Search for dissertations about: "cultural rights"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 59 swedish dissertations containing the words cultural rights.

  1. 1. Negotiating Wilderness in a Cultural Landscape : Predators and Saami Reindeer Herding in the Laponian World Heritage Area

    Author : Åsa Nilsson Dahlström; Hugh Beach; Robert Paine; Åsa Dahlström Nilsson; Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Cultural anthropology; Laponia; wilderness; cultural landscape; world heritage area; Saami; reindeer herding; predators; Sweden; Kulturantropologi; Cultural anthropology; Kulturantropologi; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology; Laponia; wilderness; cultural landscape; world heritage area; Saami; reindeer herding; predators; Sweden; kulturantropologi;

    Abstract : The UNESCO appointment of the Laponian World Heritage Area in 1996 meant that Sweden accepted the assignment of protecting both the cultural and natural values of this area for all mankind and all generations to come. Located in northern Sweden, Laponia had previously been protected for its natural values only, but the 1996 appointment determined that the local Saami reindeer herding culture should also be preserved. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Soapstone Birds of Great Zimbabwe : Archaeological Heritage, Religion and Politics in Postcolonial Zimbabwe and the Return of Cultural Property

    Author : Edward Matenga; Paul Sinclair; Aron Mazel; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : soapstone Birds; Great Zimbabwe; archaeological heritage; cultural property; return of cultural property; cultural symbols; cultural rights; postcolonial theory; western hegemonic discourse; authorized heritage discourse AHD ; nationalism; fait accompli; natural justice; collecting; materiality theory; Archaeology; Arkeologi;

    Abstract : At least eight soapstone carvings of birds furnished a shrine, Great Zimbabwe, in the 19th century. This large stonewalled settlement, once a political and urban centre, had been much reduced for four centuries, although the shrine continued to operate as local traditions dictated. READ MORE

  3. 3. Corporate Human Rights Responsibility : A Continuous Quest for an Effective Regulatory Framework

    Author : Patricia Rinwigati Waagstein; Maja Kirilova Eriksson; Pär Hallström; Per Sevastik; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International Law; Corporate Social Responsibility; Business; Human Rights; Economic; social and Cultural Rights; Multinational Transnational Corporation; International law; Folkrätt; Private International Law; Internationell privaträtt;

    Abstract : This study is build by a premise that there is a need to include regulatory approach in the discourse of business and human rights particularly of economic, social, and cultural rights which often neglected. The study is not expecting to produce exhausted set of rules which can directly or effectively applicable to all global corporation nor a set of global treaty which can cover the whole aspects of corporation and human rights. READ MORE

  4. 4. Cultural diversity and indigenous peoples' land claims: argumentative dynamics and jurisprudential approach in the Americas

    Author : Alejandro Fuentes; Raoul Wallenberg institutet för mänskliga rättigheter och humanitär rätt; []
    Keywords : culture; cultural diversity; cultural identity; Multiculturalism; Pluralism; groups; minority rights; peoples; self-determination; Indigenous peoples; indegeousness; traditional lands; inter-american court of human rights; Judicial interpretation; right to communal property; traditional possession; right to dignified life; positive action;

    Abstract : The present study is divided in two differentiable but conceptually interrelated sections. Within the first section (Chapters I, II, and III), the focus is on the assessment of the argumentative logic behind the multiculturalist proposal for equally divided societies, among equally positioned ethno-cultural groups. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Chinese Conception of Human Rights. The Debate on Human Rights in China, 1898-1949

    Author : Marina Svensson; Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; China; Languages and literatures of South and South-East Asia; Chinese; Human Rights; Cultural Relativism; Kinesiska och språk och litteratur från Syd- och Sydostasien; History of Ideas;

    Abstract : This thesis studies the introduction of the idea of human rights to China, and traces the continuing debate on human rights during the period 1898 to 1949. The writings of advocates of human rights such as Zou Rong, Chen Duxiu, Luo Longji and Zhou Jingwen, among others, are discussed and analysed, as are those of critics of the idea of human rights, such as Liang Qichao, Sun Yat-sen, and Wu Jingxiong. READ MORE