Search for dissertations about: "Ethnology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 118 swedish dissertations containing the word Ethnology.

  1. 1. The Promises of the Free World : Postsocialist Experience in Argentina and the Making of Migrants, Race, and Coloniality

    University dissertation from Huddinge : Södertörns högskola

    Author : Jenny Ingridsdotter; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; political discourse theory; ethnography; Argentina; race; whiteness; coloniality; postsocialism; social inequality; subject positions; migration; gender; class; intersectionality; ethnography; post structuralism; Latin America; Soviet Union; identities; differentiation; ethnology; economic crisis; mobility; auto-ethnography; colonial settlement; diaspora; humanities; Ukraine; Russia; Ethnology; etnologi;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the narrated experiences of a number of individuals that migrated to Argentina from Russia and Ukraine in the wake of the fall of the Soviet Union. The over-arching aim of this thesis is to study the ways in which these migrants navigated the social reality in Argentina, with regards to available physical, material, and socioeconomic positions as well as with regards to their narrated self-understandings and identifications. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cells in Culture, Cells in Suspense : Practices of Cultural Production in Foetal Cell Research

    University dissertation from Department of Arts and Cultural Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Andréa Wiszmeg; [2019-01-18]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Parkinson s disease; Foetal cells; Praxis; Evidence Based Practice; Ethnology; Ethnography; Science studies; Diffraction; knowledge production; Ethical issues; ethics in practice; ethnology; ethnography; science studies; foetal cells; parkinson s disease; praxis; knowledge production; ethics in practice; evidence based medicine; diffraction; cell transplantation; cross-disciplinarity; epistemology;

    Abstract : Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative affliction to which researchers have long striven to find a cure. The human embryo is a source of vital cells used in regenerative medicine, as well as a powerful symbol of life. READ MORE

  3. 3. Diasporic Narratives of Sexuality : Identity Formation among Iranian- Swedish Women

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Fataneh Farahani; Lena Gerholm; Beverley Skeggs; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; women’s sexuality; discursive analysis; gender; Islam; Iran; Sweden; veil; virginity; migration; diaspora; agency; hybrid identity; cultural routes; Orientalism; narrative; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi; Ethnology; etnologi;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with the sexuality of Iranian women living in Sweden. Considering sexuality as gendered and socio-culturally constructed, I examine the impact of Iranian Islamic discourses, contemporary socialization and migration on women’s narrations of sexuality. READ MORE

  4. 4. Negotiating Involuntary Resettlement A study of local bargaining during the construction of the Zimapán dam

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Inga-Lill Aronsson; Jan-Åke Alvarsson; Lucia Ann McSpadden; [2002]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Ethnology; Mexico; resettlement; displacement; peasants; negotiations; time; space; development; Etnologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : This dissertation seeks to present and analyze the negotiation process between the Mexican Power Board (CFE) and the peasants of Ejido Vista Hermosa, who were displaced by the building of the Zimapán dam in central Mexico. I use these negotiations as a focal point to identify the strategies, the reasoning, the priorities, and the conflicts of interest of the two main actors in the resettlement project. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Power of Being : A Study of Poverty, Fertility and Sexuality among the Kuria in Kenya and Tanzania

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Ann-Britt Bernhardsdotter; William E. Arens; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Ethnology; Kuria; Kenya and Tanzania; power; abuse of power; poverty; stratification mechanisms; sexuality; prostitution; woman marriage; justice; Etnologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : The study is concerned with power based on ‘being’, which is the thread running through the entire thesis. The extended family is the focal point and three themes, interrelated in Kuria society, are explored, namely, poverty, sexuality and fertility. READ MORE