Sökning: "Technologies of the self"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 242 avhandlingar innehållade orden Technologies of the self.
Sammanfattning : Indications that the global environmental and inequality crises are intimately linked to our western ways of living, challenge the self-understanding of participants in the modern research-complex. As researchers we not only observe, unveil, analyse and solve problems "out there". LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The aim of the dissertation is to study the problem definitions and the governmental rationality of new activities aimed at reforming criminals, the poor and workers in Sweden during the mid-1800s. Three case studies analyse the solitary confinement penitentiary, the district visiting poor relief and the bildung-society for workers. LÄS MER
3. The Significance of Spaciousness: an investigation of spaciousness in the context of the residential yard
Sammanfattning : The new interest in density displayed by professional town planners and town-planning researchers is related to the present densification of the urban environment in many towns and cities. Research on densification is primarily concerned with the link between urban form and sustainable development. LÄS MER
4. The Therapeutization of Work : The Psychological Toolbox as Rationalization Device during the Third Industrial Revolution in Sweden
Sammanfattning : The organization of work in the Western welfare states has made use of psychological know-how since the early twentieth century, for instance by making the practices of ‘psychotechnics’ and ‘human relations’ a part of the production apparatus. The last decades, however, have seen the development of a new economy based on information and communication technologies and with a related shift in organizational ideals from large hierarchical structures to networks of self-governing units – a change sometimes labelled the third industrial revolution. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This thesis aims to contribute to a better understanding of the social situation of the entrepreneur and the travails of entrepreneurship. More specifically, it examines the role of the entrepreneur by acknowledging that the role is influenced by expectations and proscriptions of stakeholders, scripts for social conducts, and norms. LÄS MER