Search for dissertations about: "agency"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 513 swedish dissertations containing the word agency.

  1. 1. Children and Parents Attributions, Attitudes and Agency

    University dissertation from Gothenburg : University of Gothenburg, Department of Psychology

    Author : Sevtap Gurdal; Högskolan Väst.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psychology; Psykologi; Parenting attitudes; parenting attributions; personal agency; child agency; child adjustment; school achievement; parenting attitudes parenting attributions personal agency child agency child adjustment School Achievement;

    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

  2. 2. Leibniz on Agency and Force

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Philosophy, Uppsala University

    Author : Peter Myrdal; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : 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

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society

    Author : Ragnhild Hedman; Ersta Sköndal högskola.; Ersta Sköndal högskola.; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 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; 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

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Language Education, Stockholm University

    Author : Lisa Källermark Haya; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Agency; Spanish language study; ICT; Activity systems; classroom study; 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

  5. 5. Robots and Moral Agency

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Linda Johansson; KTH.; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; machine ethics; UAV; laws of war; robot morality; moral agency; Moral; Turning Test; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen;

    Abstract :   Machine ethics is a field of applied ethics that has grown rapidly in the last decade. Increasingly advanced autonomous robots have expanded the focus of machine ethics from issues regarding the ethical development and use of technology by humans to a focus on ethical dimensions of the machines themselves. READ MORE