Search for dissertations about: "Problematization"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the word Problematization.

  1. 1. Problematizing Sustainable ICT

    Author : Per Fors; Thomas Taro Lennerfors; Marcus Lindahl; Saara Taalas; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sustainable ICT; Sustainable human-computer interaction; Green IT; Problematization; Sustainable entrepreneurship; Engineering Science with specialization in industrial engineering and management; Teknisk fysik med inriktning mot industriell teknik;

    Abstract : How should we understand the relationship between information and communication technology (ICT) and sustainability? Generally, it is assumed that while ICT products contribute to many environmental and social problems as they are produced and disposed of, the potential of using ICT to achieve a more sustainable society is immense. However, despite the fact that such a discourse is favored not only in the industrial but also in the political and academic spheres, we have yet to see this presumed sustainability-related potential of ICT fully exploited. READ MORE

  2. 2. Divergences, dissonances and disconnects : implementation of community-based accountability in India’s national rural health mission

    Author : Rakhal Gaitonde; Anna-Karin Hurtig; Miguel San Sebastian; VR Muraleedharan; Sara Van Belle; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Community Action for Health; Community-based Accountability; Policy Implementation; Problematization; Institutional Perspective; National Rural Health Mission National Health Mission; Tamil Nadu; India; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : Accountability of health systems to the individuals and communities they serve is increasingly recognized as a key aspect in efforts at health system strengthening. This has led to a greater focus on efforts to evolve systems that enable communities to hold health systems accountable. READ MORE

  3. 3. Conditions of ‘Sustainability’ : The Case of Climate Change Adaptation in Sweden

    Author : David Olsson; Mikael Granberg; Line Säll; Stig Montin; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; climate change adaptation; resilience; vulnerability; sustainability; transformation; governing; policy analysis; Bacchi; WPR; discourse analysis; governmentality; political ecology; climate justice; phronesis; climate change; environmental politics; sustainable development; Statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : By describing climate change as one of the greatest challenges of our time, the Swedish government has expressed a commitment to climate change adaptation as an integral part of the country’s sustainable development efforts. Sweden has also been portrayed as a frontrunner of climate policy and sustainable development. READ MORE

  4. 4. “Swarming European Consciousness” : Europe and Tradition in the Work of William Carlos Williams

    Author : Elin Käck; Carin Franzén; Hélène Aji; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; American poetry; William Carlos Williams; Euro-American relationship; Europe; tradition; recontextualization; hegemony; counterhegemonic; modernism; Amerikansk poesi; William Carlos Williams; den euro-amerikanska relationen; Europa; traditionen; rekontextualisering; hegemoni; kontrahegemonisk; modernism;

    Abstract : This study focuses on how the American poet William Carlos Williams (1883–1963) deals with Europe and tradition in works published between 1917 and 1928 and in unpublished material from the same period. Poems from Al Que Quiere! (1917), Sour Grapes (1921), Kora in Hell (1920) and Spring and All (1923) as well as The Great American Novel (1923) and A Voyage to Pagany (1928) constitute the core of the material. READ MORE

  5. 5. "Chorus of the Saved" : Constructing the Holocaust Survivor in Swedish Public Discourse, 1943-1966

    Author : Kristin Wagrell; Malin Thor Tureby; Bodil Axelsson; Johanna Dahlin; Zoë Waxman; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; The Holocaust; Survivors; Gender; Witnessing; Victimization; Silence; Excess;

    Abstract : In this dissertation I examine how the Holocaust survivor has been constructed in Swedish public discourse during the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s. This is done using a Foucauldian-inspired genealogical method through which an eclectic collection of sources—newsreels, films, radio programs, television programs and newspaper articles—is analyzed. READ MORE