Essays about: "Cultural Trauma"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 38 essays containing the words Cultural Trauma.

  1. 1. Home Away from Home : A comparative study on identity, collective memory and integration with first and second-generation Assyrians in Sweden

    University essay from Jönköping University/Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation

    Author : Maria Hermez; Biblina Al-Taji; [2022]
    Keywords : First generation; Second generation; Identity; Collective Memory; Cultural Trauma; Acculturation; Integration; Assyrian; Sweden;

    Abstract : This study is about the first and second generation Assyrians in Sweden. It aims to understand what shapes their identity, and how they integrate in their host country Sweden. Previous studies have looked into the transformation of ethnic identity and integration of Assyrians in Sweden and the role that the collective memory plays. READ MORE

  2. 2. Afrofuturism and Generational Trauma in N. K. Jemisin‘s Broken Earth Trilogy

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Imogen Bagnall; [2021]
    Keywords : N. K. Jemisin; Afrofuturism; Trauma; Collective Memory; Science Fiction; Oppression;

    Abstract : N. K. Jemisin‘s Broken Earth Trilogy explores the methods and effects of systemic oppression. Orogenes are historically oppressed and dehumanised by the wider society of The Stillness. READ MORE

  3. 3. "A mother never stops waiting" : Exploring Motherhood as an Identity Marker in Social Movements

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för konst, kultur och kommunikation (K3)

    Author : Miriam Steinbach; Victoria Särnhult; [2021]
    Keywords : communication for development; feminism; gender equality; Latin America; migration; motherhood; private and public spheres; social movements;

    Abstract : The movement Caravana de Madres de Migrantes Desaparecidos; a transnational social movement uniting Central American mothers from Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador and Nicaragua whose children have disappeared in Mexico while migrating to the US, is part of a Latin American tradition where a mother-centered kinship system is at the center. The movement has managed to reunite more than 300 families. READ MORE

  4. 4. “We Are Together” : cultural trauma and discourse of collectivism in Chinese video representation of the COVID-19 epidemic

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kommunikation och medier

    Author : Shujing Zheng; [2021]
    Keywords : risk society; ontological insecurity; cultural trauma; collectivism; COVID-19; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis has two aims. One is to situate COVID-19 in a macro narrative that characterizes our time as a risk society or reflexive modernization. The other is to bring public health emergencies such as the COVID-19 pandemic into the sharp focus of cultural trauma study which is closely related to media representations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Enduring Together : Psychosocial Support for Involuntary Family Separation in the Wake of Migration

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Joel Persson; [2021]
    Keywords : social work; psychosocial support; family separation; migration; ambiguous loss; resilience; narrative theory; narratology; coping; universalism; cultural-relativism; community; professional support; civil society;

    Abstract : Background Involuntary family separation due to forced migration is a particular form of suffering to which contemporary methods of psychosocial support seem scarce. It has been shown to cause mental and physical impairments that are often misdiagnosed for pathologies. READ MORE