Search for dissertations about: "Christina Fjellström"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words Christina Fjellström.

  1. 1. Food Related Activities and Food Intake in Everyday Life among People with Intellectual Disabilities

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Päivi Adolfsson; Christina Fjellström; Ylva Mattsson Sydner; Marianne Pipping Ekström; [2010]
    Keywords : Nutrition; Intellectual disability; food security; community living; SOCIAL SCIENCES Other social sciences Culinary Arts and Meal Science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Övrig samhällsvetenskap Måltidskunskap; Nutrition; Nutrition; Hushållsvetenskap; Domestic Sciences;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to study food, eating and meals in the everyday life of 32 women and men with intellectual disabilities (IDs) who require varying levels of supervision. They lived in supported living (rather independently) or group homes in community-based home-like settings. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Language of Textiles Description and Judgement on Textile Pattern Composition

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för hushållsvetenskap (IHV)

    Author : Siri Homlong; Christina Fjellström; Edith Skjeggestad; Lillemor Abrahamsson; Liv Merete Nielsen; [2006]
    Keywords : Arts and literature; Textile; Pattern; Design; Amish; Quilt; Aesthetic Qualities; Repertory grid method; Natural Color System; Sloyd; Implicit knowledge; Communication; Structure of attention; Estetiska ämnen;

    Abstract : The present study concerns ways to describe, judge and discuss aesthetic qualities of designed textile patterns. Specific aims were to study how colours and compositions used in Old Amish Quilts can be systematically described, to study how simple and complex patterns in printed textile fabrics are perceived and expressed verbally and to study judgements, concepts and values in relation to designed textile patterns as expressed by schoolchildren, consumers, teachers of textile handicraft and designers. READ MORE

  3. 3. Contested Food The Construction of Home and Consumer Studies as a Cultural Space

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Karin Höijer; Christina Fjellström; Karin Hjälmeskog; Pia Christensen; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Home and Consumer Studies; food; social constructionism; school; teachers; pupils; classroom; Kostvetenskap; Food; Nutrition and Dietetics;

    Abstract : Education about and for the home has been part of the Swedish education system for over one hundred years, and Home and Consumer Studies (HCS) has been compulsory for all pupils since the common nine-year school system was introduced in 1962. For all this time food has been a central theme, however we know very little of what food means in this context. READ MORE

  4. 4. Stories of masculinity, gender equality, and culinary progress On foodwork, cooking, and men in Sweden

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Nicklas Neuman; Christina Fjellström; Lucas Gottzén; Steven Jones; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; foodwork; cooking; food studies; men and masculinities; gender equality; domestic work; culinary excellence; food; gastronomy; celebrity chefs; national identity; androcentrism; homosociality; Kostvetenskap; Food; Nutrition and Dietetics;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis is to use foodwork and cooking in Sweden as a way to better understand theoretical questions about men and masculinities. Paper I discusses how an increased public interest in elaborate cooking and gastronomy in Sweden, a country with a cultural idealization of gender equality, could explain why men in Sweden assume responsibilities for domestic cooking without feeling emasculated. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Swedish School Meal as a Public Meal Collective Thinking, Actions and Meal Patterns

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Christine Persson Osowski; Christina Fjellström; Helen Göranzon; Päivi Palojoki; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; school meal; children; school; social constructionism; teachers; agreement; meal; Kostvetenskap; Food; Nutrition and Dietetics;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to study what role the Swedish school meal has as a public meal in Swedish culture. An additional aim is to study the meal patterns of children, including the school meal.An ethnological questionnaire with 192 informants was used to study people’s perceptions and memories of the school meal. READ MORE