Search for dissertations about: "self-presentation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the word self-presentation.

  1. 1. Exercising the self : On the Role of Exercise, Gender and Culture in Physical Self-Perceptions

    Author : Magnus Lindwall; Peter Hassmén; Taru Lintunen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Physical self-perceptions; exercise; gender; culture; social physique anxiety; self-presentation; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : In modern society, individuals constantly pass judgments on their own body and physical competence as well as that of other people. All too often, the verdict is less favourable. For the person, these physical self-perceptions (PSP) may negatively affect global self-esteem, identity, and general mental well being. READ MORE

  2. 2. Styles of success : On impression management as collaborative action in job interviews

    Author : Viveka Adelswärd; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Dialogue; Discourse analysis; Job interview; Argumentation; Impression management; Self presentation; Topic structure; Interactive climate; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : The research reported in this study takes both a general descriptive approach - investigating the characteristics of 48 job interviews - and a comparative one - analyzing ways in which those who got a job offer differed from those who did not. Data used in this study are tape recordings of job interviews with applicants for trainee-positions with a large Swedish business corporation. READ MORE

  3. 3. “Sweat is weakness leaving the body” : A study on the self-presentational practices of sporty top managers in Sweden

    Author : Janet Johansson; Torkild Thanem; Karin Berglund; Jenny Helin; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; sport; athleticism; self-expressive behaviours; self-presentation; Business Administration; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Embracing the symbolic interactionist view of the notion of self, applying dramaturgical theories of self-presentation, this study unpacks the linkage between leaders’ lifestyle behaviours (in athletic endeavours) and the formation of their sense of self as occupants of the leadership role from a self-expressive perspective.  I conducted a study of a group of sporty top managers in Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. Singing, Acting, and Interacting in Early Modern English Drama

    Author : Elisabeth Lutteman; Stuart Robertson; Julie Sanders; Robert Appelbaum; Simon Smith; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Early modern drama; Renaissance drama; Shakespeare; Fletcher; Middleton; Jonson; Dekker; Marston; theatre and music; Shakespeare and music; stage songs; theatre songs; self-presentation; disguise; rhetoric; performance; historical phenomenology; song studies; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : The study examines ways in which singing figures as a strategy of action and interaction in early modern English drama. Inquiring into the dramatic role of song in plays performed on London’s public stages between c. 1590 and c. READ MORE

  5. 5. Food, body weight, and health among adolescents in the digital age: An explorative study from a health promotion perspective

    Author : Christopher Holmberg; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Hälsofrämjande arbete; Ungdomar; Digitala medier; Övervikt och Fetma hos ungdomar; Sociala medier; Obesity in adolescence; Youth; Social media; Health promotion; Digital media;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to explore adolescents’ relationship with food, body weight, and health communication in online digital media, as well as how adolescents experience participating in a health promotion intervention regarding food and physical activity habits. Health promotion as a research area served three purposes: to inform the research questions, to direct the data collection, and to identify implications from the research findings. READ MORE