Search for dissertations about: "culture studies"

Showing result 16 - 20 of 1204 swedish dissertations containing the words culture studies.

  1. 16. Artifacts and Supraphysical Worlds : : A Conceptual Analysis of Religion

    University dissertation from Centre for Theology and Religious Studies, Lund University

    Author : Johan Modée; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Malmö University.; Malmö University.; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy of special sciences; Two-dimensionality; Supraphysical worlds; Possible worlds; Global supervenience; Physicalism; Tools; Symbols; Rituals; Representations; Proper funtion; Artifacts; Definition of religion; Conceptual analysis; Särskilda vetenskapers filosofi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Humanities Social Sciences; religion; concept; artifact; physicalism; global supervenience; representations; a priori;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Hur begreppet religion kan klargöras eller definieras är en mycket omtvistad fråga inom åtskilliga akademiska discipliner. Två huvudsakliga negativa tendenser är märkbara inom gängse och aktuell teoribildning. För det första har det framkastats en mängd divergerande definitionsförslag under årens lopp. READ MORE

  2. 17. Culture and Transmission : The Technological and Cultural Reach of International Syndicated Radio

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutionen för journalistik, medier och kommunikation (JMK)

    Author : Lars Lundgren; Stockholms universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Other social sciences Media and communication studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Övrig samhällsvetenskap Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Radioprogram – England – Sekelskiftet 2000; Mediedistribution – internationella aspekter; Communication Studies; medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; culture; technology; transmission; space; time; radio; Internet; music; sound; media production;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is to study the technological and cultural reach of internationally syndicated radio from the vantage point of the radio programme Solid Steel between 2000 and 2006. Solid Steel is a weekly two-hour music show originally produced and aired in London but today also broadcast by a large number of stations around the world, as well as via the Internet. READ MORE

  3. 18. Stoutwear and the Discourses of Disorder Constructing the Fat, Female Body in American Fashion in the Age of Standardization, 1915-1930

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Media Studies, Stockholm University

    Author : Lauren Downing Peters; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; American history; consumer culture; cultural history; design; discourse; dress history; fashion; fashion history; fashion magazines; fat; identity; Michel Foucault; modernism; modernity; plus-size; self-fashioning; technology; the body; women; modevetenskap; Fashion Studies;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines how fashion media discourses created the conditions through which the fat, female body was both known and constructed within the context of the early large-size garment industry in the United States, or what between the years 1915 and 1930 was known as “stoutwear.” Drawing on a wide array of media sources, including women’s and fashion magazines, trade journals, catalogs and style guides, and employing Michel Foucault’s archaeological method, the dissertation examines the productive nature of fashion discourse in the construction and constitution of the fleshy body, or how the discourses of stoutwear brought order to the disorderly, fat, female body. READ MORE

  4. 19. Executions Power and Expression in Networked and Computational Media

    University dissertation from Malmö : Malmö University

    Author : Eric Snodgrass; Malmö University.; Malmö University.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Media Technology; Medieteknik; execution; media studies; software studies; history of technology; computation; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP; Technology; 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

  5. 20. Caught in Culture? Cultural Transformation through HIV/AIDS Prevention Education in Zambia

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Education, Stockholm University

    Author : Ellen Carm; Stockholms universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HIV AIDS prevention education; culture; transformation; multi-voiced and leveled strategy; cultural historical activity theory; internationell pedagogik; International Education;

    Abstract : The study explores the role and contribution of education in developing a localized and relevant HIV/AIDS prevention strategy through a multi-voiced approach, involving the educational institutions, as well as the traditional leaders, community-members, including parents. The study comprised all public schools in one Zambian province from 2002-2008. READ MORE