Search for dissertations about: "Rituals"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 72 swedish dissertations containing the word Rituals.

  1. 1. Customer Rituals Ethnographic explorations of wine rituals with families and friends

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm Business School, Stockholm University

    Author : Luigi Servadio; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business Administration; företagsekonomi; customer; rituals; value creation; ethnography;

    Abstract : Marketers are increasingly adopting rituals as a powerful technique to spur product engagement and enhance customer value creation. From a customer perspective, rituals and value creation may entail broader purposes and meanings that go beyond the company’s intentions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Embodied Rituals and Ritualized Bodies : : Tracing Ritual Practices in Late Mesolithic Burials

    University dissertation from Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Liv Nilsson Stutz; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; anthropologie de terrain; mortuary practices; ritual; Mesolithic; practice theory; Archaeology; Arkeologi; Archaeology; Arkeologi; archaeothantology; mortuary archaeology; ritual theory; body theory; mesolithic;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the ritual dimensions of the mortuary practices in the late Mesolithic cemeteries at Skateholm in Southern Sweden and Vedbæk-Bøgebakken in Eastern Denmark. With a combination of methods and theories that all focus on the ritual practices as action, a new approach to burials in archaeology is proposed. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Legacy of the Jaguar Prophet : An Exploration of Yucatec Maya Religion and Historiography

    University dissertation from Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Bodil Liljefors Persson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Theology; Ballgame; Sacrifice; Mythology; Rituals; Books of Chilam Balam; Historiography; History; Prophecy; Maya; Religion; Teologi;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with Maya religion and history. The Books of Chilam Balam is the collective title of a body of texts ascribed to the Jaguar Prophet. READ MORE

  4. 4. Santería healing in Cuba

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Socialantropologiska institutionen, Göteborgs Universitet

    Author : Johan Wedel; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; anthropology; Cuba; Santería; Afro-Cuba; religious healing; medical anthropology; medicine; rituals;

    Abstract : In Cuba, from the early twentieth century up until today, the Afro-Cuban religious tradition santería has stood for health, protection, and a meaningful life for many Cubans. Santería, which has its roots in Africa and the religious beliefs of the Yoruba slaves, is currently flourishing, with both Cubans and foreigners turning to it for help in instances of ill-health. READ MORE

  5. 5. Motivations for human behaviour : Relating attribution and expectancy inferences to socioeconomic and religious orientations among Ewe Christians in Ghana

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Dziedzorm R. Asafo; Uppsala universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; Motivation; Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivations; Cognitive and Symbolic Religiosity; Rituals; Attribution; Expectancy; Dialogue; Inference; Altruism; Values; Relatedness; Motives; Emotions; Churches; Religious Behaviour; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi; religionssociologi; religionssociologi;

    Abstract : Since Max Weber's controversial thesis about the source of Western capitalism, social scientists have become embroiled in, and preoccupied with the central question of the function of ideology in human behaviour. In the process, other questions relating to this issue and especially that of religion came to attract the attention of many researchers. READ MORE