Essays about: "Cultural Sciences"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 833 essays containing the words Cultural Sciences.

  1. 1. Is Emotional Diversity, and The Difference Between Actual and Ideal Affect a Predictor of Satisfaction with Life and Symptoms of Depression in Sweden and Denmark?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Per Arne Mikael Grundström; Yodana Thorsdal Santiago; [2022]
    Keywords : Actual affect; ideal affect; emotional diversity; positive affect; negative affect; satisfaction with life; symptoms of depression; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : According to traditional research in subjective well-being, the more pleasant emotions we experience, the more satisfied with life we are. But according to newer research, our physical and mental health, including satisfaction with life, also depends on the emotional diversity between the positive and negative emotions we experience, and the difference between the emotions we desire and those we actually experience. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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