Search for dissertations about: "written discourse"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 65 swedish dissertations containing the words written discourse.

  1. 1. From Oral to Written A Text-linguistic Study of Wakhi Narratives

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Jaroslava Obrtelová; Uppsala universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Wakhi; Iranian languages; text-linguistics; oral narratives; written narratives; discourse analysis; Iranian Languages; Iranska språk;

    Abstract : Wakhi is one of the endangered “Pamir” languages belonging to the East Iranian group of Indo-European. A total of around 72,000 Wakhi speakers live in the border areas of four countries: Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and China. This study focuses on the Wakhi spoken in Tajikistan, which for a long time was unwritten. READ MORE

  2. 2. Psychosurgery in Sweden 1944 - 1958 the practice, the professional and media discourse

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Kenneth Ögren; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; lobotomy; Sweden; schizophrenia; mortality; gender; behaviour; implementation; media; discourse; profession; neurosurgeon; psychiatrist; medical superintendent; Psychiatry; psykiatri;

    Abstract : Background. The pioneering early experiments of prefrontal lobotomy were performed in 1944 by neurosurgeons in Stockholm in collaboration with psychiatrists. There was a rapid implementation of the new surgical approach. In 1946 and 1947 the two state mental hospitals, Umedalen and Sidsjön, introduced prefrontal lobotomy on a large scale. READ MORE

  3. 3. Rewriting Entrepreneurship : Enterprise discourse and entrepreneurship in the case of re-organising ES

    University dissertation from Växjö : Växjö University Press

    Author : Daniel Hjort; Växjö universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; entrepreneurship; enterprise; poststructuralism; discourse; governmentality; homo ludens; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : People at the formal organisation of ES were written as they tried to write a new script describing how the organising of their operations should become conducted. A project of re-organising the operations was initiated in a way rather typical for the 1990s: services were bought from a consulting agency, and the agency brought their tools for making ES into a proper company. READ MORE

  4. 4. Professionally Speaking - The prosodic and discourse structure of professional monologue in English

    University dissertation from English Studies

    Author : Bryan D C Mosey; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; paragraph; paratone; referential continuities; theme; discourse topic; fundamental frequency; finality; nucleus; accent; pause; speech-rate; tone-unit; discourse analysis; intonation; prosody; monologue; speech; spoken English; corpus; neural network; English language and literature; Engelska språk och litteratur ;

    Abstract : This thesis combines corpus-based, experimental and instrumental methods to investigate how professional speakers of English use prosody to signal important textual boundaries above the sentence level. In an initial study, prosodic features included in the transcriptions of the Spoken English Corpus, or readily derivable from these, are investigated. READ MORE

  5. 5. On being heard in court trials and police interrogations : A study of discourse in two institutional contexts

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Linda Jönsson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1988]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Dialogue analysis; Institutional discourse; Court trial; Police interrogation; Accommodation; Dominance; Speech and Writing; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : The present studies describe various aspects of the dialogues in two institutional situations, namely criminal court trials and preliminary police interrogations. Both situations are social encounters where professional representatives of an official institution meet and communicate with laymen, suspects and defendants, who are the subject of the institutions' functions. READ MORE