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  1. 21. The Kolkata Intellectuals and Bengali Modernity

    Detta är en avhandling från Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Författare :Kerstin B. Andersson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2012]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Kolkata; West Bengal; Intellectuals; Elite groups; Intellectual discourse; Postcolonialism; Relativism; Subaltern Studies; Methodology; Anthropology; Social Change; Development; Media; Kolkata; Västbengalen; intellektuella; elitgrupper; intellektuell diskurs; postkolonialism; relativism; subaltern studies; metod; antropologi; social förändring; utveckling; media;

    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

  2. 22. Huis Ten Bosch: Mimesis and simulation in a Japanese Dutch town

    Detta är en avhandling från Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Författare :Staffan Appelgren; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; anthropology; Japan; mimesis; simulation; simulated environments; ikukan; other space; material culture; modernity; tourism; regional development; Holland; Huis Ten Bosch;

    Sammanfattning : With the advance of capitalism, new communication technology and expansion of mass media, places and culture increasingly tend to be deterritorialized, time and space arrangements are renegotiated, social and cultural relationships are commercialized and commodified. Simulated and themed environments have attracted considerable attention as concrete expressions of "culture in motion". LÄS MER

  3. 23. Multiple meanings of female initiation. "Circumcision" among Jola Women in Lower Casamance, Senegal

    Detta är en avhandling från Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Författare :Liselott (Lisen) Dellenborg; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; anthropology; Senegal; Lower Casamance; Kalounaye; Jola; initiation; female circumcision; genital cutting; identity; gender; moherhood; Islam; ethnicity; agency; social change;

    Sammanfattning : This anthropological study examines the meanings and practices of female "circumcision" and initiation in relation to identity and social change in contemporary Muslim Jola society, Senegal, West Africa. During the 20th century, clitoridectomy spread - allegedly as part of Islam - and became essential for a Jola woman's identity as a "real" woman and mother, and an important aspect of the women's initiation ritual. LÄS MER

  4. 24. The Give and Take of Disaster Aid. Social and Moral Transformation in the Wake of the Tsunami in Sri Lanka

    Detta är en avhandling från Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Författare :Carolina Ivarsson Holgersson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2013]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; anthropology; Sri Lanka; disaster; aid; giving; morality; cosmology; Buddhism; philantrophy; religion; economy; recieving;

    Sammanfattning : The act of giving reflects the most basic principles of morality and has therefore constituted a classical anthropological field of inquiry. The importance of giving, receiving and reciprocating for the shaping and consolidation of social relations has long been recognized. LÄS MER

  5. 25. In conversation with the Kolam practice: Auspiciousness and artistic experiences among Women in Tamilnadu, South India

    Detta är en avhandling från Göteborg : University of Gothenburg, School of Global Studies

    Författare :Anna Laine; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; anthropology; kolam; visual culture; multisensoriality; aesthetics; art; artistic practice; photography; gender; efficacy; agency; hinduism;

    Sammanfattning : This anthropological study explores the kolam, a South Indian practice where women daily draw geometrical images in front of their homes to invite the deities. Through this practice, women engage in social and religious processes. They generate an auspicious atmosphere and become constructed as feminine beings. LÄS MER