Essays about: "Oral history"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 essays containing the words Oral history.

  1. 1. Fashioning Socialism At Home : Exploring the smock-dress in Soviet-Estonia

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Modevetenskap

    Author : Rasmus Olsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Women; Home; Smock-Dress; Soviet-Estonia; Nostalgia; Uniform; Phenomenon;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to highlight the smock-dress within the context of Soviet-Estonia during the post-war epoch, ca. 1950s until 1990s. Through Mauss’s socio-anthropological tripoint view, the concepts and identities of the smock-dress are studied from the angles of biology, sociology and psychology. READ MORE

  2. 2. Who Owns This Jungle? : Landscape Changes, Landownership and Traditional Authority in the Tropical Forests of Western Ghana

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Josephine Laursen; [2019]
    Keywords : Action-oriented research; Landscape change; Chieftaincy; Ghana; Hermeneutic phenomenolo-gy; Landownership; Landscape history; Local communities; Negotiations; Oral history; Tradi-tional authority; Western Ghana;

    Abstract : In Cocopa and Nopame, two rural communities in western Ghana, changes are both internally and externally driven. Combined with ongoing negotiations of authority, landownership, history, tradition and culture, the interconnectedness of these areas shapes the realities of these communities. READ MORE

  3. 3. The last “terrorist” - Kurdish Marginalized Perspectives in the Turkish Social And Political Landscape

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Isabella Berfin Aslan; [2019]
    Keywords : Kurdish conflict understanding;

    Abstract : Despite the vast research on the protracted conflict between the PKK and the Turkish state, recent battles in the South-East of Turkey have increased the anti-Kurdish attitudes and discourses in Turkish society. I argue that Kurdish marginalized individuals conflict understandings are silenced in the Turkish social and political landscape. READ MORE

  4. 4. Who Owns This Jungle? : Changes, Landownership and Traditional Authority in the Tropical Forests of Western Ghana

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Josephine Laursen; [2019]
    Keywords : Action-oriented research; Change; Chieftaincy; Ghana; Hermeneutic phenomenology; Land-ownership; Landscape history; Local communities; Negotiations; Oral history; Traditional au-thority; Western Ghana;

    Abstract : At present, in Adansi and Daboase, two rural communities in Western Ghana, changes are both internally and externally driven. Combined with ongoing negotiations of authority, landownership, history, tradition and culture, the interconnectedness of these areas shapes the realities of these communities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Narratives on ageing in the neighbouring country - An oral history study of first-generation Swedish Finns

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Saana Boahen; [2018-07-18]
    Keywords : narrative analysis; Swedish Finns; ageing migrants; national minority; feeling of belonging;

    Abstract : This paper intended to combine two strands of study: ageing and migration. The aim of the study was to examine, how do individuals belonging to the first-generation of Swedish Finns experience the changes that have taken place in their lives, after having migrated from Finland to Sweden as labour migrants in the 1960’s and 1970’s. READ MORE