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  1. 1. Off the grid

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Mike Bode; Staffan Schmidt; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; artistic research; visual concepts; situated image; dialogue; ecological and political engagement; off grid living; housing estate suburbia; travel; self-definition; community; institution; isomorphic; lived third space;

    Abstract : Off the grid is an artistic research thesis which puts a Swedish housing estate in a video interview dialogue with homeowners in the Northeastern US through focusing on three topics: travel, self-definition, and community. Based on the situated, visual and conceptual image the project merges seemingly incompatible experiences: eight residents in Husby, an immigrant community outside Stockholm, and eight households not connected to the utility grid, in upstate areas of New England and New York State – and two artistic researchers at University of Gothenburg. READ MORE

  2. 2. Retailing Retold: Unfolding the Process of Image Construction in Everyday Practice

    University dissertation from Lund Business Press

    Author : Cecilia Cassinger; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Space; Retail Image; Storytelling; Internationalisation; Consumption;

    Abstract : Retailing Retold offers an alternative approach to the analysis of how international retail images are translated across national boundaries. The approach extends the view on image in previous research as an instrument for monitoring the effects of marketing strategies on consumers’ perceptions of the retailer. READ MORE

  3. 3. Prometheus at the wheel : Representations of road transport informatics

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Oskar Juhlin; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Ethnography; engineering; representational practice; testing; technical demonstration; constructivism; road transport informatics; intelligent transportation systems; situated practice; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : The dissertation deals with the challenge of developing information technology for road transport, a field often referred to as Road Transport Informatics. Oskar Juhlin studies in particular how engineers cope with the contingent and social aspects of the design process and of road use. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Perambulating Paradox: British Travel Literature and the Image of Sweden, c.1770-1865

    University dissertation from Mark Davies, c/o Hist. Dept

    Author : Mark Davies; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2000]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Tidig modern historia till ca. 1800 ; Modern history up to circa 1800 ; 1700s 1800s; British Travel Literature; Sweden; Contemporary history circa 1800 to 1914 ; Modern historia ca. 1800-1914 ;

    Abstract : Sweden of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries was visited and toured by a number of British author-travellers, whose subsequently published views of and on the country and its people are examined and presented in this thesis. Using as primary sources British-published monographs deriving, wholly or in part, from an experienced Sweden of c. READ MORE

  5. 5. Older People Meet Robots : Three Case Studies on the Domestication of Robots in Everyday Life

    University dissertation from Department of Design Sciences, Faculty of Engineering, Lund University

    Author : Susanne Frennert; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2016-08-08]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Older people; social robots; gerotranscendence; domestication theory; Participatory Design; social robotics;

    Abstract : This thesis explores how older people construct meaning, use and make sense of three kinds of robots in their homes. The exploration is undertaken in empirical studies of an assistive robot, an eHealth system, and robotic vacuum cleaners. READ MORE