Search for dissertations about: "power"

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  1. 1. Power games : rules and roles in Second Life

    University dissertation from Karlskrona : Blekinge tekniska högskola. Sektionen för planering och mediedesign

    Author : Maria Bäcke; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; power; digital games; online world; Second Life; virtuality; reality; role-play; hierarchy; authority; governing; subversion;

    Abstract : This study investigates how the members of four different role-playing communities on the online platform Second Life perform social as well as dramatic roles within their community. The trajectories of power influencing these roles are my main focus. READ MORE

  2. 2. Power Games Rules and Roles in Second Life

    University dissertation from Karlskrona : Blekinge Institute of Technology

    Author : Maria Bäcke; ; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; performance; role-play; Second Life; online worlds; virtual worlds; virtual; digital space; rules; hierarchies; subversion; power; negotiation; make-believe;

    Abstract : This study investigates how the members of four different role-playing communities on the online platform Second Life perform social as well as dramatic roles within their community. The trajectories of power influencing these roles are my main focus. READ MORE

  3. 3. Enigmatic power? : relational power analysis and statecraft in Japan's China policy

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Political Science, Stockholm University

    Author : Linus Hagström; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Foreign relations; Japan; China; Utrikespolitik; Japan och Kina;

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  4. 4. The Power of Symbolic Power : An Application of O'Neill's Game of Honour to Asymmetric Internal Conflict

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Ylva Isabelle Blondel; Mats Hammarstrom; Barry O'Neill; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Peace and conflict research; asymmetric power; Algeria; internationalisation; internal conflict; symbolic strategy; symbolic power; honour; game theory; public events; media audience; Freds- och konfliktforskning; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science Peace and conflict research; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Powerful states can lose wars to militarily weaker opponents. This can only be understood by moving away from an over-simplified traditional definition of power and by incorporating the symbolic dimensions of power. READ MORE

  5. 5. Power-generation, Power-electronics and Power-systems issues of Power Converters for Photovoltaic Applications

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Björn Lindgren; [2002]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; power systems; bang-bang control; shading tolerance; power quality; photovoltaic; embedded generation; current control; solar power generation;

    Abstract : The thesis deals with issues related to solar energy systems, or more specifically, the electric systems of photovoltaic (PV) installations. Initially aspects of planning and estimating the performance of a PV-installation are considered. READ MORE