Search for dissertations about: "Avdelningen för etnologi"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words Avdelningen för etnologi.

  1. 1. 'May contain traces of' : An ethnographic study of eating communities and the gluten free diet

    Author : Meghan Cridland; Avdelningen för etnologi; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; eating community; gluten-free diet; Celiac; diet trend; gluten free; food allergy; ethnology;

    Abstract : Changes to the contemporary food system, including meals and eating patterns, have occurred quickly. One such change over the past 30 years has been the increase of commercially produced foods aimed at food allergies and intolerances and ‘free from’ dieting. READ MORE

  2. 2. Shifting Gears : Automated Driving on the Eve of Autonomous Drive

    Author : Christopher Martin; Avdelningen för etnologi; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; automation; driving; cars; practice; perception; embodiment; flow; space; skill; orientation; routine; technology;

    Abstract : The compelling images and promises attached to autonomous drive vehicles can easily create an impression that one can speak of a radical distinction between a self-driving future and a manual-driving present. Yet today’s drivers can already refer to their everyday driving as being experienced as though on ‘auto-pilot’, in which they are able to drive their cars while lost in things such as daydreams, conversations, or plans for their day ahead. READ MORE

  3. 3. Culture Unbound: The Americanization of Everyday Life in Sweden

    Author : Thomas O'Dell; Avdelningen för etnologi; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES;

    Abstract : This book investigates the significance processes of Americanization had had in shaping and influencing the form and content of everyday life in Sweden. However, rather than simply viewing Americanization as an irresistable homogenizing force, it is argued that to the extent that Swedish everyday life has been Americanized, it has been Americanized in a very Swedish way. READ MORE

  4. 4. ‘Collaborative Competition’ : Stance-taking and Positioning in the European Parliament

    Author : Nazli Avdan; Leelo Keevallik; Angelika Linke; Frank Baasner; Jan Anward; John DuBois; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Parliamentary Interaction; Questions and Questioning; the European Parliament; Stancetaking; Intergroup Positioning;

    Abstract : The European Parliament (EP) is the scene where certain issues concerning over 500 million ‘Europeans’ are publicly debated and where politically relevant groupings are discursively coconstructed. While the Members of the Parliament (MEPs) pursue their political agendas, intergroup boundaries are drawn, reinforced, and/or transgressed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Becoming Muslim: Meanings of Conversion to Islam

    Author : Anna Månsson; Avdelningen för konsthistoria och visuella studier; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; ethnology; Cultural anthropology; person-centered ethnography; psychological anthropology; Muslims in the U.S.; Muslims in Sweden; Islam in the West; conversion narrative; conversion to Islam; Muslim identity; identity-making; cognitive models; Kulturantropologi; etnologi; Non-Christian religions; Världsreligioner ej kristendom ;

    Abstract : "Becoming Muslim: Meanings of Conversion to Islam" is an ethnographic study analyzing the identity-making of female Muslim converts. It is based on eighteen in-depth interviews with six women in Sweden and three women in the U.S. READ MORE