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  1. 1. Language practices in Swedish-English families

    Author : Tim Roberts; Erica Sandlund; Marika Kjellén; Silvia Kunitz; Elizabeth Lanza; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; family language policy; bilingualism; conversation analysis; rhizome; linguistic repertoires; Swedish; English; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines the family language practices of Swedish-English families using an interdisciplinary and mixed-method approach. The principal aim is to empirically document what these practices are, as well as how practices interact with various ideological, conceptual, and contextual factors. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Syntax of the Swedish Present Participle

    Author : Camilla Thurén; tolkning i offentlig sektor och översättning danska och isländska Avdelningen för svenska; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; adjunct; participial clause; internal structure; complex predicate; Swedish; syntax; present participle;

    Abstract : Abstract The Syntax of the Swedish Present Participle offers a generative analysis of the Swedish present participle with the central goal of accounting for its distribution and function. The analysis offered rests on three hypotheses: (i) Present participles are verbs, (ii) Present participles can appear in complex predicates, and (iii) Adjunct present participial clauses may be interpreted through Control, where Control is assumed to equal an Agree relation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Language and executive functions in Swedish preschoolers

    Author : Signe Tonér; Tove Nilsson Gerholm; Francisco Lacerda; Sven Strömqvist; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; language development; narrative; executive functions; theory of mind; preschool; event-related potentials; selective attention; Swedish; early childhood; Linguistics; lingvistik;

    Abstract : The main goals of this dissertation are to investigate the associations between language and executive functions, including selective auditory attention, in Swedish children aged 4–6, to examine possible links to factors relating to the child and his/her social environment, and to evaluate preschool interventions with regard to potential improvements in language and/or executive functions. Measures were obtained by combining results from behavioral tests, language samples in the form of narratives, parent and teacher ratings and a measure of selective auditory attention as brain activity. READ MORE

  4. 4. Becoming Swedish-American : The construction of an ethnic identity in the Augustana Synod, 1860-1917

    Author : Dag Blanck; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History; Historia; History subjects; Historieämnen; Historia; History;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines the construction of an ethnic identity in the Swedish-American community around the turn of the century 1900. It takes its starting points in discussions of the nature of ethnic identity, the role of ethnic leadership, and the process of nation-building and nationalism in 19th-century Europe and America. READ MORE

  5. 5. Making EU Legislation in the Area of Criminal Law : A Swedish Perspective

    Author : Anna Wetter; Iain Cameron; Petter Asp; Thomas Elholm; Uppsala universitet; []

    Abstract : This dissertation discusses the essential criticisms against the use of EU criminal law from the point of departure that criminal law should ideally be negotiated with a high degree of respect for essential criminalisation principles. The purpose of this is to minimize the risk of over-criminalisation. READ MORE