Search for dissertations about: "Identity crisis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 swedish dissertations containing the words Identity crisis.

  1. 1. Manufacturing Consensus : The Making of the Swedish Reformist Working Class

    Author : Jenny Jansson; PerOla Öberg; Jörgen Hermansson; Jonas Hinnfors; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Trade union movement; class formation; labor movement; identity; social democracy; organizational identity; identity entrepreneurs; labor leaders; popular education; LO; ABF; Sigfrid Hansson; Sweden; strategic action;

    Abstract : The 1910s were a precarious time for the labor movement. The Russian Revolution in 1917 sparked a trend towards radicalization among labor organizations and communist organizations spread all over Europe. These organizations challenged existing notions of the “worker,” causing an identity crisis in class organizations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Moments of meaning – Towards an assessment of protective and risk factors for existential vulnerability among young women with mental ill-health concerns : A mixed methods project in clinical psychology of religion and existential health

    Author : Christina Lloyd; Valerie DeMarinis; Britt af Klinteberg; Wolfgang Rutz; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; Clinical population; depression; anxiety; existential anxiety; internalized symptoms; crisis of meaning; inhibition of aggression; identity; meaning-making; emotion regulation; sense of coherence; self-concept; disruption and repair; high affective moments; existential worldview function; ontological security; belonging; loneliness; sacredness; death; Religionspsykologi; Psychology of Religion;

    Abstract : The present sequential mixed-methods project was conducted in the area of clinical psychology of religion and existential health. The central aim of the project was to investigate clinically relevant areas for an assessment of protective and risk factors for existential vulnerability and dysfunctional existential meaning-making in a clinical sample of young women with mental ill-health concerns. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Buddhist World Emperor's Mission : Millenarian Buddhism in Postcolonial Burma

    Author : Niklas Foxeus; Per-Arne Berglie; Erik af Edholm; Guillaume Rozenberg; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Buddhism; millenarianism; weizzā weikza ; esotericism; supernatural powers; identity; politics; Burma; Theravāda Buddhism; cakkavattin; authority; legitimacy; charisma; History of religion; Religionshistoria; History of Religion; religionshistoria;

    Abstract : In early postcolonial Burma, a number of so-called royal esoteric associations with a millenarian and eschatological orientation, and founded by persons believed to be the world emperor, emerged in response to political turmoil, nation-building projects, modernization, and after-effects of colonialism. These Theravāda Buddhist esoteric congregations, revivalist and innovative at the same time, were indicative of a general crisis of authority and identity. READ MORE

  4. 4. Salvation and Modernity : Intellectuals and Faith in Contemporary China

    Author : Fredrik Fällman; Torbjörn Lodén; Huilin Yang; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; China; culture; Christianity; intellectuals; salvation; faith; modernity; identity; Chinese language; Kinesiska;

    Abstract : Christianity, as a religion and as an ethical system, is increasingly important in China today. An analysis of intellectuals and faith is vital to understanding the contemporary intellectual climate in China. READ MORE

  5. 5. Gendering Nuclear Disarmament : Identity and Disarmament in Sweden during the Cold War

    Author : Emma Rosengren; Thomas Jonter; Yvonne Svanström; Cecilia Åse; Towns Ann; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Feminist theory; nuclear disarmament; nuclear weapons; gender nation sexuality; identity and policy; International Relations; internationella relationer;

    Abstract : This dissertation provides new knowledge about gender, nuclear weapons and disarmament. Previous feminist research has shown that in contexts where positive associations are made between military strength, masculinity and nuclear weapon possession, it is hard to imagine nuclear renunciation and disarmament as anything other than potential emasculation or feminization. READ MORE