Search for dissertations about: "Ing-britt Trankell"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words Ing-britt Trankell.

  1. 1. Bodily Practices and Medical Identities in Southern Thailand

    Author : Claudia Merli; Ing-Britt Trankell; Jan Ovesen; Rosalind C. Morris; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Cultural anthropology; biopolitics; minorities; Muslims; Southern Thailand; childbirth; medical practices; circumcision; embodiment; Kulturantropologi; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : This study explores contemporary practices concerning women’s and children’s bodies, with a special focus on postpartum practices, the treatment of the afterbirth and its cosmological dimensions, and male and female circumcision. At the intersection between traditional midwifery and modern medicine, Muslim women cross the boundaries between different cosmologies and medical systems. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gender, kinship and communication in a Rejang village

    Author : Enid Nelson; Ing-Britt Trankell; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Cultural anthropology; Kulturantropologi; Cultural anthropology; Kulturantropologi;

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  3. 3. Morality as Practice : The Santo Daime, an Eco-Religious Movement in the Amazonian Rainforest

    Author : Titti Kristina Schmidt; Ing-Britt Trankell; Michael Lambek; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Cultural anthropology; Brazil; Amazonia; Santo Daime; caboclos; environmentalism; religion; religious movements; social movements; morality; Kulturantropologi;

    Abstract : This study deals with Santo Daime, a religious and environmental movement in the Brazilian Amazon. It is based on 15 months of anthropological fieldwork in the foundational centre of the Santo Daime movement, Céu do Mapiá, Heaven of Mapiá, located deep inside the Brazilian State of Amazonas. READ MORE