Search for dissertations about: "anthropology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 456 swedish dissertations containing the word anthropology.

  1. 1. Conflicts and Contracts: Chinese Intergenerational Relations in Modern Singapore

    University dissertation from Department of Sociology, Lund University

    Author : Kristina Göransson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociologi; Sociology; Southeast Asia; Anthropology; Social change; Modernity; Filial piety; Intergenerational contract; Chinese families; Generations; Singapore; Cultural anthropology; ethnology; Kulturantropologi; etnologi;

    Abstract : The main purpose of this thesis is to examine the impact of social change on Chinese intergenerational relations in contemporary Singapore. Within only three decades, Singapore has turned into a wealthy and sophisticated metropolis with a highly educated labor force. READ MORE

  2. 2. Contested Belonging : An Indigenous Peoples Struggle for Forest and Identity in Sub-Himalayan

    University dissertation from Department of Sociology, Lund University

    Author : B G Karlsson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Rabha; anthropology; indigenous people; forest; wildlife conservation; India; ethnic mobilisation and Christian conversion.; cultural identity; Cultural anthropology; ethnology; Kulturantropologi; etnologi;

    Abstract : This dissertation deals with the modern predicament of the Rabha or Kocha people, their survival in the forest and their quest for identity. Rabhas are one of India's indigenous or tribal people, and they live in the jungle tracts where the Himalayan mountains meet the plains of Bengal. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Department of Sociology, Lund University

    Author : Peter Parker; Högskolan Kristianstad.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Företagsekonomi; 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 : Popular Abstract in Swedish Avhandlingen behandlar informell organisation, m a o den uppsättning av sociala relationer som förbinder olika personer i företag och över företagsgränser. Det finns en lång tradition av att studera informell organisation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Exile Warriors: Violence and Community among Hutu Rebels in the eastern Congo

    University dissertation from Department of Sociology, Lund University

    Author : Anna Hedlund; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Democratic Republic of Congo; Eastern Congo; Rwanda; violence; war; rebel camp; genocide; community; Hutu; identity; structural violence; political violence; rebels; soldier; civilian; refugees; exclusion; victim; perpetrator; Goma; Bukavu; armed groups; post-genocide; conflict; anthropology;

    Abstract : This dissertation is an anthropological study of war and violence in the volatile eastern territories of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The ethnographic focus is on one of the largest rebel groups currently operating in the Congo conflicts, the Hutu-dominated Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR). READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Department of Sociology, Lund University

    Author : Hilma Holm; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2010]
    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