Search for dissertations about: "Social anthropology ethnography"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 45 swedish dissertations containing the words Social anthropology ethnography.

  1. 1. 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 : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; 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

  2. 2. Creating Safety in Air Traffic Control

    Author : Johan M. Sanne; Boel Berner; Jane Summerton; Dave Randall; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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

  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 : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; 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. Gift and Exchange in the Reciprocal Regime of the Miskito on the Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua, 20th Century

    Author : Christopher Kindblad; Sociologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; analogic code; digital code; tragedy of the commons; egalitarian norms; entrepreneurship; symbolic transformations; long-term gift; short-term exchange; reciprocal regime; Tasbapauni; Nicaragua; Miskito; paradox; Sociology; Sociologi; Social and economic history; Ekonomisk och social historia; Miskito; Economy; Exchange; History; 20th century; Social anthropology ethnography; Socialantrolopologi etnografi;

    Abstract : This dissertation is a historical-comparative analysis of a conflict that has developed in the economic system of the Miskito in the 20th century, concerning the use of common property resources. The study is based on empirical material collected in a Miskito/Creole village on the Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua in the 1990s. READ MORE

  5. 5. Wastelands of difference? Urban nature and more-than-human difference in Berlin and Gothenburg

    Author : Mathilda Rosengren; Matthew Gandy; Maan Barua; Steve Hinchliffe; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Berlin; Gothenburg; more-than-human ethnography; multispecies ethnography; more-than-human geography; urban green space; urban wastelands; landscape architecture; urban planning; non-human agency; affect; Stadtbrachen; Brachen; Anita-Berber-Park; St. Thomas Friedhof; Natur-Park Südgelände; Park am Gleisdreieck; Göteborg; Trollspisberget; Högåsberget; Frihamnen; Mossen; bostadsnära natur; Urban studies; Urbana studier;

    Abstract : This thesis explores more-than-human entanglements of contemporary urban environments in order to develop a rearticulation of urban landscapes as spaces decidedly beyond the exclusively human. Taking its cue from the question “How do we live with urban difference today?,” such spaces, the thesis argues, emerge through, as well as change with, a variety of socio-ecological entwinements. READ MORE