Search for dissertations about: "taking action"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 129 swedish dissertations containing the words taking action.

  1. 1. Predictive Eye Movements During Action Observation in Infancy Understanding the Processes Behind Action Prediction

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Dorota Green; Gustaf Gredebäck; Claes von Hofsten; Bennet I. Bertenthal; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Action prediction; action understanding; eye movements; eye-tracking; culture; infnacy; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Being able to predict the goal of other people’s actions is an important aspect of our daily lives. This ability allows us to interact timely with others and adjust our behaviour appropriately.The general aim of the present thesis was to explore which processes best explain our ability to predict other people’s action goals during development. READ MORE

  2. 2. Talking and taking positions An encounter between action rsearch and the gendered and racialised discourses of school science

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Eva Nyström; Gaby Weiner; Christina Ottander; Lyn Yates; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; action research; discourse analysis; power relations; processes of inequality; science classroom; the Swedish upper secondary school; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Gender studies; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Genus;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns processes of power relations in and about the science classroom. It draws on action research involving science and mathematics teachers in the Swedish upper secondary school (for students between 16 and 19 years). For the analysis, feminist post-structuralism, gender, and discourse theories (e.g. READ MORE

  3. 3. Towards International Chemical Safety : Taking Action on Persistent Organic Pollutants

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Henrik Selin; Loftsson Elfar; [2000]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution CLRTAP ; persistent organic pollutants POPs ; regime analysis; social learning; Miljö; Föroreningar; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) have been subject to increased international ro-operation over that past decade. The first international effort to address POPs collectively as a distinet class of pollutants was made under the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and within the framework of the Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution (CLRTAP), which geographically covers North America, Europe and the region of the former Soviet Union. READ MORE

  4. 4. Toward a Theory of Entrepreneurial Action: Exploring Risk, Opportunity and Self in Technology Entrepreneurship

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Henrik Berglund; [2005]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; phenomenology; Action; technology entrepreneurship; self; innovation; entrepreneur; behavior; embeddedness; enactment; opportunity; risk;

    Abstract : This thesis sets out to develop a model of entrepreneurial action that takes its point of departure in entrepreneurs´experiences of risk-taking, opportunity identification and the role of self. By focusing on what entrepreneurs experience as relevant aspects of their life worlds the goal is to attain a better understanding of the drivers and motivations of venture creation and development. READ MORE

  5. 5. Prospective Control and Object Representation in Yound Infants An action-based account

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Bert Jonsson; Claes von Hofsten; Rachel Clifton; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : The aim of the present thesis was to study the age-related differences of prospective control and object representation in young infants. The overall set of theoretical and empirical issues addressed in this thesis consists of how infants represent and react to visible and non-visible moving objects. READ MORE