Search for dissertations about: "critical theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 655 swedish dissertations containing the words critical theory.

  1. 1. Geometry and Critical Configurations of Multiple Views

    University dissertation from Fredrik Kahl, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, P.O. Box 118, SE-221 00 Lund, Sweden

    Author : Fredrik Kahl; [2001]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; algebra; algebraic geometry; field theory; Number Theory; Matematik; Mathematics; reconstruction; image sequence; absolute conic; critical motions; critical surfaces; perspective projection; affine geometry; Euclidean geometry; multiple view geometry; projective geometry; group theory; Talteori; fältteori; algebraisk geometri; gruppteori; Mathematical logic; set theory; combinatories; Matematisk logik; mängdlära; kombinatorik;

    Abstract : This thesis is concerned with one of the core problems in computer vision, namely to reconstruct a real world scene from several images of it. The interplay between the geometry of the scene, the cameras and the images is analyzed. READ MORE

  2. 2. The School and the Animal Other. An ethnography of human-animal relations in education

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Helena Pedersen; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Human-animal relations; critical theory; gender theory; postcolonial theory; critical pedagogy; the “other”; the discourse of species; boundary work; critical ethnography; socialization; meaning-making practices; social representations; the hidden curriculum; social and cultural reproduction.;

    Abstract : This critical ethnographic investigation is positioned at the intersection of education research and human-animal studies. It uses participant observation, interviews with students and teachers and critical discourse analyses of texts and other artefacts used in the schools investigated to contribute cross-curricular perspectives on how human-animal relations are configured in the daily activities of both vocational (animal caretaker) and university preparatory programs. READ MORE

  3. 3. The School and the Animal Other : An Ethnography of Human-Animal Relations in Education

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Acta Universitatis Gothoburgensis

    Author : Helena Pedersen; Bo Andersson; Dennis Beach; Peter McLaren; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; human-animal relations; critical theory; gender theory; postcolonial theory; critical pedagogy; the other ; the discourse of species; boundary work; critical ethnography; socialization; meaning-making practices; social representations; the hidden curriculum; social and cultural reproduction;

    Abstract : How human-animal relations are expressed and negotiated has significance for the situation of animals in society and offers insights that contribute to our understanding of how we organize relations between humans as well. This critical ethnographic investigation is positioned at the intersection of education research and the interdisciplinary area of human-animal studies. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Common Good in Common Goods - The Decommodification of Fundamental Resources through Law

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Saki Bailey; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2020]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; commons; common goods; shareable goods; legal theory; social theory; socio-legal theory; property theory; critical legal theory; critical approaches to law; post-capitalist approaches to law; post-marxist approaches to law; post-liberal approaches to law; legal foundations of the market; embedding the market; strategic decommodification; decommodification; democratization of the economy; equitable access to resources; social property relations; housing policy; housing law; third-sector housing; shared limited equity; community land trusts; housing cooperatives; baugruppen; bostadsrätt; resource specific analysis; economic analysis of resources; neoliberalism.;

    Abstract : This dissertation is divided into three parts. Part I analyzes the Commons as a post-capitalist strategy accomplished through law by developing an alternative social theory of the market as a social institution. READ MORE

  5. 5. Reason and Utopia Reconsidering the Concept of Emancipation in Critical Theory

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Political Science, Stockholm University

    Author : Andreas Gottardis; Ulf Mörkenstam; Näsström Sofia; Owen David; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Emancipation; Critical Theory; Jürgen Habermas; Frankfurt School; Enlightenment Philosophy; Enlightenment Skepticism; Deliberative Democracy; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : What does emancipation mean today? In political theory, the idea of emancipation has typically been understood as a process of rationalization involving the promotion of human rights or the historical overcoming of capitalism. However, in contemporary social criticism the earlier antagonism between liberalism and Marxism has largely been replaced by the conflict between Enlightenment thinking and Enlightenment critique. READ MORE