Search for dissertations about: "multiple modernities"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words multiple modernities.

  1. 1. Localised Globalities and Social Work : Contemporary Challenges

    Author : Jessica H. Jönsson; Masoud Kamali; Mona Livholts; Vishanthie Sewpaul; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; globalisation; global social problems; glocalisation; multiple modernities; neoliberalism; social work; West-centric development; Globalisation;

    Abstract : Recent global and structural transformations, a West-centric development agenda and the triumph of neoliberal politics have led to destructive consequences for many local communities and individual life chances. The global dominance of the West-centric development agenda, with its roots in the colonial past, has created uneven developments and an unjust world in which Western countries continue to gain advantages and increase their prosperity. READ MORE

  2. 2. On Islamism and modernity : Analysing Islamist ideas on and visions of the Islamic state

    Author : Malin Wimelius; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Islamism; Islamic state; modernity; content-oriented analysis of ideas; Islamist texts; Qutb; Mawdudi; Khomeini; Jamaat-e-Islami; Front Islamique du Salut; alternative modernity;

    Abstract : This dissertation is a study of Islamist ideas on and visions of the Islamic state. It begins with the observation that although a growing amount of research explores Islamism; few studies closely investigate Islamist ideas. READ MORE

  3. 3. Occultism and Traditionalism: Arturo Reghini and the Antimodern Reaction in Early Twentieth-Century Italy

    Author : Christian Giudice; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Occultism; Traditionalism; Religious Studies; Western esotericism;

    Abstract : The thesis will aim to analyse the interaction between occultism and different facets of modernity in early twentieth-century Italy, focusing on the figure of Arturo Reghini (1878-1946) as a case study. In his ´The Modernity of Occultism: Reflections on Some Crucial Aspects’, Marco Pasi convincingly evaluates the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn (est. READ MORE