Search for dissertations about: "agency"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 623 swedish dissertations containing the word agency.

  1. 1. The politics of undocumented migrant childhoods : Agency, rights, vulnerability

    Author : Jacob Lind; Anna Lundberg; Michael Strange; Karl Hanson; Malmö universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Childhood; Undocumented migrants; Agency; Rights; Vulnerability;

    Abstract : In this thesis, I investigate the paradoxical characteristics of political struggles that take place in relation to undocumented migrant childhoods. Drawing on ethnographic research in Birmingham, UK and Malmö, Sweden between 2014 and 2017, I take as my starting point the everyday life experiences of children and families who have experienced living under an immanent risk of deportation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Children and Parents : Attributions, Attitudes and Agency

    Author : Sevtap Gurdal; Emma Sorbring; Philip Hwang; Solveig Hägglund; Högskolan Väst; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Parenting attitudes; parenting attributions; personal agency; child agency; child adjustment; school achievement; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Children and parents are both part of children’s development and research on children and on parenting are both areas that, in some way, have changed in recent decades. These changes are related to the new way of seeing children and that children are no longer seen as ‘becomings’ or adults in the making; rather, children are insteadregarded – and seen – as more active in their development and as social agents. READ MORE

  3. 3. Leibniz on Agency and Force

    Author : Peter Myrdal; Lilli Alanen; Pauliina Remes; John Carriero; Michael Della Rocca; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Leibniz; Gottfried Wilhelm; 1646-1716; Early Modern Philosophy; Agency; Force; Final causes; Theoretical Philosophy; Teoretisk filosofi;

    Abstract : This is a study of Leibniz’s theory of agency – his theory of the nature of causal powers and agents. Leibniz develops his view against the background of an Aristotelian conception of agency. The latter was rejected by many early modern philosophers in the wake of the mechanist conception of the natural world. READ MORE

  4. 4. Striving to be able and included : Expressions of sense of self in people with Alzheimer's disease

    Author : Ragnhild Hedman; Britt-Marie Ternestedt; Görel Hansebo; Ingrid Hellström; Astrid Norberg; Anna-Karin Edberg; Ersta Sköndal högskola; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Agency; Alzheimer s disease; Communion; Early onset; Harré s social constructionist theory; Positioning; Research participation; Self; Support group; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; agency;

    Abstract : According to research applying a social constructionist perspective, the sense of self is not lost in people with Alzheimer’s disease (AD). It is, however, greatly influenced by the symptoms and by how they are treated by other people. READ MORE

  5. 5. Agency in the Spanish language classroom : Student and teacher choices, actions and reports when students search for information online as part of a theme

    Author : Lisa Källermark Haya; Rakel Österberg; Leena Kuure; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ICT and foreign language education; agency; resources; information searches; group work; design for learning; activity systems analysis; språkdidaktik; Language Education;

    Abstract : Students’ and teachers’ own choices and actions – their agency – are an integral part of language education, yet we know little about agency in specific classroom contexts. One such context is when students search for information online as part of their foreign language education. READ MORE