Search for dissertations about: "post-colonial theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the words post-colonial theory.

  1. 1. Sports of culture : Writing the resistant subject in South Africa (readings of Ndebele, Gordimer, Coetzee)

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Stefan Helgesson; Uppsala universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Literature; African literature; Homi Bhabha; catachresis; ethics; Frantz Fanon; Emmanuel Lévinas; mimicry; post-colonial theory; South African literature; Gayatri Spivak; subaltern; Litteraturvetenskap; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Literature; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Litteraturvetenskap; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis interrogates the post-colonial and ethical implications of three works of fiction published in South Africa between 1983 and 1987, namely Fools and Other Stories by Njabulo S. Ndebele, A Sport of Nature by Nadine Gordimer and Life & Times of Michael K by J. M. Coetzee. READ MORE

  2. 2. Determinants and Consequences of Language-in-Education Policies Essays in Economics of Education

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Education,Stockholm University

    Author : Christelle Garrouste; Stockholms universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Language-in-education policies; decision-making analysis; non-cooperative game; language skills; HLM; human capital theory; rate of return analysis; post-colonial Africa; IALS; SACMEQ; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education International education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik Internationell pedagogik; internationell pedagogik; International Education;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three empirical studies. The first study, Rationales to Language-in-Education Policies in Postcolonial Africa: Towards a Holistic Approach, considers two issues. First, it explores the factors affecting the choice of an LiE policy in 35 African countries. READ MORE

  3. 3. Fragments from a mountain society : tradition, innovation and interaction at Archaic Monte Polizzo, Sicily

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Christian Mühlenbock; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Monte Polizzo; Sicily; Colonization; Elymians; Archaic Age; Iconic order; Identity; Interaction; Pottery; Architecture; Human Practice; Post-colonial theory; Traditionalism; Wine; Feasting.;

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  4. 4. The crown of Arsinoë II. The creation and development of an imagery of authority

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Maria Nilsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Arsinoë; crowns; Ptolemaic; reliefs; Egyptian art; Egyptian religion; symbolism; female pharaohs; Hathor; God s wife; Edfu; Philae; Dendera; relative scaling; relative placement; concepts of time; post-colonial theory;

    Abstract : This study deals with a unique crown that was created for Queen Arsinoë II. The aim is to identify and understand the symbolism that is embedded in each pictorial detail that together form the crown and how this reflects the wearer’s socio-political and religious positions. READ MORE

  5. 5. New urban horizons in Africa A critical analysis of changing land uses in the Greater Accra Region, Ghana

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Human Geography, Stockholm University

    Author : Lena Fält; Stockholms universitet.; [2020]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; African cities; urban redevelopment; urban informality; urban land use; urban planning; spatial governance; new cities; evictions; socio-spatial segregation; qualitative case studies; fieldwork; critical urban theory; governmentality; post-colonial urban theory; Accra; Ghana; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography;

    Abstract : African cities increasingly aspire global recognition and this has prompted a rapid transformation of the built environment in many urban locales. This thesis provides empirical and conceptual insights into this recent trend through a critical analysis of contemporary land use changes in the Greater Accra Region, Ghana. READ MORE