Search for dissertations about: "Zimbabwe"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 47 swedish dissertations containing the word Zimbabwe.

  1. 1. Zvinorwadza : Being a patient in the religious and medical plurality of the Mberengwa district, Zimbabwe

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Olov Dahlin; Uppsala universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology History of religion; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi Religionshistoria; Patients - Zimbabwe; Medical plurality - Zimbabwe; Religious plurality - Zimbabwe; Patienter – Zimbabwe; Sjukdomsbegreppet – Zimbabwe; Mångkulturella samhällen – Zimbabwe; Mångreligiösa samhällen - Zimbabwe; religionssociologi; religionssociologi; Religion; Patient; life-worlds; Mberengwa; Karanga; Zimbabwe; religious plurality; traditional religion; Christianity; African-initiated churches; medical plurality; traditional medicine; faith healing; modern health care; biomedicine; sickness; healing; placebo; nocebo; cooperation;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with patients in a rural area of southern Africa and poses these basic questions: What does it mean to be ill in this part of the world and what do patients' life-worlds look like? In order to find answers to these questions, an in-depth fieldwork was carried out through which I was able to study how patients reacted to illness. I followed twenty patients in their search of ease, of which ten were members of Chief Mataga's family, with whom I was staying. READ MORE

  2. 2. Hyenas of the Limpopo The Social Politics of Undocumented Movement Across South Africa’s Border with Zimbabwe

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Xolani Tshabalala; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; migration; undocumented movement; assisted border crossings; illegibility; border practices; informality; social politics; dispossession; cheap labour; Beitbridge; Southern Africa; South Africa; Zimbabwe.; migration; papperslös mobilitet; assisterade gränsovergångar; oläslighet; vardagspolitik; informalitet; fördrivning; billig arbetskraft; Beitbridge; södra Afrika; Sydafrika; Zimbabwe;

    Abstract : An increasing number of people today cross the Beitbridge border of South Africa and Zimbabwe. This comes with a corresponding growth of creative strategies that seek to aid the crossing of those people and goods that may lack the necessary documentation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Assessing Antenatal Care in Rural Zimbabwe

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Franz Majoko; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Obstetrics and gynaecology; antenatal; pregnancy complications; referral; risk factors; pregnancy outcome; rural; Zimbabwe; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; MEDICINE Surgery Obstetrics and women s diseases; MEDICIN Kirurgi Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar;

    Abstract : Antenatal care has been associated with improved maternal and perinatal outcomes but there is no agreement on the most effective model in terms of content as well as the number and timing of visits. A cluster randomised controlled trial was conducted in a rural area of Zimbabwe to assess a 5-visit goal-oriented antenatal care model against standard care. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Politics of Ndebele Ethnicity : Origins, Nationality, and Gender in Southern Zimbabwe

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Björn Lindgren; Uppsala universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Cultural anthropology; conflict; ethnicity; gender; identity; masculinity; media; nationalism; Ndebele; politics; Zimbabwe; Kulturantropologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology Cultural anthropology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi Kulturantropologi; kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : The thesis examines the politics of Ndebele ethnicity and, by extension, how this politics is related to present-day national politics in Zimbabwe. The author applies two approaches to ethnicity. On the one hand, he outlines the historical processes through which subjects have been created as Ndebele over time. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Soapstone Birds of Great Zimbabwe Archaeological Heritage, Religion and Politics in Postcolonial Zimbabwe and the Return of Cultural Property

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Edward Matenga; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; soapstone Birds; Great Zimbabwe; archaeological heritage; cultural property; return of cultural property; cultural symbols; cultural rights; postcolonial theory; western hegemonic discourse; authorized heritage discourse AHD ; nationalism; fait accompli; natural justice; collecting; materiality theory; Archaeology; Arkeologi;

    Abstract : At least eight soapstone carvings of birds furnished a shrine, Great Zimbabwe, in the 19th century. This large stonewalled settlement, once a political and urban centre, had been much reduced for four centuries, although the shrine continued to operate as local traditions dictated. READ MORE