Search for dissertations about: "new materialism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the words new materialism.

  1. 1. Breathing Matters Feminist Intersectional Politics of Vulnerability

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Magdalena Górska; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Breath; breathing; intersectionality; vulnerability; social and environmental justice; black lung; phone sex work; anxieties; panic attacks; matterwork; embodiment; affect; agential realism; posthumanities; postconstructionism; new materialism; environmental humanities; cultural studies; feminism; gender; Andning; intersektionalitet; sårbarhet; social rättvisa och klimaträttvisa; pneumokonios; telefonsex; postkonstruktionism; ångest; panikattacker; materiaarbete; förkroppsligande; affekt; agentiell realism; posthumanism; nymaterialism; miljöhumanism; kulturstudier; feminism; genus;

    Abstract : Breathing is not a common subject in feminist studies. Breathing Matters introduces this phenomenon as a forceful potentiality for feminist intersectional theories, politics, and social and environmental justice. READ MORE

  2. 2. Converging Human and Digital Bodies. Posthumanism, Property, Law

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Jannice Käll; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; digitalization; information; innovation; intellectual property; knowledge; law; new materialism; personhood; posthumanism; property; subjectivity;

    Abstract : This thesis elaborates a theory for understanding how advanced capitalism commoditizes knowledge to an intensified degree simultaneously as it undoes the divide between human and nonhuman beings. In the text, such theory visibilizes how human and digital bodies are being produced as increasingly connected in innovation theory and recent business practices. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ecologies of Practices and Thinking

    University dissertation from Göteborg : ArtMonitor

    Author : Elke Marhöfer; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; new materialism; film; image; matter; nonhuman; more-than-human; other-than-human; not-so-human; ecology; agriculture; otherness; storytelling; enunciation; post-context; post-history; animism; colonialism; becoming with; seeing together; lines of flight; modes; animals; plants; things; territories; multiplicities; chaos; expressive continuum; rerational aesthetics; radical empiricism; Baruch Spinoza; Gilles Deleuze; Félix Guattari; Isabelle Stengers; Donna Haraway; Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing; Brian Massumi; Danièle Huillet; Jean Marie Straub;

    Abstract : How does a new materialist film practice look? To approach this question the practice-led material driven research explores dynamic ecological relations and processes of thinking and practicing. It employs an animist methodology which allows it to relate to the nonhuman as an active participant, rather than a passive object of inquiry. READ MORE

  4. 4. Consuming for friendship : Children´s perceptions of relational consumption

    University dissertation from Linnaeus University Press

    Author : Erika Lundby; Linnéuniversitetet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Children; Consumption; Economic Recourses; Economic Vulnerability; Friendship; Materialism; Money; Peers; Relational Consumption; Socialisation; Tweens.; Barn; Ekonomisk utsatthet; Ekonomiska resurser; Konsumtion; Materialism; Pengar; Relationell Konsumtion; Socialisering; Tweens; Vänskap.; Socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : Swedish children have, from a historical perspective and compared with many other countries, greater economic resources and a higher material living standard. However, there is a widening gap between affluent and vulnerable households in Sweden. READ MORE

  5. 5. For every word has its own shadow: Sunsets, Notes From Underground, Waves

    University dissertation from Göteborg : ArtMonitor

    Author : Lisa Tan; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; affect; becoming; Maurice Blanchot; displacement; dispossession; essay film; experimental video; geological time; liminal; Clarice Lispector; materialism; primordial obscurity; provisional; solitude; Susan Sontag; threshold; transformation; translation; video; video installation; Virginia Woolf;

    Abstract : Liminality permeates this doctoral project's questions: how can an experience of the liminal exist as an artwork? What things and experiences can orient us towards affectivity and states of becoming? Lisa Tan relates such concerns to Clarice Lispector whose writing renders becoming(s) visible. Coupled with Maurice Blanchot and his literary discourse on dispossession and the outside (analogous to becoming), Tan's inquiry is critically engaged inside a moving image practice. READ MORE