Search for dissertations about: "Structuration Theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 swedish dissertations containing the words Structuration Theory.

  1. 1. Communication as structuration : Viewing learning through the lens of communication

    Author : Cynthia Jimes; Lowe Hedman; Peder Hård af Segerstad; Bengt-Åke Gustafsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Media and communication studies; organizational communication; organizational learning; structure; agency; texts; conversations; structuration; discursive communication theory; sociocultural learning theory; theoretical study; abduction; business processes; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Media and communication studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Media and Communication Studies;

    Abstract : This dissertation is about enlightening the relationship between organizational communication and learning. In doing so, I explore and build upon existing theories that address the relationship from a structuration perspective. Specifically, I turn to discursive communication theory and sociocultural learning theory. READ MORE

  2. 2. Embodied Rituals and Ritualized Bodies : Tracing Ritual Practcies in Late Mesolithic Burials

    Author : Liv Nilsson Stutz; Timothy Taylor; Arkeologi; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; archaeothantology; mortuary archaeology; ritual theory; body theory; practice theory; mesolithic; Archaeology; Arkeologi; anthropologie de terrain; mortuary practices; ritual; Mesolithic;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the ritual dimensions of the mortuary practices in the late Mesolithic cemeteries at Skateholm in Southern Sweden and Vedbæk-Bøgebakken in Eastern Denmark. With a combination of methods and theories that all focus on the ritual practices as action, a new approach to burials in archaeology is proposed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Manager and civil servant : exploring actors' taken-for-granted assumptions in public administration

    Author : Tom S. Karlsson; Karin Jonnergård; Gert Paulsson; Jonas Gerdin; Tom Karlsson; Lund University; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Public Sector Reforms; Management; Civil Service; Taken-for-granted assumptions; Institutional Theory; Structuration Theory; Business administration; Företagsekonomi; Public Sector Reform; Taken-for-granted Assumptions;

    Abstract : Manager and Civil Servant is an exploration of actors' taken-for-granted assumptions that govern perceptions concerning how public administration should be undertaken within contemporary welfare states. It is argued that more than 30 years of continuous reforms directed towards public administration have caused dilemmas to arise. READ MORE

  4. 4. Learning to learn in e-Learning : constructive practices for development

    Author : Annika Andersson; Åke Grönlund; Karin Hedström; Tim Unwin; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ICT4D; distance education; constructive learning practices; Structuration Theory; ICT; developing countries; e-learning; Informatics; Informatik; Informatik; Informatics;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns technology use in distance educations and learning practices related to this use. The research was carried out over the period 2005 to 2009 in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka and has been reported in 6 published papers. READ MORE

  5. 5. Anpassning och motstånd : En etnografisk studie av gymnasieelevers institutionella identitetsskapande

    Author : Monica Johansson; Högskolan i Skövde; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Upper secondary school; ethnography; institutional identity; pupil identity; differentiation; adaption and resistance; structuration theory; Education; Pedagogik; Humanities and Social sciences; Humaniora-samhällsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Nearly all pupils in Sweden continue their studies at upper secondary school. A central point of departure in this thesis is therefore to examine how the upper secondary school deals with its now both complex and difficult to interpret task of ”one school for all” and to describe and analyse the creation of identity for pupils within this institution. READ MORE