Search for dissertations about: "ethnographic methods"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 57 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; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [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. 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; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [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

  5. 5. Feminism, citizenship and the media : an ethnographic study of identity processes within four women's associations

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

    Author : Leonor Camauër; Stockholms universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; FEMINISM; CITIZENSHIP; WOMEN S MOVEMENT; ETHNOGRAPHY; MEDIA; PUBLIC SPHERE; CIVIL SOCIETY; NARRATIVE IDENTITY; PRODUCTION; PARTICIPATION; SOCIAL SCIENCES Other social sciences Media and communication studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Övrig samhällsvetenskap Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The primary purpose of this doctoral thesis is to investigate the media practices of four Swedish women's associations and some of their individual members in order to gain insight into the role of the media in these women's individual and collective processes of identity formation as feminists and citizens. The studied media practices include first, the individual and collective meaning-making processes in which the women are involved when interpreting the media they use in everyday life, and, secondly, the associations' public-oriented practices, i. READ MORE