Sökning: "postcolonial"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 139 avhandlingar innehållade ordet postcolonial.

  1. 1. Tales of transformation: Expatriate encounters with local contexts : A postcolonial reading

    Författare :Anna Wettermark; Christian Maravelias; Hervé Corvellec; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Expatriates; identity reconstruction; postcolonialism; international management; Business Administration; företagsekonomi;

    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. 2. Conducting Archaeology in Swedish Sápmi : Policies, Implementations and Challenges in a Postcolonial Context

    Författare :Charina Knutson; Cornelius Holtorf; Carl-Gösta Ojala; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Nyckelord :Sámi; Sápmi; Indigenous Archaeology; Contract Archaeology; Postcolonial Archaeology; Community Archaelogy; Archaeology; Arkeologi;

    Sammanfattning : Since the 1980s, there has been a growing consciousness among heritage workers and policy makers about the management of indigenous heritage. Museums, universities, and other cultural institutions around the world have acknowledged that old work practices must be exchanged for new ones, where the indigenous peoples are allowed influence, stewardship, and interpretative prerogative. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Postcolonial Nature Conservation and Collaboration in Urban Protected Areas : Everyday relations at Macassar Dunes/Wolfgat reserves, Cape Town, South Africa

    Författare :Marnie Graham; Henrik Ernstson; Thomas Elmqvist; Sandie Suchet-Pearson; Richie Howitt; Michael Adams; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; collaborative conservation; co-management; postcolonial identities; urban nature; ways of knowing nature; Southern cities; Indigenous methodology; Macassar Dunes Wolfgat reserves; Cape Town; South Africa; politics of nature conservation; Natural Resources Management; naturresurshushållning;

    Sammanfattning : Protected areas and nature conservation are profoundly shaped by Western ideas, and are embedded within powerful discourses and colonising practices. This thesis examines how colonialism and apartheid shape contemporary practices of nature conservation in Cape Town in South Africa - its institutions, geographies and peoples. LÄS MER

  4. 4. The Buddhist World Emperor's Mission : Millenarian Buddhism in Postcolonial Burma

    Författare :Niklas Foxeus; Per-Arne Berglie; Erik af Edholm; Guillaume Rozenberg; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Buddhism; millenarianism; weizzā weikza ; esotericism; supernatural powers; identity; politics; Burma; Theravāda Buddhism; cakkavattin; authority; legitimacy; charisma; History of religion; Religionshistoria; History of Religion; religionshistoria;

    Sammanfattning : In early postcolonial Burma, a number of so-called royal esoteric associations with a millenarian and eschatological orientation, and founded by persons believed to be the world emperor, emerged in response to political turmoil, nation-building projects, modernization, and after-effects of colonialism. These Theravāda Buddhist esoteric congregations, revivalist and innovative at the same time, were indicative of a general crisis of authority and identity. LÄS MER

  5. 5. And Through Flows the River : Archaeology and the Pasts of Lao Pako

    Författare :Anna Källén; Paul Sinclair; Cornelius Holtorf; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Lao Pako; Laos; Mainland Southeast Asia; archaeology; excavation; ceramics; iron production; ritual; gender; the past; time; postcolonial; critical theory; Arkeologi; Archaeology subjects; Arkeologiämnen; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Sammanfattning : This is a story about Lao Pako. Lao Pako is located on a small hill on the southern bank of the river Nam Ngum in central Laos. LÄS MER