Search for dissertations about: "social construction of reality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 swedish dissertations containing the words social construction of reality.

  1. 1. The Kolkata Intellectuals and Bengali Modernity

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Kerstin B. Andersson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Kolkata; West Bengal; Intellectuals; Elite groups; Intellectual discourse; Postcolonialism; Relativism; Subaltern Studies; Methodology; Anthropology; Social Change; Development; Media; Kolkata; Västbengalen; intellektuella; elitgrupper; intellektuell diskurs; postkolonialism; relativism; subaltern studies; metod; antropologi; social förändring; utveckling; media;

    Abstract : The aim with this thesis is to explore and enhance the understanding of methodological questions in anthropological analysis. I focus my main argument on topics taken up in antiorientalist and postcolonial approaches. Analysis is closely related to political issues and an analysis include a critical reflection and deconstruction. READ MORE

  2. 2. Making sense of risk - An analysis of framings in media of the chemical risks of textiles, toys and paint

    University dissertation from Research Policy Institute, Lund University

    Author : Emelie Stenborg; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; framing; citizen-consumer; late modern risks; chemical risks of consumer goods; media; substantive; procedural; textiles; toys; paint;

    Abstract : Chemical risks of consumer goods are a rather new concern in society. These risks are usually based on sythetic chemicals and man-made, often imperceptible and potentially devastating. READ MORE

  3. 3. Farewell to peasantry? : (Post)modernising rural Mexico - The case of the ejido peasants in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec

    University dissertation from Department of Social and Economic Geography, Lund University

    Author : Sandra Fernández C; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Mexico; qualitative methods; campesinos; ejido system; geographies of exclusion and resistance; Rural development; depeasantisation process; Isthmus of Tehuantepec; Social geography; Socialgeografi;

    Abstract : The thesis deals with a classical issue, that of the fate of the peasantry, in particular the process of the transformation of the peasantry. The aim is to explore whether there is a place for the smallholding peasantry in the future, or if the process of dissolution is inevitable. READ MORE

  4. 4. The "strangers" among us : The social construction of identity in adult education

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Ali Osman; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Adult education; ethnicity; culture; multiculturalism; social constructionism.;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to critically examine the labelling practices in the multicultural discourse in two adult education settings. The theoretical perspective used in order to understand and interpret the actors' labelling practices is social constructionism. READ MORE

  5. 5. Power and Social Ontology

    University dissertation from Bokbox förlag

    Author : Åsa Burman; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Filosofi; Philosophy; John Searle; Social structures; Institutional facts; Moral facts; Opaque kinds of social facts; Social power; Philosophy of special sciences; Collective intentionality; Särskilda vetenskapers filosofi;

    Abstract : This work presents an account of social power based on recent advances in social ontology. It is argued that a conceptual analysis of social power can be informed by developments in social ontology, but also that this field can be enriched, and in fact requires, an analysis of this central social concept. READ MORE