Search for dissertations about: "participant roles"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 30 swedish dissertations containing the words participant roles.

  1. 1. The Social Roles of Buildings : An Account of Materiality and Meaning in Urban Outcomes

    Author : Lauren Dean; Jens Rydgren; Charlotta Stern; Harvey Molotch; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Buildings; Building Types; Urban Studies; Materiality; Culture; Urban Forms; Urban Space; Reuse; Neighborhoods; Sociology of Buildings; Theory; Visual Methods; Historical Analysis; Santiago; Chile; Cités; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : The dissertation explores the roles of buildings in urban social life. Buildings, as both a methodological tool and a research site, are valuable for understanding society. As a method, buildings allow access to various urban contexts. READ MORE

  2. 2. ”Why Do We Even Bully?” : Exploring the Social Processes of Bullying in Two Swedish Elementary Schools

    Author : Joakim Strindberg; Paul Horton; Robert Thornberg; Johannes Lunneblad; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; bullying; participant roles; social status; inclusion; exclusion; social stigmatisation; social marginalisation; loneliness; school context; social ecology; mobbning; deltagarroller; social status; inkludering; exkludering; social stigmatisering; social marginalisering; ensamhet; skolkontext; social ekologi; Education; Pedagogik;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is to explore and deepen the understanding of pupils’ experiences of bullying and their reflections on why bullying may occur and be maintained in school, despite pupils’ understanding that bullying is wrong. This aim is examined in four articles. READ MORE

  3. 3. Active Ageing a Path towards Ageing Well. Physical Functioning, Physical Activity, Falls Self-Efficacy and Social Participation in Community-Dwelling Elderly

    Author : Hadeel Halaweh; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Active ageing; Ageing well; Health-related quality of life; Physiotherapy; Qualitative analysis; Social roles;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to study factors of importance for active ageing with a focus on physical functioning, physical activity, falls self-efficacy, health-related quality of life and social participation in community-dwelling elderly above 60 years old. Methods: Study I (n=108) evaluated the psychometric properties of the Falls Efficacy Scale-International (Arabic version) (FES-I (Ar)) using validity and reliability testing. READ MORE

  4. 4. Participant, Catalyst or Spectator? – A study of how managers apply control in innovation processes

    Author : Wen Pan Fagerlin; Institutet för Ekonomisk forskning; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : This study is motivated by two research questions: (1) How is an organizational control system established and maintained in product and process innovation? (2) How are innovation processes facilitated or hindered as a result of the interplay between forms of control and autonomy? The thesis investigates these questions by means of an in-depth longitudinal case study involving 15 innovation projects at a Swedish multinational industrial organization – the Trelleborg Group. The established literature has recognized top management involvement as one of the most critical success factors in firms’ innovation efforts. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Presence Producers : On design and use of presence production systems

    Author : Leif Handberg; Kristina Höök; Morten Fjeld; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Presence producer; presence production; presence production systems; presence design; spatial connectedness; social connectedness; Närvaroproducent; produktion av närvaro; produktionssystem för närvaro; design för närvaro; rumslig samhörighet; social samhörighet;

    Abstract : Feeling present with others – as if we are in the same room even if we are apart – is a key experience in mediated communication situations. But how do we produce mediated communications so that we increase the likelihood of forgetting the mediating technology, letting participants engage as if they are all there?This thesis summarises the analyses of practice-led work on organising more than 35 presence productions over a period of more than 20 years. READ MORE