Search for dissertations about: "global identity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 109 swedish dissertations containing the words global identity.

  1. 1. Global careerists’ identity construction A narrative study of repeat expatriates and international itinerants

    University dissertation from Umeå : Handelshögskolan vid Umeå universitet, Umeå School of Business

    Author : Malin Näsholm; Nils Wåhlin; Tommy Jensen; Christopher Brewster; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; global careers; repeat expatriates; international itinerants; narrative; career; identity construction; social identity;

    Abstract : Research on international work experiences has to a great extent focused on an international assignment as a single event, and on how to optimize it from the organization’s perspective. This thesis addresses individuals’ subjective experiences of international work experiences and focuses on individuals with global careers, who see working abroad as a major element of their careers, involving several international assignments or international work experiences. READ MORE

  2. 2. Identity Across Borders A Study in the "IKEA-World"

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Miriam Salzer; Leif Melin; [1994]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Organizational identity; organizational culture; sense-making; image; IKEA; across borders; global identity; local spheres; national culture; ethnography;

    Abstract : How do people construct shared views of what the organization is all about in the international, complex; company? Within a cultural perspective, organizational identity can be tmderstood as organizational members' shared views and definitions of the organization. As people make sense of actions, events, decisions, etc. READ MORE

  3. 3. Multiple meanings of female initiation. "Circumcision" among Jola Women in Lower Casamance, Senegal

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Liselott (Lisen) Dellenborg; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; anthropology; Senegal; Lower Casamance; Kalounaye; Jola; initiation; female circumcision; genital cutting; identity; gender; moherhood; Islam; ethnicity; agency; social change;

    Abstract : This anthropological study examines the meanings and practices of female "circumcision" and initiation in relation to identity and social change in contemporary Muslim Jola society, Senegal, West Africa. During the 20th century, clitoridectomy spread - allegedly as part of Islam - and became essential for a Jola woman's identity as a "real" woman and mother, and an important aspect of the women's initiation ritual. READ MORE

  4. 4. Perceptions of disease. Values and attitudes of patients and medical students

    University dissertation from Department of Community Medicine, Malmö University Hospital

    Author : Annika Brorsson; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; values; risk factor; autonomy; Attitudes; consultation; disability; disease; family history; family medicine; fear; identity; illness; medical education; medical students; patient-centred; qualitative method; primary care; Social medicine; Socialmedicin; samhällsmedicin;

    Abstract : During the 20th century, the development of biomedical knowledge and the demographical changes have increased the needs and demands for health care in industrialised countries. Illness without evidence of disease and fear of disease are often the reasons for seeking medical care. READ MORE

  5. 5. Beyond Orientalism and Occidentalism Identity constructions in Arab and Western news media

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro university

    Author : Mahitab Ezz El Din; Örebro universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Orientalism; Occidentalism; Arab; West; Othering; identity; media constructions; tolerance; multiculturalism; xenophobia; Peace Journalism; Global War on Terror; Media and Communication Studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This study examines how the media construct the identities of the Other by creating various ‘us’ versus ‘them’ positions (Othering) when covering non-violence-based intercultural conflicts in Arab and Western news media. Othering in this study is understood as an umbrella concept that in general terms refers to the discursive process of constructing and positioning the Self and the Other into separate identities of an ‘us’ and a ‘them. READ MORE