Essays about: "Material Culture"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 326 essays containing the words Material Culture.

  1. 1. Women of the Fäbod : An Ethnological Study of the Swedish Fäbod Culture at the Turn of the 20th Century

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för etnologi, religionshistoria och genusvetenskap

    Author : Stina Gray; [2019]
    Keywords : Womanhood; transhumance; gender; initiation; rite of passage; nordic; Genus; fäbod; fäbodkultur; initiationsrit; fäbodväsen;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to explore the meaning of womanhood in relation to the Swedish fäbod culture at the turn of the 20th century. The study is based upon a questionnaire from 1928 and the material is collected from the archives at the Nordic Museum in Stockholm and the Institute for Language and Folklore in Uppsala. READ MORE

  2. 2. THE REALITIES OF SUBURBAN FEMINISM : A study of feminism in the suburbs of Gothenburg among the immigrant communities.

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för lärande, humaniora och samhälle

    Author : Abdullahi Omar; [2019]
    Keywords : feminism; Intersectionality; Liberal feminism; postfeminism; suburban feminism; respondents; cultural shock; suburbs; Gothenburg.;

    Abstract : This study on feminism is a study aimed at understanding a reality within feminism (suburban feminism) in the suburbs of Gothenburg and the underlying factors that contribute to the emergence of this new phenomenon, and why women in the suburbs relate to as an alternative social tool in the quest for better social standings. The research was focused on the 2 major issues and they were (1) the effect of intersectionality on feminism in the suburbs and (2), the effect of internal factors like culture and religion on feminism in the suburbs. READ MORE

  3. 3. THE #METOO MOVEMENT AND WOMEN’S MOBILIZATION: WHY HAS SWEDEN OUTPERFORMED DENMARK? A Qualitative Study of Sweden and Denmark

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Nathalie Johansson; [2018-09-14]
    Keywords : women’s movements; women’s mobilization; sexual violence; feminism; #MeToo;

    Abstract : Although Sweden and Denmark are often viewed as being part of “egalitarian Scandinavia”, the recent #MeToo movement has revealed a conflicting reality of a high prevalence of sexual violence in both countries. However, as it turns out, the movement has received considerably more attention in Sweden than in Denmark. READ MORE

  4. 4. Get the Girl a Brewery, Now! A Thematic Analysis of Organisational Ambidexterity in Family Businesses

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Adam Palmborg; Sebastian Hellström; [2018-08-01]
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    Abstract : MSc in Innovation and Industrial Management.... READ MORE

  5. 5. The Ritualistic Nature of Business Incubation: An example from Northern Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för etnologi

    Author : Elis Kaljuvee; [2018]
    Keywords : business incubation; incubator; rites of passage; liminality; entrepreneur; organizational culture; cultural and creative ventures; cultural analysis; ethnography; Sweden; MACA; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis opens up the “black box” of business incubation and analyses how this process works in an incubator for cultural and creative ventures in Northern Sweden. The theoretical framework of the rites of passage by Arnold van Gennep and Victor Turner was adopted to guide the analysis. READ MORE