Search for dissertations about: "anthropology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 447 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; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [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 : Popular Abstract in Swedish Conflicts and Contracts är en studie av generationslänken i dagens Singapore med fokus på landets kinesiska befolkning. Det huvudsakliga syftet är att undersöka hur den snabba moderniseringen av samhället har påverkat förehållandet mellan äldre och yngre. 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; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [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.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [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. Knowledge as Action: An Anthropological Study of Attac Sweden

    University dissertation from Department of Sociology, Lund University

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

  5. 5. La Famiglia The Ideology of Sicilian Family Networks

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Eva Carlestål; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology Cultural anthropology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi Kulturantropologi; kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology; Cultural anthropology; Sicily; anthropology; family; matrifocality; kinship; Kulturantropologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Anthropological data from fieldwork carried out among a fishing population in western Sicily show how related matrifocal nuclear families are tightly knit within larger, male-headed networks. The mother focus at the basic family level is thereby balanced and the system indicates that the mother-child unit does not function effectively on its own, as has often been argued for this type of family structure. READ MORE