Search for dissertations about: "imagined communities"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words imagined communities.

  1. 1. beloved communities : Solidarity and difference in fiction by Michael Ondaatje, Toni Morrison, and Joy Kogawa

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Elizabeth Kella; Uppsala universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; Engelska; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; English; engelska;

    Abstract : Since the civil rights era, the concept of community has become increasingly politicizedin the US and Canada. Inextricably entangled in the new social movements andmulticulturalism of the 1980s and 1990s, community tends to be either much malignedor exaggeratedly extolled in the literary, cultural, and political discourses in which itfigures so prominently. READ MORE

  2. 2. In transit aspects of transculturalism in Janice Kulyk Keefer's travels

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Elisabeth Mårald; Umeå universitet.; [1996]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; transculturalism; ethnicity; the postcolonial discourse; travels; tourism; imagology; Imagined Communities; environment; Bakhtin s dialogic theories; cultural studies;

    Abstract : Transculturalism refers to how cultural barriers are transcended and how cultures meet. Because the transcultural perspective reflects hitherto unrepresented spaces, it revises and innovates literary canons. This study investigates aspects of transculturalism in texts dealing with travel by the Canadian writer Janice Kulyk Keefer. READ MORE

  3. 3. Nationalising Culture The Reorganisation of National Culture in Swedish Cultural Policy 1970–2002

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Tobias Harding; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; cultural policy; Sweden; nation-state; imagined communities; neo-institutionalism; path dependency; separation of church and state; universal values; particular values; ethnic nations; state-framed nations; kulturpolitik; Sverige; nationalstat; föreställd gemenskap; nyinstitutionalism; stigberoende; kyrka-stat-frågan; universella värden; partikulära värden; etnisk nationsuppfattning; statsinramad nationsuppfattning; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Cultural heritage and cultural production; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Kulturarv och kulturproduktion;

    Abstract : By comparative analysis of Swedish cultural policy (including art policy, heritage policy and Church policy) during the Riksdag periods of 1970-73, 1991-94, 1994-98 and 1998-2002 the relationship between cultural policy and the concept of the nation as a homogenous cultural community (defined by either an ethnic or a state-framed concept) is explored. Neoinstitutional analysis of cultural policy as an organisational field is combined with analysis of how the nation is conceived as an imagined community, and what values it strives to uphold to show how these values and concepts are institutionalised in its cultural policy and how this supports the legitimacy of the State as a nation-state. READ MORE

  4. 4. No peace of mind : The Tibetan diaspora in India

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Åsa Tiljander Dahlström; Uppsala universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Ethnology; belonging; conflict; diaspora; home; migration; narrative; Tibet; Etnologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : The study deals with senses of collective and individual belonging among Tibetans, in relation to 'home', 'homeland' and 'diaspora'; it discusses how conflicting ways of constructing notions of collective identity makes it relevant to see the Tibetan diaspora as a Geography of conflict. The point of departure is that the diaspora is affected by many internal conflicts. READ MORE