Search for dissertations about: "positionality"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the word positionality.

  1. 1. Ambiguity and Estrangement : Peer-Led Deliberative Dialogues on Literature in the EFL Classroom

    Author : Anna Thyberg; Maria Olaussen; Lena Fritzén; Kaj Sjöholm; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; literature; EFL; peer-led deliberative dialogues; civic values postcolonial; positionality; ambiguity; estrangement; aesthetic reading; internally persuasive discourse; upper secondary students; transformative learning.; Engelska med didaktisk inriktning; English Education;

    Abstract : The thesis focuses on ideological and emotional dimensions of literature reading in the English as a Foreign Language (EFL) classroom. The empirical data at the heart of this dissertation comprises questionnaires, group sessions, student texts, and post-study evaluation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Two Essays on Relative Consumption

    Author : Fredrik W. Andersson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; relative consumption; marginal degree of positionality; choice experiments; questionnaire-experimental methods;

    Abstract : First paper: Consumption Theory with Reference Dependent Utility: Its Impact on Marginal Propensity to Consume This paper presents a closed form consumption function for an individual when he derives utility from his own previous and current consumption and from the previous consumption of his relevant others. I show that the individual's marginal propensity to consume (MPC) is smaller than the MPC under the permanent income hypothesis. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Social Comparison

    Author : Fredrik W. Andersson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Marginal degree of positionality; relative consumption; marginal propensity to consume; self-reported current happiness; self-reported expected future happiness; relative academic performance; comparison wage; permanent income consumers; current income consumers; rule of thumb consumers; aggregation bias; sick listing; social norms;

    Abstract : Paper 1: By using hypothetical choice experiments, this paper presents evidence that individuals’ concern for relative consumption depends on their relative consumption. Individuals with consumption levels above society’s average consumption level tend to have, in general, lower concern for relative consumption. READ MORE

  4. 4. Social Ecography : International trade, network analysis, and an Emmanuelian conceptualization of ecological unequal exchange

    Author : Carl Nordlund; Humanekologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ecological unequal exchange; commodity trade; ecological economics; world-system analysis; network analysis; human ecology; ecography;

    Abstract : This thesis demonstrates how network analysis, ecological economics and the world-system perspective can be combined into an ecographic framework that can yield new insights into the underlying structure of the world-economy as well as its surrounding world-ecology. In particular, the thesis focuses on the structural theory of ecological unequal exchange, a theory suggesting a relationship between positionality within the world-system and unequal exchange of biophysical resources. READ MORE

  5. 5. “And I don’t know who we really are to each other” : Queers doing close relationships in Estonia

    Author : Raili Uibo; Ulrika Dahl; Jenny Gunnarsson Payne; Ana Cristina Santos; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; queer; kinship; closeness; intimacy; care practices; Estonia; post-socialism; opacity; precarity; temporality.; Kritisk kulturteori; Critical and Cultural Theory; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the ways in which queers understand and practice close relationships in the political, economic and cultural circumstances of contemporary Estonia. The study draws on qualitative methods from sociology and anthropology and is situated at the intersection of queer studies, de/post-colonial studies, family and kinship studies. READ MORE