Search for dissertations about: "education in the twentieth century"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 swedish dissertations containing the words education in the twentieth century.

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

    Author : Maria Strääf; Lars-Håkan Svensson; Kerstin W. Shands; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; 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” ; Literature; 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. Education through Maps : The Challenges of Knowing and Understanding the World

    Author : Pontus Hennerdal; Ulf Jansson; Bo Malmberg; Ann Grubbström; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; cartography; geography education; map projections; maps; place location knowledge; world maps; Sweden; kartografi; geografiundervisning; kartor; kartprojektioner; namngeografi; världskartor; Sverige; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of this thesis is to study, in relation to geography education and with a historical perspective, the challenges of knowing and understanding the world. The cases are all from Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. The "New Negro" in the Old World : culture and performance in James Weldon Johnson, Jessie Fauset, and Nella Larsen

    Author : Lena Ahlin; Engelska; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language and literature; Europe in African-American literature; Nella Larsen; Jessie Fauset; James Weldon Johnson; minstrelsy; whiteness; performance; cultural authenticity; New Negro; Harlem Renaissance; African Americans in Europe;

    Abstract : I denna avhandling studeras europaskildringarna i James Weldon Johnsons The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man (1912), Jessie Fausets There Is Confusion (1924) och Nella Larsens Quicksand (1928) och hur dessa speglar afrikansk-amerikanernas roll i den västerländska civilisationen. I 1800-talets afrikansk-amerikanska litteratur figurerar Europa ofta som symbol för frihet och kultur. READ MORE

  4. 4. Education, Labor Force Participation and Changing Fertility Patterns. A Study of Women and Socioeconomic Change in Twentieth Century Sweden

    Author : Maria Stanfors; Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; longitudinal analysis; time series analysis; 20th century Sweden; compatibility; division of labor; gender; structural change; fertility; Education; labor force participation; Social and economic history; Ekonomisk och social historia;

    Abstract : This book deals with women and socioeconomic change in twentieth century Sweden. The main focus is on how women’s education and labor force participation have affected fertility over time. READ MORE

  5. 5. On Voyage with Cristóvão Colombo : The Privatization of Catholic Orphan Care in São Paulo City, 1892-1922

    Author : Marianne Wifvesson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Latin American History; Brazil; Catholic Church; privatization; abandonment; childhood; education; delinquency; institutional childcare; orphanage; Barnhem; Historia; Brasilien; 1892-1922; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : In 1890, the military overthrew the monarchy, separated the Church from the State, and installed a Federal Republic in Brazil. The decentralization of political powers enhanced the abilities of each federal state to shape its own politics of childhood. READ MORE