Sökning: "INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Technology and social change"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 50 avhandlingar innehållade orden INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Technology and social change.

  1. 1. Capturing change : The practice of Malian photography, 1930s-1990s

    Detta är en avhandling från Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Författare :Tanya Elder; [1997]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; African photography; situated practice; bricoleur; indigenous technology; assimilation and adaptation; media technology; Mali; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Sammanfattning : This study follows the evolution of three distinct photographic practices in Mali. It focuses on indigenous photographers in the towns of Segou, Mopti and Kayes. The first practice beginning in the 1930's, is studio photography. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Assessment of media and communication from a sustainability perspective

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : KTH

    Författare :Åsa Moberg; Göran Finnveden; Maria Enroth; Roland Clift; [2010]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; electronic media; e-reading device; print media; newspaper; book; invoice; information and communication technology ICT ; environmental assessment; life cycle assessment LCA ; social life cycle assessment S-LCA ; sector analysis; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN; TECHNOLOGY Other technology Environmental engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Övriga teknikvetenskaper Miljöteknik; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis aims to assess potential environmental impacts of media and communication and to contribute to the development of methods for sustainability assessment. Although the main focus is on printed and electronic media products and environmental impacts, a broader sector analysis is also included and social aspects are discussed. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Conceptual and empirical issues of technological change in the health care sector : Innovation and diffusion of hemodialysis and renal transplantation

    Detta är en avhandling från Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Författare :Ann Bonair; [1990]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Medical technology; innovation; diffusion; determinants of diffusion; ESRD treatment; ESRD costs; regional variations; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Sammanfattning : The present study focuses on one instance of technological change in medical practice; the innovation and diffusion of hemodialysis and renal transplantation (ESRD treatment)- two therapeutic innovations aimed at the treatment of patients suffering from chronic renal failure. The purpose of the thesis is to study the processes by which medical technology is developed imd disseminated. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Letters & Bytes : Sociotechnical Studies of Distance Education

    Detta är en avhandling från Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Författare :Francis Lee; Ulf Mellström; Boel Berner; Adrian Mackenzie; [2009]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; sociology of technology; distance education; education; history of education; correspondence education; Learning Objects; standardization; actor-network theory; associations; translation; dispositif; tekniksociologi; distansutbildning; utbildning; korrespondensundervisning; lärobjekt; standardisering; aktörsnätverks teori; översättning; associering; dispositif; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Technology and social change; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Teknik och social förändring; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History of technology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Teknikhistoria; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik; SOCIAL SCIENCES Statistics; computer and systems science Informatics; computer and systems science Informatics and systems science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Statistik; data- och systemvetenskap Informatik; data- och systemvetenskap Informatik och systemvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation studies the social aspects of technology in distance education trough the lens of history – in the form of correspondence education – and a possible future – in the form of a project of technical standardization, Learning Objects. The studied cases form a reflexive tool that allows the present of distance education to be seen in perspective. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Exploring patterns of empirical networks

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Umeå University, Department of Physics

    Författare :Luis E C Rocha; Petter Holme; Kimmo Kaski; [2011]
    Nyckelord :NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; complex systems; complex networks; network analysis; empirical networks; air transportation; consumer complaints; information technology; sexual contacts; epidemics; vaccination; NATURAL SCIENCES Physics Other physics Statistical physics; NATURVETENSKAP Fysik Övrig fysik Statistisk fysik; NATURAL SCIENCES Physics Other physics Computational physics; NATURVETENSKAP Fysik Övrig fysik Beräkningsfysik; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Technology and social change; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Teknik och social förändring; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Epidemiology; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Epidemiologi; TECHNOLOGY Information technology; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Informationsteknik; fysik; Physics; Statistics; statistik; Epidemiology; epidemiologi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : We are constantly struggling to understand how nature works, trying to identify recurrent events and looking for analogies and relations between objects or individuals. Knowing patterns of behavior is powerful and fundamental for survival of any species. LÄS MER