Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 8 avhandlingar innehållade ordet Foreignness.
Sammanfattning : In economics there are two main domains of explanation for understanding unequal outcomes. The first considers differences in individual preferences, while the second concerns differences in how individuals are treated.Part I of the thesis comprises four articles pertaining to the first explanation. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Since the opening of formerly closed markets in Eastern Europe and China in the early 1990s, numerous firms have sought to capture the growth opportunities prevailing in the virgin but institutionally distant business networks in these countries. I claim that the entry process into an institutionally distant business network has been realised when the entering firm has reached an insidership position in the network. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are increasingly important actors of the global market and are particularly exposed to be affected in a scenario marked by an ongoing process of deglobalization and impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Both of these phenomena potentialize the liabilities that firms experience abroad, namely foreignness and outsidership. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The purpose of this doctorate thesis is to investigate the historical discursive construction of swedishness and foreignness in the Swedish culinary field, primarily during the period of 1900-1970, and to relate the changes in the articulation of these concepts to the overarching ideological shifts during this time-period. To achieve this objective a conceptual apparatus inspired by cultural studies, discourse analysis and rhetorical analysis is employed upon the primary material, which consists of Swedish- and foreign-signified cookbooks published in Sweden during the period of 1600-1970. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This dissertation investigates the directorial changes brought about in Vintersagan, Ingmar Bergman's 1994 production of William Shakespeare's late play The Winter's Tale (1610-11) at Dramaten in Stockholm, and put forth a contribution to a more nuanced understanding of Bergman as a theatre director. Foreignness and familiarity, remoteness and proximity are the dichotomies with which his theatrical work is best described. LÄS MER