Search for dissertations about: "growth discourse"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 swedish dissertations containing the words growth discourse.

  1. 1. No limits the 20th century discourse of economic growth

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Eva Friman; Umeå universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; economic growth; growth discourse; development discourse; history of economics; environmental economics; ecological economics; ecomodernism; modernist economic ethos; narrative; power of language; limits to growth;

    Abstract : The breakthrough of the concept of economic growth in economics marks a paradigm shift in thinking about the economy and its place in 'reality.' This thesis analyzes the 20th century discourse of economic growth, focusing its unlimited connotations. The thesis consists of four case studies, two introductory parts and a concluding dis­cussion. READ MORE

  2. 2. How Personal Networks Shape Business : : An Anthropological Study of Social Embeddedness, Knowledge Development and Growth of Firms

    University dissertation from Department of Sociology, Lund University

    Author : Peter Parker; Högskolan Kristianstad.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Företagsekonomi; social embeddedness; growth; small business; trust; social capital; knowledge development; informal organization; personal network; Business network; social network; anthropology; Sociology of labour; sociology of enterprise; Arbetslivssociologi; företagssociologi;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Avhandlingen behandlar informell organisation, m a o den uppsättning av sociala relationer som förbinder olika personer i företag och över företagsgränser. Det finns en lång tradition av att studera informell organisation. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Story of Sustainable Mobility - the Role of Myths in Sustainable Mobility Transitions

    University dissertation from Department of Sociology, Lund University

    Author : Maja Essebo; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; myth; mobility; transition; sustainability; growth;

    Abstract : This compilation licentiate contains a kappa followed by two papers with the common purpose of introducing the conceptual framework of myth theory to the study of sustainable mobility transitions. Myth is presented here as story that reflects ideology, alleviates anxiety and rationalises everyday practices. READ MORE

  4. 4. Intersecting Identities: Young People, Religion, and Interaction on the Internet

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Religionssociologi

    Author : Mia Lövheim; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Sociology of religion; Internet; religion; identity construction; young people; discourse; late modernity; media ethnography; religious autobiographies; repertoire of possibilities; arena of circulation; gender; Religionssociologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology Sociology of religion; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi Religionssociologi;

    Abstract : The growth of the Internet gave rise to many anticipations and apprehensions of how the new medium would affect the construction of meaning, individual identities, and social interaction. As humanity’s oldest expression of existential meaning, religion provides a challenging case for such studies. READ MORE

  5. 5. A matter of difference?: Family planning and gendered discourses on sexuality and reproductive decision-making among black and white Zimbabweans

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Department of Peace and Development Research, Göteborg University

    Author : Ane Marie Ørbø Kirkegaard; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Rhodesia; Zimbabwe; fertility; reproductive behaviour; reproductive decision-making; gender; population policy; racialised sexuality; HIV Aids; family planning; feminism; Africa; discourse; masculinity; patriarchy; contraception;

    Abstract : Based on field and archival research, the thesis explores reproductive decision-making in contemporary Zimbabwe, as well as the historical background of current discourses on sexuality and reproduction. Zimbabwe (Southern Rhodesia) was created and structured by a European Imperial diaspora, based on racialised patriarchal structures of control. READ MORE