Essays about: "culture in-between"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 25 essays containing the words culture in-between.

  1. 1. Eastern Nigeria at the Crossroads of Culture : Cultural Hybridity in Achebe's Things Fall Apart

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Micheline Grönlund; [2020]
    Keywords : cultural hybridity; pre-colonialism; colonialism; post-colonialism; essentializing; alternating; converting; hybridizing;

    Abstract : This paper analyzes the four initial stages in the process of cultural hybridization as put forward by Chan Kwok-bun in his book Cultural Hybridity: essentializing, alternating, converting and hybridizing. These stages are examined in Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart through a mapping to show how a cultural hybrid is formed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Identity Formation Among Kurds in Sweden: A study on second-generation immigrants

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

    Author : Lawen Karim; [2020]
    Keywords : Identity; ethnicity; culture in-between; belonging; Kurdish; cultural hybridity; diaspora; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns theories of identity formation and feeling of belonging amongst people in Sweden with Kurdish background. The purpose of this thesis is to study the processes of identity and feelings of belonging among second-generation immigrants of Kurds in the Swedish society. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  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. Sámi Influence in Decision-Making Processes : Consultation, Consent or Somewhere In-between?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Adrian Forsgren; [2019]
    Keywords : Sámi rights; indigenous peoples; participation; influence; traditional knowledge; climate change adaptation; environmental management; Laponia;

    Abstract : International human rights committees and special rapporteurs on the situation for indigenous peoples have criticised Sweden for the domestic treatment of Sámi people and for not fully complying with indigenous rights on participation and consultation under international law. Participatory rights and consultation duties for indigenous peoples are important as they function as means of ensuring indigenous influence in decision making, giving effect to their substantive rights to land resources and culture. READ MORE