Search for dissertations about: "late capitalism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words late capitalism.

  1. 1. Railroading and Labor Migration Class and Ethnicity in Expanding Capitalism in Northern Minnesote, the 1880s to the mid 1920s

    University dissertation from Växjö : Växjö University Press

    Author : Jimmy Engren; Växjö universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Labor Migration; Immigration History; Swedish-America; Svensk-Amerika; Labor History; Minnesota; Welfare Capitalism; Hegemony; Capitalism; ethnic history; railroad; Socialism; community study; ethnic division of labor; Swedish workers; Swedish immigrants; political economy; Anglo-American; immigrant radicalism; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Historia; Historia; History;

    Abstract : In the 1880s, capitalism as a social and economic system integrated new geographic areas of the American continent. The construction of the Duluth & Iron Range Railroad (D&IR), financed by a group of Philadelphia investors led by Charlemagne Tower and later owned by the US Steel was part of this emerging political economy based on the exploitation of human and material resources. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Golden Fleece of the Cape Capitalist expansion and labour relations in the periphery of transnational wool production, c. 1860–1950

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Fredrik Lilja; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; capitalist expansion; transnational production; commodity chains; accumulation of capital; labour relations; shepherds; wool farming; fencing; environment; generational division of labour; gendered division of labour; imperialism; capitalism; British Empire; Rosa Luxemburg; South Africa; the Cape; eastern Cape.; Historia; History;

    Abstract : This thesis is about the organisation, character and change of labour relations in expanding capitalist wool farming in the Cape between 1860 and 1950. It is an attempt to analyse labour in wool farming within a transnational framework, based on an expansion of capital from core to periphery of the capitalist world-economy. READ MORE

  3. 3. Moving and Jamming Implications for Social Movement Theory

    University dissertation from Institutionen för samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Åsa Wettergren; Karlstads universitet.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Sociologi; Sociology; culture jamming; new social movements; culture studies; sociology of emotions; late capitalism; information society; discourse theory; post-structuralism; adbusters; collective identity;

    Abstract : The present compiled dissertation explores culture jamming as a social movement in late capitalist information society. Culture jamming embraces groups and individuals practicing symbolic protest against the expansion and domination of large corporations and the logic of the market into public and private life. READ MORE

  4. 4. Arkitektur och konsumtion : Reyner Banham och utbytbarhetens estetik

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Helena Mattsson; KTH.; [2003]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Reyner Banham; architecture; consumption; design; aesthetic; Independent Group; Post-war period; Jean Baudrillard; late capitalism; pop art; mass production; Walter Benjamin; Richard Hamilton; differentiated market; flexible organization; the new brutalism; Alison and Peter Smithson; House of the Future; machine aesthetics; futurism; technology; tradition; environment; operative criticism; Buckminster Fuller; arkitektur; konsumtion; design; estetik; Independent group; efterkrigstiden; senkapitalism; popkonst; massproduktion; populärkultur; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur;

    Abstract : The dissertation analyses the relation between architecture, design and consumption according to Peter Reyner Banham’s notion of an “aesthetics of expendability”. This issue is studied through such source materials as texts, buildings, competition entries and exhibitions produced from the early fifties to the early sixties. READ MORE

  5. 5. Commerce and Colonisation: Studies of Early Modern Merchant Capitalism in the Atlantic Economy

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Klas Rönnbäck; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; globalisation; market integration; price convergence; colonial goods; international trade; imperialism; colonialism; Williams-thesis; slavery; sugar; balance of payments; Atlantic economy; the Baltic; ghost acreage;

    Abstract : This dissertation consists of four chapters which study early modern merchant capitalism, with a special focus upon the developing Atlantic economy. The introductory chapter is followed by chapter 2, studying the issue of market integration and price convergence in inter-continental trade during the early modern period. READ MORE