Search for dissertations about: "cultural capital"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 60 swedish dissertations containing the words cultural capital.

  1. 1. In Between Cultures Franco-American Encounters in the Work of Edith Wharton

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Maria Strääf; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; American literature; capital; economic; cultural; social and symbolic; cultural encounter; Edith Wharton; hybridity; in-betweenness; mimicry; narratology; nineteenth-century literature; twentieth-century literature; otherness; women’s literature; Amerikansk litteratur; Edith Wharton; hybriditet; in-betweenness mellanskap ; kapital: ekonomiskt; kulturellt; socialt and symboliskt; kulturmöte; kvinnolitteratur; 1800-tals litteratur; 1900-tals litteratur; mimicry; narratologi; otherness ”den andre” ; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Literature; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis is a study of how the American author Edith Wharton (1862-1937) in a number of novels and short stories written between 1876 and 1937 depicts cultural encounters between Americans and Europeans, mostly Frenchmen. Chiefly concerned with Fast and Loose, “The Last Asset”, Madame de Treymes, “Les Metteurs en Scène”, The Custom of the Country and The Age of Innocence, each of which articulates ideas relevant to the theme investigated, the thesis also contains a supplementary discussion of The Reef, The Glimpses of the Moon, The Mother’s Recompense and The Buccaneers. READ MORE

  2. 2. Learning Destinations The complexity of tourism development

    University dissertation from Fakulteten för samhälls- och livsvetenskaper

    Author : Laila Gibson; Karlstads universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; learning; destinations; collaboration; competition; tourism development; learning destinations; Leith; Industrial Development Centres; IDC; local development; regional development; socio-spatial; culture; entrepreneurship; tourism; development; complexity; networks; globalization; networking; places; projects; social capital; entrepreneurs; social relations; cultural capital; attitudes; cooperation; lärande; destinationer; turismutveckling; turism; komplexitet; globalisering; platser; projekt; entreprenörer; sociala relationer; kultur; utveckling; nätverk; nätverkande; socialt kapital; kulturellt kapital; attityder; samarbete; samverkan; konkurrens; lärande destinationer; Kiruna; Jukkasjärvi; Skellefteå; Guldriket; Tornedalen; Sundsvall; Åre; Industriella utvecklingscentra; IUC; lokal utveckling; regional utveckling; socio-spatial; entreprenörskap; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : Our world is becoming increasingly complex, and is rapidly changingwith distances being reduced. Societies today are also in atransition from traditional production industries to increasingreliance on communication, consumption, services and experience. Asone of these emerging ‘new industries’, tourism is part of thismovement. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sweet Battlefields Youth and the Liberian Civil War

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Kulturantropologiska avdelningen

    Author : Mats Utas; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cultural anthropology; Liberia; anthropology; civil war; youth; children; child soldiers; street children; conflict; violence; women in war; West Africa; liminality; Kulturantropologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology Cultural anthropology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi Kulturantropologi; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : This dissertation presents an ethnography of youth in Liberia and of how their lives became affected by a civil war which raged in the country between 1990 and 1997. The focus is on the experiences, motivations, and reflections of young combatants who fought for a variety of rebel factions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Aspirations, Capital and Identity : Four studies on the determinants of life chances for young Swedes with an immigrant background

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Kulturantropologiska avdelningen

    Author : Gökhan Kaya; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; aspirations; capital; identity; immigrants; young people; aspirationer; kapital; identitet; invandrare; ungdomar;

    Abstract : Avhandlingen undersöker olika faktorer som påverkar livsvillkoren för unga svenskar med invandrarbakgrund. Genom att undersöka hur ungdomar föreställer sig sin framtid och vägen dit syftar studien till att ge insikt i hur ungdomar ser på sina livsmöjligheter. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exploring social-cultural explanations for residential location choices the case of an African City - Dar es Salaam

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Tatu Mtwangi Limbumba; KTH.; [2010]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Residential location choices; informal settlements; social networks; social capital; African cities; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture Architecture and architectural conservation and restoration Architectural conservation and restoration; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur Arkitektur och bebyggelsevård Bebyggelsevård;

    Abstract : This study explores the factors urban residents consider when making residential location decisions. The context of the study is informal residential areas in a rapidly urbanising African city – the city of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania. READ MORE