Search for dissertations about: "United States"

Showing result 21 - 25 of 238 swedish dissertations containing the words United States.

  1. 21. Multiple Affiliations Memory and Place in Autobiographical Narratives of Displacement by (Im)migrant US Women

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Lena Karlsson; Umeå universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; autobiography; im migration; United States; diaspora; locational feminism; history; memory; place; home displacement; body; postmodern; subjectivity;

    Abstract : Multiple Affiliations explores the autobiographical negotiations of memory and multilocality articulated by five (im)migrant women writers writing from, and being read (primarily) within, the US. Texts as diverse as Korean-American Theresa Hak Kyung Cha's Dictée (1982), Polish (Jewish)-American Eva Hoffman's Lost in Translation: Life in a New Language (1989), Chinese-American Maxine Hong Kingston's The Woman Warrior Memoirs of a Girlhood among Ghosts (1976) and China Men (1980), Caribbean/African-American Audre Lorde's Zami: A New Spelling of My Name (1982), and Pakistani-American Sara Suleri's Meatless Days (1989) highlight how various (cross-race and transnational) experiences of location, dislocation, and relocation resonate with each other and "immigrant America. READ MORE

  2. 22. Multiple Affiliations: Autobiographical Narratives of Displacement by (Im)migrant U.S, Women

    University dissertation from Skrifter från moderna språk 2, Umeå Universitet

    Author : Lena Karlsson; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; autobiography; im migration; United States; diaspora; locational feminism; history; memory; place; home displacement; body; postmodern; subjectivity;

    Abstract : Multiple Affiliations explores the autobiographical negotiations of memory and multilocality articulated by five (im)migrant women writers writing from, and being read (primarily) within the US. Texts as diverse as Korean-American Theresa Hak Kyung Cha's Dictée (1982), Polish (Jewish)-American Eva Hoffman's Lost in Translation: Life in a New Language (1989), Chinese-American Maxine Hong Kingston's The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood among Ghosts (1976)and China Men (1980), Caribbean/African-American Audre Lorde's Zami: A New Spelling of My Name (1982), and Pakistani-American Sara Suleri's Meatless Days (1989)highlight how various (cross-race and transnational)experiences of location, disclocation, and relocation resonate with each other and "immigrant America. READ MORE

  3. 23. Conserving the American Dream Faith and Politics in the U.S. Heartland

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Erik Nilsson; Stockholms universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; United States; conservatism; political activism; Christianity; Social Anthropology; socialantropologi;

    Abstract : Recent decades have seen substantial changes in the U.S. political landscape. One particularly significant development has been the growing influence of a conservative coalition encompassing evangelical Christianity, interventionist foreign policy and neoliberal reform. READ MORE

  4. 24. Beacon of Liberty : Role Conceptions, Crises and Stability in Georgia’s Foreign Policy, 2004–2012

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Niklas Nilsson; Uppsala universitet.; Södertörns högskola.; Södertörns högskola.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Statskunskap; Political Science; Georgia; United States; Foreign Policy; Role Theory; Crisis Management; Politics; Economy and the Organization of Society; Politik; ekonomi och samhällets organisering; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : In 2004, Mikheil Saakashvili was elected president in Georgia, committing to a foreign policy that would ostensibly make his country a leading example of reform and democratization in the post-Soviet space, and a net-contributor to Euro-Atlantic security. Throughout its time in power and until its defeat in Georgia’s 2012 parliamentary elections, the Saakashvili government remained steadfast in its commitment to establishing these international roles for Georgia, despite developments in both the country’s international and domestic contexts that could plausibly have made these roles, and the foreign policy decisions deriving from them, redundant. READ MORE

  5. 25. Coming Full Circle? Return Migration and the Social Mobility on the Bjäre Peninsula 1860-1930

    University dissertation from Sisyfos förlag

    Author : Magnus C Persson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Sociala strukturer; Social structures; Ekonomisk och social historia; Båstad; Social and economic history; Bjäre; Contemporary history circa 1800 to 1914 ; Modern historia ca. 1800-1914 ; Social Mobility; Sweden; United States; History; Historia; Return Migration; Returnees; Political Activities; Local History; Lifestyles; Emigration; Immigration;

    Abstract : One million three hundred thousand people left Sweden for America between 1860 and 1930. In the same period, approximately two hundred thousand people returned to Sweden. "Coming Full Circle?" is an analysis of the fate and local impact of the local returnees on the Bjäre peninsula in southern Sweden. READ MORE