Essays about: "Cultural Sciences"

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  1. 11. Constructing Modern Ethnic Myth: A Cultural Analysis of the Hanfu Movement

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för etnologi

    Author : Kehan Li; [2021]
    Keywords : Hanfu; nationalism; clothing; China; Han; social movement; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : This ethnographic study investigates the rising Hanfu movement in China. Hanfu, literally means the clothing of Han ethnicity, but it is a newly coined terminology. The movement takes Hanfu as a symbol and aims to redefine the position of Han ethnicity in Chinese society and extend the influence of Chinese culture in the worldwide. READ MORE

  2. 12. Barriers to education among Dalit girls: accessibility of educational opportunities in Nepal

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Social Studies of Gender

    Author : Neeti Pradhan; [2021]
    Keywords : Dalit; Inequality; Poverty; Education; Barrier; Socio-cultural norms; Discrimination; caste system; awareness; household; self-internalization; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Unequal access to education still remains a major problem especially in developing countries such as Nepal. The caste system in Nepal creates a hierarchy of social groups which has resulted in unequal power distribution and unequal access to resources. READ MORE

  3. 13. Be better than nationalism: overcoming economic inequality for international solidarity. Using social movement theory to deconstruct the cultural ideology of the Alternative for Germany

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Lisa Neidl; [2021]
    Keywords : Economic Inequality; International Solidarity; Social Movement Theory; Sustainability Science; Alternative for Germany AfD ; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis advocates for the evaluation of current sociopolitical conflicts through the lens of social movement theory, as a decisive path to deconstruct the premises of the German right-wing party Alternative for Germany (Alternative für Deutschland, AfD). The party is conceptualized as an institutionalized social movement, which is insufficiently answering public material grievances caused by economic inequality with the cultural response of nationalistic solidarity. READ MORE

  4. 14. Towards Regenerative (Agri)Cultures. An ethnographic case study of integrated socio-ecological restoration at the Hof Lebensberg community farm, Germany

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Cina Tanzarella; [2021]
    Keywords : Socio-Ecological Systems; System Thinking; Regenerative Agriculture; Agroecology; Ecosystem Restoration; Sustainability Transformations; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Agriculture is today the human activity most vulnerable to Climate Change, and one of its leading causes. Regenerative Agriculture offers powerful tools to restore ecosystems, without sacrificing abundant food production; nevertheless, a systematic adoption of such practices is incompatible with the existing economic structures and calls for a radical societal change. READ MORE

  5. 15. The Spectacle of the Alien/Migrant An exploration through Hollywood Science fiction and Horror Movies before and after 9/11

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Filmvetenskap

    Author : Jonathan Cardenas; [2021]
    Keywords : science-fiction; horror; blockbuster; representation; alien; the other; myth; immigration; migrant; Hollywood; orientalism; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis aims at addressing the question of the representation of the Other within current dominant visual media. The Other, in the context of this thesis, refers to any minority community group identified as different from a certain dominant norm; depending on the context it could correspond to groups such as Women, Afro-Americans or Arabs. READ MORE