Search for dissertations about: "practices"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2197 swedish dissertations containing the word practices.

  1. 1. Television Practices : Ethnography, Television and User Practices

    Author : Elin Önnevall; Oskar Juhlin; Alexandra Weilenmann; Johan Lundin; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Man-Machine-Interaction MMI ; människa-maskin-interaktion MMI ;

    Abstract : This thesis explores television practices in a time when new technology has made it possible to interact with and create your own TV content. The work is focused on how user practices need to be understood in a context of chan- ging technology. READ MORE

  2. 2. Shared practices : social networks and fertility decline during the Swedish demographic transition, 1850-1950

    Author : Johan Junkka; Sören Edvinsson; Angélique Janssens; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; historical demography; fertility transition; social interaction; social network; voluntary associations; historia; History;

    Abstract : This thesis studies how social interactions influenced the fertility decline during the Swedish demographic transition between 1850 and 1950. This, to gain insights into how and why norms and values affected married couples' birth control practices, and how this shaped the fertility decline. READ MORE

  3. 3. Physicians‟ information practices : a case study of a medical team at a Teaching Hospital

    Author : Esther Ebole Isah; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; activity theory; Artefacts; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics CPT ; Contextual elements; Information practices; Information seeking; Physicians; Participation; Practice theory; Social learning theories; Work activity; Workplace learning; Library and Information Science; Biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis is a user study within library and information science on participatory practices of a professional group in work activity. This has been investigated only to a minor extent in previous library and information science research. READ MORE

  4. 4. Transversal media practices : media archaeology, art and technological development

    Author : Kristoffer Gansing; Beryl Graham; Malmö högskola; []
    Keywords : media archaeology; transversality; technological development; new media; media art; alternative media; practice-based research; cultural production; artistic research; overhead projector; television; remediation; imaginary media;

    Abstract : Transversal Media Practices work across specific situations of technological development, critically examining and redefining the terms of production in different media by bringing heterogeneous histories, institutions, actors and materialities into play with one another. This dissertation is all about trying out and refining the methodologies of such transversal media practices, in the end outlining a conceptual set of tools for further development. READ MORE

  5. 5. Information infrastructure risk : perspectives, practices & technologies

    Author : Lars Öbrand; Jonny Holmström; Ole Hanseth; Mari-Klara Stein; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Risk; risk management; practice research; information infrastructure theory;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates the nature and management of information infrastructure risks in organizations. Specifically, it examines how practitioners identify and manage threats towards their organizational aims, and suggests ways of achieving sustainable risk management, in settings characterized by the integration of information technology (IT) and organizational processes. READ MORE