Search for dissertations about: "radical difference"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 50 swedish dissertations containing the words radical difference.

  1. 1. Norm and difference : Stone Age dietary practice in the Baltic region

    Author : Gunilla Eriksson; Kerstin Lidén; Birgit Arrhenius; Michael Richards; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; diet; norm; variation; Mesolithic; Neolithic; Sweden; Latvia; stable carbon and nitrogen isotopes; radiocarbon; reservoir effect; dogs; breastfeeding; gender; Archaeology subjects; Arkeologiämnen;

    Abstract : Stone Age research on Northern Europe frequently makes gross generalizations about the Mesolithic and Neolithic, although we still lack much basic knowledge on how the people lived. The transition from the Mesolithic to the Neolithic in Europe has been described as a radical shift from an economy dominated by marine resources to one solely dependent on farming. READ MORE

  2. 2. Seeing Otherwise : Renegotiating Religion and Democracy as Questions for Education

    Author : Lovisa Bergdahl; Sharon Todd; Robert A. Davis; Richard Smith; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; religion; religious pluralism; subjectivity; difference; cosmopolitanism; cosmopolitan education; deliberative democracy; deliberative education; radical democracy; love; antagonism; freedom; heteronomy; dialogue; conflict; seeing; small gestures; Education; Pedagogik; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : Rooted in philosophy of education, the overall purpose of this dissertation is to renegotiate the relationship between education, religion, and democracy by placing the religious subject at the centre of this renegotiation. While education is the main focus, the study draws its energy from the fact that tensions around religious beliefs and practices seem to touch upon the very heart of liberal democracy. READ MORE

  3. 3. Radical aspects on arthritis : the role of neutrophil generation of nitric oxide and superoxide in inflammatory conditions

    Author : Jan Cedergren; Thomas Skogh; Tommy Sundqvist; Tony Forslund; Ingrid Lundberg; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; neutrophils; reactive oxygen species; arthritis; NOS; NO; arginase; integrins; Internal medicine; Invärtesmedicin;

    Abstract : The polymorphonuclear neutrophil granulocytes (neutrophils) are gaining renewed interest regarding their involvement in chronic inflammatory disorders, including rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Besides phagocytic and destructive capabilities, neutrophils have regulatory roles, e.g. by influencing responses from dendritic cells and lymphocytes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Living in times of climate change. Weather-related understandings, realities, and entanglements among Guarani people in the Bolivian Chaco

    Author : Vanesa Martin Galan; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; weather; climate change; entanglement; ontology; coloniality; hybridity; modernity; non-human agents; agriculture; partial connection; radical difference; Guarani people; Bolivia;

    Abstract : Since climate change became an issue of public concern worldwide, the weather has attracted increasing attention and come to stand as a common ground for joint action between Indigenous people and governmental and non-governmental actors in the Bolivian Chaco. Despite becoming a common cause, the management of weather through mitigation and adaptation strategies takes place under ontological differences and power imbalances. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Difference Approach to Narrative Fiction : A Recurring Critique of Narratology and Its Implications for the Study of Novels and Short Stories

    Author : Tommy Sandberg; Greger Andersson; Pär-Yngve Andersson; Karin Kukkonen; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Angela Carter; narrative fiction; narrative theory; narratology; Sylvie Patron; Lars-Åke Skalin; Sara Stridsberg; unnatural narratology; Richard Walsh;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to advance the critical examination of narratology, or the study of storytelling. I analyze four versions of a critique of the dominant theory of narrative fiction in narratology and discuss this critique’s methodological implications. READ MORE