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Inquiry and the social : an empirical study of the construction of knowledge in architectural designing
(University of St Andrews, 2013-11-29) - Thesis,
This thesis is a study of inquiry. Drawing upon the work of American pragmatist John Dewey, this work seeks to contribute to our understanding of the construction of knowledge within the social system of communities of ...
The assemblage of Digital Engagement Metrics as a market device : the case of independent film.
(University of St Andrews, 2016-06-24) - Thesis,
Digital technology has radically disrupted the established ways of organising the film industry. However, digital initiatives such as marketing and distribution strategies involving social media and online distribution ...
Challenging legitimacy in cultural fields : the case of Dundee Rep
(University of St Andrews, 2013-11) - Thesis,
This thesis argues for a dualistic, epistemological, framework for the study of legitimacy which recognises the different ways it might be understood to exist, and as such be managed, within organisations. It is based on ...
Negotiations of legitimacy : the value of recognition for Glasgow UNESCO City of Music
(University of St Andrews, 2014) - Thesis,
This thesis examines the emergence of the organization, the Glasgow UNESCO City of Music, following the award of the title UNESCO City of music to Glasgow in 2008 from a Bourdieusian perspective. Bourdieu’s concepts of ...
Economizing habitus : material calculation and ‘the rules of the game’ in the publishing industry
(2015) - Journal article,
Pierre Bourdieu’s classical sociology and the actor network based ‘economization’ literature are often considered contradictory, despite some agreement on the constructed nature of economic man. Through an examination of ...
In design we trust: dealing with the innovation imperative
(Edward Elgar, 2016-09-30) - Book item,
Understanding the publishing field : the contributions of Bourdieu
(University of St Andrews, 2011) - Thesis,
In this dissertation I call into question the way the concept of ‘field’ is treated in neo-institutional research by readdressing Pierre Bourdieu’s elaboration of field. I discuss Bourdieu’s framework which includes three ...
The Scottish national screen agency : justifications of worth
(University of St Andrews, 2014-06-27) - Thesis,
This thesis examines the role of the former national screen agency in Scotland, which was in charge of distributing public funds for screen activity between 1997 and 2010. It examines how external factors such as cultural ...
Doing, describing and documenting : inscription and practice in social work
(University of St Andrews, 2009) - Thesis,
The thesis explores the role of inscription in the management of social work and the effect of this on front-line practice. Inscription is a response to current trends in public sector management, in particular the focus ...
Building careers, managing capitals
(University of St Andrews, 2015-06) - Thesis,
I sought to find out whether this was a tension between artistic and commercial in the career of visual artists, and if so, how this tension was managed. In attempting to uncover information which could address the ...