Search for dissertations about: "critical approach"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1110 swedish dissertations containing the words critical approach.

  1. 1. Critical Thinking in Scholarship: : Meanings, Conditions and Development

    Author : Eva Brodin; Lennart Svensson; Åsa Lindberg-Sand; Pedagogik; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; critical thinking; scholarship; higher education; hermeneutic phenomenology; epistemology; educational philosophy; history of philosophy; Education; Pedagogik; Theory of science; Vetenskapsteori; Pedagogik; Pedagogics; Pedagogy and didactics; Fenomenologi; Phenomenology; Hermeneutic Phenomenology; Higher Education; Critical Thinking; Scholarship; didaktik;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to explore the phenomenon of critical thinking in scholarship as regards its meanings, conditions, and development using a hermeneutic phenomenological approach. This exploration takes its departure in ancient Greece, following a historical movement of the phenomenon up to present day perspectives on critical thinking, revealing a range of different meanings and conditions. READ MORE

  2. 2. On systems thinking in logistics management - A critical perspective

    Author : Magnus Lindskog; Martin Rudberg; Mattias Elg; Britta Gammelgaard; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Logistics management; Systems thinking; Systems theory; Systems approach; Critical; Interpretive; Actors;

    Abstract : Systems thinking. Systems theory. The systems approach. All these concepts have in various guises been claimed as central to logistics management, since its dawning in the mid twentieth century. READ MORE

  3. 3. Where is the critical in literacy? : Tracing performances of literature reading, readers and non-readers in educational practice

    Author : Elin Sundström Sjödin; Ninni Wahlström; Johan Öhman; Greger Andersson; Lalitha Vasudevan; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Literary Didactics; Literature; Critical literacy; Critical space; Actor-network theory; Special residential homes;

    Abstract : In many instances in society, educational and other, literature reading is emphasised as something that develops persons in positive ways. The present thesis explores this claim in relation to literature reading in educational practices. READ MORE

  4. 4. On the Ontology of Love, Sexuality and Power : Towards a Feminist-Realist Depth Approach

    Author : Lena Gunnarsson; Liisa Husu; Andrew Sayer; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Roy Bhaskar; critical realism; dialectical critical realism; feminist theory; gender; Anna G. Jónasdóttir; love power; new materialism; ontology; philosophy of metaReality; sexuality; Gender Studies; Genusvetenskap;

    Abstract : The thesis offers a theoretical account of how and why, in contemporary western societies characterized by formal-legal equality and women’s relative economic independence, women continue to be subordinated to men through sexuality and love. By means of an innovative application of Roy Bhaskar’s critical realism, dialectical critical realism and philosophy of metaReality, it investigates and elaborates Anna G. READ MORE

  5. 5. Single Phase Convective Heat Transfer with Nanofluids : An Experimental Approach

    Author : Ehsan Bitaraf Hgahighi; Björn E. Palm; Elena V. Timofeeva; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; nanofluid; convective heat transfer; thermal conductivity; viscosity; heat transfer coefficient; performance; pumping power; Reynolds number; shelf stability;

    Abstract : Nanofluids (NFs) are engineered colloids of nanoparticles (NPs) dispersed homogenously within base fluids (BFs). Due to the presence of NPs, the thermophysical and transport properties of BFs are subject to change. READ MORE