Search for dissertations about: "anthropological study, social"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 67 swedish dissertations containing the words anthropological study, social.

  1. 1. Local Environment at Stake : The Hallandsås Railway Tunnel in a Social and Cultural Context

    Author : Annelie Sjölander-Lindqvist; Humanekologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; hydraulic engineering; offshore technology; soil mechanics; Civil engineering; ethnology; Cultural anthropology; groundwater; environmental impact; landscape; Facility siting; local community; Hallandsås railway tunnel; Väg- och vattenbyggnadsteknik; etnologi; Kulturantropologi;

    Abstract : A major trend in facility siting research focuses on economic and psychological aspects of land-use regarding the location of potentially hazardous technological facilities including storage for high-level radioactive waste, landfills, chemical plants, large-scale dams, or waste incinerators. Such facilities frequently have profound environmental impact and are often understood by local citizens as intrusions on their environment that threaten landscape, place, and community. READ MORE

  2. 2. How Personal Networks Shape Business : An Anthropological Study of Social Embeddedness, Knowledge Development and Growth of Firms

    Author : Peter Parker; Socialantropologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; social embeddedness; growth; small business; trust; social capital; knowledge development; informal organization; personal network; Business network; social network; anthropology; Sociology of labour; sociology of enterprise; Arbetslivssociologi; företagssociologi;

    Abstract : The research draws from anthropological work on social exchange and later work on embeddedness in an exploration of how personal networks shape business. The purpose of the research is to contribute to an understanding of how social relations shape economic processes and vice versa. READ MORE

  3. 3. From Pioneers to Target Group : Social Change, Ethnicity and Memory in a Lithuanian Nuclear Power Plant Community

    Author : Kristina Sliavaite; Sociologiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Ignalina nuclear power plant; Deindustrialization; post-socialism; East Central Europe; ethnicity; collective memory; social change; Russian speaking population; decline; modernization; migration; enclave; risk; social insecurity; uncertainty; national insurance; Social problems and welfare; Cultural anthropology; ethnology; Sociala problem; migration; risk; social välfärd; socialförsäkring; Kulturantropologi; etnologi;

    Abstract : This thesis focused on an examination of human agency and strategies for responding to rapid social and economic change. Fieldwork was carried out in the community of Visaginas town that was built during the Soviet period in Lithuania. The town is situated next to the Ignalina nuclear power plant. READ MORE

  4. 4. Diagnosing burn-out : An Anthropological Study of a Social Concept in Sweden

    Author : Torbjörn Friberg; Socialantropologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; sociology of enterprise; Sociology of labour; Sociology; Unhappy person; Transient phenomenon; Anthropology at home; Social problems and welfare; national insurance; Cultural anthropology; ethnology; företagssociologi; Arbetslivssociologi; Sociologi; Sociala problem; social välfärd; socialförsäkring; Kulturantropologi; etnologi;

    Abstract : This is a thesis about the genesis, use, and decline of burn-out as a social concept in Sweden. The burn-out concept is treated as social because its classification of people interacts with the people classified. As a consequence of this, burn-out is studied in a dynamic holistic way, as an entirely social system within Swedish society. READ MORE

  5. 5. Knowledge as Action : An Anthropological Study of Attac Sweden

    Author : Hilma Holm; Socialantropologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; globalisation; global justice movement.; knowledge; social movement; Sweden; Attac; anthropology;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to examine knowledge production around globalisation and politics in Attac Sweden. As a part of the global justice movement that emerged in the 1990s, the organisation Attac Sweden related to a larger process. READ MORE