Essays about: "Cultural Sciences"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 816 essays containing the words Cultural Sciences.

  1. 1. The proliferation of coworking spaces in Vietnam’s transitional urban economy – moving towards adaptation or resistance?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Caroline Müller-Runte; [2021]
    Keywords : Vietnam; Coworking Spaces; Urban Economy; Transitional Vacuum; Sense of Place; Placelessness; Adaptation; Resistance; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Situated in Vietnam’s transitional vacuum in its urban cores Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, this study is rooted in the aim to understand the emerging variants of coworking spaces currently proliferating across the country. This aim is realized by conducting a multiple case study and semi-structured interviews with nine founders, community managers and users of coworking spaces from heterogeneous backgrounds. READ MORE

  2. 2. Pushing Authenticity. Challenging Narratives and Performances on Women’s Subcultural Participation

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

    Author : Filippa Nilsson; [2021]
    Keywords : cultural sociology; subcultural theory; gender; ethnography; rave; skateboarding; authenticity; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis examines women’s subcultural participation based on ethnographic fieldwork and 73 interviews with women within the skateboarding and rave cultures. The study explores and develops how we view female participation. READ MORE

  3. 3. The elephant in the protest march: socially organised denial within climate movements at the UNFCCC

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Frances Mills; [2021]
    Keywords : UNFCCC; climate change; environmental activism; social movements; NGOs; cultural hegemony; NGOization; socially organised denial; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In 2011, Kari Norgaard detailed how socially organised denial facilitates inaction on climate change, even among individuals who express concern. Here, I expand on Norgaard’s theory by exploring how a form of this denial could exist even among those who centre climate activism in their personal or professional lives. READ MORE

  4. 4. Food choices: Negotiating identities and feeling at home in the social landscape of sharing a meal

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för etnologi

    Author : Tess Waltenburg; [2021]
    Keywords : food; ethnology; cultural analysis; capital; phenomenology; eating habits; diets; sustainability; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : This study highlights the sociocultural aspects of food consumption to analyse how identity, relationships and meaning is created in relation to food and meals. By using qualitative methods, a cultural analytical approach and theoretical perspectives by Sara Ahmed and Pierre Bourdieu, the aim is to create a deeper understanding of the sociocultural aspects of food, how it is consumed and how social surroundings can influence dietary choices. READ MORE

  5. 5. "More than Books", Creating Library Services During COVID-19: A Case From Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för service management och tjänstevetenskap

    Author : Ruth Isleny Bedoya Lopez; [2021]
    Keywords : Service creation; practice theory; cultural management; library management; value creation; crisis management; public libraries; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to enhance the existing knowledge about cultural management and expanding its scope to discussing service creation in times of COVID-19 from a practice perspective, using public libraries as an example. There is extensive research on public libraries focusing on service encounters, service experience, service quality, place-making processes, and digitalization of library services. READ MORE