Search for dissertations about: "whiteness"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 swedish dissertations containing the word whiteness.

  1. 1. Attaining Whiteness : A Sociological Study of Race and Racialization in Russia

    Author : Nikolay Zakharov; Sven Hort; Vessela Misheva; Mark Bassin; Paavo Bergman; Ian Law; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Racialization; Russia; Sociology of Race and Ethnicity; Racism; Social Theory; Nationalism; Modernity; Soviet Union; Postcolonial Studies; Eastern Europe; Identity; Migration; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : Attaining Whiteness is the first book-length sociological study of how ideas about race resonate in post-Soviet Russia. The book charts how tropes of self, hybridity, and maturity constitute important symbolic vehicles for applying the idea of race to the drawing of differences. READ MORE

  2. 2. Whiteness and Fluorescence in Layered Paper and Board : Perception and Optical Modelling

    Author : Ludovic Gustafsson Coppel; Per Edström; Caisa Johansson; Markku Hauta-Kasari; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Whiteness; Perception; Colour Appearance Modelling; Paper Optics; Light Scattering; Fluorescence; Lateral Light Scattering; White-Top Mottle; Kubelka-Munk; Radiative Transfer;

    Abstract : This thesis is about modelling and predicting the perceived whiteness of plain paper from the paper composition, including fluorescent whitening agents. This involves psychophysical modelling of perceived whiteness from measurable light reflectance properties, and physical modelling of light scattering and fluorescence from the paper composition. READ MORE

  3. 3. Whiteness and Fluorescence in Paper : Perception and Optical Modelling

    Author : Ludovic Gustafsson Coppel; Per Edström; Håkan Olin; Caisa Johansson; Markku Hauta-Kasari; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Paper Whiteness; Fluorescence Whitening Agents; Kubelka-Munk; light scattering; paper industry applications; Colour Appearance Models; CIECAM02; Monte Carlo; Optics; Optik;

    Abstract : This thesis is about modelling and predicting the perceived whiteness of plain paper from the paper composition, including fluorescent whitening agents. This includes psycho-physical modelling of perceived whiteness from measurable light reflectance properties, and physical modelling of light scattering and fluorescence from the paper composition. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Promises of the Free World : Postsocialist Experience in Argentina and the Making of Migrants, Race, and Coloniality

    Author : Jenny Ingridsdotter; Mats Lindqvist; Jenny Gunnarsson Payne; Catrin Lundström; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; political discourse theory; ethnography; Argentina; race; whiteness; coloniality; postsocialism; social inequality; subject positions; migration; gender; class; intersectionality; ethnography; post structuralism; Latin America; Soviet Union; identities; differentiation; ethnology; economic crisis; mobility; auto-ethnography; colonial settlement; diaspora; humanities; Ukraine; Russia; Historical Studies; Historiska studier; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies; Ethnology; etnologi;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the narrated experiences of a number of individuals that migrated to Argentina from Russia and Ukraine in the wake of the fall of the Soviet Union. The over-arching aim of this thesis is to study the ways in which these migrants navigated the social reality in Argentina, with regards to available physical, material, and socioeconomic positions as well as with regards to their narrated self-understandings and identifications. READ MORE

  5. 5. The "New Negro" in the Old World : culture and performance in James Weldon Johnson, Jessie Fauset, and Nella Larsen

    Author : Lena Ahlin; Engelska; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language and literature; Europe in African-American literature; Nella Larsen; Jessie Fauset; James Weldon Johnson; minstrelsy; whiteness; performance; cultural authenticity; New Negro; Harlem Renaissance; African Americans in Europe;

    Abstract : I denna avhandling studeras europaskildringarna i James Weldon Johnsons The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man (1912), Jessie Fausets There Is Confusion (1924) och Nella Larsens Quicksand (1928) och hur dessa speglar afrikansk-amerikanernas roll i den västerländska civilisationen. I 1800-talets afrikansk-amerikanska litteratur figurerar Europa ofta som symbol för frihet och kultur. READ MORE