Sökning: "structure and agency"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 121 avhandlingar innehållade orden structure and agency.

  1. 1. Communication as structuration : Viewing learning through the lens of communication

    Författare :Cynthia Jimes; Lowe Hedman; Peder Hård af Segerstad; Bengt-Åke Gustafsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Media and communication studies; organizational communication; organizational learning; structure; agency; texts; conversations; structuration; discursive communication theory; sociocultural learning theory; theoretical study; abduction; business processes; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Media and communication studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Media and Communication Studies;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation is about enlightening the relationship between organizational communication and learning. In doing so, I explore and build upon existing theories that address the relationship from a structuration perspective. Specifically, I turn to discursive communication theory and sociocultural learning theory. LÄS MER

  2. 2. The structure of knowing : Existential trust as an epistemological category

    Författare :Hildur Kalman; Martin Edman; Ulla M. Holm; Ingvar Johansson; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; lived body; knowing; existential trust; tacit knowing; Pkolanyi; subsidiary awareness; experience; gender; epistemology; from-to structure; agency;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis investigates the structure of knowing, and it argues that existential trust is an epistemological category.The aim of the dissertation is to develop a view according to which all human activity is seen as an activity of a lived body, and in which the understanding of the structure of such activity is regarded as central for the solution even of epistemological problems. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Motstånd och kreativitet : George Herbert Meads bidrag till aktör-strukturdebatten

    Författare :Elin Lundin; Mikael Carleheden; Jukka Gronow; Örebro universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sociologi; George Herbert Mead; agency-structure debate; Anthony Giddens; Pierre Bourdieu; Jürgen Habermas; the social definition paradigm; the social facts paradigm; social structures of habitual responses; attitude taking; the generalized other; self-reflexivity; sociologi; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation is about the agency-structure debate. Different ways of comprehending the relationship between agency and structure constitute a watershed between theoretical approaches in sociology. On one side, we have the Weberian social definition paradigm. On the other, we have the Durkheimian social facts paradigm. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Plot, Spectacle, and Experience : Contributions to the Design and Evaluation of Interactive Storytelling

    Författare :Jarmo Laaksolahti; Kristina Höök; Ruth Aylett; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Computer and systems science; Data- och systemvetenskap; Computer and Systems Sciences; data- och systemvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : Interactive storytelling is a new form of storytelling emerging in the crossroads of many scholarly, artistic, and industrial traditions. In interactive stories the reader/spectator moves from being a receiver of a story to an active participant. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Auditors’ Constitution of Performance : a study on the duality of performance in the auditing profession

    Författare :Cristoffer Lokatt; Matti Skoog; Mikael Holmgren Caicedo; Crawford Spence; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Auditing; auditors; performance; performance management; control; structure; agency; institutional logics; profession; accountability; Business Administration; företagsekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : For decades, the auditing profession has been under scrutiny, due in part to its close association with a business rationale. This has led to some to call for de-professionalization, where accountability, control, and commerce would threaten auditing’s autonomy. LÄS MER