Search for dissertations about: "Bolivia"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 57 swedish dissertations containing the word Bolivia.

  1. 1. Outside the World : Cohesion and Deviation among Old Colony Mennonites in Bolivia

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Anna Sofia Hedberg; Jan-Åke Alvarsson; Bengt G. Karlsson; Lars Hagborg; Simon Coleman; [2007]
    Keywords : Cultural anthropology; Old Colony Mennonites; community; social cohesion; boundary maintenance; margins; trans-cultural interaction; deviation; anthropology of religion; migration; Bolivia; Kulturantropologi;

    Abstract : This study is about community maintenance and social cohesion among Old Colony Mennonites in Bolivia. The Old Colony Mennonites constitute a Christian minority that traces its origin to the European Anabaptist movement of the 16th century. READ MORE

  2. 2. Magical flutes : music culture and music groups in a changing Bolivia

    University dissertation from Lund : Lund Univ. Press

    Author : Sari Pekkola; [1996]

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  3. 3. Pre-hospital Barriers to Emergency Obstetric Care Studies of Maternal Mortality and Near-miss in Bolivia and Guatemala

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Mattias Rööst; Birgitta Essén; Jerker Liljestrand; Veronique Filippi; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; pre-hospital barriers; maternal mortality; near-miss; traditional birth attendants; social marginalization; Bolivia; Guatemala; barreras pre-hospitalarias; mortalidad materna; morbilidad obstétrica severa; parteras tradicionales; marginalización social; Bolivia; Guatemala; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; International Health; Internationell hälsa;

    Abstract : Maternal mortality is a global health concern but inequalities in utilization of maternal health care are not clearly understood. Severe morbidity (near-miss) is receiving increased attention due to methodological difficulties in maternal mortality studies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Feeling Across Distance : Transnational Migration, Emotions, and Family Life Between Bolivia and Spain

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Social Anthropology, Stockholm University

    Author : Tania González-Fernández; Shahram Khosravi; Erik Olsson; Ninna Nyberg Sørensen; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; migration; transnational families; emotion; affect; care; gender; life course; multi-sited ethnography; Bolivia; Spain; Social Anthropology; socialantropologi;

    Abstract : What are the relational dynamics of family life as it is lived across vast distances and over time? What underpins these relations, practices, and experiences of being apart and yet together? Based on a long-term multi-sited fieldwork carried out in Spain and Bolivia from 2013 to 2015, this study sets out to address these questions by investigating caring practices, mediated connections, (non)material exchanges, and lived experiences of “doing” and “feeling” family across borders. It conveys the story of ten families divided between Madrid and the Bolivian urban areas of Cochabamba, Sucre, and Santa Cruz de la Sierra. READ MORE

  5. 5. Symbolic and Material Boundaries An archaeological genealogy of the Urus of Lake Poopó, Bolivia

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Arkeologi

    Author : Virginia Sáenz; Frands Herschend; Paul Sinclair; Per Stenborg; [2006]
    Keywords : Archaeology; Indians; Andes; Bolivia; Lake Poopó; Pampa Aullagas; Uru; ethnic groups; ethnic markers; Anthropology; History; Archaeology; Architecture; Linguistics; Sociology; multi-disciplinary approach; Arkeologi; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : The thesis focuses on Bolivian Indians who are assimilated into ethnic groups as one of many consequences of the colonial past. An understanding of the complexity of this construction draws from disciplines such as Anthropology, Archaeology, History, Sociology, in an effort to expose the power relations behind the construction. READ MORE