Essays about: "Applied Anthropology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 essays containing the words Applied Anthropology.

  1. 1. Climate Justice Movement as Norm Entrepreneur in Global Politics : Creating an Alternative Future in Lützerath to Protest Coal Mining

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Sara-Lorena Mehl; [2022]
    Keywords : Social Movements; Global Norms; Norm Entrepreneurs; Everyday Utopias; Prefiguration;

    Abstract : This thesis argues that contemporary climate justice actions can present a case for how social movements and activists engage as norm entrepreneurs with global politics. Following a case-based approach (McKee, 2003) and combining perspectives of political science with anthropology, theoretical concepts of everyday utopias (Cooper, 2014) and prefiguration (Maeckelbergh, 2011b; 2014) are applied to the case of a village occupation in Germany against a lignite coal mine expansion. READ MORE

  2. 2. The adaption of cultural activities : A qualitative study on families with young children during a pandemic

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för bibliotek, information, pedagogik och IT

    Author : Ann-Sofie Eliasson; [2021]
    Keywords : Pandemic; libraries; cultural activities; young children; photovoice; four spaces; environmental anthropology; Covid-19;

    Abstract : Libraries play an important role in society by offering cultural activities to families with younger children. Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the libraries had to restrict their services. Due to the restrictions, families have lost many of the opportunities that the library offered. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Enchantment of Noble Masculinity : A look at the material enchantment of nobility through the professional uniforms of count Carl Axel Lewenhaupt in fin de siècle Sweden

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Modevetenskap

    Author : Hilma Persson; [2021]
    Keywords : Material enchantment; Fragments; Nobility; Uniforms; Ideal masculinity; Discipline; Whiteness;

    Abstract : The analytical framework of enchanted objects has mainly been studied in the fields of anthropology and religion, but can equally be applied to fashion and dress. The aim of this thesis is to investigate the material process of enchantment through the fragments of count Carl Axel Lewenhaupt’s professional uniforms from fin de siècle Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Engineering Person : Arendt and an Anthropology of Engineering Ethics

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Philip Bärring; [2021]
    Keywords : Arendt; The Human Condition; Anthropology; Ethnography; Philosophy of Engineering; Engineering Ethics; Intersubjectivity; Process Philosophy; Earth Alienation; Archimedean Point;

    Abstract : In this thesis Hannah Arendt’s theories of science and technology are applied in an ethnographic study of engineering ethics. Seeking to gain further understanding of Arendt’s thoughts, her concepts of The Archimedean Point and Earth Alienation is applied in interviews with engineering students in Sweden’s Uppsala University. READ MORE

  5. 5. TURN THE LIGHTS ON: A multilevel analysis of sustainable energy implementation in the global south: The case of Monkey Bay, Malawi

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies

    Author : Zoe Anna Elsner; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable energy; sustainable development; Techno-Anthropology; Actor-Network theory; SDG7; Malawi; case study; ethnography; multilevel analysis; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Nation-wide access to sustainable energy is central to socio-economic development in Malawi. It is particularly challenging in rural areas where a significant amount of the population does not have access to energy, let alone sustainable energy. READ MORE