Search for dissertations about: "structure agency"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 79 swedish dissertations containing the words structure agency.

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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Hildur Kalman; Umeå universitet.; [1999]
    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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Theology, Uppsala University

    Author : Nils Billing; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; 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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Education, Stockholm University

    Author : Christine Bendixen; Stockholms universitet.; [2017]
    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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm Business School, Stockholm University

    Author : Cristoffer Lokatt; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Auditing; auditors; performance; performance management; control; structure; agency; institutional logics; profession; accountability; Business Administration; företagsekonomi;

    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

    University dissertation from Östersund : Mittuniversitetet

    Author : Fredrik Svensson; Mittuniversitetet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Entrepreneurship; bureaucracy; development; economic growth; agency; structure; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap 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