Search for dissertations about: "settler colonialism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words settler colonialism.

  1. 1. A Black Utopia? Social Stratification in Nineteenth-Century Colonial Sierra Leone

    Author : Stefania Galli; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social Stratification; Institutions; Ideals; Colonialism; Africa; Sierra Leone; West Africa; Slave trade; Egalitarianism; Settler colony; Inequality; Wealth; Marriage; Socio-economic status;

    Abstract : In the present dissertation, social stratification in colonial Sierra Leone is discussed, with the aim of providing novel evidence on the association between ideals, institutions and inequality. The case study of Sierra Leone is valuable for it allows to examine social stratification in an alleged egalitarian context. READ MORE

  2. 2. Settler-Colonial Assemblages and the Making of the Israeli Frontier: Palestinian experiences of (in)security, surveillance and carceral geographies

    Author : Wassim Ghantous; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Palestine Israel; settler-colonialism; Deleuze Guattari; assemblages; power; resistance; politics; war machine; time space; in security; surveillance; carceral geographies;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines the operations of contemporary Israeli security machinery as it unfolds in the course of expanding the Israeli colonial frontier over Palestinian rural areas of the occupied West Bank. Since the early 1990s and up to the present, Israeli security measures and monitoring technologies multiplied and have come to operate across various public, hybrid and civilian actors and institutions that orchestrate control over Palestinian bodies as a mean to dispossess them and expand the Israeli frontier over their lands through the erection of settlements. READ MORE

  3. 3. Between Sumud and Submission : Palestinian Popular Practices on the Land in the Edge Areas of Jerusalem

    Author : Noura Alkhalili; Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Palestine; Jerusalem; Edge Areas; Settler-Colonialism; Refugee Camp; Resistance; submission; Enclosures from Below; Land; Urbanization; Palestina; Jerusalem; Flyktingläger; Bosättare kolonialism; Motstånd; Underkastelse; Urbanisering;

    Abstract : This thesis delves into two ‘edge areas’ located in and around East Jerusalem. It attempts to unfold and analyze the dynamics in these edge areas, while investigating the agency of the people present there through their own perceptions and practices towards the land, the urbanization processes, the power circulation and the structural impositions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Border-Crossing Commemorations : Entangled Histories of Swedish Settling in America

    Author : Adam Hjorthén; Mats Hallenberg; Dag Blanck; Ulf Zander; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History; commemoration; border-crossing; entanglement; New Sweden Tercentenary; Swedish Pioneer Centennial; settler colonialism; race; modernity; pioneering; migration; transnational; Sweden; the United States; Delaware; Pennsylvania; Swedish America; historia; History;

    Abstract : Different groups from both sides of the Atlantic have since the 1930s come together to commemorate histories of Swedish settling in America. They have celebrated the founding of the New Sweden colony in the Delaware Valley (1638–1655), and the mid-nineteenth-century arrival of Swedish pioneers in the Mississippi Valley. READ MORE

  5. 5. Colonizing Fever : Race and Media Cultures in Late Nineteenth-Century Sweden

    Author : Åsa Bharathi Larsson; Pelle Snickars; Jan von Bonsdorff; Patrik Steorn; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; media cultures; race; late nineteenth century; visual representations of the colonial world; colonialism; Sweden; postcolonial theory; urban everyday life; scientific expeditions; entertainment; Konstvetenskap; History of Art;

    Abstract : The dissertation focuses on visual representations of the colonial world in late nineteenth-century Sweden. Situated at the intersection between postcolonial studies, visual culture studies and cultural histories of media, the study has a threefold aim. READ MORE