Search for dissertations about: "imaginaries"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 41 swedish dissertations containing the word imaginaries.

  1. 1. Educational imaginaries : a genealogy of the digital citizen

    Author : Lina Rahm; Andreas Fejes; Henrik Nordvall; Pelle Snickars; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Popular education; non-formal adult education; computer policy; computer history; educational history; educational imaginaries; digital citizenship; problematizations; genealogy; Folkbildning; datapolitik; utbildningshistoria; datorhistoria; sociotekniska föreställningar; digitalt medborgarskap; problematiseringar; genealogi;

    Abstract : This thesis makes use of a genealogical approach to map out and explainhow and why computers and citizenship have become so closely connected.It examines the historical continuities and disruptions, and the role thatpopular education has played in this interrelation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Whirling Stories : Postsocialist Feminist Imaginaries and the Visual Arts

    Author : Redi Koobak; Nina Lykke; Cecilia Åsberg; Jackie Stacey; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Gender; postsocialist; feminist imaginaries; lag discourse; Western feminist theory; geopolitics; temporality; visual arts; self-portrait photography; sexuality; queer; Anna-Stina Treumund; Estonia; Genus; postsocialistisk; feministiska föreställningar; diskurs om eftersläpning; västerländsk feministisk teori; geopolitik; temporalitet; bildkonst; självporträtt; fotografi; sexualitet; queer; Anna-Stina Treumund; Estland.;

    Abstract : This thesis is about the geopolitics of feminist knowledge and the role of the visual arts in conceiving and reconfiguring postsocialist feminist imaginaries. Its central concern is to contest the fantasy, prevalent within Western feminist theorizing, of a “lag” between Western and former Eastern Europe. READ MORE

  3. 3. Imagineering Place : The Branding of Five Chinese Mega-Cities

    Author : Emma Björner; Per Olof Berg; Ali Yakhlef; Xiucheng Fan; Mihalis Kavaratzis; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; China; Chinese mega-cities; city branding; fieldwork; ideology; imagery; images; imaginaries; imagineering; language; multiple case-study; place branding; power; företagsekonomi; Business Administration;

    Abstract : Cities, regions, nations and other places have in recent decades become active participants in the global competitive economy, and now operate in a global marketplace, competing with other places all over the world for investors, tourists, residents and workforce. As a result, places use marketing and branding strategies and practices to gain reputation and competitive advantage. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Technopolitics of Compassion : A Postphenomenological Analysis of the Digital Mediation of Global Humanitarianism

    Author : Daniel Møller Ølgaard; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; humanitarianism; digital media; technopolitics; postphenomenology; mediation theory; power; materiality; imaginaries; algorithms; social media; virtual reality; apps;

    Abstract : Humanitarian organisations are central actors in the mediation of humanitarian disasters as objects of public, political and moral concern. Consequently, if we want to understand this key dynamic of world politics we have to understand how aid organisations use media. READ MORE

  5. 5. The science of imagining solutions : design becoming conscious of itself through design

    Author : Søren Rosenbak; Johan Redström; Carl DiSalvo; Andrew Morrisson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; design; pataphysics; possibility; imaginaries; imagination; the artificial; critical practice; critical design; speculative design; design fiction; participatory design; smart cities; lies; metadata; surveillance; failures; research through design; constructive design research; practice-based design research; programmatic research; epiphenomenology; quantum poetics; design; design; industridesign; industrial design;

    Abstract : This dissertation addresses a paradox in design: we currently live in a day and age that is fundamentally conditioned by artifice on all scales, and principled by a deep sense of contingency and possibility. In this world, anything could always be something else. READ MORE