Search for dissertations about: "structure agency"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 103 swedish dissertations containing the words structure agency.

  1. 1. The structure of knowing : Existential trust as an epistemological category

    Author : Hildur Kalman; Martin Edman; Ulla M. Holm; Ingvar Johansson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; lived body; knowing; existential trust; tacit knowing; Pkolanyi; subsidiary awareness; experience; gender; epistemology; from-to structure; agency;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the structure of knowing, and it argues that existential trust is an epistemological category.The aim of the dissertation is to develop a view according to which all human activity is seen as an activity of a lived body, and in which the understanding of the structure of such activity is regarded as central for the solution even of epistemological problems. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Performative Structure : Ritualizing the pyramid of Pepy I

    Author : Nils Billing; Eva Hellman; Harold Hays; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Pyramid Texts; monumentality; iconicity; performativity; Pepy I; reconstitution; manifestation; resurrection; ascension; ritual agency; mortuary temple; cult; pyramid; Religionshistoria; History of Religions;

    Abstract : This study investigates the ancient Egyptian pyramid complex as a ritualized structure. In accordance with an indigenous cultural pattern, the category of an eternal architecture had been created at the beginning of the Old Kingdom (ca. 2700 B.C. READ MORE

  3. 3. Voices for Change : Hopes and costs for empowerment - a study on women's claims in the Egyptian revolution

    Author : Christine Bendixen; Klas Roth; Margareta Aspan; Mina O'Dowd; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Women; empowerment; agency; structure; functionings; capability; social conversion factors; narrative imagination; opportunity costs; societal change; Egypt; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : This study investigates women’s possibilities to actively participate in societal change in Egypt. It aims at enhancing the understanding of structural conditions for women’s agency and how these enables and/or restrains women’s participation in the aspiration for societal change as well as their aspiration to live a ‘full life’. READ MORE

  4. 4. Auditors’ Constitution of Performance : a study on the duality of performance in the auditing profession

    Author : Cristoffer Lokatt; Matti Skoog; Mikael Holmgren Caicedo; Crawford Spence; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Auditing; auditors; performance; performance management; control; structure; agency; institutional logics; profession; accountability; företagsekonomi; Business Administration;

    Abstract : For decades, the auditing profession has been under scrutiny, due in part to its close association with a business rationale. This has led to some to call for de-professionalization, where accountability, control, and commerce would threaten auditing’s autonomy. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on entrepreneurship and bureaucracy

    Author : Fredrik Svensson; Lars-Erik Wolvén; Roine Johansson; Elisabeth Sundin; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Entrepreneurship; bureaucracy; development; economic growth; agency; structure; Sociology; Sociologi;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis is to explore the theoretical and empirical relationship between entrepreneurship and bureaucracy, and to examine the cause and effect of entrepreneurship. From this overall aim, four specific questions are investigated. READ MORE