Search for dissertations about: "culture of migration"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 135 swedish dissertations containing the words culture of migration.

  1. 1. Onward Migration The Transnational Trajectories of Iranians Leaving Sweden

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Social and Economic Geography

    Author : Melissa Kelly; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Onward migration; Transnationalism; Iranian Diaspora; Mobility and Settlement; European Welfare State; Sweden; London; Highly Educated Migrants; EU mobility; Cosmopolitanism; Class and Culture; Life Course Research; Narrative Research;

    Abstract : Onward migration is an understudied process whereby people leave their country of origin, settle in a second country for a period of time, and then migrate on to a third country. This dissertation explores the transnational trajectories of one specific group of onward migrants. READ MORE

  2. 2. Intercultural communication in health care. Non-Swedish physicians in Sweden

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Nataliya Berbyuk Lindström; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; communication; culture; consultation; physician; patient; language; health care personnel; power; gender;

    Abstract : This thesis describes and analyzes intercultural communication between non-Swedish physicians and their Swedish patients, as well as communication between non-Swedish physicians and Swedish medical personnel. The focus is on the impact of cultural differences and the use of Swedish as a foreign language by physicians. READ MORE

  3. 3. Migration in Prehistory : DNA and stable isotope analyses of Swedish skeletal material

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutionen för arkeologi och antikens kultur

    Author : Anna Linderholm; Stockholms universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Migration; ancient DNA; stable isotopes; δ13C; δ15N; δ34S; mtDNA; lactose tolerance; Neolithic; Pitted Ware culture; Funnel Beaker culture; Vikings; Öland; Rössberga; Birka; Björned; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Archaeology subjects Archaeology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Arkeologiämnen Arkeologi; Archaeological Science; laborativ arkeologi;

    Abstract : The main aim of this thesis is to show how scientific methods may be used to look at migration in prehistory on the basis of archaeological material. The individuals examined represent the period 4 000 BC to 1 000 AD and have their geographical origins in various parts of Sweden.Ancient DNA analysis is employed in three cases. READ MORE

  4. 4. A translation of worlds Aspects of cultural translation and Australian migration literature

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet, Institutionen för språkstudier

    Author : Anette Svensson; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; engelska; English; Literature; litteraturvetenskap; cultural translation; Australian migration literature; hybridity; acculturation; liminality; immigrant child; translation; migration; interpretation; storytelling; food; diaspora; gaze; cultural encounters;

    Abstract : This study explores the exchange of cultural information that takes place in the meeting between immigrant and non-immigrant characters in a selection of Australian novels focusing on the theme of migration: Heartland (1989) by Angelika Fremd, A Change of Skies (1991) by Yasmine Gooneratne, Stella’s Place (1998) by Jim Sakkas, Hiam (1998) by Eva Sallis and Love and Vertigo (2000) by Hsu-Ming Teo. The concept cultural translation functions as a theoretical tool in the analyses. READ MORE

  5. 5. Design-Politics : An Inquiry into Passports, Camps and Borders

    University dissertation from Faculty of Culture and Society, Malmö University

    Author : Mahmoud Keshavarz; Malmö University.; Malmö University.; [2016]
    Keywords : INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN; Humanities Social Sciences; design studies; interaction design; design theory; design criticism; politics of design; critical border studies; political theory; articulation; irregular migration; undocumentedness; social anthropology; politics of movement and migration;

    Abstract : This thesis is an interrogation of the contemporary politics of movement and more specifically, migration politics from the perspective of the agency of design and designing. At the core of this thesis lies a series of arguments which invite design researchers and migration scholars to rethink the ways they work with their practices: that states, in order to make effective their abstract notions of borders, nations, citizenship, legal protection and rights are in dire need of what this thesis coins as material articulations. READ MORE