Sökning: "the culture of control"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 415 avhandlingar innehållade orden the culture of control.
Sammanfattning : This thesis shows that the urban experience is a fundamental part of the development of the Swedish young adult novel by analysing city representations in Swedish young adult literature from 1890 to 2010. By suggestion that there is a strong bond between the notion of the urban and that of adolescence this study examines continuity and change in representations of coming-of-age, focusing especially on intersections between age, gender, class, ethnicity and sexuality. LÄS MER
2. Hushållningens dygder : Affektlära, hushållningslära och ekonomiskt tänkande under svensk stormaktstid
Sammanfattning : A basic assumption in the thesis is that every economic as well as political and ethical doctrine contains a conception of man, and, thus, that this conception needs to be scrutinised in order to achieve deeper understanding of the doctrine. The purposes of the thesis is (1) to account for conceptions of man within the rarely studied Swedish seventeenth-century economic thought, (2) to examine how conceptions of man and of society influence and shape this thought, and (3) to do this from a synchronous approach, by which emphasis is laid on economic thought as an integral part of the intellectual culture of the epoch. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This study is about entrepreneurial adaptations to modem manufacturing activities in a semi-industrial society of Northern Nigeria. It embodies both general and micro-institutional perspectives of business behaviour and seeks to examine the multidimensional influences ofcultural values on business patterns. LÄS MER
4. Sports of culture : Writing the resistant subject in South Africa (readings of Ndebele, Gordimer, Coetzee)
Sammanfattning : This thesis interrogates the post-colonial and ethical implications of three works of fiction published in South Africa between 1983 and 1987, namely Fools and Other Stories by Njabulo S. Ndebele, A Sport of Nature by Nadine Gordimer and Life & Times of Michael K by J. M. Coetzee. LÄS MER
5. "Det är månen att nå- " : en studie i några datorintresserade pojkars språk och föreställningsvärld
Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis is to describe some central conceptual ideas expressed in the language of six computer interested boys. The starting-point is the philosophy of language of Ludwig Wittgenstein, where language is seen as something deeply integrated in our practices, traditions and culture. The use of our language shows its meaning. LÄS MER