Search for dissertations about: "postcolonial"

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

  1. 1. Tales of transformation: Expatriate encounters with local contexts : A postcolonial reading

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm Business School, Stockholm University

    Author : Anna Wettermark; Stockholms universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Expatriates; identity reconstruction; postcolonialism; international management; Business Administration; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The thesis examines how and in what sense expatriates are changed and transformed by their intercultural experiences. In doing so it seeks to complement more efficiency-oriented expatriation studies by outlining a relational and contextual view inspired by postcolonialism. READ MORE

  2. 2. Postcolonial Nature Conservation and Collaboration in Urban Protected Areas : Everyday relations at Macassar Dunes/Wolfgat reserves, Cape Town, South Africa

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University

    Author : Marnie Graham; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; collaborative conservation; co-management; postcolonial identities; urban nature; ways of knowing nature; Southern cities; Indigenous methodology; Macassar Dunes Wolfgat reserves; Cape Town; South Africa; politics of nature conservation; Natural Resources Management; naturresurshushållning;

    Abstract : Protected areas and nature conservation are profoundly shaped by Western ideas, and are embedded within powerful discourses and colonising practices. This thesis examines how colonialism and apartheid shape contemporary practices of nature conservation in Cape Town in South Africa - its institutions, geographies and peoples. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Buddhist World Emperor's Mission : Millenarian Buddhism in Postcolonial Burma

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Ethnology, History of Religions and Gender Studies

    Author : Niklas Foxeus; Stockholms universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Buddhism; millenarianism; weizzā weikza ; esotericism; supernatural powers; identity; politics; Burma; Theravāda Buddhism; cakkavattin; authority; legitimacy; charisma; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology History of religion; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi Religionshistoria; History of Religion; religionshistoria;

    Abstract : In early postcolonial Burma, a number of so-called royal esoteric associations with a millenarian and eschatological orientation, and founded by persons believed to be the world emperor, emerged in response to political turmoil, nation-building projects, modernization, and after-effects of colonialism. These Theravāda Buddhist esoteric congregations, revivalist and innovative at the same time, were indicative of a general crisis of authority and identity. 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. The evolution of Town Planning Ideas, Plans and their Implementation in Kampala City 1903-2004

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Fredrick Omolo-Okalebo; KTH.; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; planning; planning ideas; implementation; colonial; postcolonial;

    Abstract : Through a descriptive and exploratory approach, and by review and deduction of archival and documentary resources, supplemented by empirical evidence from case studies, this thesis traces, analyses and describes the historic trajectory of planning events in Kampala City, Uganda, since the inception of modern town planning in 1903, and runs through the various planning episodes of 1912, 1919, 1930, 1951, 1972 and 1994. The planning ideas at interplay in each planning period and their expression in planning schemes vis-à-vis spatial outcomes form the major focus. READ MORE