Search for dissertations about: "domesticity"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the word domesticity.

  1. 1. Do You Have a TV? : Negotiating Swedish Public Service through 1950's Programming, "Americanization," and Domesticity

    Author : Tove Thorslund; Jan Olsson; Pelle Snickars; Mats Björkin; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; television history; cultural history; public service; 1950s; television programming; intermediality; simulcast; program format; transnational; Americanization; domesticity; television set as furniture; everyday life; Cinema Studies; filmvetenskap;

    Abstract : This dissertation presents a cultural history of early Swedish television. The focus is on the investigation of 1950s programming, intermedial connections, processes of “Americanization,” and domestic, socio-cultural change in direct relation to the new medium. READ MORE

  2. 2. Inside the Ideal Home : The Changing Values of Apartment Living and the Promotion of Consumption in Sweden, 1950-1970

    Author : Maria Perers; Amy F. Ogata; Pat Kirkham; Helena Mattsson; Material Culture Design History Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; advice literature; building code; consumer education; domesticity; ikea; interior design; home economics; Swedish design; konsumtion; konsumentupplysning; bostadsplanering; byggnormer; hemmet; heminredning; folkhemmet; designhistoria; kök; ikea; kooperativa förbundet; Design; Design; Materiella kulturer; Materiella kulturer; Humaniora; Humaniora; Design; Design;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the image of the ideal home in Sweden, an idea closely bound to the spatial dynamics of building norms and the outfitting of the domestic household, from the 1950s through the 1960s. By examining official, commercial, and consumer-cooperative ideals of housing and home, I attempt to understand and analyze correlations between various visions of the ideal apartment home and the social, political, economic, and cultural contexts in which they were conceived during the heyday of the Swedish welfare state. READ MORE

  3. 3. ‘A Machine for Living’ : Urban Domesticity in Polish Literature and Cinema 1969–2008

    Author : My Svensson; Małgorzata Anna Packalén Parkman; Stefan Helgesson; Witold Maciejewski; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; urbanism; the idea of home; Polish literature; Polish cinema; narrative space; heterotopia; non-places; social space; the city; geocriticism; apartments in motion pictures; Henri Lefebvre; cities and town life in motion pictures; cities and towns in literature; system transformation; Slavic Languages; Slaviska språk;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is to study urban domesticity in Polish film and literature against the background of the political and social transformations that have taken place in recent decades. The study begins with the so-called belle époque of the Polish People’s Republic and the decade of Edward Gierek, continues through the political upheavals, the period of martial law, and the system transformation of 1989 and the two following decades, which have been marked by the introduction of democracy, global capitalism, consumerism etc. READ MORE

  4. 4. Elizabeth Gaskell’s Domestic Comedy : Chafing at the limits of domesticity in Cranford and Wives and Daughters

    Author : Emma-Karin Brandin; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
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