Search for dissertations about: "theory of place"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 373 swedish dissertations containing the words theory of place.

  1. 1. Communicating Place Methods for Understanding Children's Experience of Place

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Sofia Cele; Stockholms universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography Human geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi Kulturgeografi; children; place; interviews; photography; drawings; walks; communication; qualitative methods; Sweden; England; interactive; abstract; concrete;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores how children communicate their experiences of place. It focuses on the qualitative methods of group interviews, walks, drawings and photographs, and asks how children communicate different aspects of place. READ MORE

  2. 2. Geographies of Place Branding Researching through small and medium sized cities

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Human Geography, Stockholm University

    Author : Ida Andersson; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography; place branding; place marketing; small and medium sized cities; hotels; flagship buildings; policy tourism; policy boosterism; green cities; regional development; economic geography; Sweden; Växjö; Place branding;

    Abstract : Place branding is commonly conceptualized with a focus on big cities, such as London, New York and Singapore, building from concepts and models from mainstream branding theory. In contrast to such conceptualizations, this thesis focuses on place branding in small and medium-sized cities. READ MORE

  3. 3. An Aesthetics of Resistance: : The Open-Ended Practice of Language Writing

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Avdelningen för estetik

    Author : Åsa Arketeg; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Humanities and religion; language writing; the l=a=n=g=u=a=g=e journal; Bruce Andrews; Charles Bernstein; Lyn Hejinian; Ron Silliman; open-ended; language; writing; poetry; poetics; construction; theory; practice; separation; aesthetics; resistance; self-reflexion; avant-garde discourse; postmodernism; society; poststructuralism; critical theory; estetik; HUMANIORA OCH RELIGIONSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates the relation between poetry and theory in the poetic practice of language writing. The topic is approached from the idea that language writing takes place in the tension of an open-ended state. READ MORE

  4. 4. Aesthetics of being together

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Stoffel Kuenen; Umeå universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; design; interaction design; design theory; aesthetics; aesthetics of being together; aesthetics of interaction; design practices; design research practice; research through design; practice based research; constructive design research; social media; technological mediation; social platforms; digital interactions; social interaction; group interaction; social dynamics; perceptual crossing; intersubjectivity; Aesthetics; estetik; design; design;

    Abstract : Design deals with matters of aesthetics. Historically, aesthetics in industrial design refers to the designed artifact: aesthetics of objects. When designed artifacts include digital technologies, aesthetics in design refers to what happens between people and artifacts as well: aesthetics of interaction. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Quantification of Society. A Study of a Swedish Research Institute and Survey-Based Social Science

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Christopher Kullenberg; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; quantification; survey; social sciences; SOM Institute; epistemic practice; center of calculation; Actor-Network theory; welfare state;

    Abstract : This thesis is concerned with the contemporary history of quantitative surveys in Sweden. The core epistemic practice of constructing surveys is examined empirically through a case study of the SOM Institute (Samhälle, Opinion, Medier) at University of Gothenburg. The SOM Institute has performed surveys in Sweden since 1986. READ MORE