Essays about: "Actor-Network Theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 93 essays containing the words Actor-Network Theory.

  1. 1. Inger Ekdahl : Swedish Abstract Expressionism

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för kultur och estetik

    Author : Alexander Engström; [2020]
    Keywords : Inger Ekdahl; Spontaneity; Tachism; Abstract Expressionism; Action Painting.;

    Abstract : Inger Ekdahl was a female painter at the center of Swedish Abstract Expressionism in the fifties. This essay investigates how her art was received in Stockholm and Paris. READ MORE

  2. 2. Actants and Networks in 'Skagboys' – Thatcher, Crime and Mundane Artifacts as Mediators

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Thomas Pedersen; [2020]
    Keywords : Skagboys; ANT; Actor-Network Theory; Thatcher; Crime; Heroin; Irvine Welsh; Bruno Latour; Mediator; Trainspotting; Literature; Scotland; Edinburgh; Agency; Detection; Objects in literature;

    Abstract : While Skagboys portrays the descent into heroin addiction of young, working class Scots during the Thatcher era, shifting the analysis from a strictly human perspective to one focusing on the agency of objects opens up the novel to new readings wherein morality emerges through nonhuman actors. Welsh’s work has traditionally been hailed as Scottish working-class realism that portrays its characters unideologically, to the point that the novels, through the characters, appear without morality. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sweden’s budgetary response to the Covid-19 pandemic : A Multi-level governance perspective

    University essay from Högskolan Kristianstad/Fakulteten för ekonomi; Högskolan Kristianstad/Fakulteten för ekonomi

    Author : Sejla Gicic; Ariana Kelmendi; [2020]
    Keywords : Multi-level governance; actor network theory; budget; budget uncertainty; covid-19; crisis management; actors; governmental budgetary responses; Sweden;

    Abstract : In the beginning of 2020, the world was struck by the Covid-19 pandemic that inhibited many economies. Sweden was chosen because of its unique case when responding to the Covid-19 spread by applying an open policy in contrast to the implementation of total lockdowns. READ MORE

  4. 4. The gamification of sleep : a case study on user engagement with SleepTown in everyday(night) life

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kommunikation och medier

    Author : Yukun You; [2020]
    Keywords : gamification; sleep; mobile app; user engagement; SleepTown; digital technology; governmentality; surveillance; Actor-Network Theory; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Sleep is a crucial part of our lives, as we spend about one-third of our lives sleeping. In a digital age, mobile apps on smartphones play an important role in self-improvement regarding sleep. Gamification techniques can be particularly employed by app designers to strengthen users’ motivation and participation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sweden’s budgetary responses to the Covid-19 pandemic : a multilevel governance perspective

    University essay from Högskolan Kristianstad/Fakulteten för ekonomi; Högskolan Kristianstad/Fakulteten för ekonomi

    Author : Ariana Kelmendi; Sejla Gicic; [2020]
    Keywords : Multi-level governance; actor network theory; budget; budget uncertainty; covid-19; crisis management; actors; governmental budgetary responses; Sweden;

    Abstract : In the beginning of 2020, the world was struck by the Covid-19 pandemic that inhibited many economies. Sweden was chosen because of its unique case when responding to the Covid-19 spread by applying an open policy in contrast to the implementation of total lockdowns. READ MORE