Search for dissertations about: "Cultural Anthropology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 157 swedish dissertations containing the words Cultural Anthropology.

  1. 1. Contested Belonging : An Indigenous Peoples Struggle for Forest and Identity in Sub-Himalayan

    University dissertation from Department of Sociology, Lund University

    Author : B G Karlsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1997]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Rabha; anthropology; indigenous people; forest; wildlife conservation; India; ethnic mobilisation and Christian conversion.; cultural identity; Cultural anthropology; ethnology; Kulturantropologi; etnologi;

    Abstract : This dissertation deals with the modern predicament of the Rabha or Kocha people, their survival in the forest and their quest for identity. Rabhas are one of India's indigenous or tribal people, and they live in the jungle tracts where the Himalayan mountains meet the plains of Bengal. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sweet Battlefields Youth and the Liberian Civil War

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Kulturantropologiska avdelningen

    Author : Mats Utas; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cultural anthropology; Liberia; anthropology; civil war; youth; children; child soldiers; street children; conflict; violence; women in war; West Africa; liminality; Kulturantropologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology Cultural anthropology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi Kulturantropologi; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : This dissertation presents an ethnography of youth in Liberia and of how their lives became affected by a civil war which raged in the country between 1990 and 1997. The focus is on the experiences, motivations, and reflections of young combatants who fought for a variety of rebel factions. READ MORE

  3. 3. La Famiglia The Ideology of Sicilian Family Networks

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Eva Carlestål; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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 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

  4. 4. Living With Bad Surroundings : War and Existential Uncertainty in Acholiland, Northern Uganda

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Sverker Finnström; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cultural anthropology; Uganda; Acholi; political anthropology; existential-phenomenological anthropology; war; armed conflict; displacement; lived experience; Lord s Resistance Movement Army LRM A; LRA ; cosmology; religion; morality; Kulturantropologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology Cultural anthropology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi Kulturantropologi; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : War has ravaged Acholiland in northern Uganda since 1986. The Ugandan army is fighting a rebel insurgency group called the Lord’s Resistance Movement/Army. READ MORE

  5. 5. Conflicts and Contracts: Chinese Intergenerational Relations in Modern Singapore

    University dissertation from Department of Sociology, Lund University

    Author : Kristina Göransson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociologi; Sociology; Southeast Asia; Anthropology; Social change; Modernity; Filial piety; Intergenerational contract; Chinese families; Generations; Singapore; Cultural anthropology; ethnology; Kulturantropologi; etnologi;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Conflicts and Contracts är en studie av generationslänken i dagens Singapore med fokus på landets kinesiska befolkning. Det huvudsakliga syftet är att undersöka hur den snabba moderniseringen av samhället har påverkat förehållandet mellan äldre och yngre. READ MORE