Search for dissertations about: "Media dissertations"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 301 swedish dissertations containing the words Media dissertations.

  1. 1. Life-stowing from a Digital Media Perspective : Past, Present and Future

    Author : Alberto Frigo; Stina Bengtson; Jay David Bolter; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; life-stowing; tebahism; effortfull; life-logging; quantified self; selftracking; surveillance; sousveillance; archiving; syncretism; constructivist theory of perception; database aesthetics; Kritisk kulturteori; Critical and Cultural Theory;

    Abstract : While both public opinion and scholars around the world are currently pointing out the danger of increasingly popular life-logging devices, this book articulates this debate by distinguishing between automatic and manual life-logging approaches. Since new definitions of life-logging have excluded the latter approach and have been mainly focused on effortless life-logging technologies such as Google Glass and Quantified Self applications in general, the second part of this thesis theoretically frames life-stowing. READ MORE

  2. 2. Civic experiences and public connection : media and young people in Estonia

    Author : Anne Kaun; Staffan Ericsson; Mats Ekström; Peter Lunt; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Civic Culture; Mediated Citizenship; Decentred Media Studies; Mediatisation; Mediation; Conflict Theory; Narrative Analysis; Young People; Estonia; Media and Communication Studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning;

    Abstract : How do young people in Estonia experience the political, politics and citizenship? How are these civic experiences connected to young peoples’ experiences with the media? Anne Kaun’s thesis Civic Experiences and Public Connection presents a theoretical and empirical investigation of how civic experiences, particularly public connection, emerge in the context of contemporary Estonia. Employing open-ended online diaries and in-depth interviews, she aims to develop an in-depth understanding of how young people experience democracy today, and how they express themselves as citizens; expression not only through the physical performance of citizenship, but also through orientation, interest in, and reflection about issues that are of common concern or should be seen as such. READ MORE

  3. 3. Musicalized Characters : A study of music, multimodality, and the empiric child perspective on mainstream animation

    Author : Signe Kjaer Jensen; Jørgen Bruhn; Kirsten Drotner; Anahid Kassabian; Birger Langkjær; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Animation; music; children; interview; reception; film music; characters; audiences; multimodality; Musikvetenskap; Musicology; Film Studies; Filmvetenskap; Media and Communication Science; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis is an audience reception study of film music and animation film. It focuses on the musical construction of characters, looking at how music becomes meaningful in film and how this meaning becomes part of child audiences' interpretation of filmic characters. READ MORE

  4. 4. Education, Gender and Media : Empirical Essays in Development Economics

    Author : Maria Cheung; Jakob Svensson; Jean-Marie Baland; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Development Policies; Education; Gender; Media; Cambodia; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The first essay, Edutainment Radio, Women’s Status and Primary School Participation: Evidence from Cambodia, investigates whether exposure to education-entertainment radio leads to improved women's status and primary school participation. Results show significant behavioral effects related to women's decision-making power and investments in children's primary schooling in exposed areas. READ MORE

  5. 5. Developing otitis media : experimental studies in particular regarding inflammatory changes in the tympanic membrane

    Author : Per Olof Eriksson; Sten Hellström; Karin Prellner; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Otorhinolaryngology; otitis media with effusion; acute otitis media; myringotomy; tympanic membrane; rat; Streptococcus pneumoniae; compound 48 80; mast cell; Otorhinolaryngologi; Otorhinolaryngology; Otorhinolaryngologi; Oto-Rhino-Laryngology; oto-rhino-laryngologi;

    Abstract : Otitis media (OM), one of the commonest of childhood diseases, causes much suffering. OM exists in a variety of forms, two of which are acute otitis media (AOM) and otitis media with effusion (OME). READ MORE