Search for dissertations about: "comparative"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1427 swedish dissertations containing the word comparative.

  1. 1. Comparative advantages revealed : Experiments with a quadratic programming model of Sweden

    Author : Ronny Norén; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic equilibrium; Comparative advantage; Open economy; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Sverige; Ekonomi;

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  2. 2. Beyond the Witness : Holocaust Representations and the Testimony of Images

    Author : Rebecka Katz Thor; Cecilia Sjöholm; Stefan Jonsson; Gertrud Koch; Thomas Keenan; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Image; film; witness; Holocaust; Warsaw ghetto; Westerbork; Eichmann; Harun Farocki; Yael Hersonski; Eyal Sivan; archive; testimony; commemoration.; film; bild; vittne; vittnesmål; förintelsen; arkiv; Farocki; Hersonski; Sivan; Kritisk kulturteori; Critical and Cultural Theory; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : In a time when the very last Holocaust witnesses will soon be gone, a possible route for commemoration is to ask what testimony images can give. This book seeks to answer the question of how images can bear witness by examining them as multifaceted entities produced, reproduced, and resituated in conflicting political and historical situations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Atmospheric and geological entanglements : north american ecopoetry and the anthropocene

    Author : Nuno Marques; Maria Lindgren Leavenworth; Daniel Andersson; Jonathan Skinner; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Ecopoetry; ecopoetics; North American ecopoetry; form in poetry; lament; mourning; song; sound; atmosphere; air; geology; Anthropocene; entanglements; community-making; environmental justice; environmental humanities; ecocriticism; new materialisms.; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : Atmospheric and Geological Entanglements is a study of contemporary North American ecopoetry, a poetry which is characterized by a negotiation or subversion of established cultural representations of nature, and by a re-deployment of poetic forms such as lyrical poetry, pastoral and elegy. The studied poets experiment with form and question well-established categories such as human and nature, instead emphasizing connections between the human, other organisms, and inorganic matter. READ MORE

  4. 4. Media Technologies in the Making : User-driven Software and Infrastructures for Computer Graphics Production

    Author : Julia Velkova; Patrik Åker; Göran Bolin; Lisa Parks; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; computer graphics; computer animation; user-driven software; infrastructuring; media practice; repair; decommodification; gifting; commons; Blender; Synfig; Morevna project; Cosmos Laundromat; Kritisk kulturteori; Critical and Cultural Theory; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : Over the past few decades there have emerged greater possibilities for users and consumers of media to create or engage in the creation of digital media technologies. This PhD dissertation explores the ways in which the broadening of possibilities for making technologies, specifically software, has been taken advantage of by new producers of digital culture – freelancers, aspiring digital media creators and small studios – in the production of digital visual media. READ MORE

  5. 5. What Role of God and National Curriculum in School life? : A Comparative Study of Schools with a Muslim Profile in England and Sweden

    Author : Åsa Brattlund; Holger Daun; Geoffrey Walford; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Islamic school; Muslim; Muslim school; Primary school; comparative study; International Education; independent school; school leader; intercultural; confessional school; faith school; religious education; confessional; school head; islamiska skolor; muslim; muslimska skolor; grundskolor; jämförande studie; internationell pedagogik; interkulturell; konfessionella skolor; religiösa skolor; skolledare; International education; Internationell pedagogik; internationell pedagogik; International Education; comparative; islamisk skola; muslimsk skola; grundskola; friskola; fristående skola; konfessionell skola; religiös skola; religionsundervisning; konfessionell; Didactics; didaktik;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to gain a better understanding of principles and ethics that dominate four schools with a Muslim profile, two in Sweden and two in England.The specific objectives of the study are:  to examine educational policies with regard to primary schools with a confessional orientation in Sweden and England; to compare two primary schools with a Muslim profile in Sweden with two such schools in England; and in these four schools to describe and examine the manner in which school heads, teachers and other staff deal with the encounters between the values found in the national curriculum of Sweden and England respectively and the principles and ethics embodied in their private philosophy of life; to describe and examine the views of school heads, teachers and other staff on school leadership and any educational, ideological or personal role model they emulate; to describe and examine the expectations and views of parents with regard to the school with a Muslim profile; and describe the views of the pupils regarding their schools and the norms and values in school and; finally, to examine the attitudes of some local authority politicians in Sweden to MP schools. READ MORE