Search for dissertations about: "posthumanism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the word posthumanism.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. According to whose will The entanglements of gender & religion in the lives of transgender Jews with an Orthodox background

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Oriol Poveda Guillén; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; agential realism; entanglement; feminism; FTM; gender; intra-action; Jewish; Judaism; LGBTQ; MTF; non-binary; Orthodox; posthumanism; queer; religion; religiosity; religious change; religious practice; social constructionism; transgender; Sociology of Religion; Religionssociologi;

    Abstract : This study, the first in its scope on transgender religiosity, is based on in-depth biographical interviews with 13 transgender participants with a Jewish Orthodox background (currently and formerly Orthodox). The primary aim of the study has been to elucidate the entanglements of gender and religion in three periods of the participants’ lives: pre-transition, transition and post-transition. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cutting Through Water : Towards a Posthuman Theory of Educational Relationality

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Simon Ceder; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; diffraction; educational relationality; humanism; intra-relationality; posthumanism;

    Abstract : Based on an ongoing debate—academic as well as public—regarding the roles of the teacher and the student in education, this thesis explores educational relations within the field of philosophy of education. After critically examining intersubjective approaches to theories of educational relations, I localize anthropocentrism and subject-centrism (teacher/student) as two problematic aspects of the aforementioned approaches. READ MORE

  4. 4. Becoming Image Perspectives on Digital Culture, Fashion and Technofeminism

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Fashion Studies, Stockholm University

    Author : Lisa Ehlin; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Technology; Selfie; Embodiment; Tumblr; Memory; Instagram; Posthumanism; modevetenskap; Fashion Studies;

    Abstract : Departing from a technofeminist perspective, Becoming Image, places the digital image in a broader context of modern and postmodern technological discourses and fashion. In four articles, the compilation dissertation expands a contemporary and imagistic tech discourse by questioning the ideology of ”masculinity”―specifically the idea of it as a historically male domain. READ MORE

  5. 5. Production and Products of Preschool Documentation Entanglements of children, things, and templates

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Katarina Elfström Pettersson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Early childhood education; preschool practice; preschool documentation; systematic quality development work; agential realism; posthumanism; Förskola; förskolepraktik; dokumentation i förskolan; systematiskt kvalitetsarbete; agentisk realism; posthumanism;

    Abstract : The objective of the present study is to produce knowledge about how children, things, documents, computers, teachers, templates and other entities take part in and produce documentation in preschool systematic quality development work. The thesis asks questions about how and what is produced as quality in preschool documentation. READ MORE