Search for dissertations about: "Situated knowledges"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the words Situated knowledges.

  1. 1. Participation, knowledges and experiences : design of IT-systems in e-home health care

    Author : Maria Jansson; Luleå tekniska universitet; []

    Abstract : People working in the home health care sector are seldom consulted when development and implementation of ICT is involved and which effects their work practices. This is surprising given the assumptions of participatory design principles that have in¬fluenced Scandinavian re¬search and design work. READ MORE

  2. 2. “The World at Your Fingertips if You Know the Computer”: Agency, Information and Communication Technologies and Disability

    Author : Rebecka Näslund; Elisabeth Berg; Åsa Gardelli; Sisse Finken; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Agency; Disability; Information and Communication Technologies; Intra-action; Material-discursive; Material Semiotics; Modes of ordering; Situated knowledges; Arbetsvetenskap; Human Work Science;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on the relationships between agency, Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and people with disability (in various ages). The aim has been to create an understanding by describing and analysing, and as such, to develop knowledge of how people with disabilities experience agency, ICT, and disability in their everyday lives. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Sight/Site for Transparency or Opacity? Notes on Knowledge Production and Feminist Technoscience

    Author : Rebecka Molin; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; epistemology; knowledge production; feminist technoscience; situated knowledges; Mode 2; meaninglessness; transparency; opacity; function; representation;

    Abstract : The objective for my research has been to put forward and discuss some aspects of knowledge production in relation to the epistemological positions of feminist technoscience, which lay emphasis on the contextual and the social embeddedness of both research and technology. My main inquiry has been how the relation between the subject and the surrounding context can be perceived epistemologically and how this in turn can be connected to and found relevant to the supposed new mode of knowledge production termed Mode 2. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Objectivity Laboratory: Propositions on Documentary Photography

    Author : Kerstin Hamilton; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Documentary photography; situated objectivity; montage; truths; ethics; nearby; investigation; resistance;

    Abstract : At a moment in history when “post-truth” and “alternative facts” epitomize a political and media landscape that feeds on the circulation of doubt and distrust, The Objectivity Laboratory: Propositions on Documentary Photography addresses ethical dilemmas that emerge when artists’ approach the realities and experiences of others. Prominent photography criticism in the 1970s and 1980s brought a heightened awareness to the politics of representation, resulting in the emergence of a “documentary distrust. READ MORE

  5. 5. Explorations of a Sex Therapy Question in Feminism : Feminist Interventions in Sex Therapy

    Author : Björn Pernrud; Gerd Lindgren; Malin Wreder; Nina Lykke; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Feminist Sex Therapy; Situated Knowledge; Legitimacy; Feminist Epistemology; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : This study aims to investigate the consequences for feminist sex therapy that it is promoted as an alternative to a mainstream approach. Analytically I focus on the relation between normativity, claims to knowledge and professional legitimacy. READ MORE