Search for dissertations about: "pragmatism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 45 swedish dissertations containing the word pragmatism.

  1. 1. Support, resistance and pragmatism An examination of motivation in language policy in Kharkiv, Ukraine

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Margrethe Søvik; Södertörns högskola.; Stockholms universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Slavic languages; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Slaviska språk; slaviska språk; Slavic Languages; language policy; language beliefs; language practices; language management; language conflict; motivation; language attitudes; combining methods; nation-building; linguistic rights; Ukraine;

    Abstract : The Ukrainian society has gone through vast changes since independence in 1991 and in this thesis some of these social changes are discussed through the prism of language policy. The main topic of the study is language policy (conceptualised as language practices, language beliefs, and language management) in the eastern Ukrainian city Kharkiv. READ MORE

  2. 2. Forces by Which We Live Religion and Religious Experience from the Perspective of a Pragmatic Philosophical Anthropology

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Ulf Zackariasson; Uppsala universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; pragmatism; conception of religion; James; Dewey; Mead; philosophical anthropology; views of life; religious experience; Alston; reflective equilibrium; emotions.; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Religionsfilosofi; Philosophy of Religion;

    Abstract : This study argues that a pragmatic conception of religion would enable philosophers to make important contributions to our ability to handle concrete problems involving religion. The term 'philosophical anthropology', referring to different interpretative frameworks, which philosophers draw on to develop conceptions of human phenomena, is introduced. READ MORE

  3. 3. Taste for Science How can teaching make a difference for students’ interest in science?

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Mathematics and Science Education, Stockholm University

    Author : Per Anderhag; Stockholms universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; interest in science; taste for science; norms; values; aesthetics; secondary school; home background; teaching; learning; equity; pragmatism; Bourdieu; naturvetenskapsämnenas didaktik; Science Education;

    Abstract : The objective of the thesis is to describe and analyse aspects of home background and teaching that may be important for students’ capability and will to participate in science. The purpose is to make explicit how teaching can support students in developing an interest in science and so counter-balance the restricted opportunities some students may have due to upbringing. READ MORE

  4. 4. Political Liberalism and the Politics of Race: Beyond Perfectionism and Culture

    University dissertation from Lund University Press

    Author : Utz Lars McKnight; [1996]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Rights; Equality; Multiculturalism.; Political and administrative sciences; förvaltningskunskap; Statsvetenskap; Culture; Pragmatism; Liberalism; Race;

    Abstract : It is a commonplace to suggest that liberal theory should construct principles which are race-neutral, that policies should be ‘color-blind1. This study criticizes the description of race neutrality in recent theories of political liberalism. READ MORE

  5. 5. Production in a State of Abundance : Valuation and Practice in the Swedish Meat Supply Chain

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Sociology, Uppsala University

    Author : Jonas Bååth; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociologi; Sociology; abundance; production; valuation; Swedish meat industry; supply chain; post-scarcity society; economic sociology; food studies; agriculture; grocery retail; pragmatism; practice theory; ethnography;

    Abstract : This thesis is a sociological contribution to the study of abundance. It discusses the case of Swedish meat producers and how they persist in producing pork and beef despite a lack of demand and competitive disadvantages compared with foreign suppliers. READ MORE