Search for dissertations about: "appropriation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 89 swedish dissertations containing the word appropriation.

  1. 1. Appropriation by Coloniality : TNCs, land, hegemony and resistance. The case of Botnia/UPM in Uruguay

    Author : Adrián Groglopo; Simon Lindgren; Aina Tollefsen; Stellan Vinthagen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Transnational corporations; foreign direct investments; foreignization of land; Latin America; pulp; hegemony; resistance; social movements; sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis is to analyse the social consequences of a transnational corporation(TNC) from the global North investing capital in the global South, and the communal processes that evolve in response. The study highlights the TNC’s construction of leadership and domination in the areas in which it settles, as well as the forces of popular resistance to the TNC’s exploitation of the region’s natural resources and the resulting socio-environmental conditions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Unique Biometric IDs: Governmentality and Appropriation in a Digital India

    Author : Elida K. U. Jacobsen; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; India; biometric identification; Aadhaar; Unique ID; governmentality; appropriation; post-colonial; biopower; risk; narrative method; subjectivity;

    Abstract : On a global scale, the usage of a variety of digital ID and surveillance technologies in both civic and security governance is increasingly taking place, leading to standardised forms and practices. India is implementing the largest biometric scheme in history. READ MORE

  3. 3. Managing Value Creation and Appropriation

    Author : Joakim Björkdahl; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Strategy; ICT; Innovation; Value creation; Manufacturing companies; Diversification; Business model; Value appropriation; Competencies;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates how large Swedish manufacturing companies try to create value and appropriate financial returns by renewing their product offerings through the integration of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in their established product categories, and the related challenges and opportunities this produces.While much attention has been given to the technology dimension of diversification, the economic and commercial domains have been rather ignored in the literature. READ MORE

  4. 4. Identical, But Still Different : On Artistic Appropriation in Visual Art

    Author : Rikard Ekholm; Claes Entzenberg; Lars-Olof Åhlberg; Sven-Olov Wallenstein; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Visual art; artistic appropriation; intention; context; meta-art; conceptual art; art theory; philosophy of art; Danto; Sturtevant; Levine; Mandiberg.; Estetik; Aesthetics;

    Abstract : In this dissertation about artistic appropriation I acknowledge that something indeed has happened in art. Visual art does not have to look in any special way anymore, or have historically validated content that can be visually grasped. Within this precondition artistic appropriation is situated. READ MORE

  5. 5. Care in revolt : Labor conflict, gender, neoliberalism

    Author : Magnus Granberg; Katarina Giritli-Nygren; Siv Fahlgren; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : appropriation; dialectics; feminism; gender; ideal worker; labor conflict; Marxism; neoliberalism; normalization; NPM; real abstraction; real subsumption;

    Abstract : The present thesis is an exploration of normalization processes and the problem of appropriation in labor conflict. More specifically, it analyses the way contemporary labor conflicts in nursing relate to, and thereby help to illuminate, changes in modes of gender normalization under neoliberalism, and how nurse labor conflict thereby sheds light on wider patterns of labor strife. READ MORE