Search for dissertations about: "post-structuralism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the word post-structuralism.

  1. 1. Moving and Jamming Implications for Social Movement Theory

    University dissertation from Institutionen för samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Åsa Wettergren; Karlstads universitet.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Sociologi; Sociology; culture jamming; new social movements; culture studies; sociology of emotions; late capitalism; information society; discourse theory; post-structuralism; adbusters; collective identity;

    Abstract : The present compiled dissertation explores culture jamming as a social movement in late capitalist information society. Culture jamming embraces groups and individuals practicing symbolic protest against the expansion and domination of large corporations and the logic of the market into public and private life. READ MORE

  2. 2. When the first-world-north goes local Education and gender in post-revolution Laos

    University dissertation from Umeå : Pedagogik

    Author : Ann-Louise Bäcktorp; Umeå universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; education; gender; development cooperation; post-structuralism; post-colonialism; discourse analysis; Laos; ethnography; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik;

    Abstract : This thesis is a study of three global issues – development cooperation, education and gender - and their transformation to local circumstances in Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR), a landlocked country in Southeast Asia. Combining post-colonial and post-structural perspectives, it sets out to understand how discourses of education and gender in Laos intersect with discourses of education and gender within development cooperation represented by organisations such as the World Bank and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida). READ MORE

  3. 3. The Promises of the Free World Postsocialist Experience in Argentina and the Making of Migrants, Race, and Coloniality

    University dissertation from Huddinge : Södertörns högskola

    Author : Jenny Ingridsdotter; Södertörns högskola.; Södertörns högskola.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; political discourse theory; ethnography; Argentina; race; whiteness; coloniality; postsocialism; social inequality; subject positions; migration; gender; class; intersectionality; ethnography; post structuralism; Latin America; Soviet Union; identities; differentiation; ethnology; economic crisis; mobility; auto-ethnography; colonial settlement; diaspora; humanities; Ukraine; Russia; Historical Studies; Historiska studier; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the narrated experiences of a number of individuals that migrated to Argentina from Russia and Ukraine in the wake of the fall of the Soviet Union. The over-arching aim of this thesis is to study the ways in which these migrants navigated the social reality in Argentina, with regards to available physical, material, and socioeconomic positions as well as with regards to their narrated self-understandings and identifications. READ MORE

  4. 4. Between Majority Power and Minority Resistance : Kurdish Linguistic Rights in Turkey

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Nesrin Ucarlar; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; resistance; emancipatory politics; transformative resistance; post-structuralism; deconstruction; nationalism; transnationalism; diaspora; European Union; Turkey; the Kurdish language; linguistic rights; trans-national outlook; minority rights; power; Kurdish intellectuals;

    Abstract : As the most figurative asset of membership in a majority or minority and the most symbolic aspect of national authority, language is a major site of struggle for majority power and minority resistance. For the purposes of this study, which focuses on the question of Kurdish linguistic rights in Turkey, the sites of struggle for majority power and minority resistance are as follows: the documents of international and European organisations on the linguistic rights of minorities, the impact of the modernisation and nation-state building process in Turkey on the Kurdish-speaking community and the resistance engendered by the Kurdish intelligentsia in the European diaspora and in Turkey against the majority power delimiting the Kurdish linguistic rights. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Politics of Popular Identity: Understanding Recent Populist Movements in Sweden and the United States

    University dissertation from Lund University Press

    Author : Dennis Westlind; [1996]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Statsvetenskap; förvaltningskunskap; Political and administrative sciences; political parties; Ross Perot; New Democracy; United States; Sweden; Marxism; discourse analysis; post-structuralism; post-Marxism; Populism; political theory;

    Abstract : While populism and populist politics have been the focus of a wide range of studies in the social sciences, few analyses of populist phenomena have moved beyond the level of simple description. This study has three immediate aims: to critique existing theories of populism, to develop a new, analytical view of populism, and apply this view comparatively to two cases. READ MORE