Search for dissertations about: "etnografi"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 43 swedish dissertations containing the word etnografi.

  1. 1. Hope Rites : An Ethnographic Study of Mechanical Help-Heart Implantation Treatment

    Author : Haris Agic; Marja-Liisa Honkasalo; Lars-Christer Hydén; Robert Desjarlais; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Medical technology; uncertainty; ritual; emotions; ethnography; liminality; end-stage heart failure; mechanical help-heart; progress; hope.; Medicinsk teknologi; ovisshet; ritual; emotioner; etnografi; liminalitet; akut svår hjärtsvikt; mekaniskt hjälphjärta; framsteg; hopp.;

    Abstract : This thesis is about cultural aspects of advanced medical technology for treating end-stage heart failure. New medical technologies like mechanical help-hearts save lives, but they also bring new uncertainties, risks, and challenges. READ MORE

  2. 2. Different Voices - Different Stories : Communication, identity and meaning among people with acquired brain damage

    Author : Eleonor Antelius; Lars-Christer Hydén; Marja-Liisa Honkasalo; Andrew Sparkes; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Acquired brain damage; body; communication; dependence; disability; embodiment; enactment; ethnography; identity; language use; meaning-making practices; narratives; normality; personhood; power relations; self-determination; social interaction; stories; storytelling; story-making; videoethnography; voice; Beroende; berättande; berättelser; etnografi; funktionshinder; förkroppsligande; förvärvad hjärnskada; identitet; kommunikation; kropp; maktrelationer; meningsskapande praktiker; narrativer; normalitet; personskap; röst; självbestämmande; social interaktion; språkanvändning; videoetnografi; Disability research; Handikappsforskning;

    Abstract : The main purpose of the dissertation is to understand meaning-making practices used by people suffering from acquired brain damage with severe physical and communicative disabilities, in order to create and sustain their identity and personhood in relation to other people. The study emanates from the idea that identity and personhood, also in relation to disability, are created/sustained in ongoing interaction between people in everyday situations, and that the ability to narrate is central to such a creation of identity. READ MORE

  3. 3. An Ordinary School Child : Agency and Authority in Children’s Schooling

    Author : Katarina Ayton; Ann-Carita Evaldsson; Tuula Gordon; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Etnografi; generation; positionering; agens; skolgång; barn; Education; Pedagogik;

    Abstract : The aim of this doctoral thesis is to explore the position, and the restrictions and possibilities for action available to children in a Swedish mainstream school class. With focus on everyday activities the questions generated were: whether being a member of a specific school class has significance; how the children position themselves in negotiations of time and space; in what manner the children can claim, and be granted, command over their school day activities; and what happens when the adults’ right to control becomes visible. READ MORE

  4. 4. Family theme parks, happiness and children’s consumption : From roller-coasters to Pippi Longstocking

    Author : David Cardell; Anna Sparrman; Tom O’Dell; Cook Daniel Thomas; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Happy; emotions; childhood; time; money; value; amusement park; leisure; tourism; mesh; ethnography; Nöjespark; temapark; glädje; nöje; känslor; etnografi; fritid; turism; värde; konsumtion; barn; barndom; familj;

    Abstract : This book provides an ethnographic contribution to research on children’s consumption, family life and happiness. Various and shifting notions of happiness are explored, as well as conditions for and challenges to happiness, through an analysis of video-recorded interviews and mobile ethnography conducted in two of the most popular theme parks in Sweden. READ MORE

  5. 5. Involved Parenthood : Everyday Lives of Swedish Middle-Class Families

    Author : Lucas Forsberg; Karin Aronsson; Helle Rydstrøm; Annette Lareau; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Childcare; family life; home-school relations; homework; household work; parenthood; subjectivity; gender; ethnography; video-based observations; Föräldraskap; familjeliv; hushållsarbete; barnomsorg; hem-skolarelationer; läxor; normer; subjektivitet; genus; etnografi; videoobservationer; Children; Barn;

    Abstract : The dissertation studies how 16 Swedish middle-class parents understand and form their parenthood in everyday life. The focus is set on how they involve themselves in their children’s care and education, and how parental identities are negotiated in relation to cultural norms on parenthood. READ MORE