Search for dissertations about: "culture construction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 108 swedish dissertations containing the words culture construction.

  1. 1. Value creation in development and construction of public buildings : the case of houses of culture

    Author : Kristina Laurell-Stenlund; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Construction Engineering and Management; Byggproduktion;

    Abstract : A public building should create an added value to clients, construction professionals and users resulting in an efficient construction project as well as an economically and socially sustainable building over its whole lifetime. In the meantime it is difficult to describe the social benefits of public buildings in general, but even more difficult to describe public buildings with a cultural content, e. READ MORE

  2. 2. Identity Construction : The Case of Young Women in Rasht

    Author : Padideh Pakpour; Carina Jahani; Nigel Musk; Sally Boyd; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Iran; Rasht; intersectionality; sociolinguistics; identity; membership categorisation analysis; social categories; language norms; Iranska språk; Iranian Languages;

    Abstract : This study took place in the city of Rasht, which is the capital of Gilan Province, situated in North-Western Iran. The aim has been to investigate how a group of young Rashti women constitute their identities through their talk-in-interaction, and how they relate to the concept of Rashti, be it the dialect, people living in a geographical area, or a notion of collective characteristics. READ MORE

  3. 3. Risk management in small construction projects

    Author : Kajsa Simu; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Construction Engineering and Management; Byggproduktion;

    Abstract : The Swedish construction sector has for some time struggled with problems that result in increased costs, delays and faults. To sort out and analyse these problems, the federal government appointed a commission that produced the report "Skärpning gubbar" (2002). READ MORE

  4. 4. Developing A Proactive Safety Performance Measurement Tool (SPMT) For Construction Sites

    Author : Radhlinah Aulin; Loughborough University; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; construction industry; safety performance measurement tool; safety;

    Abstract : ‘Safety pays’ is a phrase commonly used. But, when it comes to putting that concept into practice, very few are actually successful at it. Reasons given include: it is costly or it is a waste of time or it is not the main cause of failure. READ MORE

  5. 5. Culture Unbound: Americanization and Everyday Life in Sweden

    Author : Thomas O'Dell; Avdelningen för konsthistoria och visuella studier; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; ethnology; Cultural anthropology; Sweden; Americanization; Culture; Modernity; Everyday Life; Transnational Cultural Processes; Globalization; Flow; Center Periphery; American Cars; Raggare; Counter-culture; Hippies; Kulturantropologi; etnologi;

    Abstract : This book investigates the significance processes of Americanization have had in shaping and influencing the form and content of everyday life in Sweden. However, rather than simply viewing Americanization as an irresistible homogenizing force, it is argued that to the extent that Swedish everyday life has been Americanized, it has been Americanized in a very Swedish way. READ MORE