Search for dissertations about: "tradition"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 427 swedish dissertations containing the word tradition.

  1. 1. Tradition as Resource : Transnational Somali Women Traders Facing the Realities of Civil War

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Religionshistoria

    Author : Rannveig Jetne Haga; Uppsala universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Dubai; Somaliland; Somali women; civil war; tradition; agency; security; autonomy; negotiations; piety; postcolonial; feminism.; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology History of religion; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi Religionshistoria; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology Islamology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi Islamologi; History Of Religions; religionshistoria;

    Abstract : This dissertation is an analysis of interviews with and observations among transnational Somali women traders, located in Somaliland (northwest Somalia) and Dubai. Since the outbreak of the Somali civil war an increasing number of women have become the sole providers of their families. READ MORE

  2. 2. Tradition and Modernity : Images of Jews in Latvian Novels 1934 – 1944

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Anette Reinsch-Campbell; Stockholms universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; anti-Semitism; contact zones; dehumanisation; discourse; social distance; identification; image; Jews; Latvianness; modernity; the other; ‘othering’; stereotype; tradition; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other languages Baltic languages; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga språk Baltiska språk; baltiska språk; Baltic Languages;

    Abstract : Jews have been represented in Latvian literature for centuries. This dissertation investigates the images of Jews in a comprehensive selection of Latvian novels published between 1934–1944 in order to establish whether, and to what extent, the traditional images are subject to change under the pressure of modernity, nationalism and a rapidly changing political situation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Deconstructing Tradition in Japanese Music A Study of Shakuhachi, Historical Authenticity and Transmission of Tradition

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Oriental Languages, Stockholm University

    Author : Gunnar Jinmei Linder; Stockholms universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Japanese music; tradition; transmission; historical authenticity; shakuhachi; honkyoku; Kinko-ryū; Zen; Fuke; komusō; komosō; boro; Edo period; form; kata; Yamaguchi Gorō; Nattiez; poietic; esthesic; context; museme; idiomeme; 尺八 暮露 薦僧 虚無僧 普化 伝統 伝承 琴古流; Japanology; japanologi;

    Abstract : In the present study I examine the vertical bamboo flute shakuhachi, as an example of how a tradition can be constructed. There are two main issues: the historical authenticity of the believed origins and development of the shakuhachi tradition, and how the transmission of this tradition is conducted. READ MORE

  4. 4. Between tradition and modernity The occupational choices of young people in rural Crete

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Nikoleta Ratsika; Umeå universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; rural youth; occupational choice; tradition; modernity;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to investigate the occupational orientations and choices of young people in rural Crete, a society, which is in constant change as it finds itself caught between tradition and modernity. To achieve this, the study looks into two cases: the case of Anogia, a small mountainous cattle-raising village, and the case of Archanes, which is a farming village on a plain. READ MORE

  5. 5. Från ritualiserad tradition till institutionaliserad religion : Strategier för maktlegitimering på Gotland under järnålder och medeltid

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Torsten Blomkvist; Uppsala universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; Gotland; religion; ritualised tradition; ancestor worship; oral tradition; power; genealogies; legitimacy of power; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi; History Of Religions; religionshistoria;

    Abstract : This dissertation has two principal aims. The first is to critically discuss the concept of an ancient Scandinavian religion. The second one is to create, from the terms ritualised tradition and (institutionalised) religion a theory of social change on Gotland during the Late Iron Age and the Middle Ages. READ MORE