Search for dissertations about: "Intercultural Studies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 33 swedish dissertations containing the words Intercultural Studies.

  1. 1. Performing Perfectly : Presentations of Childhood in Knutby Filadelfia Before and After the Dissolution of the Congregation

    Author : Sanja Nilsson; Eileen Barker; Liselotte Frisk; Henrik Bogdan; Högskolan Dalarna; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Childhood; Knutby Filadelfia; High-Demand New Religious Communes; Charisma; Presentations; Stigma; Total Institution; Intercultural Studies; Interkulturella studier; Childhood; High-Demand New Religious Commune;

    Abstract : The Knutby Filadelfia Congregation, founded in 1921, started out as a Pentecostal congregation. It has, however, been considered a deviant and semi-isolated new religious movement ever since it became known to the public after a murder took place within its community in 2004. READ MORE

  2. 2. The "Other" Recreated : A Relational Approach to East-West Negotiations

    Author : Erika Svedberg; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Political and administrative sciences; East-West; Cooperation; negotiation; mirror image; sovietology; objectivity; relational; feminist IR; masculinities; self-reflection; intercultural communication; Statsvetenskap; förvaltningskunskap; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Gender Studies; Genusvetenskap;

    Abstract : This study proposes the relational approach to negotiations to further our understanding of the negotiation relationship. At the center is negotiators' outlook on the other and themselves in East-West cooperation projects. This approach to negotiations is pluralist. Consequently, a number of theories have been utilized. READ MORE

  3. 3. Impossible Interculturality? : Education and the Colonial Difference in a Multicultural World

    Author : Robert Aman; Andreas Fejes; Stefan Jonsson; Lisbeth Eriksson; Edda Manga; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Interculturality; multiculturalism; intercultural education; policy; postcolonialism; cultural difference; colonial difference; European Union; interculturalidad; delinking; Interkulturalitet; mångkultur; interkulturell utbildning; policy; postkolonialism; kulturella skillnader; koloniala skillnader; Europeiska Unionen; interculturalidad;

    Abstract : An increasing number of educational policies, academic studies, and university courses today propagate ‘interculturality’ as a method for approaching ‘the Other’ and reconciling universal values and cultural specificities. Based on a thorough discussion of Europe’s colonial past and the hierarchies of knowledge that colonialism established, this dissertation interrogates the definitions of intercultural knowledge put forth by EU policy discourse, academic textbooks on interculturality, and students who have completed a university course on the subject. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Establishment of Semi-Presidential Regimes : A Mixed Methods Approach to Why and How

    Author : Jenny Åberg; Thomas Sedelius; Joachim Åström; Thomas Denk; Petra Schleiter; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Semi-presidentialism; regime type; constitutional choice; diffusion; legacies; transitional bargaining; Intercultural Studies; Interkulturella studier;

    Abstract : One of the crucial constitutional choices made in a democratizing or recently independent state is the structure of executive-legislative relations that forms into a parliamentary, presidential, or semi-presidential regime. Even so, only a few studies have sought the reasons for the establishment and least of all is known when it comes to the most recent of them: the semi-presidential one. READ MORE

  5. 5. Beyond Orientalism and Occidentalism : Identity constructions in Arab and Western news media

    Author : Mahitab Ezz El Din; Stig-Arne Nohrstedt; Leonor Camauër; Åsa Kroon; Göran Eriksson; Peter Hervik; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Orientalism; Occidentalism; Arab; West; Othering; identity; media constructions; tolerance; multiculturalism; xenophobia; Peace Journalism; Global War on Terror; Media and Communication Studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; media representations; stereotypes; post-colonial theories; hybrid identity; peace journalism; Western media; Arab media; Journalistik; Journalism; Medievetenskap och journalistik; Media Studies and Journalism; Media and Communication Science; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This study examines how the media construct the identities of the Other by creating various ‘us’ versus ‘them’ positions (Othering) when covering non-violence-based intercultural conflicts in Arab and Western news media. Othering in this study is understood as an umbrella concept that in general terms refers to the discursive process of constructing and positioning the Self and the Other into separate identities of an ‘us’ and a ‘them. READ MORE