Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 20 avhandlingar innehållade ordet Postcolonialism.
Sammanfattning : The thesis examines how and in what sense expatriates are changed and transformed by their intercultural experiences. In doing so it seeks to complement more efficiency-oriented expatriation studies by outlining a relational and contextual view inspired by postcolonialism. LÄS MER
2. Från den västerbottniska frostmyren till den socialpolitiska hetluften: Astrid Väring : konservativ författare i Folkhemmets Sverige
Sammanfattning : The dissertation takes as its starting-point the dichotomies between origin and modernity, periphery and centre. This is particularly the case in Astrid Väring’s novels Frosten (1926) and Vintermyren (1927), in which the author pays tribute to the homestead and the rural community in contrast to the industrial community, whilst her novels also express an ambivalent attitude towards modernity. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : An increasing number of educational policies, academic studies, and university courses today propagate ‘interculturality’ as a method for approaching ‘the Other’ and reconciling universal values and cultural specificities. Based on a thorough discussion of Europe’s colonial past and the hierarchies of knowledge that colonialism established, this dissertation interrogates the definitions of intercultural knowledge put forth by EU policy discourse, academic textbooks on interculturality, and students who have completed a university course on the subject. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The aim with this thesis is to explore and enhance the understanding of methodological questions in anthropological analysis. I focus my main argument on topics taken up in antiorientalist and postcolonial approaches. Analysis is closely related to political issues and an analysis include a critical reflection and deconstruction. LÄS MER
5. Anglo-French Relations and the Acadians in Canada's Maritime Literature: Issues of Othering and Transculturation
Sammanfattning : Ph.D. dissertation at the University of Gothenburg, 2008 Title: Anglo-French Relations and the Acadians in Canada s Maritime Literature: Issues of Othering and Transculturation. LÄS MER