Search for dissertations about: "social history"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 938 swedish dissertations containing the words social history.

  1. 1. Lost in Transformation : A critical study of two South African museums

    Author : Cecilia Rodéhn; Juliette Leeb du toit; Ciraj Rassool; Sabine Marshall; University of KwaZulu-Natal; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; South Africa; museum; exhibition; collection; apartheid; the transformation; democracy; space; place; time; Cultural heritage and cultural production; Kulturarv och kulturproduktion; History; Historia; Cultural anthropology; Kulturantropologi; Social anthropology ethnography; Socialantrolopologi etnografi; Ethnicity; Etnicitet; African and comparative archaelogy; Afrikansk och jämförande arkeologi; Historia; History; Archaeology; Arkeologi; Etnologi; Ethnology; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi; Cardiology; Kardiologi;

    Abstract : In this dissertation Transformation, as understood in South Africa, is investigated in the ‘Natal Museum’ and the ‘Msunduzi Museum Incorporating the Voortrekker Complex’ in terms of socio-political structures, the museum as a place, its collections and displays. I have emphasised the ethnographical perspective and analysed it by using key concepts such as new museology, time, space and place. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ageing in a changing society : Elderly men and women in urban Sweden 1830-1930

    Author : Ann-Kristin Högman; Lars-Göran Tedebrand; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; class; demography; family; gender; labour force participation; living arrangements; modernisation; Norrköping; old age; poor relief; Stockholm; Sundsvall; Older people and ageing; Äldre och åldrande; Social welfare social pedagogics; Social omsorg socialpedagogik; Social anthropology; Socialantropologi; caring sciences in social sciences; omvårdnadsforskning med samhällsvetenskaplig inriktning;

    Abstract : This study deals with the impact of industrialisation and urbanisation on the living conditions of aged men and women. By studying labour force participation, savings and pensions, the role of the family, and the extent of dependency of aged men and women from a gender and class perspective, continuities and changes between pre-industrial and industrial times are examined. READ MORE

  3. 3. Dress Matters : Clothes and Social Order in Tallinn, 1600-1700

    Author : Astrid Pajur; Margaret R. Hunt; Jonas Lindström; Janine Maegraith; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; dress history; material culture; seventeenth century; social order; Sweden; Tallinn; social hierarchy; early modern guilds; consumer revolution; fashion; clothing; Historia; History;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the relationship of clothes and social order in early modern Europe. The period has often been characterised as inert and immobile, with especially middling and poorer people living in a sartorially drab world, but a number of historians have demonstrated that it was also a period of profound material change, with consumer demand, democratisation of fashion and global trade engendering cosmopolitan sensibilities earlier than thought. READ MORE

  4. 4. History in the Service of Mankind : International Guidelines and History Education in Upper Secondary Schools in Sweden, 1927–2002

    Author : Thomas Nygren; Daniel Lindmark; Bengt Schüllerqvist; Harry Haue; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; history teaching; League of Nations; UNESCO; Council of Europe; curriculum; History; Historia; Subject didactics; Ämnesdidaktik; didactics of history; historia med didaktisk inriktning; historiedidaktik; didactics of history; history and history teaching;

    Abstract : In this study the guidelines of the League of Nations, UNESCO and the Council of Europe are investigated in relation to Swedish national curricula, teachers’ perceptions of and students’ work in history, from 1927 to 2002.Inspired by John I Goodlad’s notions of curricula and implementation, the formulation of history is studied. READ MORE

  5. 5. Soviet People with Female Bodies : Performing Beauty and Maternity in Soviet Russia in the mid 1930-1960s

    Author : Yulia Gradskova; Lisa Öberg; Helene Carlbäck; Lynne Attwood; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; oral history; Soviet Russia; maternity; beauty; everyday life; memory; body; normality; femininity; gender; intersectionality; History; Historia; historia; History; Gender studies; Genus;

    Abstract : The everyday practices of maternity and beauty are important for the enactment of femininity. This dissertation deals with femininities created in the context of changing ideas about “normality” in Soviet Russia during the mid 1930s-1960s and explores a diversity of norms, discourses and rituals. READ MORE