Search for dissertations about: "social semiotics"

Showing result 21 - 25 of 45 swedish dissertations containing the words social semiotics.

  1. 21. Emotions carved in stone? The social handling of death as expressed on Hellenistic grave stelai from Smyrna and Kyzikos

    Author : Sandra Karlsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2014]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Study of emotions; funerary reliefs; Hellenistic age; funerary epitaphs; Smyrna; Kyzikos; iconography; semiotics; epigraphical studies; social conventions; visual therapy; emotional communities;

    Abstract : This study deals with expressions of emotions in Hellenistic funerary art. The material for this study consists of 245 grave reliefs from the Greek cities of Smyrna and Kyzikos in Western Asia Minor; mostly dated to the second century BCE. READ MORE

  2. 22. On the analytical engagement of social semiotics and variation theory in physics education research

    University dissertation from Media-Tryck, Lund University, Sweden

    Author : Moa Eriksson; [2020]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; social semiotics; variation theory; relevance structure; dimensions of variation; semiotic resources;

    Abstract : In this licentiate thesis, I explore how two theoretical frameworks—social semiotics and the variation theory of learning—used in physics education research, can be fruitfully combined to obtain additional analytical tools for analysing student learning in introductory level university physics. Each theoretical framework has on their own, or together with other frameworks, been successfully applied for analysing both individual and collective learning, but the combination of the two has yet not been fully explored. READ MORE

  3. 23. Unpacking Rational Use of Antibiotics Policy in Medical Practice and the Medical Debate

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Hedvig Gröndal; Tora Holmberg; Ericka Johnson; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Antibiotics; Policy; Medical Sociology; Actor-Network Theory; Human-microbial relations; Antimicrobial Resistance; Everyday Infections; Material semiotics; Medical sociology; Medical objects; Medical technologies; Medical knowledge; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : Rational use of antibiotics–using antibiotics only when needed and in the right way–is a prioritized goal in policy aimed at preventing antimicrobial resistance. A vast body of research is devoted to understanding why unnecessary antibiotics are prescribed. READ MORE

  4. 24. Children's Gestures from 18 to 30 Months

    University dissertation from Centre for Languages and Literature, Lund University

    Author : Mats Andrén; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; children; gesture; development; communication; language; action; semiotics; social cognition;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns the nature of the gestures performed by five Swedish children. The children are followed from 18 to 30 months of age: an age range which is characterized by a rapid succession of developmental changes in children's abilities to communicate by means of both spoken language and gesture. READ MORE

  5. 25. Good Guys A Cultural Semiotic Study of the Print Advertising of the Oil Industry (1900-2000)

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Pamela Vang; Jan Anward; Angelika Linke; Heidrun Kämper; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Oil industry; brand; print advertisements; communication; cultural semiotics; dialogism; myth; rhetoric; 20th century; Oljeindustrin; branding; tryckta annonser; kommunikation; kultursemiotik; dialogism; myt; retorik; 1900-talet;

    Abstract : Oil is central to our lives and is the source of many of the conveniences that we take for granted. It can bring wealth and prosperity to individuals and to nations, but is also a source of political conflict and the consequences of its impact on the environment are only now beginning to be fully recognised. READ MORE