Search for dissertations about: "culture studies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1284 swedish dissertations containing the words culture studies.

  1. 1. Play, Culture and Learning : Studies of Second-Language and Conceptual Development in Swedish Preschools

    Author : Robin Samuelsson; Per Ledin; Stina Hållsten; Karin Aronsson; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; early childhood education; ECEC; preschool; play; affordances; embodiment; multimodal; interaction; second-language development; conceptual development; culture; cultural affordances; digital tools; artefacts; perception; förskola; förskolepedagogik; didaktik; förskola; lek; affordanser; kroppslighet; multimodalitet; interaktion; andraspråksutveckling; begreppsutveckling; kultur; kulturella affordanser; digitala redskap; artefakter; perception; Utbildningsvetenskapliga studier; Studies in the Educational Sciences;

    Abstract : This dissertation studies how second-language and conceptual development emerge through interactions in Swedish preschool environments. It studies how types of interaction, such as play, can scaffold children toward such developments. READ MORE

  2. 2. Civic experiences and public connection : media and young people in Estonia

    Author : Anne Kaun; Staffan Ericsson; Mats Ekström; Peter Lunt; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Civic Culture; Mediated Citizenship; Decentred Media Studies; Mediatisation; Mediation; Conflict Theory; Narrative Analysis; Young People; Estonia; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies; Media and Communication Studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : How do young people in Estonia experience the political, politics and citizenship? How are these civic experiences connected to young peoples’ experiences with the media? Anne Kaun’s thesis Civic Experiences and Public Connection presents a theoretical and empirical investigation of how civic experiences, particularly public connection, emerge in the context of contemporary Estonia. Employing open-ended online diaries and in-depth interviews, she aims to develop an in-depth understanding of how young people experience democracy today, and how they express themselves as citizens; expression not only through the physical performance of citizenship, but also through orientation, interest in, and reflection about issues that are of common concern or should be seen as such. READ MORE

  3. 3. Nationalising Culture : The Reorganisation of National Culture in Swedish Cultural Policy 1970–2002

    Author : Tobias Harding; Erling Bjurström; Svante Beckman; Per Mangset; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; cultural policy; Sweden; nation-state; imagined communities; neo-institutionalism; path dependency; separation of church and state; universal values; particular values; ethnic nations; state-framed nations; kulturpolitik; Sverige; nationalstat; föreställd gemenskap; nyinstitutionalism; stigberoende; kyrka-stat-frågan; universella värden; partikulära värden; etnisk nationsuppfattning; statsinramad nationsuppfattning; Cultural heritage and cultural production; Kulturarv och kulturproduktion;

    Abstract : By comparative analysis of Swedish cultural policy (including art policy, heritage policy and Church policy) during the Riksdag periods of 1970-73, 1991-94, 1994-98 and 1998-2002 the relationship between cultural policy and the concept of the nation as a homogenous cultural community (defined by either an ethnic or a state-framed concept) is explored. Neoinstitutional analysis of cultural policy as an organisational field is combined with analysis of how the nation is conceived as an imagined community, and what values it strives to uphold to show how these values and concepts are institutionalised in its cultural policy and how this supports the legitimacy of the State as a nation-state. READ MORE

  4. 4. Becoming Image : Perspectives on Digital Culture, Fashion and Technofeminism

    Author : Lisa Ehlin; Louise Wallenberg; Nina Lager Vestberg; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Technology; Selfie; Embodiment; Tumblr; Memory; Instagram; Posthumanism; modevetenskap; Fashion Studies;

    Abstract : Departing from a technofeminist perspective, Becoming Image, places the digital image in a broader context of modern and postmodern technological discourses and fashion. In four articles, the compilation dissertation expands a contemporary and imagistic tech discourse by questioning the ideology of ”masculinity”―specifically the idea of it as a historically male domain. READ MORE

  5. 5. Executions : Power and Expression in Networked and Computational Media

    Author : Eric Snodgrass; Susan Kozel; Wendy Hui Kyong Chun; Malmö högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; execution; media studies; software studies; history of technology; computation; Media Technology; Medieteknik; media and communications;

    Abstract : This research looks at questions of power and expression as they are composed in various ways within networked and computationally-informed situations of the present. Drawing from the term as it is originally invoked in practices of computing, the research puts forward execution as a central conceptual framework for its investigations. READ MORE