Search for dissertations about: "postcolonial theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 36 swedish dissertations containing the words postcolonial theory.

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

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Helena Pedersen; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    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 : How human-animal relations are expressed and negotiated has significance for the situation of animals in society and offers insights that contribute to our understanding of how we organize relations between humans as well. This critical ethnographic investigation is positioned at the intersection of education research and the interdisciplinary area of human-animal studies. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Edward Matenga; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; 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. The Art of Making Democratic Trouble Four Art Events and Radical Democratic Theory

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Political Science, Stockholm University

    Author : Elín Hafsteinsdóttir; Cecilia Åse; Charlotte Fridolfsson; Jenny Gunnarsson Payne; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    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

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Afrikansk och jämförande arkeologi

    Author : Anna Källén; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Lao Pako; Laos; Mainland Southeast Asia; archaeology; excavation; ceramics; iron production; ritual; gender; the past; time; postcolonial; critical theory; Arkeologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Archaeology subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen 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

  5. 5. Child (Bio)Welfare and Beyond : Intersecting Injustices in Childhoods and Swedish Child Welfare

    University dissertation from Västerås : Mälardalens högskola

    Author : Zlatana Knezevic; Maria Eriksson; Els-Marie Anbäcken; Mia Heikkilä; Charlotte Williams; [2020]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; biowelfare; child protection; child welfare; critical childhood studies; critical social work; embodiment; epistemic injustice; epistemology; feminist theory; intersectionality; justice subjectivity; moral economy; moral subjectivity; participation; postcolonial theory; poststructural social work; social justice; violence; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : The current thesis discusses how tools for analysing power are developed predominately for adults, and thus remain underdeveloped in terms of understanding injustices related to age, ethnicity/race and gender in childhoods. The overall ambition of this dissertation is to inscribe a discourse of intersecting social injustices as relevant for childhoods and child welfare, and by interlinking postcolonial, feminist, and critical childhood studies. READ MORE