Search for dissertations about: "tradition"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 468 swedish dissertations containing the word tradition.

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

    Author : Nikoleta Ratsika; Lennart Nygren; Theano Kallinikaki; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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

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

    Author : Torsten Blomkvist; Britt-Mari Näsström; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; Gotland; religion; ritualised tradition; ancestor worship; oral tradition; power; genealogies; legitimacy of power; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Religion Theology; 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

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

    Author : Anette Reinsch-Campbell; Baiba Kangere; Lars M. Andersson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; anti-Semitism; contact zones; dehumanisation; discourse; social distance; identification; image; Jews; Latvianness; modernity; the other; ‘othering’; stereotype; tradition; Baltic languages; 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

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

    Author : Rannveig Jetne Haga; Mattias Gardell; Lena Roos; Francesca Declich; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Dubai; Somaliland; Somali women; civil war; tradition; agency; security; autonomy; negotiations; piety; postcolonial; feminism.; History of religion; Religionshistoria; Islamology; 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

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

    Author : Gunnar Jinmei Linder; Gunilla Lindberg-Wada; Mitsuru Saito; Thomas Hare; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; 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