Search for dissertations about: "Kulturantropologi"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 75 swedish dissertations containing the word Kulturantropologi.

  1. 1. La Famiglia : The Ideology of Sicilian Family Networks

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Eva Carlestål; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : Humanities Other Humanities Ethnology; Humaniora Annan humaniora Etnologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology Cultural anthropology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi Kulturantropologi; kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology; Cultural anthropology; Sicily; anthropology; family; matrifocality; kinship; Kulturantropologi; Humanities; Humaniora; HUMANITIES and RELIGION; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Anthropological data from fieldwork carried out among a fishing population in western Sicily show how related matrifocal nuclear families are tightly knit within larger, male-headed networks. The mother focus at the basic family level is thereby balanced and the system indicates that the mother-child unit does not function effectively on its own, as has often been argued for this type of family structure. READ MORE

  2. 2. "Walking in the Spirit" : The Complexity of Belonging in Two Pentecostal Churches in Durban, South Africa

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Kristina Helgesson; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : Humanities Other Humanities Ethnology; Humaniora Annan humaniora Etnologi; Cultural anthropology; Pentecostalism; phenomenology; belonging; South Africa; time; space; home; gender; hope; fear; balance; control; apartheid; anthropology of religion; Kulturantropologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology Cultural anthropology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi Kulturantropologi; kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : Drawing on anthropological fieldwork carried out in the two Pentecostal congregations Red Hill and Olive Tree in Durban, South Africa, this dissertation discusses the complexity of the experience of belonging among the members. Red Hill is a ‘coloured’ congregation, while Olive Tree is ‘white’; a fact that in present-day South Africa still is of significance for the experience of belonging. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Threatened Paradise : Tourism on a Greek Island

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Peter Smekal; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : Humanities Other Humanities Ethnology; Humaniora Annan humaniora Etnologi; Cultural anthropology; Greece; Kárpathos; tourism; anti-tourism; tourist typologies; repeat vacationing; tour guides; host-guest relations; festivals; guidebooks; tourist media; Orientalism; lifestyles; social distinctions; Romanticism; nostalgia; Kulturantropologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology Cultural anthropology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi Kulturantropologi; kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : This thesis is about attitudes and practices of foreign tourists in Ólymbos, a village in the north of the Greek island of Kárpathos. Based upon several periods of fieldwork from 1999 to 2005, it focuses on the discomfort with tourism and the tourist role which is shared by many holidaymakers, and which also can be found in various types of representations of the area. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Politics of Ndebele Ethnicity : Origins, Nationality, and Gender in Southern Zimbabwe

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Björn Lindgren; Uppsala universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : Humanities Other Humanities Ethnology; Humaniora Annan humaniora Etnologi; Cultural anthropology; conflict; ethnicity; gender; identity; masculinity; media; nationalism; Ndebele; politics; Zimbabwe; Kulturantropologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology Cultural anthropology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi Kulturantropologi; kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : The thesis examines the politics of Ndebele ethnicity and, by extension, how this politics is related to present-day national politics in Zimbabwe. The author applies two approaches to ethnicity. On the one hand, he outlines the historical processes through which subjects have been created as Ndebele over time. READ MORE

  5. 5. Negotiating Wilderness in a Cultural Landscape : Predators and Saami Reindeer Herding in the Laponian World Heritage Area

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Åsa Dahlström Nilsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : Humanities Other Humanities Ethnology; Humaniora Annan humaniora Etnologi; Cultural anthropology; Laponia; wilderness; cultural landscape; world heritage area; Saami; reindeer herding; predators; Sweden; Kulturantropologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology Cultural anthropology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology; kulturantropologi;

    Abstract : The UNESCO appointment of the Laponian World Heritage Area in 1996 meant that Sweden accepted the assignment of protecting both the cultural and natural values of this area for all mankind and all generations to come. Located in northern Sweden, Laponia had previously been protected for its natural values only, but the 1996 appointment determined that the local Saami reindeer herding culture should also be preserved. READ MORE