Search for dissertations about: "Iraqi Kurdistan"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words Iraqi Kurdistan.

  1. 1. Seeking Middle-Classness : University Students in Iraqi Kurdistan

    Author : Katrine Scott; Genusvetenskapliga institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; middle-classness; youth; universities; students; urban; post-conflict; war; narratives; stories; representations; figurations; normality; Middle East; Iraq; Iraqi Kurdistan; ethnography; autoethnography; feminist queer postcolonial epistemologies;

    Abstract : Narratives of middle-classness are often missing from Western representations of wartorn regions in the Global South more generally and from the Middle East in particular. This thesis is concerned with stories of desires for ordinary everyday middle-class lives among young adult university students in urban Iraqi Kurdistan. READ MORE

  2. 2. “No Friends but the Mountains” Understanding Population Mobility and Land Dynamics in Iraqi Kurdistan

    Author : Lina Eklund; Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; migration; drought; Iraqi Kurdistan; agriculture; land; scale;

    Abstract : The link between population mobility and environmental change is fundamental for our understanding of how future global environmental changes will affect our societies, and also how the increased mobility will change our role in the Earth system. Climate change has been predicted as a major cause of human migration, both voluntary and forced, through for example increased storm and drought frequency, sea level rise, and reduced fresh water availability. READ MORE

  3. 3. Childhood trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder : A developmental and cross-cultural approach

    Author : Abdulbaghi Ahmad; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Neurosciences; Childhood Trauma; PTSD; Resilience; Cross-Cultural; Kurdistan; Neurovetenskap; Neurology; Neurologi; Child and Youth Psychiatry; Barn- och ungdomspsykiatri;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to identify child-specific cross-cultural protecting and vulnerability factors regarding traumatic experiences and posttraumatic stress reactions. Children between 6-18 years were interviewed from three different socio-cultural backgrounds. READ MORE

  4. 4. Promised Soils : Senses of Place Among Yezidis in Dalarna and Sheikhan

    Author : Maria Lindqvist; Lena Roos; Simon Sorgenfrei; Göran Larsson; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; Yezidi; Yezidi cemetery; Dalarna; Borlänge; Zahmanê Êzîdîa Li Dalarna; Iraq; Iraqi Kurdistan; Sheikhan; Lalish; transfer of ritual; social memory; jema’iyye; Çarşema-sor; Wednesday ritual; berat; diaspora; funeral rituals; mortuary practices; Historical Studies; Historiska studier;

    Abstract : This is an ethnographic study that focuses on Zahmanê Êzîdîa Li Dalarna, the Yezidi cemetery, in Borlänge. The Swedish town of Borlänge has one of the largest Yezidi diaspora communities in Western Europe; a majority emigrated from the Northern Iraqi region of Sheikhan during the 1990s and early 2000s. READ MORE

  5. 5. Wounds of war : surgical care for conflict-related injuries among civilians in resource-limited settings

    Author : Andreas Älgå; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Background: Armed conflicts significantly contribute to the global burden of injury and death. Armed conflicts shocks health systems, deprive its resources and reduce its function, as well as limits access to civilian hospital care. READ MORE