Search for dissertations about: "subject formation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 169 swedish dissertations containing the words subject formation.

  1. 1. Subject and History in Selected Works by Abdulrazak Gurnah, Yvonne Vera, and David Dabydeen

    Author : Erik Falk; Åke Bergvall; Mark Troy; Michael Titlestad; Nahem Yousaf; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Abdulrazak Gurnah; Yvonne Vera; postcolonial literature; entanglement; movement; creative amnesia; Édouard Glissant; Achille Mbembe; David Dabydeen; subject; history; subject formation; English language; Engelska språket; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : This study is concerned with subject formation in the fiction of contemporary postcolonial authors Abdulrazak Gurnah, Yvonne Vera, and David Dabydeen. In contextualised readings of a total of nine works – Gurnah’s Admiring Silence (1996), By the Sea (2001), and Desertion (2005); Vera’s Without a Name (1996), Butterfly Burning (1998), and The Stone Virgins (2002); Dabydeen’s Disappearance (1993), Turner (1994), and A Harlot’s Progress (1999) – it explores thematic and formal aspects of the subject’s constitution in the texts. READ MORE

  2. 2. Nonlinear Numerical Simulations of Interactions Between Ice Rubble and Structure

    Author : Aniket Patil; Andrzej Cwirzen; Björnar Sand; Lennart Fransson; Knut Vilhelm Høyland; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ice mechanics; ice rubble; sea ice ridges; punch through test; shear box test; friction coefficient; cohesive element method; smoothed particle hydrodynamics; continuous surface cap model; numerical modelling; Byggkonstruktion; Structural Engineering;

    Abstract : This research is focused on three distinct but interconnecting topics:1) investigation of physical and mechanical properties of ice rubble, 2) material modelling of ice rubble, 3) numerical simulation of the interaction between ice rubble structure interaction. large scatter in the values of physical and mechanical properties of ice rubble can be seen in the literature due to non-standardised methods. READ MORE

  3. 3. Higher education and family formation : A story of Swedish educational expansion

    Author : Margarita Chudnovskaya; Juho Härkönen; Gunnar Andersson; Jan Van Bavel; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; education; educational expansion; childbearing; union formation; educational homogamy; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : The subject of this dissertation is trends in family formation among highly educated men and women in Sweden. The highly educated have typically differed from other educational groups in their patterns of childbearing. READ MORE

  4. 4. Teaching as Attention Formation : A Relational Approach to Teaching and Attention

    Author : Johannes Rytzler; Carl Anders Säfström; Gert Biesta; Niclas Månsson; Christiane Thompson; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Teaching; Attention; Didaktik; Rancière; Philosophy of Education; Didactics; didaktik;

    Abstract : The purpose of the thesis is to put forth and explore a notion of teaching as a practice of attention formation. Drawing on educational philosophy and the Didaktik/Pädagogik-traditions, teaching is explored as a relational and lived-though practice that can promote, form, and share attention. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Making of Resistance : Brazil’s Landless Movement and Narrative Enactment

    Author : Markus Lundström; Paulina de los Reyes; Fredrik Uggla; Stellan Vinthagen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; MST; Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra; peasant; Brazil; social movement; autonomy; constructive resistance; historiography; narrative; collective memory; identity; subject formation; focus group interview; corpus analysis; meta-analysis; ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the story of Brazil’s Landless Movement: its historiographical prequel, its narrative components, its modifications, its enactment. The study derives from a non-essentialist understanding of the resistance agent, here construed as political subject – a collective of individuals, contingently unified in a specific political struggle, not necessarily representing a mutual material need, nor a common identity. READ MORE