Search for dissertations about: "poststructuralism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the word poststructuralism.

  1. 1. Avoiding the subject : A critical inquiry into contemporary theories of subjectivity

    Author : Sharon P. Rider; sharon rider; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; subject; subjectivity; objectivity; certainty; doubt; phenomenology; poststructuralism; deconstruction; neopragmatism; gender; Filosofi; Philosophy subjects; Filosofiämnen; Theoretical Philosophy; Teoretisk filosofi; pragmatism;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores certain recurrent problems in modern theories about the nature of thesubject. Taking examples from phenomenology, poststructuralism, neopragmatism and feminism, itargues that philosophical theorizing about subjectivity often assumes that the transition from thedescription of the models of meaning with which they work, to the description of the everyday practices of which they are models, can be achieved within the model. READ MORE

  2. 2. Interaction as existential practice : An explorative study of Mark C. Taylor’s philosophical project and its potential consequences for Human-Computer Interaction

    Author : Henrik Åhman; Ann Lantz; Anders Hedman; Jeffrey Bardzell; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Human-Computer Interaction; Materiality; The self; Interaction; HCI theory; Mark C. Taylor; Poststructuralism; Postmodernism; Philosophy; Complexity theory; Existential practices; Friedrich Nietzsche; Människa-Datorinteraktion; Materialitet; Självet; Interaktion; MDI teori; Mark C. Taylor; Poststrukturalism; Postmodernism; Filosofi; Komplexitetsteori; Existentiella praktiker; Friedrich Nietzsche; Människa-datorinteraktion; Human-computer Interaction;

    Abstract : This thesis discusses the potential consequences of applying the philosophy of Mark C. Taylor to the field of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI).The first part of the thesis comprises a study focusing on two discursive trends in contemporary HCI, materiality and the self, and how these discourses describe interaction. READ MORE

  3. 3. An aesthetics of resistance : the open-ended practice of language writing

    Author : Åsa Arketeg; Lars-Olof Åhlberg; Claes Entzenberg; Ming Qian Ma; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Humanities and religion; language writing; the l=a=n=g=u=a=g=e journal; Bruce Andrews; Charles Bernstein; Lyn Hejinian; Ron Silliman; open-ended; language; writing; poetry; poetics; construction; theory; practice; separation; aesthetics; resistance; self-reflexion; avant-garde discourse; postmodernism; society; poststructuralism; critical theory; estetik; HUMANIORA OCH RELIGIONSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates the relation between poetry and theory in the poetic practice of language writing. The topic is approached from the idea that language writing takes place in the tension of an open-ended state. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Responsible Business Person : Studies of business education for sustainability

    Author : Pernilla Andersson; Magnus Boström; Jenny Gunnarsson-Payne; Johan Öhman; Malin Ideland; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; education; sustainable development; responsibility; environment; business; curriculum; teaching; discourse analysis; poststructuralism; pedagogy; classroom; Environmental Studies; Miljövetenskapliga studier;

    Abstract : Calls for the inclusion of sustainable development in the business curriculum have increased significantly in the wake of the financial crisis and increased concerns around climate change. This has led to the appearance of new initiatives and the development of new teaching approaches. READ MORE

  5. 5. Reading Rap : Feminist Interventions in Men and Masculinity Research

    Author : Kalle Berggren; Elisabet Näsman; Keith Pringle; Tora Holmberg; Chris Beasley; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; hip hop; rap lyrics; men and masculinity; feminist theory; intersectionality; queer theory; poststructuralism; feminist phenomenology; discourse analysis; cultural studies; popular music; gender; sexuality; race; class; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : The present thesis explores how masculinity is constructed and negotiated in relation to race, class and sexuality in hip hop in Sweden. Theoretically, the study contributes to the increasing use of contemporary feminist theory in men and masculinity research. READ MORE