Search for dissertations about: "kingdom"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 169 swedish dissertations containing the word kingdom.

  1. 1. Conceptualisations of citizenship in Sweden and the United Kingdom : an empirical study and analysis of how ‘citizenship’ is understood in policy and by policy-makers

    Author : Scott McIver; University of Edinburgh; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Citizenship; Integration; United Kingdom; Sweden; Policy;

    Abstract : This empirical study identifies and analyses what conceptualisations of citizenship emerge in policy thinking around naturalisation and how these conceptualisations have been articulated in citizenship policy and by policy-makers in the two specific cases of the United Kingdom and Sweden. Understanding citizenship as a bounded membership status the research is grounded in a view of citizenship as having content: rights and duties, ideas of identity, perceived virtues or political values. READ MORE

  2. 2. Contested Landscapes/Contested Heritage : history and heritage in Sweden and their archaeological implications concerning the interpretation of the Norrlandian past

    Author : David Loeffler; Lars Larsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Scandinavia; Sweden; Norrland; Norrbotten; Västerbotten; Lappland; Ångermanland; Medelpad; Jämtland; Härjedalen; Hälsingland; Gästrikland; history; prehistory; archaeology; philosophy; antiquarianism; heritage; cultural management; identity; Fleck; thought-collective; thought-style; colonialism; colony; periphery; hinterland; kingdom; empire; industrialism; nationalism; romanticism; Sámi; Stone Age; Mesolithic; Neolithic; semi-subterranean; dwelling; typology; C14; shoreline displacement; Arkeologi; Archaeology subjects; Arkeologiämnen; Archaeology; arkeologi;

    Abstract : This case study explores how geo-political power structures influence and/or determine the conception, acceptance and maintenance of what is considered to be valid archaeological knowledge. The nature of this contingency is exemplified through an examination of how the prehistory of Norrland, a region traditionally considered and portrayed as peripheral vis-à-vis the centre-South, was interpreted and presented by Swedish archaeologists during the 20th century. READ MORE

  3. 3. Jesus and Purity Halakhah : Was Jesus Indifferent to Impurity?

    Author : Thomas Kazen; James D. G. Dunn; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; Bible; New Testament; Jesus; Judaism; Second Temple; purity; impurity; purification; ritual; halakhah; historical reconstruction; quest; authenticity; criteria; gospels; narrative traditions; redaction; law; Torah; conflict stories; Pharisees; expansionist current; miqveh; immersion; stone vessels; food; leper; leprosy; discharge; corpse; rabbinic texts; Tannaim; Dead Sea Scrolls; moral trajectory; John the Baptizer; diversity; am ha-arets; great tradition; little tradition; Galilee; demonology; exorcism; eschatology; kingdom.; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Religion Theology; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; New Testament Exegesis; nya testamentets exegetik; Nya testamentets exegetik;

    Abstract : At the end of the Second Temple period, ritual purity came to play an increasing role in Jewish society. Purity laws were interpreted and expanded, and sources of impurity were generally avoided by many. READ MORE

  4. 4. France, Germany and the United Kingdom Cooperation in Times of Turbulence

    Author : Gunilla Herolf; Kjell Goldmann; Janne Haaland Matlary; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : France; Germany; United Kingdom; United States; United Nations; OSCE; WEU; NATO; European Union EU ; Afghanistan; Macedonia; cooperation; foreign and security policy; CFSP; ESDP;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with cooperation between France, Germany and the United Kingdom within the area of foreign and security policy. Two case studies are presented, one of them concerning cooperation between the three states within and outside institutions in 1980 following the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, and the other dealing with cooperation concerning the crisis in Macedonia in 2001. READ MORE

  5. 5. Culture Confrontation in the Lower Congo : From the Old Congo Kingdom to the Congo Independent State with Special Reference to the Swedish Missionaries in the 1880's and 1890's

    Author : Sigbert Axelson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; culture confrontation; culture conflict; Congo; Portuguese; missionary roles; Congo Kingdom; Congo Independent State; Missionary studies; Missionsvetenskap; Studies of Missions; Missionsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The culture confrontation remains the central theme throughout this book, with special emphasis given to points of conflict. My approach to each particular era has been guided by the question: What were the areas of incompatibility or conflict between African and European culture in the Lower Congo? By focusing my analysis on the dynamics of this confrontation, the point of contact between Congolese and Europeans, I have marked that the purpose of this study is not to present a characterization of Congolese or African culture as separate entities. READ MORE