Sökning: "Materiality"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 152 avhandlingar innehållade ordet Materiality.

  1. 1. Tracing Wolves : Materiality, Effect and Difference

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : The Department of Social Anthropology, Stockholm University

    Författare :Andrew Mitchell; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Wolf; trace; materiality; effect; difference; transspecies; post-human; material-semiotic; human-animal; Social Anthropology; socialantropologi;

    Sammanfattning : As wolves are seldom seen in Scandinavia, Tracing Wolves utilises the ‘trace’ as both a theoretical and methodological tool to aid comprehension of what a wolf is and what a wolf does. Consequently, this enquiry examines human-wolf practices, such as tracking, genetic analysis, GPS tracking, hunting, and wolf necropsies, via which Scandinavian wolves in Sweden manifest. LÄS MER

  2. 2. The Social Roles of Buildings An Account of Materiality and Meaning in Urban Outcomes

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Department of Sociology, Stockholm University

    Författare :Lauren Dean; Stockholms universitet.; [2017]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Buildings; Building Types; Urban Studies; Materiality; Culture; Urban Forms; Urban Space; Reuse; Neighborhoods; Sociology of Buildings; Theory; Visual Methods; Historical Analysis; Santiago; Chile; Cités; Sociology; sociologi;

    Sammanfattning : The dissertation explores the roles of buildings in urban social life. Buildings, as both a methodological tool and a research site, are valuable for understanding society. As a method, buildings allow access to various urban contexts. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Travelling objects modernity and materiality in British Colonial travel literature about Africa

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Umeå University. Department of Language Studies

    Författare :Nicklas Hållén; Umeå universitet.; [2011]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English literature; Engelsk litteratur; Comparative literature; Litteraturvetenskap; Historia; History; travel literature; Africa; colonialism; John Hanning Speke; Mary Kingsley; Mary Hall; Constance Larymore; Verney Lovett Cameron; Henry Morton Stanley; postcolonial theory; material culture; colonial discourse; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; Literature; litteraturvetenskap; modernity; materiality; material objects; things; commodity form; commodity culture; postcolonialism; Homi Bhabha; museums; exhibitions; geography; space; trade; ethnography; the book; ambivalence; subject-object relations; fetishism; John Speke; Verney Cameron; Henry Stanley; Ewart Grogan;

    Sammanfattning : This study examines the functions of objects in a selection of British colonial travel accounts about Africa. The works discussed were published between 1863 and 1908 and include travelogues by John Hanning Speke, Verney Lovett Cameron, Henry Morton Stanley, Mary Henrietta Kingsley, Ewart Scott Grogan, Mary Hall and Constance Larymore. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Spectral Jade : Materiality, Conceptualisation, and Value in the Myanmar-China Jadeite Trade

    Detta är en avhandling från Lund University

    Författare :Henrik Möller; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2019-11-18]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; jade; china; Yunnan; Ruili; Myanmar; Kachin; borderland; Ethnicity; trade; Craft; markets; guanxi; masculinity; Materiality; ontology; Conceptual; nonhuman; Holism; analogism; Taoism; Nationalism; authenticity; Spirituality; Value; morality; ethnography; narratives;

    Sammanfattning : Hosting a cultural history of 8.000 years in China, jade has seen a revival in China’s current era. Jadeite is the most expensive type of jade, and the vast majority of jadeite is mined in Myanmar’s Kachin State and sold in China.Spectral Jade is a study of trade, carving, and use of jadeite. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Bortom avbilden Sydskandinaviska hällbilders materialitet

    Detta är en avhandling från Institutionen för arkeologi och antikens kultur, Stockholms universitet

    Författare :Magnus Ljunge; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Rock art; materiality; South Scandinavian Bronze Age; phenomenology; art theory; Hällbilder; hällristningar; materialitetsteori; bronsålder; fenomenologi; bildteori; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Sammanfattning : Avhandlingen kretsar kring frågan om hur ett förhistoriskt bildskapande var av betydelse. Studien är riktad mot den materiella bilden och syftet är att diskutera betydelser av hällbilders materialitet och hur relationen mellan människor, hällbilder och platser var meningsfull. LÄS MER