Search for dissertations about: "ethnographic methods"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 65 swedish dissertations containing the words ethnographic methods.

  1. 1. Making Methods Work in Software Engineering Method Deployment - as a Social Achievement

    University dissertation from Ronneby : Blekinge Institute of Technology

    Author : Kari Rönkkö; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Software engineering; software development methods; social achievement; research methodology; action research; ethnography; ethnomethodology; industrial cooperation;

    Abstract : The software engineering community is concerned with improvements in existing methods and development of new and better methods. The research approaches applied to take on this challenge have hitherto focused heavily on the formal and specifying aspect of the method. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Art of Enacting the Impossible: A Conceptual, Empirical and Methodological Exploration of Constructive Resistance by the Kurdish Movement in Turkey

    University dissertation from Ronneby : Blekinge Institute of Technology

    Author : Minoo Koefoed; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; constructive resistance; emotional resistance; the Kurdish movement; democratic autonomy; ethnographic methods;

    Abstract : The Kurdish movement in Turkey has since 2005 been trying to establish democratic autonomy, an overarching proposition for the reconstruction of the society from the bottom up, based on ideals of radical democracy, women’s liberation, social ecology, communalism and more. This dissertation takes the current resistance of the Kurdish movement in the context of democratic autonomy as a starting point to deepen the empirical and conceptual insights on resistance as enacted alternatives (‘constructive resistance’); the role of emotions in resistance; and the ways in which our understanding of resistance could inform research methods. READ MORE

  3. 3. Fragile identities, patched-up worlds Dementia and meaning-making in social interaction

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Linda Örulv; Lars-Christer Hydén; Nina Nikku; Staffan Josephsson; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Alzheimer’s disease; communication; confabulation; context; continuity; dignity; disorientation; ethnographic methods; ethnography; identity; life history; life story; meaning; microethics; narrative; progressive dementia diseases; sense-making; social interaction; storytelling; vascular dementia; Alzheimers sjukdom; berättande; desorientering; etnografiska metoder; identitet; kommunikation; konfabulering; kontext; kontinuitet; livsberättelse; mening; mikroetik; narrativ; progressiva demenssjukdomar; samspel; social interaktion; vaskulärdemens; värdighet; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Human communication; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Kommunikation mellan människor;

    Abstract : Denna avhandling fokuserar på det meningsskapande och begripliggörande som fortgår vid tilltagande demenssjukdom, i det sociala samspelet, och de utmaningar för demens-omsorgen som detta innebär. Studien är aktörsorienterad och adresserar frågan om hur personer med åldersrelaterade progressiva demenssjukdomar i den vardagliga kommuni-kationen söker förstå sina situationer, omgivningen och sina liv – alltsammans inom ra-men för det dagliga samspelet på ett demensboende. READ MORE

  4. 4. Creating and establishing a positive care relationship between nurses, patients and relatives An ethnographic study of encounters at a department of medicine for older people

    University dissertation from Jönköping : Jönköping University, School of Health and Welfare

    Author : Anette Johnsson; Sandra Pennbrant; Åse Boman; Petra Wagman; Birgitta Bisholt; [2020]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Care relationship; communication; ethnographic approach; nurses; interactional perspective; older patients; relatives; social interaction; sociocultural perspective; triad encounter;

    Abstract : Background and aim: Numerous encounters take place in the healthcare sector every day. Although the encounters should be conducted in a safe and respectful manner, an increased number of complaints about communication and interaction have been reported to the Health and Social Care Inspectorate. READ MORE

  5. 5. Gifting Technologies Ethnographic Studies of End-users and Social Media Sharing

    University dissertation from Linköping, Sweden : Department of Computer and Information Science, Linköpings universitet

    Author : Jörgen Skågeby; Vivian Vimarlund; Malin Sveningsson; [2008]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Sociala medier; virtuell etnografi; fildelning; gåvor; TECHNOLOGY Information technology Computer science; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Informationsteknik Datavetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis explores what dimensions that can be used to describe and compare the sociotechnical practice of content contribution in online sharing networks. Data was collected through online ethnographical methods, focusing on end-users in three large media sharing networks. READ MORE