Search for dissertations about: "strategy as discourse"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 58 swedish dissertations containing the words strategy as discourse.

  1. 1. Gender mainstreaming as feminist politics : A critical analysis of the pursuit of gender equality in Swedish local government

    Author : Renée Andersson; Gun Hedlund; Charlotte Fridolfsson; Christine Hudson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Gender mainstreaming; gender equality; feminist politics; public administration; feminist political theory; local government; discourse; feminist new institutionalism;

    Abstract : Gender mainstreaming is often described as a strategy to increase gender equality in states and other institutions and/or to make them more gender aware. It should however be considered a contested concept, and the aim of this thesis is to produce a critical perspective and empirical knowledge about whether, and if so how, gender mainstreaming contributes to a more (gender) equal society. READ MORE

  2. 2. Strategic communication at the organizational frontline : Towards a better understanding of employees as communicators

    Author : Rickard Andersson; Institutionen för strategisk kommunikation; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; employees as communicators; communication role; communication responsibility; communicative practice; employee communication; brand ambassadorship; strategy as discourse;

    Abstract : The idea of employees as important (strategic) communicators has emerged in both strategic communication theory and practice during the 21st century. Researchers increasingly urge managers to consider employees as important communicators, and employees’ communication role is increasingly formalized as organizations explicate the importance of all employees taking responsibility for communication in strategies and policies. READ MORE

  3. 3. Integrating Prosody into an Account of Discourse Structure

    Author : Sofia Gustafson-Capková; David House; Elisabet Engdahl; Merle Horne; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Discourse structure; Discourse segment; Dialogue; Monologue; Swedish prosody; Speaking style; Linguistics; Lingvistik; Linguistics; lingvistik;

    Abstract : In this thesis a study of discourse segmenting is carried out, which investigates both segment boundaries and segment content. The results are related to discourse theory. We study the questions of how the prosody and the text structure influence subjects' annotations of discourse boundaries and discourse prominence. READ MORE

  4. 4. Creating spaces for action. ANC-women politicians' views on bridewealth and gender-related power

    Author : Frida Nilsson; Tom Burns; Birgitta Holm; Marianne Liljeström; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sociology; ANC-women; bridewealth lobola; discourse; discursive strategy; gender; gender-related power; hermeneutic approach; structure; agency; self-reflexivity; Sociologi; Sociology; Sociologi;

    Abstract : The first aim of this work has been to analyse and understand the ways in which a group of ANC-women politicians reason about bridewealth/lobola – an institution about which they express differing views, in particular about whether or not it is oppressive to women. The main body of the empirical material is based on 27 interviews conducted in South Africa in the period 1996-1998. READ MORE

  5. 5. Passion Embracing Death : A reading of Nina Sadur's novel 'The Garden'

    Author : Karin Sarsenov; Språk- och litteraturcentrum; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Ryska språk och litteratur ; Russian language and literature; gendered subjectivity; love incantations; socialist realism; chthonic forces; leitmotif; alcoholic discourse; schizoid discourse; aberrant discourse; Russian women s literature; General and comparative literature; literature criticism; literary theory; Allmän och jämförande litteratur; litteraturkritik; litteraturteori;

    Abstract : This doctoral dissertation is an analysis of the novel 'The Garden' (1997), by the Russian author Nina Sadur. Drawing on feminist literary criticism, it aims at providing a woman-authored text with the in-depth study the novel’s literary sophistication calls for. READ MORE