Search for dissertations about: "thesis on semiotics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 61 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis on semiotics.

  1. 1. An Information System in its Organisational Contexts : A Systemic Semiotic Longitudinal Case Study

    Author : Rodney Clarke; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; information systems; longitudinal case study; organisational contexts; organisational semiotics; semiotics; social semiotics; systemic functional linguistics; systemic semiotics; workpractices; Information Systems; Informatik;

    Abstract : This dissertation develops a new form of Systems Analysis based on Systemic Semiotics. Systemic Semiotics, a combination of Social Semiotics and Systemic Functional Linguistic theories, can be used to provide contextual descriptions linking the operations of information systems to their specific situational and organisational contexts. READ MORE

  2. 2. Post-Deleuzian Investigations of U.S. Avant-Garde Film, 1943–81

    Author : Atene Mendelyte; Filmvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; U.S. avant-garde film; Gilles Deleuze; film-philosophy; sobjective image; metaphysics of technique; conceptual cartography of film-worlds; transcendental empiricism; film semiotics; postmodernism;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is to investigate a number of U.S. avant-garde films using Deleuzian film-philosophy in order to describe their thought. I develop the taxonomy of cinematic images created by the French philosopher Gilles Deleuze by introducing a new type of image. READ MORE

  3. 3. Semiotics of Politics : Dialogicality of Parliamentary Talk

    Author : Jaakko Turunen; Inga Brandell; Johan Tralau; Jens Bartelson; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; language; dialogicality; parliamentary talk; Mikhail Bakhtin; Hans-Georg Gadamer; Yuri Lotman; Poland; Slovakia; Politics; Economy and the Organization of Society; Politik; ekonomi och samhällets organisering; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Parliamentary talk, despite its central place in politics, has not been the focus of many qualitative studies. The present study investigates how parliamentary talk emerges in a dialogue between different arguments in the parliament. READ MORE

  4. 4. What's Eating the Eater? Perspectives on the Everyday Anxiety of Food Consumption in Late Modernity

    Author : Jacob Östberg; Företagsekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Consumers; Health; Body; Risk; Semiotics; Market study; Interpretive Research; Food; Marknadsanalys;

    Abstract : Consumers today are constantly showered with a vast array of different messages about what and how they should and should not eat in order to lead a healthy life. This bombardment has escalated over the last decades as various actors, such as representatives from the medical community and public policy makers, have increasingly stressed the connections between individuals’ food consumption habits and the state of their health. READ MORE

  5. 5. Emotions carved in stone? The social handling of death as expressed on Hellenistic grave stelai from Smyrna and Kyzikos

    Author : Sandra Karlsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Study of emotions; funerary reliefs; Hellenistic age; funerary epitaphs; Smyrna; Kyzikos; iconography; semiotics; epigraphical studies; social conventions; visual therapy; emotional communities;

    Abstract : This study deals with expressions of emotions in Hellenistic funerary art. The material for this study consists of 245 grave reliefs from the Greek cities of Smyrna and Kyzikos in Western Asia Minor; mostly dated to the second century BCE. READ MORE