Search for dissertations about: "narrative analysis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 272 swedish dissertations containing the words narrative analysis.

  1. 1. The Making of Resistance : Brazil’s Landless Movement and Narrative Enactment

    Author : Markus Lundström; Paulina de los Reyes; Fredrik Uggla; Stellan Vinthagen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; MST; Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra; peasant; Brazil; social movement; autonomy; constructive resistance; historiography; narrative; collective memory; identity; subject formation; focus group interview; corpus analysis; meta-analysis; ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the story of Brazil’s Landless Movement: its historiographical prequel, its narrative components, its modifications, its enactment. The study derives from a non-essentialist understanding of the resistance agent, here construed as political subject – a collective of individuals, contingently unified in a specific political struggle, not necessarily representing a mutual material need, nor a common identity. READ MORE

  2. 2. Justifying mega-projects : An analysis of the Swedish high-speed rail project

    Author : Erik Ronnle; Företagsekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; transport policy; decision making; cost-benefit analysis; narrative; mega-projects;

    Abstract : Mega-projects are a growing phenomenon worldwide. More and more projects are started and they grow ever bigger in size. At the same time, there is overwhelming evidence that mega-projects tend to run late, overrun in terms of costs and fail to deliver the expected benefits. READ MORE

  3. 3. Talking talent : Narratives of youth sports selection

    Author : Magnus Kilger; Mats Börjesson; Rickard Jonsson; Mikael Quennerstedt; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; talent; selection; talent in sports; narrative analysis; narrative genre; discourse; discursively shared narratives; positioning; Child and Youth Science; barn- och ungdomsvetenskap; talent; selection; talent in sports; narrative analysis; narrative genre; discourse; discursively shared narratives; positioning; Samhällsvetenskap Humaniora; Social Sciences Humanities;

    Abstract : In sports, there seems to be an eternal interest in discovering young talents and refining them into elite adult athletes. The dilemma of selecting talent, while at the same time ensuring every child´s right to participate, needs to be addressed and have consequences in social practice. READ MORE

  4. 4. Mental Imagery in the Experience of Literary Narrative : Views from Embodied Cognition

    Author : Anezka Kuzmicova; Göran Rossholm; Marie-Laure Ryan; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; literary narrative; mental imagery; embodiment; embodied cognition; imagination; reading; reader response; sensorimotor simulation; interpretation; aesthetics; narrative theory; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : Defined as vicarious sensorimotor experiencing, mental imagery is a powerful source of aesthetic enjoyment in everyday life and, reportedly, one of the commonest things readers remember about literary narratives in the long term. Furthermore, it is positively correlated with other dimensions of reader response, most notably with emotion. READ MORE

  5. 5. Street Artivism on Athenian Walls : A cognitive semiotic analysis of metaphor and narrative in street art

    Author : Georgios Stampoulidis; Kognitiv semiotik; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Greek Street Art; Urban Creativity; Cognitive Semiotics; Pheno-methodological Triangulation; Polysemiotic Communication; Multimodality; Ethnographic Research; Go-along Interview; Rhetorical Figures; Metaphor Identification Procedures; Verbal and Non-verbal Metaphor; Motivation Sedimentation Model MSM ; Narrative; Secondary Narrativity;

    Abstract : The thesis is a collection of four papers on Greek street art (specifically situated in the city of Athens) with a focus on metaphors and narratives. The overall aim guiding this thesis is to explore how street art in times of crisis can represent sociopolitical issues and in what ways these messages can be conveyed. READ MORE