Search for dissertations about: "cultural context"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 476 swedish dissertations containing the words cultural context.

  1. 1. Cognition and Cultural Context : An Inquiry into Gadamer's Theory of Context-Dependence

    Author : Anders Odenstedt; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Context-dependence; presupposition; tradition; historicism; hermeneutics; Gadamer; Dilthey; Heidegger; Theoretical philosophy; Teoretisk filosofi;

    Abstract : This study deals with the problem of the context-dependence of thought, as dealt with by the German philosopher Hans-Georg Gadamer (1900-2002). Gadamer stresses what he sees as the difficulty of bringing to awareness and criticising influences which preserve such dependence, and the role of traditions (Überlieferungen) in this regard. READ MORE

  2. 2. Creative voices of the city : Articulating media, space and cultural identities by creative collectives in Southeast Asia

    Author : Zaki Habibi; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; articulation; creativity; creative city; cultural identity; cultural memory; cultural resistance; media practice; space; visual method; artikulation; kreativitet; kreativ stad; kulturell identitet; kulturellt minne; kulturellt motstånd; medieutövning; visuell metod;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the lived cultures of the individuals within collectives who are part of creative cities in Southeast Asia. Such individuals and their creative collectives are all too often rendered silent and unnoticed within the official narratives of creative city branding. READ MORE

  3. 3. A synchronic approach to the Serek ha-Yahad (1QS) : from text to social and cultural context

    Author : Kamilla Skarström Hinojosa; Mikael Winninge; Jutta Jokiranta; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; 1QS; Serek ha-Yahad; Serekh; Yahad; Text linguistics; synchronic; Qumran; Dead Sea Scrolls; Rule texts; René Girard; Scapegoat; social context; cultural context; Hebrew; Second Temple; hierarchy; mimetic violence; discourse analysis; discourse; serek; serekh; covenant; truth; falsehood; text; Micah 6:8; wilderness; community; messianic; law; atone; judge; intertextuality; allusions; quote; echo; intertext; apocalyptic; Hebrew bible.; gamla testamentets exegetik; Old Testament Exegesis;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to investigate the social and cultural contexts of 1QS (Serek ha-Yahad) by means of a textual study. The analysis of the text is performed in a synchronic perspective. This means that lexical choices, grammatical forms, references, topics, themes, and intertextuality are analyzed text-internally. READ MORE

  4. 4. The cultural context of business : A study of firms in a northern Nigerian society

    Author : Yakubu Zakaria; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sociology; Culture; Values; Norms; Behaviour; Rationality; Cross-cultural; Islam; Modernization; Entrepreneur; Manager; Trust; Risk; Organization; Control; Strategy; Perception; Business; Profit; Success; Development; Sociologi; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : This study is about entrepreneurial adaptations to modem manufacturing activities in a semi-industrial society of Northern Nigeria. It embodies both general and micro-institutional perspectives of business behaviour and seeks to examine the multidimensional influences ofcultural values on business patterns. READ MORE

  5. 5. Islands of Togetherness : Rewriting Context Analysis

    Author : Minna Räsänen; Ann Lantz; Per-Anders Forstorp; James M. Nyce; Paul Dourish; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Human-Computer Interaction; call-centre organization; ethnography; togetherness; socio-cultural context; Technology and culture; Teknik och kultur;

    Abstract : A continuing debate within Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) research is how to elucidate, improve, and optimize the relationship between social context and technology use. Social context is conventionally understood as immediate use context while an understanding informed by social science suggests a wider scope, involving actors and structures. READ MORE