Search for dissertations about: "community"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2254 swedish dissertations containing the word community.

  1. 1. Code begets community : On social and technical aspects of managing a virtual community

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Daniel Pargman; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Mud; community; virtual community; virtual environments; adventure muds game; hobby; hackers; open source; software engineering; Virtuell verklighet; MUD; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : What is reality beyond the hype of virtual communities on the Internet? This Ph. D. thesis is based on three and a half years of studies in a Swedish-speaking adventure mud - a text-based virtual reality system. The focus is not primarily on the players, but on the administrators and on the work to make this virtual community work. READ MORE

  2. 2. Incalculable Community

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Jonna Pettersson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Community; Sameness; Citizenship; Democracy; Space; Continental philosophy;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Denna avhandling diskuterar hur en föreställning om enhet har präglat västerländskt politiskt tänkande om politisk gemenskap. Den visar att ett antagande om likhet, återspeglad i tid, rum, språk och rationalitet, har setts som en förutsättning för politisk gemenskap. READ MORE

  3. 3. Working with community exploring community empowerment to support non-communicable disease prevention in a middle-incom country

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Fatwa Sari Tetra Dewi; Umeå universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; NCD; cardiovascular disease; community intervention; prevention; community empowerment; middle-incom countries; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background: Non communicable diseases (NCD) are recognized as a major burden of human health globally, especially in low and middle-income countries including Indonesia. This thesis addresses a community intervention program utilizing a community empowerment approach to study whether this is a reasonable strategy to control NCD. READ MORE

  4. 4. Creating a sense of community : Experiences from a Swedish web chat

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Malin Sveningsson Elm; Malin Sveningsson; Karlstads universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Media and Communication Studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN; web chat; community; virtual community; social world; computer-mediated communication; social interaction; kommunikationssociologi; chatt; informationsteknik; IT; Sverige;

    Abstract : The Internet has opened up a wide range of new ways of socializing with other individuals. This is an explorative study, where the ultimate purpose can be described as to find out what web chat as activity is about. READ MORE

  5. 5. Community, Justice, and Freedom Liberalism, Communitarianism, and African Contributions to Political Ethics

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Tros- och livsåskådningsvetenskap

    Author : Isaias Ezekiel Chachine; Uppsala universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : Ethics; community; justice; freedom; ubuntu; liberalism; libertarianism; communitarianism; view of human; individualism; justification; liberation; opppression; relationship; belonging; universalism; contextualism; Etik; Etik; Ethics;

    Abstract : This study deals with theories of community, justice, and freedom within liberalism, communitarianism, African philosophy and theology. The study maintains that there are different latitudes on how to formulate and articulate theories of community, justice and freedom informed by particualr moral experiences with bearing on different views of human. READ MORE