Essays about: "Ethnic Identity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 195 essays containing the words Ethnic Identity.

  1. 1. The Cost of Identity Construction in the Somali Society : Lessons from the Past and Future Prospects.

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Institutionen för kultur och samhälle

    Author : Hassan Abdi Madar; [2021]
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    Abstract : Nation-states are described as failed states when they fall into internal violence,stop providing affirmative political services to their citizens, loose their legitimacyand show flawed institutions and disharmonies between communities. Nations failand recover but Somalia seems to be the only failed state in the longest period ofthirty years as of 2021, which has not so far recovered from the failure. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. The Effects of Globalisation, Modernization and Politics on the Apprenticeship of Dāphā Music : An Ethnographic Study from Tahnani, Kirtipur, Nepal

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för musikvetenskap

    Author : Rabindra Maharjan; [2021]
    Keywords : Music in Nepal; Dāphā Music; Musical Apprenticeship; Ethnomusicology; Music and Globalisation;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the changing apprenticeship environment within the Dāphā Khalaḥ from Kirtipur Newar communities. The Dāphā music tradition comes from Nepal and is one of the oldest music traditions in South Asia.  This tradition has been practiced for centuries by the Newars, the indigenous people of Kathmandu. READ MORE

  4. 4. Can I bring my whole self to my workplace? : A qualitative study of immigrant Muslim women’s workplace experiences in Sweden

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Rawah Zeidan; [2021]
    Keywords : Immigrant Muslim women; Identity; Identity intersections; Identification; Coping; Adaptation; Integration; Workplace culture; Identity work; Stereotyping; Stigmatization.;

    Abstract : In general, immigrants face various problems as they adjust to their new surroundings and begin a new life. The educated, employed Arabic immigrant Muslim women, (EEAIMW), live between two worlds: a Swedish world at work and an Arabic world at home. In this East-West dichotomy, they keep trying to find who they are and where they belong. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Taste of Home: Gastronomic Identity, Adaptation, and Nostalgia among East African migrants in Sweden

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Institutionen för kultur och samhälle

    Author : Lucia Comandini; [2021]
    Keywords : Gastronomic identity; East African migrants; Transculturality; Adaptation; Nostalgia.;

    Abstract : “The main facts in human life are five: birth, food, sleep, love, and death.” – Forster, E.M., 1927, Aspects of the Novel. READ MORE