Search for dissertations about: "representation of identity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 47 swedish dissertations containing the words representation of identity.

  1. 1. Bending mainstream definitions of sport, gender and ability : Representations of wheelchair racers

    Author : Kim Wickman; Eva Olofsson; Ulla Johansson; Jorid Hovden; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; able-ism; disability; discourse; gender; identity; representation; sports media; Paralympics; wheelchair racing; Sports; Idrott;

    Abstract : Inspired by feminist post-structural thinking and with a discourse analytic approach, this study’s main theme is gendered identity, disability and sport. It consists of four separate, but interrelated, empirical studies and focuses on two research questions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Kalaureia 1894 : A Cultural History of the First Swedish Excavation in Greece

    Author : Ingrid Berg; Anders Andrén; Arto Penttinen; Margarita Díaz-Andreu; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; classical archaeology; Kalaureia; Poros; Greece; Sanctuary of Poseidon; nineteenth century; history of archaeology; cultural history; microhistory; politics of belonging; colonialism; topography; fieldwork; excavation; representation; historiography; masculinity; identity; heritage; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : The excavation of the Sanctuary of Poseidon at Kalaureia in 1894 marks the beginning of Swedish archaeological fieldwork in Greece. During a couple of hot summer months, two philologists from Uppsala University, Sam Wide (1861-1918) and Lennart Kjellberg (1857-1936), worked in the sanctuary together with the architect Sven Kristenson (1858-1937), the Greek foreman Pankalos and around twenty local workmen. READ MORE

  3. 3. Defining moments : a cultural biography of Jane Eyre

    Author : Philip Grey; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Literature; identity; production; representation; regulation; consumption; circuit of culture; discourse; publishing; biography; canonization; adaptation; education; moral panic; criticism; Charlotte Brontë; Victorian literature; National Curriculum; Litteraturvetenskap; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the ways in which various practices, such as novel-writing, publishing, book-reviewing, reading for pleasure, adaptation and studying English literature, have produced Jane Eyre’s complex cultural profile. The organizing principle of the study is Paul du Gay, Stuart Hall et al’s ‘circuit of culture’, which identifies five key processes or ‘moments’ as being productive of the meanings that a cultural artefact or text comes to possess. READ MORE

  4. 4. The dis/appearances of violence : When a 'peace-loving' state uses force

    Author : Tua Sandman; Ulrika Mörth; Cecilia Åse; Martin Hall; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sweden; peace-enforcement; use of force; representation of violence; narrative structuration; identity and foreign policy; de politicisation; dislocation; in visibility; critical war studies; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The research problem that this dissertation addresses is how and with what implications the use of force in ‘distant’ places is made seen and known at home. As practices change and ‘peacework’ is becoming increasingly violent, the book argues that it is imperative to examine how war ‘comes home’ and to what extent the narratives emerging in public discourse open up for public reflection and (re)consideration. READ MORE

  5. 5. Evolving identities: Contents and processes of identity development among people in their late twenties

    Author : Johanna Carlsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : identity development; identity processes; identity contents; emerging adulthood; young adulthood; parenthood; work family priorities;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to study contents and processes of identity development among people in their late twenties. The studies are based on identity status interviews and surveys performed with participants in the GoLD (Gothenburg Longitudinal study of Development), at ages 25 and 29. READ MORE