persistence; sediment; TCBS; PCR; PhP; antibiotic resistance; microbiology; Vibrio spp.; Mytilus edulis;

    Abstract : Vibrio spp., natural inhabitants of aquatic environments, are one of the most common causes of bacterial gastroenteritis in the world, being spread to humans via the ingestion of seafood, contaminated drinking water or exposure to seawater. The majority of Vibrio spp. are avirulent, but certain strains may sporadically be human pathogenic. READ MORE

  4. 4. Becoming a smart student. The construction and contestation of smartness in a Danish primary school: PhD dissertation

    Author : Ulla Lundqvist; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : When teachers and students interact in everyday academic activities, some students are ascribed social roles as “smart”, which lead other students to contest these roles. Such struggles around what it means to be smart and which students come to be viewed as smart are a pertinent problem for students, teachers and educational scholars, because they create social inequities in schools. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exploring Individual Motivation for Social Change : Mobilization of the Muslim Brotherhood's Youth in Prerevolutionary Egypt

    Author : Emin Poljarevic; Donatella della Porta; Abby Peterson; European University Institute; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social mobilization; Muslim Brotherhood; Your activism; Motivations; Egypt; Sociologi; Sociology; Sociology of Religion; Religionssociologi;

    Abstract : During the 2010s islamist activism is on the rise across the Middle East and North Africa. In the light of the postrevolutionary elections in Egypt and Tunisia, Islamist parties are sweeping the polls supported by theoverwhelming majority of voters. This dissertation investigates the dynamic of this support for theEgyptian Muslim Brotherhood. READ MORE