Search for dissertations about: "social technology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2205 swedish dissertations containing the words social technology.

  1. 1. Local Environment at Stake : The Hallandsås Railway Tunnel in a Social and Cultural Context

    University dissertation from Annelie Sjölander-Lindqvist, CEFOS, Göteborg University, Box 720, 405 30 Göteborg, SWEDEN

    Author : Annelie Sjölander-Lindqvist; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; hydraulic engineering; offshore technology; soil mechanics; Civil engineering; ethnology; Cultural anthropology; groundwater; environmental impact; landscape; Facility siting; local community; Hallandsås railway tunnel; Väg- och vattenbyggnadsteknik; etnologi; Kulturantropologi;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Byggandet av en järnvägstunnel genom Hallandsås har kommit att innebära ingrepp i och förändring av den traditionella landskapsbilden. Storskaliga och industriellt betonade infrastrukturprojekt är därför, ur lokalsamhällets perspektiv, inte bara en fråga om eventuella nya arbetstillfällen, modernisering och utveckling. READ MORE

  2. 2. A sustainable home? Reconceptualizing home in a low-impact society

    University dissertation from Annelie Sjölander-Lindqvist, CEFOS, Göteborg University, Box 720, 405 30 Göteborg, SWEDEN

    Author : Pernilla Hagbert; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; social practices; transition; low-impact; home; housing; sustainability;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses the environmental and socio-economic impact of modern ways of living, focusing on home-related concepts and practices for transitions to a less environmentally harmful and more socially just society. Exploring diverse conceptualizations of a sustainable home, the aim is to broaden discourses on less resource-intensive ways of living and residing. READ MORE

  3. 3. Strategizing in construction: Exploring practices and paradoxes

    University dissertation from Annelie Sjölander-Lindqvist, CEFOS, Göteborg University, Box 720, 405 30 Göteborg, SWEDEN

    Author : Martin Löwstedt; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; strategy-as-practice SAP ; organizational change; strategizing; practice; social identity; strategy; construction industry;

    Abstract : The starting point of this thesis was an identified lack of strategy-related research within the construction industry as well as a lack of comprehensive strategy management at the organizational level in construction. A growing number of researchers have highlighted the importance of strategy research in construction in regards to increase understanding of long-term development and change on the organizational levels of construction companies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Stimulating the diffusion of environmental technologies through export

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Wisdom Kanda; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Environmental Technology; Technology Diffusion; Export; Internationalisation;

    Abstract : Contemporary environmental problems represent complex societal challenges, and as these problems become increasingly global, the international diffusion of environmental technologies is essential. One way to diffuse technologies internationally is through export. READ MORE

  5. 5. From Vision to Transition Exploring the Potential for Public Information Services to Facilitate Sustainable Urban Transport

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Carlos Cano-Viktorsson; KTH.; KTH.; [2014]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Collective intelligence; Peer to peer based production; Social media networking; Public information systems; Information and communication technology ICT ; Organizational responsiveness; Historical analysis; History of technology; Sustainable urban transport; History of Science; Technology and Environment; Historiska studier av teknik; vetenskap och miljö; Informations- och kommunikationsteknik; Information and Communication Technology;

    Abstract : Background: Policy initiatives to promote sustainable travel through the use of Internet based public information systems have increased during the last decade. Stockholm, in being one of the first cities in Europe to implement an Internet based service for facilitating sustainable travel is believed to be a good candidate for an analysis of key issues for developing sustainable travel planning services to the public. READ MORE