Sökning: "physical anthropology"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 50 avhandlingar innehållade orden physical anthropology.

  1. 1. La Famiglia : The Ideology of Sicilian Family Networks

    Författare :Eva Carlestål; Jan Ovesen; Johan Leman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cultural anthropology; Sicily; anthropology; family; matrifocality; kinship; Kulturantropologi; Cultural anthropology; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology; kulturantropologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP;

    Sammanfattning : Anthropological data from fieldwork carried out among a fishing population in western Sicily show how related matrifocal nuclear families are tightly knit within larger, male-headed networks. The mother focus at the basic family level is thereby balanced and the system indicates that the mother-child unit does not function effectively on its own, as has often been argued for this type of family structure. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Shamanic performances on the urban scene : neo-shamanism in contemporary Sweden

    Författare :Galina Lindquist; Don Handelman; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social anthropology; Socialantropologi; Social Anthropology; socialantropologi;

    Sammanfattning : This study deals with neo-shamanism, a set of notions and techniques that originated in the non-Western tribal societies and, within the framework of New Age spirituality, were adapted for the life of contemporary urban dwellers. Neo-shamanic practices are based on consciousness-altering techniques, when the Self is perceived to leave the body, to journey in other realities and to interact with the spiritual beings, enlisting their help for social, psychological, and physical healing. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Call for Protection : Situating Journalists in Post-Cold War Romania in a Global Media Development Discourse

    Författare :Urban Larssen; Karin Norman; David A. Kideckel; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; journalism; Romania; public sphere; development; NGO activism; protection; Social anthropology; Socialantropologi; Social Anthropology; socialantropologi;

    Sammanfattning : This study deals with the development of journalism in post-Cold War Romania, and it does so with a particular interest in the transnational dimension this entails.Many NGOs and international organizations are currently seeking to monitor journalists’ situations in countries around the world, while at the same time aiming at having the whole world aligned with international standards of the journalistic profession. LÄS MER

  4. 4. "The Body is Made to Move" : Gym and Fitness Culture in Sweden

    Författare :Christina Hedblom; Helena Wulff; Ulf Mellström; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Gym; exercise; diet; the body; interpretations; science; Social anthropology; Socialantropologi; socialantropologi; Social Anthropology;

    Sammanfattning : Ideas about "exercise" and "health" have varied over time and across cultures. With the recent Euro-American fitness trend, a growing number of Swedes now take part in some kind of physical activity at Gyms or Fitness Centers. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Exile Warriors : Violence and Community among Hutu Rebels in the eastern Congo

    Författare :Anna Hedlund; Socialantropologi; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Democratic Republic of Congo; Eastern Congo; Rwanda; violence; war; rebel camp; genocide; community; Hutu; identity; structural violence; political violence; rebels; soldier; civilian; refugees; exclusion; victim; perpetrator; Goma; Bukavu; armed groups; post-genocide; conflict; anthropology;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation is an anthropological study of war and violence in the volatile eastern territories of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The ethnographic focus is on one of the largest rebel groups currently operating in the Congo conflicts, the Hutu-dominated Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR). LÄS MER