Sökning: "modernity"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 321 avhandlingar innehållade ordet modernity.

  1. 1. On Islamism and modernity : Analysing Islamist ideas on and visions of the Islamic state

    Författare :Malin Wimelius; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Islamism; Islamic state; modernity; content-oriented analysis of ideas; Islamist texts; Qutb; Mawdudi; Khomeini; Jamaat-e-Islami; Front Islamique du Salut; alternative modernity;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation is a study of Islamist ideas on and visions of the Islamic state. It begins with the observation that although a growing amount of research explores Islamism; few studies closely investigate Islamist ideas. LÄS MER

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

    Författare :Anette Reinsch-Campbell; Baiba Kangere; Lars M. Andersson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :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;

    Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Salvation and Modernity : Intellectuals and Faith in Contemporary China

    Författare :Fredrik Fällman; Torbjörn Lodén; Huilin Yang; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; China; culture; Christianity; intellectuals; salvation; faith; modernity; identity; Chinese language; Kinesiska;

    Sammanfattning : Christianity, as a religion and as an ethical system, is increasingly important in China today. An analysis of intellectuals and faith is vital to understanding the contemporary intellectual climate in China. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Bekänna färg : Modernitet, maskulinitet, professionalitet

    Författare :Eva Silvén; Birgitta Svensson; Lars-Eric Jönsson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Modernity; masculinity sex gender; professionalism; paint painters; materiality; the body; aesthetics; social field; discourse analysis; fieldwork; Ethnology; Etnologi;

    Sammanfattning : Paint and painting are obvious components of everyday life for those of us who live in contemporary Sweden. In terms of both matter and shade, paint has come to symbolise taste and status as well as having created distinction, defined sex/gender and social position – with the past as a constant sounding board. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Överflöd och ofullbordan : Essä om det moderna

    Författare :Bo Isenberg; Sociologi; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; abstraction; abundance; classical modernity; contingency; crisis; modernity; oblivion; postmodernity; the principle of insufficient reason; religion; society; sociology; structivity; Sociology; tradition; cultural sociology; historical anthropology; Sociologi; Cultural anthropology; ethnology; Kulturantropologi; etnologi;

    Sammanfattning : The problem which the present study discusses is modernity. The study interprets modernity’s cultural and anthropological dispositions as historical appearances. Consequently, it is situated at the intersection of cultural sociology and historical anthropology. The aim is to generate insight and understanding rather than a coherent theory. LÄS MER