Search for dissertations about: "postcolonialism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the word postcolonialism.

  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. Impossible Interculturality? Education and the Colonial Difference in a Multicultural World

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Robert Aman; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Interculturality; multiculturalism; intercultural education; policy; postcolonialism; cultural difference; colonial difference; European Union; interculturalidad; delinking; Interkulturalitet; mångkultur; interkulturell utbildning; policy; postkolonialism; kulturella skillnader; koloniala skillnader; Europeiska Unionen; interculturalidad;

    Abstract : An increasing number of educational policies, academic studies, and university courses today propagate ‘interculturality’ as a method for approaching ‘the Other’ and reconciling universal values and cultural specificities. Based on a thorough discussion of Europe’s colonial past and the hierarchies of knowledge that colonialism established, this dissertation interrogates the definitions of intercultural knowledge put forth by EU policy discourse, academic textbooks on interculturality, and students who have completed a university course on the subject. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Kolkata Intellectuals and Bengali Modernity

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Kerstin B. Andersson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Kolkata; West Bengal; Intellectuals; Elite groups; Intellectual discourse; Postcolonialism; Relativism; Subaltern Studies; Methodology; Anthropology; Social Change; Development; Media; Kolkata; Västbengalen; intellektuella; elitgrupper; intellektuell diskurs; postkolonialism; relativism; subaltern studies; metod; antropologi; social förändring; utveckling; media;

    Abstract : The aim with this thesis is to explore and enhance the understanding of methodological questions in anthropological analysis. I focus my main argument on topics taken up in antiorientalist and postcolonial approaches. Analysis is closely related to political issues and an analysis include a critical reflection and deconstruction. READ MORE

  4. 4. Anglo-French Relations and the Acadians in Canada's Maritime Literature: Issues of Othering and Transculturation

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Birgitta Brown; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Maritime Provinces; Acadie; othering; transculturation; colonialism; postcolonialism; Mary-Louise Pratt; Fernando Ortiz; Roland Walter; Sir Charles G. D. Roberts; Thomas Head Raddall; Antonine Maillet; Claude Le Bouthillier; David Adams Richards; Janice Kulyk Keefer; Jeannine Landry Thériault.;

    Abstract : Ph.D. dissertation at the University of Gothenburg, 2008 Title: Anglo-French Relations and the Acadians in Canada s Maritime Literature: Issues of Othering and Transculturation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Travelling objects modernity and materiality in British Colonial travel literature about Africa

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University. Department of Language Studies

    Author : Nicklas Hållén; Umeå universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English literature; Engelsk litteratur; Comparative literature; Litteraturvetenskap; Historia; History; travel literature; Africa; colonialism; John Hanning Speke; Mary Kingsley; Mary Hall; Constance Larymore; Verney Lovett Cameron; Henry Morton Stanley; postcolonial theory; material culture; colonial discourse; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; Literature; litteraturvetenskap; modernity; materiality; material objects; things; commodity form; commodity culture; postcolonialism; Homi Bhabha; museums; exhibitions; geography; space; trade; ethnography; the book; ambivalence; subject-object relations; fetishism; John Speke; Verney Cameron; Henry Stanley; Ewart Grogan;

    Abstract : This study examines the functions of objects in a selection of British colonial travel accounts about Africa. The works discussed were published between 1863 and 1908 and include travelogues by John Hanning Speke, Verney Lovett Cameron, Henry Morton Stanley, Mary Henrietta Kingsley, Ewart Scott Grogan, Mary Hall and Constance Larymore. READ MORE