Search for dissertations about: "Swedish"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10601 swedish dissertations containing the word Swedish.

  1. 1. Swedish Fashion 1930–1960 : Rethinking the Swedish Textile and Clothing Industry

    Author : Ulrika Kyaga; Klas Nyberg; Caroline Evans; Marie Riegels Melchior; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; fashion production; fashion history; Swedish fashion; textile and clothing industry; clothing production; symbolic production; national fashion; field of fashion; Swedish fashion identity; modevetenskap; Fashion Studies; Swedish fashion; fashion industry;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to explore the development of Swedish fashion between 1930 and 1960 by examining the textile and clothing industry from the wider perspective of fashion production. It was during this period that Sweden was transformed into a leading industrial nation, which laid the foundation for increased prosperity in the post-war period. READ MORE

  2. 2. Developing narrative competence : Swedish, Swedish-German and Swedish-Turkish children aged 4–6

    Author : Josefin Lindgren; Ute Bohnacker; Sharon Unsworth; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; narratives; macrostructure; referent introduction; vocabulary; preschool children; bilingualism; Swedish; German; Turkish; MAIN; ENNI; CLT; berättande; makrostruktur; referentintroduktion; ordförråd; förskolebarn; flerspråkighet; svenska; tyska; turkiska; MAIN; ENNI; CLT; Linguistics; Lingvistik;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the development of oral narrative competence from age 4 to 6 in Swedish monolinguals (N=72) and in both languages of Swedish-German (N=46) and Swedish-Turkish (N=48) bilinguals growing up in Sweden. Picture-based fictional narratives were elicited with Cat/Dog and Baby Birds/Baby Goats from the Multilingual Assessment Instrument for Narratives (MAIN, Gagarina et al. READ MORE

  3. 3. Swedish Dimensional Adjectives

    Author : Anna Vogel; Staffan Hellberg; Lena Ekberg; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; dimensional adjectives; semantics; cognitive linguistics; Swedish; spatial; antonymy; prototype theory; polysemy; corpus-based; elicitation test; Languages and linguistics; Språkvetenskap;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to give a thorough and detailed account and analysis of the semantics of twelve Swedish dimensional adjectives: hög ’high/tall’, låg ’low’, bred ’broad/wide’, smal ’narrow’ vid ’broad’, trång ’narrow’, tjock ’thick’, tunn ’thin’, djup ’deep’, grund ’narrow’, lång ’long’ and kort ’short’. Focus has been placed on their spatial, non-metaphorical sense. READ MORE

  4. 4. Prosodic Phrasing in Spontaneous Swedish

    Author : Petra Hansson; Allmän språkvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; intonation.; spontaneous speech; optimality theory; prominence; grouping; phrasing; Southern Swedish; Swedish; speech planning; speech production; speech perception; prosody; phonology; phonetics; Fonetik; fonologi;

    Abstract : One of the most important functions of prosody is to divide the flow of speech into chunks. The chunking, or prosodic phrasing, of speech plays an important role in both the production and perception of speech. READ MORE

  5. 5. Debating Swedish : Language Politics and Ideology in Contemporary Sweden

    Author : Tommaso M. Milani; Kenneth Hyltenstam; Sally Johnson; Adrian Blackledge; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; bilingual education; citizenship; CDA; language debate; language ideology; language legislation; language politics; language testing; social theory; Sweden; Bilingualism; Tvåspråkighet; tvåspråkighetsforskning; Bilingualism Research;

    Abstract : This thesis is concerned with three language debates that reached their most crucial peaks in Sweden at the beginning of the twenty-first century: (i) the debate on the promotion of the Swedish language, (ii) the debate on language testing for citizenship, and (iii) the debate on mother tongue instruction. The main scope of the thesis is to take a theoretically multi-pronged approach to these debates trying to shed light on the following aspects: Why did such debates emerge when they did? Which discourses were available in those specific historical moments? Who are the social actors that intervened in these debates? What is at stake for them? What do they claim? What systems of values, ideas and beliefs – i. READ MORE