Search for dissertations about: "categories of knowledge"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 353 swedish dissertations containing the words categories of knowledge.

  1. 1. Teknik - genomskinlig eller svart låda? : Att bruka, se och förstå teknik - en fråga om kunskap

    Author : Jan Sjögren; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Artifacts; assertive knowledge; categories of knowledge; concept of technology; critical knowledge; everyday technology; inimate knowledge; mentality; practical skills; proficiency knowledge; subject of technology; understanding of technology; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : Human history is to a great extent the history of people's relationship to artifacts and thereby to technology. This study is mainly concerned with the present-day situation of this interaction between people and technology, in a broad sense of the word. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Social Life of Ethnic Categories : Three cases of indigeneity, Russia and anthropological knowledge production

    Author : Ulrika Persson-Fischier; Adam Kuper; Sidsel Saugestad; Oslo universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : Examining three cases on indigeneity, Russia and anthropological knowledge production, this thesis investigates indigeneity as a form of ethnic classification. The first case is about the so-called census-war in the Republic of Altai, and who, thus, is allowed to be indigenous. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Artisanal Perspective in Action : An Archaeology in Practice

    Author : Katarina Botwid; Arkeologi; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; expertise; artisanal perspective; skill; artisanal interpretation; practice; craft; craftspersons; techniques; knowledge; situated learning; master–apprentice; artefacts; tools; imprints; fingerprints; colour; crayon; artist material; re-interpretation; evaluation; tacit knowledge; embodied knowledge; silent knowledge; silent studies; contemporary artisanship;

    Abstract : In what way can an artisanal perspective and artisanal knowledge contribute to current archaeology? How can theories about skill and expertise explain and affect research on artisanal issues? These are the questions that are in focus and have been explored in the four collected papers and in the concluding article in this thesis. The author proposes an artisanal perspective from an interdisciplinary viewpoint. READ MORE

  4. 4. Quality of Care in the Psychiatric Setting : Perspectives of the Patient, Next of Kin and Care staff

    Author : Agneta Schröder; Gerd Ahlström; Birgitta Engström; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Care associates; Care staff; Instrument development; Next of kin; Patient; Phenomenography; Psychiatric care; Quality of care.; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to describe quality of care from different perspectives in the psychiatric setting, to develop an instrument for measuring quality of care from the in-patient perspective and to use this instrument empirically. A qualitative descriptive design involving a phenomenographic analysis was used in Studies I, III and IV, and a descriptive and comparative design with statistical analysis in Study II. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Language of Textiles : Description and Judgement on Textile Pattern Composition

    Author : Siri Homlong; Christina Fjellström; Edith Skjeggestad; Lillemor Abrahamsson; Liv Merete Nielsen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Arts and literature; Textile; Pattern; Design; Amish; Quilt; Aesthetic Qualities; Repertory grid method; Natural Color System; Sloyd; Implicit knowledge; Communication; Structure of attention; Estetiska ämnen;

    Abstract : The present study concerns ways to describe, judge and discuss aesthetic qualities of designed textile patterns. Specific aims were to study how colours and compositions used in Old Amish Quilts can be systematically described, to study how simple and complex patterns in printed textile fabrics are perceived and expressed verbally and to study judgements, concepts and values in relation to designed textile patterns as expressed by schoolchildren, consumers, teachers of textile handicraft and designers. READ MORE