Search for dissertations about: "Elina Kontu"
Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Elina Kontu.
1. Stepping out of the shadows of colonialism to the beat of the drum : The meaning of music for five First Nations children with autism in British Columbia, Canada
Abstract : This dissertation set out to examine the meaning of music for First Nations childrenwith autism in BC, Canada. The research questions addressed were: How can thediagnosis of ASD be seen through a First Nations lens? How do the First Nationschildren with ASD use music? In which ways is music used in different domains?In which ways is music used to facilitate inclusion? How is traditional music used?The dissertation is based on four original articles that span over the issues of under-detection of autism among First Nations children in BC, ethnographic fieldwork,and the paradigmatic shift to Indigenist research methodologies, the role of music insocial inclusion and a First Nations lens on autism, the use of Indigenous music withFirst Nations children with autism, put in context with First Nations children’s rights. READ MORE