Search for dissertations about: "Social anthropology ethnography"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 49 swedish dissertations containing the words Social anthropology ethnography.

  1. 1. Creating Safety in Air Traffic Control

    Author : Johan M. Sanne; Boel Berner; Jane Summerton; Dave Randall; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Risk; safety; air traffic control; ethnography; schemes; rules; resources; cognitive; social; interaction; coordination; socio-technical systems; Social anthropology ethnography; Socialantrolopologi etnografi;

    Abstract : Is flying safe? Indeed it is -- statistics tell us that it is far more dangerous to drive a car or take the train. But flight safety does not just happen. Instead, as it is argued in this book, it is created by a well-developed air traffic control system that continues to be highly effective -- despite increasing volumes of traffic. READ MORE

  2. 2. Dream Machine : an Ethnography of Football Migration between Ghana and Sweden

    Author : Emy Lindberg; Mats Utas; Sten Hagberg; Alexander (Sasha) Newell; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Football; Dreams; Kinship; Family; Race; Time; Labor Migration; Ghana; Sweden; Anthropology of Sports; Postcolonialism; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : This thesis examines football migration between Ghana and Sweden. Based on multi-sited, transnational, part-time ethnographic fieldwork that spanned 22 months between 2017 and 2019, it focuses on the everyday realities of Ghanaian football migrants throughout their labor migration trajectory. READ MORE

  3. 3. Flexible Science : An Anthropology of Scientists, Society and Nature in Vietnam

    Author : Eren Zink; Jan Ovesen; Tine Gammeltoft; Celia Lowe; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; actor-network theory; climate change; economic anthropology; environmental conservation; higher education; international development; science; science policy; Vietnam; Cultural anthropology; Kulturantropologi; Ethnography; Etnografi; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : Eren Zink explores the conditions of doing science in Vietnam. The scientists included in this study were engaged in local and international efforts to conserve nature, establish the fact of climate change, and carry out scientific research in Vietnam. READ MORE

  4. 4. In Search of the State : An Ethnography of Public Service Provision in Urban Niger

    Author : Gabriella Körling; Sten Hagberg; Christian Lund; Mathieu Hilgers; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; anthropology; the state; public services; healthcare; education; development; Niamey; Niger; Cultural anthropology; Kulturantropologi; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : This study explores public health and education provision in Niamey, the capital of Niger, by merging the ethnographic study of public services with an anthropological analysis of the state and of local politics. Based on anthropological fieldwork carried out in a group of neighbourhoods in the periphery of Niamey, the study highlights the political dimensions of public service provision in a local arena where international development interventions and national plans meet local realities and where a wide range of actors and institutions, dis-courses, meanings, and practices are mobilized in the offering of and the regulation of access to public services. READ MORE

  5. 5. Lost in Transformation : A critical study of two South African museums

    Author : Cecilia Rodéhn; Juliette Leeb du toit; Ciraj Rassool; Sabine Marshall; University of KwaZulu-Natal; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; South Africa; museum; exhibition; collection; apartheid; the transformation; democracy; space; place; time; Cultural heritage and cultural production; Kulturarv och kulturproduktion; History; Historia; Cultural anthropology; Kulturantropologi; Social anthropology ethnography; Socialantrolopologi etnografi; Ethnicity; Etnicitet; African and comparative archaelogy; Afrikansk och jämförande arkeologi; Historia; History; Archaeology; Arkeologi; Etnologi; Ethnology; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi; Cardiology; Kardiologi;

    Abstract : In this dissertation Transformation, as understood in South Africa, is investigated in the ‘Natal Museum’ and the ‘Msunduzi Museum Incorporating the Voortrekker Complex’ in terms of socio-political structures, the museum as a place, its collections and displays. I have emphasised the ethnographical perspective and analysed it by using key concepts such as new museology, time, space and place. READ MORE