Search for dissertations about: "pleasure"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 71 swedish dissertations containing the word pleasure.

  1. 1. The Pleasure of Management Ideas: The Discursive Formation on Kaizen

    Author : Alexander Styhre; Företagsekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; pleasure.; power; postmodernism; language speech; discourse analysis; management ideas; continuous improvements; manufacturing; kaizen; Management of enterprises; Företagsledning; management;

    Abstract : The administration and management of organizations and companies is based upon the belief in the rationality of certain ideas Ð here referred to as management ideas Ð that is, the belief in these ideas1 ability to solve problems and provide opportunities for betterment. The talk of and writings on management ideas (lexis) constitute discursive formations that precede and shapes practices (praxis), i. READ MORE

  2. 2. Erotic pathos, rhetorical pleasure : narrative technique and mimesis in Eumathios Makrembolites' Hysmine & Hysminias

    Author : Ingela Nilsson; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Byzantinology; Bysantinologi;

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  3. 3. Hedonism as the Explanation of Value

    Author : David Brax; Praktisk filosofi; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Value; Pleasure; Hedonism; naturalism; affective science; Meta-ethics;

    Abstract : This thesis defends a hedonistic theory of value consisting of two main components. Part 1 offers a theory of pleasure. Pleasures are experiences distinguished by a distinct phenomenological quality. This quality is attitudinal in nature: it is the feeling of liking. READ MORE

  4. 4. Body acts queer : Clothing as a performative challenge to heteronormativity

    Author : Maja Gunn; José Teunissen; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Artistic research; design; fashion; ideology; performativity; pleasure; power; queer.; Textiles and Fashion Design ; Textil och mode konstnärlig ;

    Abstract : This artistic, practice-based thesis has been developed based on the idea that design creates social and ideological change. From this perspective, Body Acts Queer — Clothing as a performative challenge to heteronormativity introduces an artistic way of working with and exploring the performative and ideological functions of clothing with regard to gender, feminism, and queer. READ MORE

  5. 5. Margins of Prevention : - On Older Adolescents' Positive and Negative Beliefs about Illicit Drug Use

    Author : Patrik Karlsson; Anders Bergmark; Edle Ravndal; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Illicit drugs; adolescents; prevention; margins for change; beliefs; perceptions; expectancies; positive; negative; risk; pleasure; Sweden; Social work; Socialt arbete;

    Abstract : This study explores older adolescents’ positive and negative beliefs about illicit drug use from a preventive perspective. By positive beliefs is meant positive expectancies and benefit perceptions. By negative beliefs is meant negative expectancies and risk perceptions. READ MORE