Search for dissertations about: "intimacy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 44 swedish dissertations containing the word intimacy.

  1. 1. Organising Intimacy : Exploring Heterosexual Singledoms at Swedish Singles Activities

    Author : Andreas Henriksson; Gerd Lindgren; Åsa Wettergren; Annika Jonsson; Sasha Roseneil; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; singledom; heterosexuality; intimacy; Carol Smart; personal life; multi-sited ethnography; community; courtship; dating; internet dating; sociology of family; relationality; close relations; liminal space; singelskap; heterosexualitet; intimitet; Carol Smart; personligt liv; multi-sited ethnography; gemenskap; kurtis; dejting; internetdejting; familjesociologi; relationalitet; nära relationer; liminalt rum; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : Single activities have long been places where single people can come to meet friends, build community or look for partners. The activities have relevance for studies of heterosexuality, intimacy, personal life and space. READ MORE

  2. 2. Piety, Intimacy and Mobility : A Case Study of Charismatic Christianity in Present-day Stockholm

    Author : Jessica Moberg; Tuija Hovi; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Charismatic Christianity; Pentecostalism; habituation; learning religion; mobility; ritualization; ritual appropriation; religious consumption; commodification; materiality; embodiment; narrative; late modernity; globalization; inward turn; subjective turn; authenticity; intimacy; prayer; worship; music; testimony; urban religion; religious eclecticism; Historical Studies; Historiska studier;

    Abstract : Stockholm County is a post-industrial Swedish region characterized by high levels of mobility and technologization as well as ethnic and religious diversity. Among its religious minorities exist various strands of charismatic Christianity, some of which originate from the Pentecostal revival of the early 20th century and some of which belong to more recent movements. READ MORE

  3. 3. Digital Intimacies : Doing Digital Media Differently

    Author : Helga Sadowski; Cecilia Åsberg; Jenny Sundén; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Digital media; intimacy; cultural studies; media studies; affect; feminism; gender; coding; online harassment; ASMR; internet politics; digital intimacy; Digitala medier; intimitet; kulturstudier; mediestudier; affekt; feminism; genus; programmering; online trakasserier; ASMR; internetpolitik; digital intimitet;

    Abstract : Digital media have become an integral part of many people’s everyday lives and constitute an intimate presence therein. Utilizing the concept of digital intimacy to focus on these recent developments, this doctoral dissertation takes the perspectives of feminist cultural studies and affect theory to analyze how digital media are becoming more intimate and how in turn intimacy is remediated within digital cultures. READ MORE

  4. 4. "Other Guys Don't Hang Out Like This" : Gendered Friendship Politics Among Swedish, Middle-Class Men

    Author : Klara Goedecke; Roger Klinth; Jenny Björklund; Jeff Hearn; Sasha Roseneil; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Masculinity; men; gender; friendship; male friendship; intimacy; disclosing intimacy; conversations; self-development; lads; emotion work; positioning; queer temporalities; friendship temporalities; homosociality; gender equality; Sweden; interview interaction; qualitative interviews; cross-sex interviews; politics; gender politics; masculine positions; middle-class; class; niceness; homophobia; Manlighet; män; genus; genusforskning; vänskap; manlig vänskap; intimitet; samtal; personlig utveckling; grabbar; grabbighet; emotionellt arbete; homosocialitet; könsroller; jämställdhet; Sverige; intervjuinteraktion; kvalitativ metod; forskningsmetodik; queer temporalitet; vänskapstemporalitet; intervjuinteraktion; intervjuer med män; politik; genuspolitik; maskulina positioner; medelklass; klass; svenskhet; trevlighet; homofobi; Genusvetenskap; Gender Studies;

    Abstract : The overarching aim of this thesis is to deepen the understanding of men’s friendships, in relation to gender, sexuality, power, masculine positions, feminisms and gender equality. The thesis draws upon in-depth interviews conducted individually and with pairs of men, between 25 and 49 years old, predominantly well-educated, white, straight and working white-collar or cultural jobs, twenty in total. READ MORE

  5. 5. Piety, Intimacy and Mobility: A Case Study of Charismatic Christianity in Present-Day Stockholm

    Author : Jessica Moberg; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : ; Charismatic Christianity; Pentecostalism; habituation; learning religion; mobility; ritualization; ritual appropriation; religious consumption; commodification; materiality; embodiment; narrative; late modernity; globalization; inward turn; subjective turn; authenticity; intimacy; prayer; worship; music; testimony; urban religion; religious eclecticism.;

    Abstract : The aim of this ethnographic study is to examine how affiliates of the multicultural charismatic Christian congregation New Life Church practice religiosity within the context of their personal daily lives, within the framework of the general congregation and in terms of their involvements with other religious organizations in the area of Stockholm. Beginning with the assumption that the practice of contemporary religiosity and the development of a religious identity are part of an ongoing process of habituation, the study describes how practitioners cultivate a form of charismatic piety characterized by certain embodied orientations, patterns of ritualization and narrative genres. READ MORE