Sökning: "the body anthropology"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 52 avhandlingar innehållade orden the body anthropology.

  1. 1. "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

  2. 2. Embodied Citizenship in the Making : Bolivian Urban Youth at the Crossroads of Social Hierarchies

    Författare :Nika Rasmussen; Charlotta Widmark; Thaïs Machado-Borges; Andrew Canessa; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Youth; Social Hierarchies; Citizenship; Everyday Life; Intersectionality; Political Practices; Nationhood; Bolivia; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    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. 3. 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

  4. 4. Heterosexual Havana : Ideals and hierarchies of gender and sexuality in contemporary Cuba

    Författare :Silje Lundgren; Mona Rosendahl; Britt-Marie Thurén; Hugh Beach; Nadine Fernandez; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Havana; Vedado; Cuba; heterosexuality; gender; sexuality; eroticism; masculinity; homosociality; hierarchy; hierarchization; ‘cultural level’; sexual politics; sexual education; piropos; reggaetón; body; soap opera; Habana; Vedado; Cuba; heterosexualidad; género; sexualidad; erotismo; masculinidad; homosocialidad; jerarquía; jerarquización; ‘nivel cultural’; política sexual; educación sexual; piropos; reguetón; cuerpo; telenovela; Cultural anthropology; Kulturantropologi; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Sammanfattning : Drawing on two periods of ethnographic fieldwork in Vedado, Havana, in 2004–2007, this dissertation analyses the interconnections between gender, sexuality, and heterosexuality. With theoretical inspiration from the works of Stevi Jackson and Beverley Skeggs, it discusses how the logics underlying heterosexual relations also regulate hierarchical gendered ideals. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Personhood and human-spirit relations among the Yuracaré of the Bolivian Amazon

    Författare :Annica Djup; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; anthropology; Amazonia; Bolivia; Yuracaré; personhood; soul; body; gender; human-spirit-relations; cosmology; animism.;

    Sammanfattning : This anthropological dissertation is based on fieldwork carried out among Yuracaré people in the Bolivian Amazon. The study explores local conceptions of personhood and human-spirit relations by looking into Yuracaré life cycle practices and associated ideas, particularly in connection with birth, girls’ initiation (menarche), illness and death. LÄS MER