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Sammanfattning : This dissertation is an analysis of interviews with and observations among transnational Somali women traders, located in Somaliland (northwest Somalia) and Dubai. Since the outbreak of the Somali civil war an increasing number of women have become the sole providers of their families. LÄS MER
2. "God Wants It!" : The Ideology of Martyrdom of the Hebrew Crusade Chronicles and Its Jewish and Christian Background
Sammanfattning : This dissertation deals with the ideology of martyrdom of the Hebrew Chronicles which were written in response to the persecutions of the Rhineland Jews during the First Crusade in 1096. The Chronicles describe how thousands of Jews died, some of whom were killed by the crusaders, others killed each other or committed suicide rather than being forcibly baptized or killed by the crusaders. LÄS MER
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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
Sammanfattning : The Hindu Çåktism and Tantrism are based on psychological assumptions and philosophical theories that are closely related to ritual phenomena. The primary purpose of this thesis is to present a psychological understanding of this relation, more specifically from the point of view of object-relations theory, and even to some extent, Sundén's role-theory, speech act theory and Lacan's use of the concepts of "metaphor" and "metonymy". LÄS MER