Search for dissertations about: "kinship networks"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words kinship networks.

  1. 1. La Famiglia : The Ideology of Sicilian Family Networks

    Author : Eva Carlestål; Jan Ovesen; Johan Leman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Cultural anthropology; Sicily; anthropology; family; matrifocality; kinship; Kulturantropologi; Cultural anthropology; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology; kulturantropologi;

    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

  2. 2. La Famiglia - The Ideology of Sicilian Family Networks

    Author : Eva Carlestål; Jan Ovesen; Johan Leman; Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi Historisk-filosofiska fakulteten Humanistisk-samhällsvetenskapliga vetenskapsområdet Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cultural anthropology; Sicily; anthropology; family; matrifocality; kinship; 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

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

    Author : Maria Bergman; Sören Edvinsson; Anna Lundberg; Ann-Sofie Högman; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Sawmill; sawmill worker; Sundsvall; 19th century; community; population development; migration; internal parish migration; barriers; residency; demographic structure; fammily; kinship networks; History; 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

  4. 4. From Young Migrants to "Good Swedes" : Belonging and the Manifestations of Borders and Boundaries in NGO Social Work

    Author : Maria Moberg Stephenson; Åsa Källström; Jürgen Degner; Marcus Herz; Bridget Anderson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Unaccompanied Young People; NGO Social Work; Belonging; Borders; Boundaries; Community; Citizenship; Mentoring; Kinship Care;

    Abstract : Belonging is a contested concept, and for young people arriving unaccompanied by parents to seek asylum in Sweden, belonging is conditional. The aim of this thesis is thus to analyse belonging in the context of an NGO mentoring programme for young people defined as unaccompanied in Sweden. READ MORE