Essays about: "Cultural survival"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 41 essays containing the words Cultural survival.

  1. 1. Let it grow! How Malmö municipality can help urban agriculture support the transition to a sustainable city.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Micaela Jennifer Cosgrove; Kamya Sati; [2019]
    Keywords : urban agriculture; governance; urban sustainability; longevity; funding; sustainability science; Malmö; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : En ökande migration till städer har lett till erkännandet av behovet av att konceptualisera urbana hållbarhetsstrategier. Dessa strategier utvecklas kontextuellt enligt stadens behov. Malmö stad är känd för att fastställa ambitiösa hållbara utvecklingsmål och strategier. READ MORE

  2. 2. Survival, memory and identity : The roles of saint worship in Early Modern Castile

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Historiska institutionen

    Author : Ricardo Fernández González; [2019]
    Keywords : Castile; saints; popular culture; popular religion; local religion;

    Abstract : This paper aims to explore the connections between the rural communities of Early Modern Castile and the saints they venerated through their festivities, relics and advocations and the roles that these relationships fulfilled in their societies. The Castilians of the sixteenth century seem to have used their interactions with saints not only for the purpose of the salvation of their souls, but rather, as ways to ensure the survival of their population, to cement social cohesion and identity, or to preserve the memory of their communities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Information-Related Practices of Syrian Refugees Living in Scania, Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för ABM och digitala kulturer

    Author : Tareq al Feel; [2019]
    Keywords : Refugees; Syrians; Information Practices; Information Needs; Information Theory; Sweden; Skåne; Library; Theme Analysis; Survival; Family; Trust; Mistrust; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the information-related needs and practices of Syrian refugees in Sweden as represented by six Syrians living in Scania County, Sweden, both during their journeys and after arrival in Sweden. The research adopts a qualitative approach through conducting semi-structured interviews in informal Arabic with Syrian refugees. READ MORE

  4. 4. Political tourism? : A critical social analysis on ecotourism and the indigenous struggle in the Ecuadorian Amazons

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Romanska och klassiska institutionen

    Author : Miriam Bette; [2019]
    Keywords : Indigenous; Ecotourism; Postcolonial debate; Ecuador; Amazons; Social structures; Cultural survival; Sustainable development;

    Abstract : Enabled by a Minor Field Study scholarship from SIDA, this thesis examines indigenous involvement in ecotourism in the Ecuadorian Amazons. Indigenous people are the most marginalized social group world-wide, and coincidingly often live in resource rich pristine land. READ MORE


    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Keywords : Venezuela; humanitarian disaster; crisis; emergency; food; medicine; shortages; hunger; violence; quality of life; visual ethnography; photography; photo-elicitation; thick description;

    Abstract : Venezuela faces today an unprecedented social and political collapse that extends beyond the critical economy and the violence; a deadly combination of severe shortages of food and medicine which makes it extraordinarily difficult for most Venezuelans to obtain essential medical care and the adequate minimal nutritional intake to ensure survival. The primary concern of this research is to answer the question of how do visual representations of Venezuela’s humanitarian disaster elucidate the deterioration of the quality of life of its younger citizens? This study aims to examine and better understand the effects and implications of Venezuela’s humanitarian crisis on its citizenry through the use of photography as a method of qualitative research, by paying particular attention to young Venezuelans and their role as social and political agents. READ MORE