Search for dissertations about: "agential realism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words agential realism.

  1. 1. Why is it difficult to design innovative IT? An agential realist study of designing IT for healthcare innovation

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Siri Wassrin; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; IT design; innovation; sociomateriality; agential realism; healthcare; IT-design; innovation; sociomaterialitet; agentiell realism; hälso- och sjukvård;

    Abstract : It may seem strange to claim that it is difficult to design innovative information technology (IT) in a time when the technological progress leaps forward like never before. However, despite the numerous opportunities that this rapid progress provides, we often design IT that is similar to existing artifacts, making IT design incremental rather than radical. READ MORE

  2. 2. Making Death Matter A Feminist Technoscience Study of Alzheimer's Sciences in the Laboratory

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Tara Mehrabi; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Agential realism; posthumanities; new materialism; feminist technoscience; STS; gender studies; Human Animal Studies; matters of practice; animal experimentation; spectrum of killability; agential asymmetry; Drosophila melanogaster; fruit flies; Alzheimer’s sciences; laboratory ethnography; biological waste; politics of categorization; mattering death; ethics of relationality.; Agentiell realism; posthumaniora; nymaterialism; feministiska teknovetenskpliga studier; genusvetenskap; STS; human animal studies; vetenskapliga praktiker; djurförsök; agentiell assymetri; Drosophila melanogaster; fruktflugor; Alzheimers sjukdomar; labbetnografi; biologiskt avfall; döden; relationell etik; processontologi;

    Abstract : This thesis is a contribution to feminist laboratory studies and a critical engagement with the natural sciences, or more precisely research on the biochemical workings and deadly relations of Alzheimer’s disease emanating from a year of field work in a Drosophila fly lab. The natural sciences have been a point of fascination within the field of gender studies for decades. READ MORE

  3. 3. Playing a part in preschool documentation A study of how participation is enacted in preschool documentation practices and how it is affected by material agents

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Katarina Elfström Pettersson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Early childhood education; children’s participation; pedagogical documentation; preschool practice; power relations; agential realism.; Förskola; barns delaktighet; pedagogisk dokumentation; förskolepraktik; maktrelationer; agentisk realism;

    Abstract : The aim of the present study is to explore how children’s participation is constructed and enacted in preschool documentation and what kinds of activities evolve between teachers, children and material objects in preschool documentation practices. The study is based on videorecorded observations of teachers and children documenting different preschool activities in two preschool groups. READ MORE

  4. 4. Production and Products of Preschool Documentation Entanglements of children, things, and templates

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Katarina Elfström Pettersson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Early childhood education; preschool practice; preschool documentation; systematic quality development work; agential realism; posthumanism; Förskola; förskolepraktik; dokumentation i förskolan; systematiskt kvalitetsarbete; agentisk realism; posthumanism;

    Abstract : The objective of the present study is to produce knowledge about how children, things, documents, computers, teachers, templates and other entities take part in and produce documentation in preschool systematic quality development work. The thesis asks questions about how and what is produced as quality in preschool documentation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Breathing Matters Feminist Intersectional Politics of Vulnerability

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Magdalena Górska; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Breath; breathing; intersectionality; vulnerability; social and environmental justice; black lung; phone sex work; anxieties; panic attacks; matterwork; embodiment; affect; agential realism; posthumanities; postconstructionism; new materialism; environmental humanities; cultural studies; feminism; gender; Andning; intersektionalitet; sårbarhet; social rättvisa och klimaträttvisa; pneumokonios; telefonsex; postkonstruktionism; ångest; panikattacker; materiaarbete; förkroppsligande; affekt; agentiell realism; posthumanism; nymaterialism; miljöhumanism; kulturstudier; feminism; genus;

    Abstract : Breathing is not a common subject in feminist studies. Breathing Matters introduces this phenomenon as a forceful potentiality for feminist intersectional theories, politics, and social and environmental justice. READ MORE