Search for dissertations about: "Interpretive community"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 swedish dissertations containing the words Interpretive community.

  1. 1. Meaning and Action in Sustainability Science : Interpretive approaches for social-ecological systems research

    Author : Simon West; Lisen Schultz; Lorrae van Kerkhoff; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Meaning; interpretive; social-ecological system; complexity; science-policy interface; transformation; sustainability science methodology; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : Social-ecological systems research is interventionist by nature. As a subset of sustainability science, social-ecological systems research aims to generate knowledge and introduce concepts that will bring about transformation. Yet scientific concepts diverge in innumerable ways when they are put to work in the world. READ MORE

  2. 2. Community-based customer involvement for improving packaged software development

    Author : Helena Holmström; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Packaged software development; software improvement; virtual communities; customer involvement; community knowledge; community-based customer involvement;

    Abstract : Noting the widespread use of virtual communities for interacting with customers, this thesis explores the role of virtual communities for involving distributed customers in packaged software development (psd) and the opportunities and challenges that are associated with this. While the idea of involving customers in software development is not new, it is yet to gain momentum in psd. READ MORE

  3. 3. Imagining Safe Space : The Politics of Queer, Feminist and Lesbian Pornography

    Author : Ingrid Ryberg; Anu Koivunen; Fanny Ambjörnsson; Patricia White; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Pornography; Queer; feminist and lesbian activism; Interpretive community; Embodied spectatorship; Fantasy; Film production; distribution and reception; Intimate public; Counter public; Consciousness-raising; Cinema Studies; filmvetenskap;

    Abstract : There is a current wave of interest in pornography as a vehicle for queer, feminist and lesbian activism. Examples include Dirty Diaries: Twelve Shorts of Feminist Porn (Engberg, Sweden, 2009), the Pornfilmfestival Berlin (2006-) and the members-only Club LASH in Stockholm (1995-). READ MORE

  4. 4. Me-ness and we-ness in a modified everyday life close to death at home

    Author : Ida Carlander (Goliath); Britt-Marie Ternestedt; Eva Sahlberg-Blom; Ingrid Hellström; Jonas Sandberg; Joakim Öhlén; Ida Carlander; Ersta Sköndal högskola; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : life-threatening illness; everyday life; home; identity; self-image; dying; death; family; transition; narrative; interpretive description; secondary analysis; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; life-threatening illness;

    Abstract : The overarching aim of this thesis was to describe how family members experienced everyday life with life-threatening illness close to death, with focus on self-image and identity. The thesis comprises four papers, each with a specific aim to illuminate various aspects of the phenomenon under study. READ MORE

  5. 5. Journalism at the borders : the constitution of nationalist closure in news decoding

    Author : Johan Östman; Mats Ekström; Birgitta Höijer; John Corner; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; nationalist closure; nationalism; morality; news journalism; preferred meanings; encoding decoding; interpretive repertoires; referential; metalinguistic; Media and communication studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Media and Communication Studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This dissertation is a contribution to the social analysis of nationalism. Its disciplinary context comprises the field of empirical studies that explore how forms of mediated quasi interaction can function in processes of reproduction and transformation of nationality. READ MORE