Essays about: "My Locality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 essays containing the words My Locality.

  1. 1. “It’s my city and I’m not going to move away!” : Shaping a sense of being-at-home-in-the-world and seeking balance between acting and being acted upon in developing Bratislava.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Robert Repka; [2019]
    Keywords : place and space; urban; home; past; future; development; Slovakia; modernisation; uncertainty; insecurity; hope; acting;

    Abstract : Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, is undergoing a significant change of its built environment due to a massive process of development since the mid-2000s. This series of construction, destruction, transformation and modernising processes has radically transformed a central industrial locality of the city into a wholly new business-administrative district. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Better Version of Yourself: Sweat, Smiles and Muay Thai Tourism

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för etnologi

    Author : Max Yasmine Gonen; [2019]
    Keywords : transformation; Muay Thai; self-improvement; tourism; Thailand; masculinity; sweat; experience economy; performance ethnography; MACA; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : This ethnographic study investigates the functions of BestFighter Muay Thai and Mixed Martial Arts training camp in Koh Samui, Thailand, as a successful actor in a booming self-improvement economy. In this thesis I explore the entanglements with locality and power which enable what satisfied participants refer to as augmented experiences of self-improvement. READ MORE

  3. 3. Digital Nomads: Travel, Remote Work and Alternative Lifestyles

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för etnologi

    Author : Georgios Mouratidis; [2018]
    Keywords : digital nomads; travel; employment; remote work; alternative lifestyles; MACA; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis takes an ethnographic approach in the examination of the phenomenon of digital nomadism. Generally, the term describes people who have rejected the idea of working in a conventional office, but instead, they work and travel without a clear destination. READ MORE

  4. 4. A sneak peek on the upcoming results of the comparison studies regarding the declining Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos minor) in Scania, Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Examensarbeten i biologi

    Author : Natalie Danielsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Biology and Life Sciences;

    Abstract : In recent years the populations of the lesser spotted woodpecker (Dendrocopos minor) has been declining in Sweden. Many other species, like for example the marsh tit (Poecile palustris), depend on woodland structures that the lesser spotted woodpecker creates such as nesting holes. READ MORE

  5. 5. Farewell welfare : local manifestations of the welfare society in two rural Swedish towns

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Sofia Carlfjord; [2017]
    Keywords : place; welfare society; community; modernity; local action space; small town;

    Abstract : In this master's thesis, I investigate the local manifestations of the welfare state through a case study of two Swedish small rural towns. Using local stories and narratives collected through in-depth interviews and observations, I follow the development of the towns from the 30's until today. READ MORE