Search for dissertations about: "everyday life"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 878 swedish dissertations containing the words everyday life.

  1. 1. Technology in everyday life : a study of consumers and technology in a banking context

    Author : Camilla Carlell; Alladi Venkatesh; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Consumers; Technology; Everyday Life; Methodological Triangulation.; Business Administration; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Technology is increasingly making its presence felt in the lives of consumers. This disserta-tion focuses on how consumers use, relate to and make sense of technology. Through methodo-logical triangulation in the form of interviews, diaries, experiments and observations we hear individual consumers talk about their lives with technology. READ MORE

  2. 2. Everyday Life Information Practice : Affordances and Strategies within a Facebook Group

    Author : Ameera Mansour; Noora Hirvonen; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; social media; social networking sites; Facebook groups; information practices; sociocultural theory; affordances; cognitive authority; situated learning; community of practice; communication privacy management; imagined audience; context collapse; everyday life; parents; mothers; Library and Information Science; Biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Social networking sites are integral in reshaping how we access and interact with information and others. This doctoral thesis aims to offer an in-depth understanding of engagement in an everyday life information practice within a private Facebook group. READ MORE

  3. 3. Everyday life amongst the oldest old : descriptions of doings and possession and use of technology

    Author : Åsa Larsson; Jan-Erik Hagberg; Lena Haglund; Louise Nygård; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Odest old; ageing research; everyday technology; gerontechnology; environmental gerontology; everyday life; ADL; occupational therapy; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The general aim of the present thesis is to expand knowledge about the everyday lives of the oldest old (85+) living independently and to improve and deepen the understanding of their doings and possession and use of technology. The everyday lives of the oldest old represent, in many aspects an under-researched area, partly because this age group is seldom included in national surveys regarding living conditions and time use. READ MORE

  4. 4. Everyday Life among Next of Kin of Haemodialysis Patients

    Author : Kristina Ziegert; Berit Lundman; Högskolan i Halmstad; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Next of kin; Haemodialysis; Everyday life; Health; Time; Life situation; Professional support; Nursing process; Qualitativ analysis; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Everyday life can be complex when next of kin of haemodialysis patients are preoccupied with taking care of the patient and his/her health, which implies the difficulties and requirements needed. The general aim of this thesis was to explore and describe everyday life among next of kin of haemodialysis patients with focus on the life situation, health, time and professional support. READ MORE

  5. 5. Towards an everyday peace? Exploring the political significance of everyday life in post-war Nepal

    Author : Martin Lundqvist; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; everyday life; audience studies; everyday peace; Nepal; peacebuilding;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to further our understanding of the political significance of everyday life in post-war Nepal. Building on the ethnographic turn of the everyday peace literature, I treat everyday life as a site of political potentiality as I explore how (if at all) this potentiality is practised in the context of post-war Nepal. READ MORE