Search for dissertations about: "language action perspective"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 swedish dissertations containing the words language action perspective.

  1. 1. Information Systems Actability : Understanding Information Technology as a Tool for Business Action and Communication

    Author : Pär J. Ågerfalk; Göran Goldkuhl; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; information systems; information systems actability; Internet-based information systems; language action perspective; Information technology; Informationsteknologi;

    Abstract : This dissertation is devoted to a perspective from which IT-based information systems are conceived as information technological artefacts intended for business action and communication. The perspective has been made concrete through the concept of information systems actability, which is the main concept under scrutiny. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Physical Foundation of the Patterning of Physical Action Verbs : A Study of Chinese Verbs

    Author : Hong Gao; Allmän språkvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Languages and literatures of South and South-East Asia; verbal semantics; trajector; semantic representation; pyscholingistics; polysemy; physical reality; physical foundation; physical action verbs; observability; motion; lexicalization patterning; landmark; intentionality; innateness; physical contact; force-dynamics; combinability; conflation; cognitive semantics; active zone; affectability; Chinese; Kinesiska och språk och litteratur från Syd- och Sydostasien; Linguistics; Lingvistik; Grammar; semantics; semiotics; syntax; Grammatik; semantik; semiotik;

    Abstract : This work is a study of verbal semantics with a focus on the discussion and illustration of the role of body parts and the semantic incorporation into verbal roots of the actions that involve various body parts. Following a general discussion of the basic issues of language construction and human body actions with the image schemas of force-dynamics presented in line with the framework of cognitive semantics, it is argued that the event structures of physical action verbs are not arbitrarily constructed but rather the constructions are built through systematic cognitive processes in relation to both human physical reality and concrete reality in the world. READ MORE

  3. 3. Teacher Identity as Discourse : A Case Study of Students in Swedish Teacher Education

    Author : Johan Christensson; Mona Blåsjö; Anna Edin; Rodney H. Jones; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; teacher identity; teacher education; mediated discourse theory; nexus analysis; social action; oral presentation; essay writing; teaching placement; nordiska språk; Scandinavian Languages;

    Abstract : This thesis comprises three separate studies that together explore how Swedish student teachers construct or produce professional identity in interaction while navigating different institutional and professional instances of teacher education. As a discourse analytical contribution to research on teacher identity, the main theoretical framework is mediated discourse theory (e. READ MORE

  4. 4. Into the Isle of Self : Nietzschean Patterns and Contrasts in D. H. Lawrence's The Trespasser

    Author : Cecilia Björkén; Sven Bäckman; Sweden Lund Lund University Department of English; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language and literature; Apollonian-Dionysian; influence; The Trespasser; Nietzsche; D. H. Lawrence; English language; Engelska språket; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; Engelska språk och litteratur ;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on a close reading of Lawrence's novel The Trespasser from a Nietzschean point of view. By adopting this perspective it aims at giving the novel the sense of unity it has so far been alleged to lack. The analysis is preceded by a detailed discussion of the concept of literary influence. READ MORE

  5. 5. Citizens getting help: Interactions at the constituency office

    Author : Emily Hofstetter; Elizabeth Stokoe; Paul Drew; Mats Ekström; UK Loughborough Loughborough University Social and Policy Studies Media Department of Communication Schooll of Social Sciences; []

    Abstract : This thesis examines a previously unstudied site of interaction: the constituency office. At the constituency office, Members of Parliament (MPs) hold MP surgeries , during which they help constituents to solve their personal difficulties. This thesis provides the first analysis of interactions at the constituency office. READ MORE