Search for dissertations about: "Stories"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 228 swedish dissertations containing the word Stories.

  1. 1. Whirling Stories Postsocialist Feminist Imaginaries and the Visual Arts

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Redi Koobak; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Gender; postsocialist; feminist imaginaries; lag discourse; Western feminist theory; geopolitics; temporality; visual arts; self-portrait photography; sexuality; queer; Anna-Stina Treumund; Estonia; Genus; postsocialistisk; feministiska föreställningar; diskurs om eftersläpning; västerländsk feministisk teori; geopolitik; temporalitet; bildkonst; självporträtt; fotografi; sexualitet; queer; Anna-Stina Treumund; Estland.;

    Abstract : This thesis is about the geopolitics of feminist knowledge and the role of the visual arts in conceiving and reconfiguring postsocialist feminist imaginaries. Its central concern is to contest the fantasy, prevalent within Western feminist theorizing, of a “lag” between Western and former Eastern Europe. READ MORE

  2. 2. Different Voices - Different Stories Communication, identity and meaning among people with acquired brain damage

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Eleonor Antelius; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Acquired brain damage; body; communication; dependence; disability; embodiment; enactment; ethnography; identity; language use; meaning-making practices; narratives; normality; personhood; power relations; self-determination; social interaction; stories; storytelling; story-making; videoethnography; voice; Beroende; berättande; berättelser; etnografi; funktionshinder; förkroppsligande; förvärvad hjärnskada; identitet; kommunikation; kropp; maktrelationer; meningsskapande praktiker; narrativer; normalitet; personskap; röst; självbestämmande; social interaktion; språkanvändning; videoetnografi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Social work Disability research; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Socialt arbete Handikappsforskning;

    Abstract : The main purpose of the dissertation is to understand meaning-making practices used by people suffering from acquired brain damage with severe physical and communicative disabilities, in order to create and sustain their identity and personhood in relation to other people. The study emanates from the idea that identity and personhood, also in relation to disability, are created/sustained in ongoing interaction between people in everyday situations, and that the ability to narrate is central to such a creation of identity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Stories of Pasts and Futures in Planning

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Luciane Aguiar Borges; KTH.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Stories; Pasts; Futures; Planning; Power; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Abstract : Societies are constantly changing, facing new challenges and possibilities generated by innovative technologies, sociospatial re-structuring and mobilities. This research approaches these challenges by exploring the role that stories about pasts, presents and futures play in planning. READ MORE

  4. 4. Stories of Old The Imagined West and the Crisis of Historical Symbology in the 1970s

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Mattias Bolkéus Blom; Uppsala universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; Engelska; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : For all the criticism that has been leveled against cultural representations of the American West, ideas of the westward expansion and its significance have remained powerful impulses for the negotiation of history and identity. Such notions of the past, and the cultural symbology with which they can be expressed, are more or less available to writers and other cultural agents for employment in political, cultural, or literary discourse. READ MORE

  5. 5. On lifelong learning as stories of the present

    University dissertation from Umeå : Pedagogik

    Author : Gun Berglund; Umeå universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Lifelong learning; discourse; history of the present; stories; power knowledge; governmentality; the other; pathology; medicalisation; diskurs; berättelser; patologisering; medikalisering; livslångt lärande; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the discursive construction of lifelong learning in Swedish, Australian and American policy. Lifelong learning has an aura of apparent self-evidence which this study wishes to challenge by deconstructing the normalised truths in contemporary lifelong learning policies. READ MORE