Search for dissertations about: "People and Situations"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 232 swedish dissertations containing the words People and Situations.

  1. 1. People in Between : Ethncity and Material Identity, a New Approach to Deconstructed Concepts

    Author : Charlotta Hillerdal; Frands Herschend; Johan Rönnby; Neil Price; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; ethnicity; materiality; cultural identity; cultural practice; Viking Age; Varangians; Russia; Métis; Canada; colonialism; post-colonial; Romantic philosophy; indigenous; Ruhnu; Estonia; authenticity; national identity; Viking Age towns; Scandinavia; town formation; discontinuity; Archaeology; Arkeologi; arkeologi; Archaeology; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : In questions concerning ethnicity and cultural identity in prehistory, there is a great divide between the conclusions maintained on a theoretical level of discussion and the interpretations given to material remains, when these theories are practiced on the archaeological material. Inherited scientific and political structures, usage and ideas contribute to our understanding of ethnicity and the everyday use of the concept, and influence archaeological interpretations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Making travel sustainable with ICT? : The social practice of travel planning and travel information use in everyday life

    Author : Åsa Nyblom; Mattias Höjer; Greger Henriksson; Marie Thynell; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Travel planning; travel information; travel information services; travel planners; sustainable social practices; practice theory; everyday life; ICT; urban transport; user-centred perspective; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Abstract : Adopting the perspective of the traveller, this thesis examines how travel plans are actually made in the everyday situation and how information is used and drawn on when planning the many, often unremarkable, trips of ordinary urban life. Ethnographical field studies in southern Stockholm, Sweden, employing a practice theory perspective showed that people use a vast mixture of different types of information when planning and making trips. READ MORE

  3. 3. Stroke among people of working age : from a public health and working life perspective

    Author : Jennie Medin; Peter Allebeck; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cerebrovascular accident; epidemiology; Cerebrovascular accident; Health promotion; Rehabilitation; Sick leave; Health and medical services in society; Hälso- och sjukvård i samhället;

    Abstract : Background: Stroke is a major cause of serious disability and death. In Sweden approximately 30,000 people suffer from stroke each year, and 20% of them are under 65 years of age.Aim: The aim of this thesis was to study stroke among people aged 30-65 years. READ MORE

  4. 4. Aesthetics of being together

    Author : Stoffel Kuenen; Erik Stolterman; Johan Redström; Dag Svanæs; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; design; interaction design; design theory; aesthetics; aesthetics of being together; aesthetics of interaction; design practices; design research practice; research through design; practice based research; constructive design research; social media; technological mediation; social platforms; digital interactions; social interaction; group interaction; social dynamics; perceptual crossing; intersubjectivity; Aesthetics; estetik; design; design;

    Abstract : Design deals with matters of aesthetics. Historically, aesthetics in industrial design refers to the designed artifact: aesthetics of objects. When designed artifacts include digital technologies, aesthetics in design refers to what happens between people and artifacts as well: aesthetics of interaction. READ MORE

  5. 5. Judging the Immigrant : Accents and Attitudes

    Author : Niklas Torstensson; Kirk P. H. Sullivan; Robert Eklund; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Foreign accent evaluation; native reactions; attitudes; court interpretation; forensic linguistics; cognitive prototype; legal judgement; Cognitive science; Kognitionsvetenskap; Cognitive science; Kognitionsforskning; Teknik; Technology;

    Abstract : Spoken language as a means of communication contains huge amounts of information apart from the linguistic message that is conveyed. It is often the first channel of interaction between people and based on the speaker’s manner of talk, we create a mental image of the speaker as a person, of the speaker’s background, origin and personal qualities. READ MORE