Search for dissertations about: "Youth Culture"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 37 swedish dissertations containing the words Youth Culture.

  1. 1. Making music work Culturing youth in an institutional setting

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Konstantin Economou; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1994]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; rock music; social control; youth culture; youth club; leisure time; youth work; communicative practice; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on two years of participant observation in a municipal youth club in a Swedish city suburb. In focus is a group of 14-19 year old boys and their relations to peers and to the staff of the club. READ MORE

  2. 2. Voicing the Slum : Youth, Community Media and Social Change in Nairobi

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Media Studies, Stockholm University

    Author : Jessica Gustafsson; Stockholms universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Community media; Youth; Social Change; Nairobi; Kenya; Democratisation; Youth Culture; Identity; Community broadcasting; Slums; Communication Studies; medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Since late 2006, several small media projects have emerged in the slums of Nairobi with the aim to counterbalance the ignorance from mainstream media, provide the slums residents with news, information and an opportunity to voice their needs and discuss relevant issues. These media are best labelled community media, since their main concern is to serve the interests of the community, in this context the slums. READ MORE

  3. 3. The (re)construction of home Unaccompanied children’s and youth’s transition out of care

    University dissertation from Jönköping : Jönköping University, School of Health and Welfare

    Author : Åsa Söderqvist; Högskolan i Jönköping.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; unacccompanied; children; youth; culture; ethnicty; transitions; out-of-home care; home;

    Abstract : This dissertation focuses on how perceptions of ethnicity and culture become meaningful in relation to the transition from care into independent living, studied from unaccompanied youths’, professionals’, and a methodological perspective. The findings from interviews with unaccompanied youth with experience of leaving care showed that thoughts about their ethnic minority background are constantly present in the young men’s lives. READ MORE

  4. 4. Taking it as a Man? : Music, Youth, and Gender, Outside and Within Mainstream Media Cultures

    University dissertation from Visibla, Uppsala

    Author : Linus Johansson; Uppsala universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Internet; mediatization; popular culture; ideology; persona; discourse; hegemony; articulation; authenticity; intersectionality; gender; youth;

    Abstract : Since the establishment of the Internet as an aspect of everyday life in the Western world, popular culture has generated new prospects for artists and other cultural agents to disseminate their creative outcomes. This thesis focuses on the early years of the new millennium, a time of pessimism and conflict around file-sharing and other illegal activities, but also a time for renewed thinking and enthusiasm regarding the potential of the prospering information and communication age. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Shadows of the Past : A Study of Life-World and Identity of Serbian Youth after the Milošević Regime

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology, Uppsala University

    Author : Jelena Spasenić; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; phenomenology; anthropology; socialization; life-world; identity; self; schema; memory; youth; school; Serbia; Yugoslavia; Milošević; family; society; post-war situation; popular culture; urban-rural; modern-traditional; social change; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : The thesis explores the consequences of the Milošević regime and the Yugoslav wars in the 1990s for young people in Serbia. It deals with the conditions under which recent history makes itself relevant in the lives of two high-school classes of eighteen- and nineteen-year-olds. READ MORE