Essays about: "Cultural Sciences"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 682 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. 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


    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för industriell ekonomi

    Author : Joshua Oye; [2020]
    Keywords : Immigrant Entrepreneur; Human Resource; HR; SPSS; Ethnic; Foreign Business;

    Abstract : Most immigrants relocate to the "land of opportunities" in search of greener pastures. Because of their desperate circumstances, they often work much harder than the average American to succeed. Strong social ties embedded in ethnic communities of immigrant populations have been considered vital assets for immigrant entrepreneurs (Yang et al. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sweet Blood Surveillance: An ethnographic approach to diabetes management through the Diabetes Care Network

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för etnologi

    Author : Jesse Vargas; [2020]
    Keywords : Diabetes Care Network DCN ; Type 1 Diabetes; Sociotechnical System; Ethnography; Technology and Engineering; Medicine and Health Sciences; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : Is the management of Type 1 Diabetes best left to the medical sciences, or do the social sciences have a stake as well? In ‘Sweet Blood Surveillance,’ I push back against the perceived domination of scientific objectivity to make space for the subjective experience of diabetes in the maintenance of glucose levels through a collaboration with medical technical objects. To accomplish my task, I create an analytical tool, the Diabetes Care Network, in order to conceptualize the sociotechnical system of postmodern diabetes care, focusing on the social group of the User. READ MORE

  5. 5. ”Både och” eller ”varken eller” / En kvalitativ studie om att leva med dubbla kulturtillhörigheter

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialhögskolan

    Author : Amal Ali; Alisa Idrizaj; [2020]
    Keywords : Multicultural; culture; race; normative; “the whiteness norm”; racialization; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Our globalized world has caused many cultures to merge which has led to a society in which a lot of individuals are part of more than one culture. The aim of this study is to examine what difficulties that come with having multiple cultural belongings. READ MORE