Essays about: "Cultural Anthropology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 46 essays containing the words Cultural Anthropology.

  1. 1. Occupied Peripheries: Rethinking Landscape in the Anthropocene Visuality

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för konsthistoria och visuella studier

    Author : Lena Quelvennec; [2018]
    Keywords : Landscape; visuality; experimental geography; Anthropocene; The ZAD.; Arts and Architecture; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : Although landscape representations in the US-European culture have traditionally been acknowledged as a peaceful ordering of the world or the tool of imperialism, nationalism and private property (sometimes all simultaneously), a new shift in the landscape scopic regime seems to be happening. Produced by the current rise of concerns around climate change and environmental crisis, this shift seems to be related to a specific attention to land use and land value. READ MORE

  2. 2. Double Bind Tying Breastfeeding Women to a Liminal Position : Discourses about Public Breastfeeding in the Swedish Media Debate 1980-2016

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Jennie Sjödin; [2018]
    Keywords : Public Breastfeeding; Gender Equality; Swedishness; Neoliberalization; Taboo; Female Bodies; Binary Oppositions; Inappropriate Women; Prudishness.;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates cultural associations and values connected to women in Swedish society, with regard to action space, autonomy and social position. This is done through a discourse analysis of the media debate about public breastfeeding between the years 1980-2016, especially putting focus on the female body, motherhood, and women's access to public space. READ MORE

  3. 3. Beyond Being Physically Active: Culturing the Ageing Body

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för etnologi

    Author : Yuanita Budiman; Kei Nilsson; [2018]
    Keywords : ageing body; active ageing; exercise; social interaction; elderly; embodiment; applied cultural analysis; medical anthropology; qualitative research; ethnography; MACA; Cultural Sciences; Medicine and Health Sciences; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to investigate how physical activity and social interaction assist in generating better performance of the ageing body. A multifaceted ethnographic material was collected from January to February 2018 at a health and training centre called Gerdahallen, located in Lund, Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. Humans as a terrain - A connection between human terrain systems and neoliberalism

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialantropologi

    Author : Alexander Størner; [2017]
    Keywords : Human terrain system; neoliberalism; antropology; applied anthropology; afghanistan; united states; united states military; social science; ethics; human terrain team; David Price; Montgomery McFate; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis tries to connect how the human terrain system is a development of neoliberalism that anthropologists need to consider. I have explained how the history of anthropology has always have had a connection with the military. READ MORE

  5. 5. Be More Human - An Anthropological Analysis of Subject Formation in a Late Modern Crossfit Community

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialantropologi

    Author : Wiktor Hansson; [2017]
    Keywords : Social Anthropology; Crossfit; Body; Pain; Material Anthropology; Cultural Sciences; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This article explores the ideals and motivations behind the increasingly popular physical practice of Crossfit. Through an analysis of data collected through interviews, observation and deep hanging out (and working out) this article attempts to thicken the conventional analysis of lifestyle practices sin late modern capitalism. READ MORE