Sökning: "psychological anthropology"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 18 avhandlingar innehållade orden psychological anthropology.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Becoming Muslim: Meanings of Conversion to Islam

    Författare :Anna Månsson; Avdelningen för konsthistoria och visuella studier; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; ethnology; Cultural anthropology; person-centered ethnography; psychological anthropology; Muslims in the U.S.; Muslims in Sweden; Islam in the West; conversion narrative; conversion to Islam; Muslim identity; identity-making; cognitive models; Kulturantropologi; etnologi; Non-Christian religions; Världsreligioner ej kristendom ;

    Sammanfattning : "Becoming Muslim: Meanings of Conversion to Islam" is an ethnographic study analyzing the identity-making of female Muslim converts. It is based on eighteen in-depth interviews with six women in Sweden and three women in the U.S. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Psychological change as an outcome of participation in collective action

    Författare :Sara Vestergren; Eva Hammar Chiriac; John Drury; Katrin Uba; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; collective action; protest; social identity; psychological change; activism; intergroup; intragroup; interaction; kollektiv aktion; protest; social identitet; psykologisk förändring; aktivism; intergrupp; intragrupp; interaktion;

    Sammanfattning : Most of us have some experience of collective action, may it be sitting at home on the sofa being annoyed over damage done by rioters, being stuck in traffic due to a demonstration taking place, having signed a petition for a cause we believe in, or taken part in rallies and campaigns. This thesis explores the experiences of participation in collective action and how that participation affects us on a personal level. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Rational union commitment : the psychological dimension in membership participation

    Författare :Magnus Sverke; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Fackligt arbete; psykologiska aspekter; Sverige; Fackföreningar;

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  5. 5. The Therapeutization of Work : The Psychological Toolbox as Rationalization Device during the Third Industrial Revolution in Sweden

    Författare :Hans Tunestad; Christina Garsten; A. Jamie Saris; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Self-help; psychology; psychotherapy; rationalization; organization; work; third industrial revolution; Sweden; Social Anthropology; socialantropologi;

    Sammanfattning : The organization of work in the Western welfare states has made use of psychological know-how since the early twentieth century, for instance by making the practices of ‘psychotechnics’ and ‘human relations’ a part of the production apparatus. The last decades, however, have seen the development of a new economy based on information and communication technologies and with a related shift in organizational ideals from large hierarchical structures to networks of self-governing units – a change sometimes labelled the third industrial revolution. LÄS MER