Essays about: "Ethnography"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 182 essays containing the word Ethnography.

  1. 1. Take Care! : The Ideal Patient and Self-Governing

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Hanna Enbuske; [2019]
    Keywords : Governing technologies; Swedish healthcare; patient-physician-relationship; morality; neoliberalism; empowerment; chronic illness; self-care; consumer patient; healthcare policy; the Patient Act; public health.;

    Abstract : In this thesis, a phenomenological approach is taken as the purpose is to discuss how the healthcare experiences of Swedish patients with chronic illness are affected by political state reforms and governing technologies. The thesis compares the discourse of Swedish healthcare policy with the discourse of healthcare in practice. READ MORE

  2. 2. THE USE OF TEXTBOOKS IN THE SPANISH SCHOOL CONTEXT An analysis on teachers’ perspectives

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Teresa Peydro Llavata; [2018-08-25]
    Keywords : textbooks; school context; teachers; publishing houses; education;

    Abstract : The tendency in the use of textbooks in Spain has raised questions in relation to the way teachers perceive the use of these materials, what are the reasons behind their use and the possible alternatives that can be introduced. With the use of a virtual ethnography, the present dissertation aims to examine a series of forums and blogs and this way, extract the reflections of Spanish teachers among these issues. READ MORE

  3. 3. SCHOOL COMMUNITY AND EXPERIENCES OF PARTICIPATION AND DEMOCRACY: AN ETHNOGRAPHIC STUDY IN THE CHILEAN EDUCATIONAL CONTEXT

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Alexis Morales Valdes; [2018-08-23]
    Keywords : School ethnography; democratic education; active participation; Chilean education;

    Abstract : Abstract Chilean education is still in the process of overcoming a dark period of dictatorship where the school was governed by repressive, controlling and antidemocratic regulations. In 2009 a new general law for Chilean education was enacted that included several values suggesting a more active participation for all the members of the school community. READ MORE

  4. 4. Public blockchain communities A study on how governance mechanisms are expressed within blockchain communities

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Oscar Nilsson; Dorna Garagol; [2018-07-04]
    Keywords : OSS communities; community governance; blockchain technology; blockchain governance; governance mechanisms;

    Abstract : Blockchain technology is rapidly growing and can in the near future disrupt industries such as finance, cyber security, and political voting systems. The interest in the phenomenon has increased the past years, and as a result, more research within the field has emerged as a natural outcome. READ MORE

  5. 5. LESSONS FROM ROMA FEMINISM IN EUROPE Digital Storytelling Projects with Roma Women Activists from Romania, Spain and Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Jasmine Ljungberg; [2018-06-20]
    Keywords : Community; solidarity; transnational feminism; Roma feminism; intersectionality; migration; multi-sited ethnography; Diaspora; participatory action research; digital storytelling;

    Abstract : This multi-sited ethnographic research explores Roma feminism through the stories of Roma women activists participating in Digital Storytelling projects in Romania, Spain and Sweden. Drawing from relevant feminist theory and debates (intersectionality and Roma feminist theory, transnational feminism, liberal and cultural/different-centered feminist thought), these stories are understood in dialogue with different theoretical perspectives that both reproduce patterns of conflicts in feminist thought and create new ways of understanding feminism and solidarity based on a transnational context. READ MORE