Search for dissertations about: "postcolonial theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 38 swedish dissertations containing the words postcolonial theory.

  1. 1. The School and the Animal Other. An ethnography of human-animal relations in education

    Author : Helena Pedersen; Bo Andersson; Dennis Beach; Peter McLaren; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Human-animal relations; critical theory; gender theory; postcolonial theory; critical pedagogy; the “other”; the discourse of species; boundary work; critical ethnography; socialization; meaning-making practices; social representations; the hidden curriculum; social and cultural reproduction.; human-animal relations; the other ; social and cultural reproduction;

    Abstract : This critical ethnographic investigation is positioned at the intersection of education research and human-animal studies. It uses participant observation, interviews with students and teachers and critical discourse analyses of texts and other artefacts used in the schools investigated to contribute cross-curricular perspectives on how human-animal relations are configured in the daily activities of both vocational (animal caretaker) and university preparatory programs. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Soapstone Birds of Great Zimbabwe : Archaeological Heritage, Religion and Politics in Postcolonial Zimbabwe and the Return of Cultural Property

    Author : Edward Matenga; Paul Sinclair; Aron Mazel; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : soapstone Birds; Great Zimbabwe; archaeological heritage; cultural property; return of cultural property; cultural symbols; cultural rights; postcolonial theory; western hegemonic discourse; authorized heritage discourse AHD ; nationalism; fait accompli; natural justice; collecting; materiality theory; Archaeology; Arkeologi;

    Abstract : At least eight soapstone carvings of birds furnished a shrine, Great Zimbabwe, in the 19th century. This large stonewalled settlement, once a political and urban centre, had been much reduced for four centuries, although the shrine continued to operate as local traditions dictated. READ MORE

  3. 3. Subaltern Securitization : The Use of Protest and Violence in Postcolonial Nigeria

    Author : Akinbode Fasakin; Mark Rhinard; Arita Holmberg; Ronnie Hjorth; Rita Abrahamsen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Decolonial; Subaltern; Securitization; Postcolonial; Frantz Fanon; Nigeria; International Relations; internationella relationer;

    Abstract : Securitization theory (ST) makes an insightful and significant contribution to security studies. Through the use of discursive speech act, ST provides an innovative strategy for understanding the application of security’s distinctive character and dynamics to any issue in order to make it a security issue. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Art of Making Democratic Trouble : Four Art Events and Radical Democratic Theory

    Author : Elín Hafsteinsdóttir; Cecilia Åse; Charlotte Fridolfsson; Jenny Gunnarsson Payne; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; radical democracy; art; event; space of conflict; agonistic democracy; discourse theory; post-structuralist theory; Chantal Mouffe; Aletta Norval; Sweden; the Netherlands; democratic subjectivity; political subject; politicization; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Heated debates and strong emotions occasionally arise in the public sphere in the wake of an art object. The interaction that follows becomes part of what we as citizens share in a democracy, with its particular conditions of political speech and democratic exchange. READ MORE

  5. 5. And Through Flows the River : Archaeology and the Pasts of Lao Pako

    Author : Anna Källén; Paul Sinclair; Cornelius Holtorf; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Lao Pako; Laos; Mainland Southeast Asia; archaeology; excavation; ceramics; iron production; ritual; gender; the past; time; postcolonial; critical theory; Arkeologi; Archaeology subjects; Arkeologiämnen; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : This is a story about Lao Pako. Lao Pako is located on a small hill on the southern bank of the river Nam Ngum in central Laos. READ MORE