Essays about: "Kulturantropologi"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 82 essays containing the word Kulturantropologi.

  1. 1. "Life is Chaos Now" : Water, Modernity and Changing Landscapes in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Anders Johansson; [2019]
    Keywords : Mekong; climate change; modernity; Vietnam; migration; markets; water; landscapes;

    Abstract : This study details the effects of climate change and market fluctuations on the rural district of Cu Lao Dung located in the Mekong Delta of southern Vietnam. Using theoretical concepts on modernity, the environment and water from researchers Arjun Appadurai, Tim Ingold and Veronica Strang I study the political ecology of the Delta. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Conception of Responsibility : Experiences of and Reflections on Male Contraceptive Responsibility in Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Bim Kilje; [2019]
    Keywords : contraception; male medical students; male Intern Physicians; male contraceptives; reproduction; responsibility; gender;

    Abstract : This essay examines male contraceptive responsibility in theory and practice, within the framework of experiences of existing contraceptives, as well as views on new contraceptives for men that are being researched.    In today’s Sweden, contraception is largely a female area. READ MORE

  3. 3. Talking through the body. Creating of common world and changing the community through a theatrical performance, a case study.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Vanina Rossetti; [2019]
    Keywords : art; communication; community; disability; sexuality; theatre performance; ritual; liminality; embodied knowledge; dissensus; dialogical aesthetic; relational aesthetic; disability arts; disability aesthetic;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to present a practical example of how art can become an instrument capable of investigating, showing and facing a social problem. For doing so, art can overcome communication issues; secondly, it can create a “common world” of shared values that leads to changes in society. READ MORE

  4. 4. (RE)ASSEMBLING INTEGRATION : Swedish for Truck Drivers as a Context for Integrating

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Kayla Van Cleave; [2019]
    Keywords : integration; actor-network theory; driver-car; community of practice;

    Abstract : ‘Integration’ is often referred to in Swedish policy documents and analyzed by measures of effectivity and structural adjustment, assuming acculturation and essentialization of populations. This thesis explores how integration is practiced and defined within the context of professional adult education for newly arrived immigrants. READ MORE

  5. 5. NEW ROADS TAKEN BY FEW : Motorcycle-taxi drivers and neoliberal development in rural Uganda

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Alexander Öbom; [2019]
    Keywords : Neoliberalism; Development; Informal Transportation; Motorbike Taxi; Mobility; Uganda;

    Abstract : Kisoro, a rural district in Uganda, is undergoing various transformations which could be summarized under the term neoliberal development. This qualitative study, which is based on six weeks of anthropological fieldwork, is focused on how a few individuals working as motorcycle-taxi drivers in the area experience these transformations, and how they deal with them. READ MORE