Search for dissertations about: "myth"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 77 swedish dissertations containing the word myth.

  1. 1. The Participation Myth outcomes of participatory constitution building processes on democracy

    University dissertation from Umeå : Statsvetenskapliga institutionen, Umeå universitet

    Author : Abrak Saati; Umeå universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; participatory constitution building processes; participation; peacebuilding; post-conflict; transitioning states; democracy; democratization; Kenya; Zimbabwe; statskunskap; statskunskap;

    Abstract : Since the early 1990s a growing number of constitution building processes in countries transitioning from authoritarian rule or recovering from war or severe institutional crisis have involved public participation. This increase stems from an assumption made by many peacebuilding scholars and practitioners that public participation in constitution building will lead to higher levels of democracy. READ MORE

  2. 2. The extended voice : Instances of myth in the Indo-European corpus

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Peter Jackson; Uppsala universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; Indo-European poetics; Vedic religion; Greek religion; pre-Christian Scandinavian religion; myth; oral tradition; oral literature; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi; History Of Religions; religionshistoria;

    Abstract : Proceeding from the presence of recurrent, poetic phrases and verbal collocations in early texts composed in Indo-European languages, this study is an attempt to elucidate some fundamental problems of myth, tradition and culture. The scholarly study of Indo-European religions and mythology-initiated during the 19th century and proceeding up to modem times with varying success-has often been devoted to the task of restoring a homogeneous system of Indo-European religious beliefs by searching for deep-seated reflexes of such a system in the historically attainable cultures. READ MORE

  3. 3. Poiski Rusi nevidimoj. Kitezskaja legenda v russkoj kul'ture. 1843-1940

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Irina Karlsohn; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Russian literature; the Kitezh legend; myth; Old Believers; N. Rimsky-Korsakov; symbolism; А. Bely; the Petersburg myth; the myth of Holy Russia; N. Kliuev;

    Abstract : This doctoral dissertation examines the legend of the invisible city of Kitezh, its development and the role that it played in Russian culture between the years 1843 and 1940. It was during this period that the original folk legend was discovered by the Russian intelligentsia and transformed into a new myth about Russia. READ MORE

  4. 4. Husayn, the Mediator A Structural Analysis of the Karbala Drama according to Abu Ja´far Muhammad b. Jarir al-Tabari (d. 310/923)

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Uppsala University

    Author : Torsten Hylén; Högskolan Dalarna.; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Historiography; History and myth; History; Husayn Ibn Ali 629C–680 ; Islam; Karbala Iraq ; Lévi-Strauss Claude; Mediator theology ; Myth; Shiites; Structuralism; Tabari 838C–923;

    Abstract : The present study has a twofold purpose: Firstly, it is an analysis of the Karbala´ Drama—i.e. the death of Husayn b. `Ali in the hands of an army which had been sent out by the Umayyad authorities, at Karbala in 60/680—as it is retold by the Muslim jurist and historiographer Abu Ja`far Muhammad b. READ MORE

  5. 5. Ḥusayn, the Mediator A structural Analysis of the Karbalā´ Drama according to Abū Ja`far Muḥammad b. Jarīr al-Ṭabarī (d. 310/923)

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Uppsala University

    Author : Torsten Hylén; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : Religion; Historiography; History and myth; History; Husayn Ibn Ali 629C–680 ; Islam; Karbala Iraq ; Levi-Strauss Claude; Mediator theology ; Myth; Shiites; Structuralism; Tabari 838C–923; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; History Of Religions; religionshistoria;

    Abstract : The present study has a twofold purpose: Firstly, it is an analysis of the Karbalā´ Drama—i.e. the death of Ḥusayn b. `Alī in the hands of an army which had been sent out by the Umayyad authorities, at Karbalā´ in 60/680—as it is retold by the Muslim jurist and historiographer Abū Ja`far Muḥammad b. READ MORE