Search for dissertations about: "cuba"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the word cuba.

  1. 1. Santería healing in Cuba

    Author : Johan Wedel; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; anthropology; Cuba; Santería; Afro-Cuba; religious healing; medical anthropology; medicine; rituals;

    Abstract : In Cuba, from the early twentieth century up until today, the Afro-Cuban religious tradition santería has stood for health, protection, and a meaningful life for many Cubans. Santería, which has its roots in Africa and the religious beliefs of the Yoruba slaves, is currently flourishing, with both Cubans and foreigners turning to it for help in instances of ill-health. READ MORE

  2. 2. Heterosexual Havana : Ideals and hierarchies of gender and sexuality in contemporary Cuba

    Author : Silje Lundgren; Mona Rosendahl; Britt-Marie Thurén; Hugh Beach; Nadine Fernandez; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Havana; Vedado; Cuba; heterosexuality; gender; sexuality; eroticism; masculinity; homosociality; hierarchy; hierarchization; ‘cultural level’; sexual politics; sexual education; piropos; reggaetón; body; soap opera; Habana; Vedado; Cuba; heterosexualidad; género; sexualidad; erotismo; masculinidad; homosocialidad; jerarquía; jerarquización; ‘nivel cultural’; política sexual; educación sexual; piropos; reguetón; cuerpo; telenovela; Cultural anthropology; Kulturantropologi; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : Drawing on two periods of ethnographic fieldwork in Vedado, Havana, in 2004–2007, this dissertation analyses the interconnections between gender, sexuality, and heterosexuality. With theoretical inspiration from the works of Stevi Jackson and Beverley Skeggs, it discusses how the logics underlying heterosexual relations also regulate hierarchical gendered ideals. READ MORE

  3. 3. Paleomagnetic studies of Jurassic to Tertiary rocks in Jamaica and Cuba

    Author : Carlos Cruz Ferrán; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Tillämpad geofysik; Applied Geophysics;

    Abstract : Paleomagnetic studies have been performed on Jurassic to Tertiary rocks in Cuba and Jamaica. Samples of predominantly volcanic and sedimentary rocks were collected at 73 sites and the study included 792 samples. READ MORE

  4. 4. Beans and Roses: Everyday Economies and Morality in Contemporary Havana, Cuba

    Author : Maria Padrón Hernández; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

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  5. 5. On the Effects of Institutional Arrangements for Innovation in Clusters - A comparative case study of sugar clusters in São Paulo, the North East of Brazil and Cuba

    Author : Jens Sörvik; Research Policy Institute (RPI); []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the effects of institutional arrangements for innovation in clusters. Clusters have become one of the most popular concepts in innovation policy studies in recent years. READ MORE