Search for dissertations about: "Intellectual discourse"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 swedish dissertations containing the words Intellectual discourse.

  1. 1. Reporting Intellectual Capital : Four studies on recognition

    Author : Daniel Brännström; Bino Catasús; Thomas Carrington; Robin Roslender; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; comparability; intangibles; Intellectual Capital; mandatory; recognition; reporting; voluntary;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes to the reporting of Intellectual Capital (IC) and includes four papers on the recognition and comparability of IC. IC, often called intangibles in the financial reporting discourse, reflects resources which create value in and for organizations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Hegemony and the Intellectual Function : Medialised Public Discourse on Privatisation in Sweden 1988-1993

    Author : Liv Sunnercrantz; Sociologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Hegemony; Intellectuals; Discourse; Welfare State; Privatization; Neoliberalism; Hegemony; Intellectuals; Discourse; Welfare State; Privatization; Neoliberalism;

    Abstract : This dissertation offers a theorisation of the ways in which the intellectual function is performed through various subject positions. In the thesis, a post-Marxist approach to discourse theory is used to address questions of discursive shifts, hegemony and the intellectual function. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Social Construction of Nationalism: Sweden as an Example

    Author : Patrik Hall; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; individualist and integrative nationalism; state; Nationalism; historicity; intellectuals; discourse; power knowledge; social organisation; genealogical; relational settings; Political and administrative sciences; Statsvetenskap; förvaltningskunskap;

    Abstract : In this thesis, nationalism is seen as a discourse constructed in social relations. Although socially constructed, nationalism still seems like having an impersonal character and the nation is commonly conceived of as a holistic system within which modern political relations are embedded. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Islamization of Science: Four Muslim Positions Developing an Islamic Modernity

    Author : Leif Stenberg; Centrum för Mellanösternstudier; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Världsreligioner ej kristendom ; Non-Christian religions; tradition; Quran; Religion; Ziauddin Sardar; Seyyed Hossein Nasr; Maurice Bucaille; Ismail al-Faruqi; modernity; discourse; Islam; Islamization of science;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses a contemporary debate on the Islamization of science. The four persons discussed here are individuals belonging to a Muslim intellectual elite: the French convert and physician Maurice Bucaille, the Persian-American scholar Seyyed Hossein Nasr, the British-Pakistani author Ziauddin Sardar and the Arab-American scholar Ismail Raji al-Faruqi. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Kolkata Intellectuals and Bengali Modernity

    Author : Kerstin B. Andersson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Kolkata; West Bengal; Intellectuals; Elite groups; Intellectual discourse; Postcolonialism; Relativism; Subaltern Studies; Methodology; Anthropology; Social Change; Development; Media; Kolkata; Västbengalen; intellektuella; elitgrupper; intellektuell diskurs; postkolonialism; relativism; subaltern studies; metod; antropologi; social förändring; utveckling; media;

    Abstract : The aim with this thesis is to explore and enhance the understanding of methodological questions in anthropological analysis. I focus my main argument on topics taken up in antiorientalist and postcolonial approaches. Analysis is closely related to political issues and an analysis include a critical reflection and deconstruction. READ MORE