Search for dissertations about: "mainstream"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 175 swedish dissertations containing the word mainstream.

  1. 1. Performing Punk : Subcultural Authentications and the Positioning of the Mainstream

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Sociology

    Author : Erik Hannerz; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociologi; Sociology; subculture; punk; mainstream; authentication; style; identity; cultural sociology; ethnography; convex; concave; patterns of meaning;

    Abstract : This thesis is about how and in opposition to what punk is defined and lived out by punks in Sweden and Indonesia. Arguing against the previous research’s presumption that subcultural meaning constitutes a single set of meaning, this study points to two patterned sets of meanings, each constructed out of several different definitions of the mainstream as well as the subcultural authentic. READ MORE

  2. 2. Anammox-based systems for nitrogen removal from mainstream municipal wastewater

    University dissertation from KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Andriy Malovanyy; KTH.; [2017]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Wastewater; Nitrogen removal; Ion exchange; Deammonification; Anammox; Mainstream; Mark- och vattenteknik; Land and Water Resources Engineering;

    Abstract : Nitrogen removal from municipal wastewater with the application of deammonification process offers an operational cost reduction, especially if it is combined with a maximal use of organic content of wastewater for biogas production. In this thesis, two approaches for integration of the deammonification process into the municipal wastewater treatment scheme were studied. READ MORE

  3. 3. Looking vanlig; neither too much nor too little A study of consumption of clothing among mainstream youth in a Swedish small town

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Media Studies, Stockholm University

    Author : Emma Lindblad; Stockholms universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Consumption; Denim; Mainstream; Subculture; Ordinary; Youth; modevetenskap; Fashion Studies;

    Abstract : This thesis studies consumption among young people who identify as mainstreamers in a Swedish small town. In order to map patterns of clothing consumption and to understand what was central in the young people’s self-identification, the research was conducted using a mix of ethnographic methods and wardrobe studies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Crossing to the Mainstream: Information Challenges and Possibilities for Female Legislators in the Ugandan Parliament

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Ruth Ester L. Nalumaga; Högskolan i Borås.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; information access; information acquisition; affirmative action; social transformation; affirmativ action; legislators; insiders; outsiders; Uganda;

    Abstract : Just like in other national legislatures in recent years, women have increased in numbers in Uganda, owing mostly to the introduction of affirmative action policies. These measures are regarded as fast track approaches to counter previous historical injustices and imbalances. READ MORE

  5. 5. Learning by hearing? Technological framings for participation

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Ingela Holmström; Örebro universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cochlear implants; deaf; mainstream; participation; communication forms; communities of practice; ethnography; sociocultural; postcolonial; language ideology; Pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : This thesis examines technological framings for communication and identity issues, with a particular focus on Swedish mainstream schools where children with cochlear implants are pupils. Based on a sociocultural perspective on learning, the thesis focuses on how pupils and teachers interact with (and thus learn from) each other in classroom settings. READ MORE