Search for dissertations about: "the subject"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2685 swedish dissertations containing the words the subject.

  1. 1. Avoiding the subject : A critical inquiry into contemporary theories of subjectivity

    Author : Sharon P. Rider; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; subject; subjectivity; objectivity; certainty; doubt; phenomenology; poststructuralism; deconstruction; neopragmatism; gender; Filosofi; Philosophy subjects; Filosofiämnen; Theoretical Philosophy; Teoretisk filosofi; pragmatism;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores certain recurrent problems in modern theories about the nature of thesubject. Taking examples from phenomenology, poststructuralism, neopragmatism and feminism, itargues that philosophical theorizing about subjectivity often assumes that the transition from thedescription of the models of meaning with which they work, to the description of the everyday practices of which they are models, can be achieved within the model. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Doc, the Mock and the What? : Events of Realing, Mockumentalities and the Becoming-Political of the Viewing Subject

    Author : Miriam von Schantz; Göran Eriksson; Cecilia Mörner; Johan Nilsson; Malin Wahlberg; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; mockumentary; reception study; method assemblage; spectatorial contract; Deleuze; Guattari; regime of truth; becoming-political;

    Abstract : This study aims at making inquiry into what happens when a viewing subject encounters a film where it proves difficult to recognize if it is factual or fictional. In order to meet this aim the dissertation offers an experimental approach of both theoretical and methodological nature. READ MORE

  3. 3. Skirting the Subject : Pursuing Language in the Works of Adrienne Rich, Susan Griffin, and Beverly Dahlen

    Author : Alan Shima; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Feminist theory; feminist poetics; women s language; Adrienne Rich; Susan Griffin; Beverly Dahlen; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; English language; Engelska språket; Feminist poetics; critical theory; Adrienne Rich;

    Abstract : In this study I delve into the strategic certainty and theoretical quandary that characterize both the practice and the assessment of “women’s language.” My contention is that “women’s language” is a composite of hypothetical speculations, political intentions, interpretive practices, and ethical convictions. READ MORE

  4. 4. The making of the engineering student : A study examining the societal and cultural production of the subject, the engineering student

    Author : Patricia Kingdon; Lars Geschwind; Sven Ove Hansson; Ulf Olsson; Maria Andrée; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Engineering education; recruitment to engineering education; broadening of the recruitment base to higher education; power and knowledge; underrepresented student groups at technical universities; Nyckelord: civilingenjörsutbildningen; högskoleingenjörsutbildningen; rekryteringen till tekniska utbildningar i högre utbildning. makt och kunskap; underrepresterade studentgrupper. val av utbildning; rekrytering.; Teknikvetenskapens lärande och kommunikation; Education and Communication in the Technological Sciences;

    Abstract : AbstractThis thesis makes a novel and original contribution to the discourse surrounding engineering education, and how it can be made more accessible to underrepresented groups. The study includes two contexts representing two different perspectives. READ MORE

  5. 5. The School and the Animal Other : An Ethnography of Human-Animal Relations in Education

    Author : Helena Pedersen; Bo Andersson; Dennis Beach; Peter McLaren; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; human-animal relations; critical theory; gender theory; postcolonial theory; critical pedagogy; the other ; the discourse of species; boundary work; critical ethnography; socialization; meaning-making practices; social representations; the hidden curriculum; social and cultural reproduction; Human-animal relations; the “other”; social and cultural reproduction.;

    Abstract : How human-animal relations are expressed and negotiated has significance for the situation of animals in society and offers insights that contribute to our understanding of how we organize relations between humans as well. This critical ethnographic investigation is positioned at the intersection of education research and the interdisciplinary area of human-animal studies. READ MORE