Essays about: "Social Anthropology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 117 essays containing the words Social Anthropology.

  1. 1. ‘ They have this statistic about us ‘ :Young people impacted by incarceration using theater to counter prejudice

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialantropologi

    Author : Sofia Bratt-Graham; [2020]
    Keywords : social anthropology; storytelling; theater; collective identity; incarcerated youth; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The work presented in this​ thesis looks at how young people impacted by incarceration, experience the creation of ​their own​ original theater performances. Through a lense of storytelling and narrative creation the thesis explores how these young people choose to share their stories and ​life experiences​. READ MORE

  2. 2. “If you agree to have a sugar daddy, isn’t it logical that you’ll get yourself chopped into pieces?” A socio-anthropological study of anti-feminist rhetoric on Russian-speaking Internet platforms in cases related to gender-based violence.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialantropologi

    Author : Isobel Soldatova; [2020]
    Keywords : Social anthropology; gender-based violence; Russian-speaking Internet; post-Soviet; digital ethnography; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The following paper is a socio-anthropological study of the anti-feminist and victim-blaming rhetoric that characterizes debates about cases related to gender-based violence on Russian-speaking Internet platforms. The study approaches the topic with two main questions in mind, namely: what are the common arguments of victim-blaming on Russian-speaking Internet platforms? How does the anti-feminist rhetoric on Russian-speaking Internet platforms relate to the cultural and socio-historic context of post-Soviet reality? The study used the renowned cases of the Khachaturian sisters and the Anastasia Yeshchenko murder as points of departure for data-collection as they created intense online discussions on Russian-speaking platforms. READ MORE

  3. 3. Do It Yourself Hormone Replacement Therapy In Dissonance With State-Sanctioned Constructions of Gender

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Social Studies of Gender

    Author : Edwin Fondén; [2020]
    Keywords : Cisnormativity; Transgender; Biopolitics; Public Health; Social Anthropology; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Although the field of transgender studies has grown exponentially during the last decades, little is still known about gender affirmative medication outside institutionalized settings. Based on group interviews and autoethnographic accounts, this thesis sheds light on the experiences of practitioners of unprescribed hormone replacement therapy. READ MORE

  4. 4. TURN THE LIGHTS ON: A multilevel analysis of sustainable energy implementation in the global south: The case of Monkey Bay, Malawi

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies

    Author : Zoe Anna Elsner; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable energy; sustainable development; Techno-Anthropology; Actor-Network theory; SDG7; Malawi; case study; ethnography; multilevel analysis; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Nation-wide access to sustainable energy is central to socio-economic development in Malawi. It is particularly challenging in rural areas where a significant amount of the population does not have access to energy, let alone sustainable energy. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Ayahuasca Experience: A Phenomenological Study of Tourists in Iquitos, Peru

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Socialantropologi

    Author : Jesse Wasson; [2020]
    Keywords : social anthropology; phenomenology; ayahuasca; ritual healing; Peru; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Yearly thousands travel from around the globe to Peru to participate in the ceremonial consumption of ayahuasca under the guidance of a shaman. The brew stimulates a psychedelic state in users that triggers hallucinations, powerful emotional responses,and severe physical reactions, all of which are codified into ritual practice. READ MORE