Search for dissertations about: "assemblages"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 149 swedish dissertations containing the word assemblages.

  1. 1. Settler-Colonial Assemblages and the Making of the Israeli Frontier: Palestinian experiences of (in)security, surveillance and carceral geographies

    Author : Wassim Ghantous; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Palestine Israel; settler-colonialism; Deleuze Guattari; assemblages; power; resistance; politics; war machine; time space; in security; surveillance; carceral geographies;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines the operations of contemporary Israeli security machinery as it unfolds in the course of expanding the Israeli colonial frontier over Palestinian rural areas of the occupied West Bank. Since the early 1990s and up to the present, Israeli security measures and monitoring technologies multiplied and have come to operate across various public, hybrid and civilian actors and institutions that orchestrate control over Palestinian bodies as a mean to dispossess them and expand the Israeli frontier over their lands through the erection of settlements. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Migration Industry in Managed Migration: Authority, Control and Guestworkers in the United States

    Author : Joseph Trawicki Anderson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; migration industry; managed migration; guestworkers; H-2 visa; assemblages; privatization;

    Abstract : This thesis is an investigation into the private migration actors, also known as the migration industry, that have become ubiquitous within managed migration programs in the United States. From employers and visa agents to recruiters and law firms, a tremendous number of private actors have become embedded within modern migration programs. READ MORE

  3. 3. Conversation and Figuration from the Horizontality of the 2.0 Decade

    Author : Peter Giger; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 2.0 Decade; Web 2.0; Aesthetics; Epistemology; Conversation; Figuration; Rhizome; Assemblages; Cyborg; Postmodernism; Person; Attention; Becoming; Serendipity; Desire; Intensity; Machine; Entanglement; Internet; Nihilism; Utopia; Accumulation; Technoscience; Virtuality; Potentiality; Monsters; Horizontality;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns the 2.0 decade, the decade when the social web started to develop. The main research objective is to contribute to our embedment in Internet technology in a conscious and livable way. The thesis is part of a general attempt to improve our understanding of the transformation taking place in the development of the web. READ MORE

  4. 4. "This is all fake, this is all plastic, this is me" : An ethnographic study of the interrelations between style, sexuality and gender in contemporary Stockholm

    Author : Philip Warkander; Anu Koivunen; Louise Wallenberg; Lena Martinsson; Agnes Rocamora; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; style; gender; sexuality; queer; contemporary Stockholm; fashion; networks; bricolage; power; assemblages; sartorial practices; ethnography; wardrobe studies; actor-network theory; performativity; modevetenskap; Fashion Studies;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates the processes and effects involved in the production of styles in contemporary Stockholm. Particular focus is given to materialization processes regarding gender and sexuality. READ MORE

  5. 5. Becoming Biofuels. The messy assembling of resources, sustainability, poverty, land use, and nation-states

    Author : Marie Widengård; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; biofuels; jatropha; assemblages; governmentality; political ecology; political economy; ethnography; governance; materiality; authority; territory; sovereignty; resources; poverty; sustainability; land use change; states; standards; certification; Africa; Zambia; Mozambique; Tanzania; Kenya; Brazil; EU;

    Abstract : Biofuels have come to represent the will to mitigate climate change by replacing fossil fuels with so-called climate-friendly and renewable plant sources, and to improve rural and poor conditions in the South through biofuel crop production, farm job creation, and smallholder cash cropping. The expansion of biofuels in countries in the South largely pivoted upon ‘the will to develop’, specifically through the oil shrub Jatropha curcas L. READ MORE