Sökning: "social hierarchies"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 117 avhandlingar innehållade orden social hierarchies.
Sammanfattning : Social hierarchies exist in democracies as well as in authoritarian societies. However, their nature is different. Democratic hierarchies are built bottom-up through election, while autocratic hierarchies are built top-down through coalition formation and domination. LÄS MER
2. Embodied Citizenship in the Making : Bolivian Urban Youth at the Crossroads of Social Hierarchies
Sammanfattning : This thesis analyses the body as a nexus for playing out power relations and feelings of belonging. Based upon twelve months of fieldwork amongst young urban people living in La Paz and El Alto, it examines the connections between bodily conceptions, social hierarchies and societal inclusions. LÄS MER
3. Social scaling and children's graphic strategies : A comparative study of children's drawings in three cultures
Sammanfattning : This cultural comparative study examines social scaling in children's drawings and whether children's formal graphic strategies follow the lines of traditional developmental stage models. Moreover, an attempt is made to develop methodological tools for comparative cultural research on children's social worlds. LÄS MER
4. Moving out, moving up, becoming employed : Studies in the residential segregation and social integration of immigrants in Sweden
Sammanfattning : This thesis investigates the complex relationship between residential segregation and social integration. The dominant discourse in Sweden and Europe sees residential segregation as hindering socioeconomic and cultural integration, creating parallel societies and even threatening the social cohesion of European societies. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This study analyses how medical personnel in cardiac intensive care create safety despite the uncertainties and dangers involved in this type of care. Using an ethnographic approach, involving participant observation and interviews, the author studies the means by which the staff, as a part of their everyday work, achieve safety - in their relationships to patients, medical technology and each other. LÄS MER