Search for dissertations about: "etnologi"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 136 swedish dissertations containing the word etnologi.

  1. 1. Diasporic Narratives of Sexuality : Identity Formation among Iranian- Swedish Women

    Author : Fataneh Farahani; Lena Gerholm; Beverley Skeggs; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; women’s sexuality; discursive analysis; gender; Islam; Iran; Sweden; veil; virginity; migration; diaspora; agency; hybrid identity; cultural routes; Orientalism; narrative; Ethnology; Etnologi; Ethnology; etnologi;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with the sexuality of Iranian women living in Sweden. Considering sexuality as gendered and socio-culturally constructed, I examine the impact of Iranian Islamic discourses, contemporary socialization and migration on women’s narrations of sexuality. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Promises of the Free World : Postsocialist Experience in Argentina and the Making of Migrants, Race, and Coloniality

    Author : Jenny Ingridsdotter; Mats Lindqvist; Jenny Gunnarsson Payne; Catrin Lundström; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; political discourse theory; ethnography; Argentina; race; whiteness; coloniality; postsocialism; social inequality; subject positions; migration; gender; class; intersectionality; ethnography; post structuralism; Latin America; Soviet Union; identities; differentiation; ethnology; economic crisis; mobility; auto-ethnography; colonial settlement; diaspora; humanities; Ukraine; Russia; Historical Studies; Historiska studier; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies; Ethnology; etnologi;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the narrated experiences of a number of individuals that migrated to Argentina from Russia and Ukraine in the wake of the fall of the Soviet Union. The over-arching aim of this thesis is to study the ways in which these migrants navigated the social reality in Argentina, with regards to available physical, material, and socioeconomic positions as well as with regards to their narrated self-understandings and identifications. READ MORE

  3. 3. Negotiating Involuntary Resettlement : A study of local bargaining during the construction of the Zimapán dam

    Author : Inga-Lill Aronsson; Jan-Åke Alvarsson; Lucia Ann McSpadden; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Ethnology; Mexico; resettlement; displacement; peasants; negotiations; time; space; development; Etnologi; Ethnology; Etnologi; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : This dissertation seeks to present and analyze the negotiation process between the Mexican Power Board (CFE) and the peasants of Ejido Vista Hermosa, who were displaced by the building of the Zimapán dam in central Mexico. I use these negotiations as a focal point to identify the strategies, the reasoning, the priorities, and the conflicts of interest of the two main actors in the resettlement project. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Power of Being : A Study of Poverty, Fertility and Sexuality among the Kuria in Kenya and Tanzania

    Author : Ann-Britt Bernhardsdotter; William E. Arens; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Ethnology; Kuria; Kenya and Tanzania; power; abuse of power; poverty; stratification mechanisms; sexuality; prostitution; woman marriage; justice; Etnologi; Ethnology; Etnologi; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : The study is concerned with power based on ‘being’, which is the thread running through the entire thesis. The extended family is the focal point and three themes, interrelated in Kuria society, are explored, namely, poverty, sexuality and fertility. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Man of Power : Gender and HIV/AIDS in Zambia

    Author : Paul Dover; Sjaak van der Geest; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Ethnology; Zambia; Goba; gender; sexual and reproductive health; Etnologi; Ethnology; Etnologi; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the construction of masculinity and femininity in relation to sexual and reproductive health (SRH). The ethnographic material is from fieldwork among the Goba people in a rural area in southern Zambia and two peri-urban communities near Lusaka. READ MORE