Search for dissertations about: "Symbolic Production"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 35 swedish dissertations containing the words Symbolic Production.

  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. Symbolic image interpretation : by parsing, interpreting, and pruning

    Author : Staffan Truvé; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : genetic algorithms; image interpretation; grammars; constraint satisfaction problems; computer vision; parsing; symbolic representations; production rule systems;

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  3. 3. 'Dior without Dior' : Tradition and Succession in a Paris Couture House, 1957-2015

    Author : Sara Skillen; Andrea Kollnitz; Caroline Evans; Christopher Breward; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Christian Dior; Paris Fashion; Fashion Designer; Couturier; French Haute Couture; Luxury brands; Savoir-Faire; Couture; Tradition; Succession; Royalty; Heritage; Myth; Codes; Legitimation; Symbolic Production; Legacy; modevetenskap; Fashion Studies;

    Abstract : This study explores how the French luxury fashion house, Dior has mobilised its power over a 70 year period through the constructed persona of the designer, who functions as a figurehead, together with the brand’s heritage. It investigates how the house of Dior reinvented itself after the death of its founder in 1957 through the charismatic succession of a series of designers; Yves Saint Laurent, Marc Bohan, Gianfranco Ferré, John Galliano, and finishes in 2015 with the departure of Raf Simons. READ MORE

  4. 4. Feminism, citizenship and the media : an ethnographic study of identity processes within four women's associations

    Author : Leonor Camauër; Liesbet van Zoonen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; FEMINISM; CITIZENSHIP; WOMEN S MOVEMENT; ETHNOGRAPHY; MEDIA; PUBLIC SPHERE; CIVIL SOCIETY; NARRATIVE IDENTITY; PRODUCTION; PARTICIPATION; Media and communication studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The primary purpose of this doctoral thesis is to investigate the media practices of four Swedish women's associations and some of their individual members in order to gain insight into the role of the media in these women's individual and collective processes of identity formation as feminists and citizens. The studied media practices include first, the individual and collective meaning-making processes in which the women are involved when interpreting the media they use in everyday life, and, secondly, the associations' public-oriented practices, i. READ MORE

  5. 5. On the Power of Informal Economies and the Informal Economies of Power : Rethinking Informality, Resilience and Violence in Kosovo

    Author : Anna Danielsson; Joakim Ekman; Stefano Guzzini; Vivienne Jabri; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Informal economy; Informality; International organisations; Power; Policy production; Violence; Symbolic violence; Pierre Bourdieu; Consent; Domination; Practices; Kosovo; Politics; Economy and the Organization of Society; Politik; ekonomi och samhällets organisering; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Since the 1970s, the concept of “economic informality” has served as focal point for a comprehensive scholarly thinking and the development of policy initiatives enhanced by international organisations. Yet, informality displays a puzzling resilience. READ MORE