Essays about: "Cultural Sciences"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 601 essays containing the words Cultural Sciences.

  1. 1. Indigenous Perspectives: An examination of how the post-colonial state affects Sámi filmmaking in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Filmvetenskap

    Author : Amalia Pålsson; [2019]
    Keywords : indigenous cinema; colonialism; iconography; self-representation; stereotype; perspective; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : Abstract When Sámi Blood (dir. Amanda Kernell) came out in 2017, a debate in media in Sweden was born. This was a debate the on silenced oppression and phrenological research faced by the indigenous Sámi people. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Po Delta Biosphere Reserve: Management challenges and priorities deriving from anthropogenic pressure and sea level rise

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Damiano Vesentini; [2019]
    Keywords : geography; GIS; environmental pressure; water quality; nutrient accumulation; rising sea level; climate change; value for conservation; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The Po Delta Biosphere Reserve is located in Northern Italy and has attained recognition by UNESCO in 2015 due to its unique natural and cultural value. The reserve covers an area of approximately 140 000 hectares, supporting a human population of 118 000, as well as a complex mosaic of ecosystems, which are found in this transitional waters landscape. READ MORE

  3. 3. The “sweet” process of Amae and its link to attachment: a cross-cultural study comparing Japanese speaking and non-Japanese speaking individuals

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Katia Guérin; [2018]
    Keywords : Amae; attachment; indigenous concept; culturally unique; emotion; cross-cultural; Japanese speaking; non-Japanese speaking; 甘え; 愛着; 日本特有; 感情; 異文化; 文化の違い; 日本語; 外国語; 甘え尺度; 愛着尺度; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : For a long time, Amae has been being considered an emotion culturally unique to Japan and an indigenous concept. However, cross-cultural studies are rare and often contain many limitations. Amae is also often associated with the concept of attachment, but the relationship between the two concepts have yet to be determined. READ MORE

  4. 4. 'Hygge racism': "noget som man nok bruger mere end man tænker over". A qualitative study of well-intentioned racism

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Maja Bodkær Bodkær Black; [2018]
    Keywords : racism; hygge; Denmark; forms of power; normalisation; privileges.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to add to the body of knowledge on racisms in Denmark with the hope that further conceptual developments on ‘hygge racism’ can be made. In order to achieve this general aim, I analyse ‘hygge racism’ based on chosen concepts that show how it is reproduced and normalised in Denmark, thus dealing with it on structural and cultural levels, while also showing how it is a discursive act of ‘doing’ racism, thereby adding the personal level to the analysis. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Ritualistic Nature of Business Incubation: An example from Northern Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för etnologi

    Author : Elis Kaljuvee; [2018]
    Keywords : business incubation; incubator; rites of passage; liminality; entrepreneur; organizational culture; cultural and creative ventures; cultural analysis; ethnography; Sweden; MACA; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis opens up the “black box” of business incubation and analyses how this process works in an incubator for cultural and creative ventures in Northern Sweden. The theoretical framework of the rites of passage by Arnold van Gennep and Victor Turner was adopted to guide the analysis. READ MORE