Essays about: "Cultural Sciences"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 745 essays containing the words Cultural Sciences.

  1. 1. Men, Machos and Masculinity – A Qualitative Study on how Bolivian Women’s Organizations Approach Gender and Masculinities

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

    Author : Charlotte Pedersen; [2020]
    Keywords : feminism; indigeneity; masculinity norms; hegemonic masculinity; patriarchy; gender equality; machismo; decolonial feminism; new masculinities; Bolivia.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This paper examines understandings of gender with an emphasis on masculinities among Bolivian feminist and women´s organizations. The specific aim has been to find out to what extent their understandings of gender include masculinities, and if so, what are their agendas and political positionings in relation to their work with men and boys. READ MORE

  2. 2. Loneliness is a Very Special Place: A Cultural Analysis of Urban Loneliness within Scandinavia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för etnologi

    Author : Martina Gnewski; [2020]
    Keywords : loneliness; Sweden; Denmark; city planning; urban living; trust; belonging; cultural analysis; ethnography; public health; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : Denna uppsats är ett kulturanalytiskt forskningsprojekt som syftar till att förstå hur sociala och kulturella processer i olika rum i staden bidrar till upplevelsen av ofrivillig ensamhet. Uppsatsen undersöker den ofrivilliga ensamheten i olika skalor i staden, från bostaden, kvarteret, ut i bostadsområdet och vidare ut i staden. READ MORE

  3. 3. Representation of History in Assassin’s Creed

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för intermediala studier

    Author : Hassan Taher; [2020]
    Keywords : Assassin’s Creed; Remediation; Video Game Culture; Video Game Studies; Intermediality; Video Games; Media Technology; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : In this essay, I have analysed the video game franchise Assassin’s Creed and looked at it from an intermedial standpoint, where I have also focused on the educational qualities Assassin’s Creed can provide players. By applying Lars Elleström’s theories of intermediality and multimodality I have explained different parts of what builds up certain video games and how they are different from other media. READ MORE

  4. 4. Identity Formation Among Kurds in Sweden: A study on second-generation immigrants

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

    Author : Lawen Karim; [2020]
    Keywords : Identity; ethnicity; culture in-between; belonging; Kurdish; cultural hybridity; diaspora; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns theories of identity formation and feeling of belonging amongst people in Sweden with Kurdish background. The purpose of this thesis is to study the processes of identity and feelings of belonging among second-generation immigrants of Kurds in the Swedish society. READ MORE

  5. 5. Deconstructing Diversity: An ethnographic analysis of cultural differences in an international school in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för etnologi

    Author : Maria Gedoz Tieppo; [2020]
    Keywords : cultural differences; diversity; international education; multicultural education; cultural authority; deconstruction; Bhabha; Deleuze; Sweden.; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to deconstruct the manner in which cultural differences are perceived and dealt with in international and multicultural school in Sweden by combining postcolonial and poststructuralist theories. Applying Bhabha’s theoretical turn from cultural diversity to cultural differences, ethnographic methods were used to examine parents’ and staff member’s relationship with these differences in the school. READ MORE