Search for dissertations about: "kin networks"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words kin networks.

  1. 1. Kin, Friends and Unfriends A Study of the Axelsson Tott Network during the Period of the Kalmar Union

    University dissertation from Växjö : Linnaeus University Press

    Author : Margaret Wallace Nilsson; Linnéuniversitetet.; [2019]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Late Middle Age; res publica; female networks; Ivar Axelsson; Magdalena Karlsdotter; Karl Knutsson; Christian I; Sten Sture; state formation; factionalism.; Historia; History;

    Abstract : The Dano-Swedish Axelsson Totts created one of the most influential family networks of the Kalmar Union. The Union was not only a political construction created by Queen Margaret, it was an important geographic area for inter-Nordic trade and dynastic contacts. READ MORE

  2. 2. The bright lights grow fainter livelihoods, migration and a small town in Zimbabwe

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Agnes Andersson; Agnes Andersson Djurfeldt; Stockholms universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Human Geography; kulturgeografi; Human Geography; kulturgeografi; Zimbabwe; livelihood; migration; mobility; provisioning; structural adjustment; Rusape; small towns; kin networks;

    Abstract : The Aids pandemic and structural adjustment policies (SAP) have had effects on lower income households in Zimbabwe which have been devastating and people have been required to adapt their livelihood strategies. Small towns meanwhile are growing rapidly in Zimbabwe and mobility towards these towns may be connected with the changes being forged by SAP on the economic landscape. READ MORE

  3. 3. La Famiglia The Ideology of Sicilian Family Networks

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Eva Carlestål; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology Cultural anthropology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi Kulturantropologi; kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology; Cultural anthropology; Sicily; anthropology; family; matrifocality; kinship; Kulturantropologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Anthropological data from fieldwork carried out among a fishing population in western Sicily show how related matrifocal nuclear families are tightly knit within larger, male-headed networks. The mother focus at the basic family level is thereby balanced and the system indicates that the mother-child unit does not function effectively on its own, as has often been argued for this type of family structure. READ MORE

  4. 4. Constructing communities The establishment and demographic development of sawmill communities in the Sundsvall district, 1850-1890

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet. Institutionen för idé- och samhällstudier

    Author : Maria Bergman; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Sawmill; sawmill worker; Sundsvall; 19th century; community; population development; migration; internal parish migration; barriers; residency; demographic structure; fammily; kinship networks; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Historia; historia; History;

    Abstract : This dissertation studies the establishment and demographic development of the sawmill communities that emerged in the Sundsvall district during the latter half of the 19th century.  The intention is to highlight the importance of the sawmill communities and their resident populations by discussing community construction from a demographic perspective as well as socially and symbolically. READ MORE

  5. 5. To maintain control: Negotiations in everyday life of older people who can no longer manage on their own

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Anna Dunér; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Older people; formal eldercare; informal help; strategies;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis is to reach a more insightful understanding of how help is actually worked out in the everyday life of older people when they can no longer manage on their own. The overall research question is how individuals, representing different perspectives in the help arrangement process, think and act in order to organise needed help as well as how they may themselves apprehend the functions of the help. READ MORE