Essays about: "cultural differences"

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  1. 1. Transnational Experiences of Ugandan Students in Gothenburg, Sweden; Challenges and Adaptation strategies

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Catherine Suubi Kayonga; [2021-02-05]
    Keywords : Transnationalism; adaptation; Ugandan students; cultural differences; coping mechanisms;

    Abstract : The aim of this qualitative study was to explore the transnational experiences of Ugandan students in Gothenburg; Sweden. The focus was to understand how cultural differences affect the academic and social life of these students, the ways in which they adapt to the new host country Sweden, challenges they might have encountered and how they have managed to overcome them. READ MORE

  2. 2. Intercultural communication between Arabic speakers in Sweden as a microculture and the Swedish health care system as a macroculture in the context of healthcare

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Hiba Al Abdallah; [2021-02-03]
    Keywords : arabiska; SIK; intercultural communication; healthcare; Arabic; organizational culture; macroculture; microculture; Cultural Gap; Delivering Health Care;

    Abstract : This study aims to investigate the communication between Arabic speakers in Sweden as a microculture and the Swedish health care system as a macroculture in the context of healthcare. The study has both a qualitative and a socio-cultural perspective. READ MORE

  3. 3. "Nobody puts Baby in a corner" : an analysis of Dirty Dancing with a gender and class perspective

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kommunikation och medier

    Author : Signý Kristinsdóttir; Jósefine Karlsdottir; [2021]
    Keywords : Class; masculinity; popular culture; Hollywood; dance; Dirty Dancing; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This paper analyzes how Hollywood portrays gender and class in films through dance, more specifically in Emile Adrolino’s Dirty Dancing (1987). Due to the film’s immense popularity, it has become a cultural phenomenon and a part of the fabric of our society’s cultural context. READ MORE

  4. 4. THE 200-YEAR CRAFTSMAN - Preserving Cultural Heritage and Garden Craftsmanship in Kyoto, Japan.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvård

    Author : Fabian Gunnarsson; [2020-10-12]
    Keywords : Garden Craftsmanship; Knowledge Preservation; Japanese Garden; Japan; Kyoto; Murin-an; Ueyakato Landscape; Place of Scenic Beauty; Participant Observation;

    Abstract : This thesis cover the process and results of a case study that was made in Kyoto, Japan in 2019. The intention is to produce an example of how cultural heritage preservation in a culturally important garden might be conducted, with focus on knowledge preserving and sharing. READ MORE

  5. 5. VIETNAMESE AND SWEDISH NURSING STUDENTS’ ATTITUDES TO PALLIATIVE CARE.

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    Author : Sara Löfgren; Sara Wikner; [2020-06-17]
    Keywords : palliative care; individual; family; Sweden; Vietnam; nursing student; qualitative.;

    Abstract : When it comes to taking care of someone who is ill and dying, there are cultural differencesregarding the role of the relative and the knowledge and access to palliative care differsbetween countries. The purpose of this study was to investigate Swedish and Vietnamesenursing students’ attitudes to palliative care. READ MORE