Search for dissertations about: "ethical and political approaches"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words ethical and political approaches.

  1. 1. Architecture’s Poetic Instrumentality. Developing the Critical, Political, and Ethical Capacities of Architectural Artifacts

    Author : Johan Liekens; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; dynamics of dissensus; critical architecture; ethical architecture; political architecture; architectural agency; agonistic staging;

    Abstract : The PhD thesis Architecture’s Poetic Instrumentality is rooted in and driven by an enthusiasm of architectural practice—an enthusiasm for conceiving, constructing and deploying architectural artifacts that, as poetic instruments, intend to have an agency within urban environments. The title puts in tension the two notions of instrument and poesis (from the Greek poiesis, referring to a making activity but moreover to an activity of making up , situated here in those encountering architecture). READ MORE

  2. 2. Governance and Development of the East African Community : The Ethical Sustainability Framework

    Author : Dickson Kanakulya; Göran Collste; Ronnie Hjorth; Edward Wamala; Ngabirano Maximiano; Linköpings universitet; []

    Abstract : The pursuit of sustainability of governance and development has become a major challenge in contemporary times because of increasing realization that: various ecological and social systems are interconnected; and the complexity of our natural and constructed environs requires holistic approaches to avoid catastrophic fissures in the systems on which humans depend. As regional governments such as the East African Community (EAC) become important in Africa (and other regions), they present opportunities to generate cross-national approaches to achieving sustainability albeit success in that direction is limited and sporadic. READ MORE

  3. 3. Responsibility and collaboration : empirical studies of corporate social responsibility in food retail

    Author : Julia Rotter; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; []

    Abstract : Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a widely debated concept among academics, practitioners and non-practitioners. By definition, CSR concerns the economic, legal, political, environmental and social responsibilities of a business to its stakeholders and society at large. READ MORE

  4. 4. Förrättsligande. En studie av rättens risker och möjligheter med fokus på patientens ställning

    Author : Leila Brännström; Juridiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; law in the field of health care; patients’ rights; the legal position of the patient; Weber; Habermas; Foucault; conceptions of law; ethical and political approaches; legal approaches; judicial supremacy; regulation through legal norms; constitutional norms; Rancière; law and politics; emancipatory politics; political discourse; legal discourse; judicialization; juridification;

    Abstract : The aim of the present doctoral thesis is to study and conceptualize juridification as a phenomenon. This aim comprises analyzing the theories through which juridification as an empirical development is interpreted. In this thesis juridification signifies displacements towards legal discourse. READ MORE

  5. 5. Physiotherapy in a Danish private context - a social and ethical practice

    Author : Jeanette Praestegaard; Människan i rörelse: hälsa och rehabilitering; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Foucault; practice; ethical issues; professional ethics; Physiotherapy;

    Abstract : Physiotherapy is a social and ethical practice which unfolds under specific historical, political, socio-cultural and economic circumstances. Danish physiotherapy in a private context is practiced, administered and managed within a neoliberal ideology which generates challenges for both physiotherapists and their patients. READ MORE