Sökning: "Canada"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 148 avhandlingar innehållade ordet Canada.

  1. 1. Made in Canada : The strategies, spaces and working lives of independent designers in the Canadian fashion system

    Författare :Taylor Brydges; Dominic Power; Brian Hracs; Johan Jansson; Susanne Reimer; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :fashion; labour; creative industries; Canada; Filosofi; Philosophy;

    Sammanfattning : Drawing on 87 interviews with independent fashion designers and key informants, this thesis is a collection of papers which aim to explore the strategies, spatial dynamics and working lives of independent fashion designers in the Canadian fashion industry. The majority of fashion design firms in Canada are small independent businesses, typically run by an individual or pair of designers, with few employees. LÄS MER

  2. 2. The Sociality of Gaming : A mixed methods approach to understanding digital gaming as a social leisure activity

    Författare :Lina Eklund; Karin Bergmark; Lars Udehn; Mia Consalvo; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Digital games; video games; computer games; online gaming; gender; sociality; social relationships; social interaction; everyday life; MMO; World of Warcraft; Sociology; sociologi;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation is an exploration of the practice of social digital gaming, using a mixed methods approach with complementary data and analytical methods. The main themes are the prevalence and meaning of gamers’ experiences of social gaming and the underlying structures limiting or assisting social gaming, both material and social. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Boreal Lake Sediments as Sources and Sinks of Carbon

    Författare :Cristian Gudasz; Tranvik Lars; David Bastviken; Susan Ziegler; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; boreal lakes; allochthonous; lake sediments; sediment mineralization; bacterial production; bacterial biomass; carbon cycle; Freshwater ecology; Limnisk ekologi; Limnologi; Limnology;

    Sammanfattning : Inland waters process large amounts of organic carbon, contributing to CO2 and CH4 emissions, as well as storing organic carbon (OC) over geological timescales. Recently, it has been shown that the magnitude of these processes is of global significance. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Living with tourism : Perspectives of Indigenous communities in Québec, Canada

    Författare :Teresa Miranda Maureira; Susanne Stenbacka; Albina Pashkevich; Susanna Heldt Cassel; Cecilia Möller; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :Indigenous tourism; sustainable development; ethnography; resilience; authenticity; representation of territory; gender; Québec; Canada; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Sammanfattning : This study focuses on the transformation process and reshaping of Indigenous tourism in Québec, Canada, using an ethnographic approach and methods. The central aim is to understand how Indigenous communities are affected by the development of Indigenous tourism and how they deal with this development. LÄS MER

  5. 5. The Politics of Legal Challenges to Pornography: Canada, Sweden, and the United States

    Författare :Max Waltman; Jonas Tallberg; Catharine A. MacKinnon; Amy Mazur; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; pornography; prostitution; trafficking; gender-based violence; sex equality; intersectionality; freedom of speech; democracy; sexual abuse; comparative politics; civil rights; comparative law; equality law; violence against women; Canada; Sweden; United States; judicial politics; legislative politics; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Sammanfattning : The dissertation analyzes obstacles and potential in democracies, specifically Canada, Sweden, and United States, to effectively address empirically documented harms of pornography. Legislative and judicial challenges under different democratic and legal frameworks are compared. LÄS MER