Search for dissertations about: "body language"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 95 swedish dissertations containing the words body language.

  1. 1. Body Acts Queer

    University dissertation from Borås : Högskolan i Borås

    Author : Maja Gunn; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Body; Clothes; Design; Desire; Direction; Fashion; Feminism; Gaze; Gender; Ideology; Other; Perception; Performance; Performative; Performativity; Power; Research; Sexuality; Text; Queer; Writing.; Textiles and Fashion Design ; Textil och mode konstnärlig ;

    Abstract : Body Acts Queer is an exploration of the performative and ideological functions of clothes with regard to gender, feminism and queer. It is an artistic, practice-based thesis in the field of fashion and design. The thesis includes three projects: On & Off, If you were a girl I would love you even more and The Club Scene. READ MORE

  2. 2. Multilingual text generation from structured formal representations

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Dana Dannélls; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2012]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Coherence; computational linguistics; coreference; corpus linguistics discourse structure; knowledge representation; language technology; lexical semantics; linked open data; multilingual natural language generation; natural language processing; ontology; semantic web.;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to identify the optimal ways in which natural language generation techniques can be brought to bear upon the problem of processing a structured body of information in order to devise a coherent presentation of text content in multiple languages. We investigate how chains of referential expressions are realized in English, Swedish and Hebrew, and suggest several coreference strategies that can be used to generate coherent descriptions about paintings. READ MORE

  3. 3. Body acts queer Clothing as a performative challenge to heteronormativity

    University dissertation from Högskolan i Borås

    Author : Maja Gunn; José Teunissen; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Artistic research; design; fashion; ideology; performativity; pleasure; power; queer.; Textiles and Fashion Design ; Textil och mode konstnärlig ;

    Abstract : This artistic, practice-based thesis has been developed based on the idea that design creates social and ideological change. From this perspective, Body Acts Queer — Clothing as a performative challenge to heteronormativity introduces an artistic way of working with and exploring the performative and ideological functions of clothing with regard to gender, feminism, and queer. READ MORE

  4. 4. Different Voices - Different Stories Communication, identity and meaning among people with acquired brain damage

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Eleonor Antelius; Lars-Christer Hydén; Marja-Liisa Honkasalo; Andrew Sparkes; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Acquired brain damage; body; communication; dependence; disability; embodiment; enactment; ethnography; identity; language use; meaning-making practices; narratives; normality; personhood; power relations; self-determination; social interaction; stories; storytelling; story-making; videoethnography; voice; Beroende; berättande; berättelser; etnografi; funktionshinder; förkroppsligande; förvärvad hjärnskada; identitet; kommunikation; kropp; maktrelationer; meningsskapande praktiker; narrativer; normalitet; personskap; röst; självbestämmande; social interaktion; språkanvändning; videoetnografi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Social work Disability research; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Socialt arbete Handikappsforskning;

    Abstract : The main purpose of the dissertation is to understand meaning-making practices used by people suffering from acquired brain damage with severe physical and communicative disabilities, in order to create and sustain their identity and personhood in relation to other people. The study emanates from the idea that identity and personhood, also in relation to disability, are created/sustained in ongoing interaction between people in everyday situations, and that the ability to narrate is central to such a creation of identity. READ MORE

  5. 5. Hard & Soft : The Male Detective´s Body in Contemporary European Crime Fiction

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Tiina Mäntymäki; Frank Baasner; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; popular culture; crime fiction; gender; masculinity; male body; detektivromaner; manlighet; mansbilden; kropp; litteraturvetenskap; genus; historia; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : In the thesis popular culture is treated as an important site of meaningcreation and crime fiction is studied as a social technology, as producing and reproducing strategies of engendering.The thesis is a comparative study of six crime fiction detectives from fiveEuropean countries: Sweden, Finland, Scotland, Spain, and Italy. READ MORE