Essays about: "domestication"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 98 essays containing the word domestication.

  1. 1. A WORLD OF RICE AND GODS: WHERE WHITE GRAINS SYMBOLIZE WEALTH. A study of Japanese game localization and crosscultural translation

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Jamie Viklund; [2021-06-15]
    Keywords : japanska; Japanese; SIK; game localization; rice; culturally bound terms; translation; domestication; foreignization; Hasegawa; Venuti;

    Abstract : Studies of Japanese translation are a common topic, and with good reason. There is extensive materialto work with, and the vast differences between Japanese and many other languages creates translationchallenges of considerable complexity as such. READ MORE

  2. 2. It is (not) in my blood : An analysis of the domestication of reusable menstrual products and the role of communication

    University essay from Jönköping University/HLK, Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Luisa Steinkogler; [2021]
    Keywords : Reusable menstrual products; sustainable product innovations; stigmatized innovations; domestication; diffusion of innovations;

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  3. 3. Hästars (Equus caballus) beteenderespons på varma respektive kalla bett : en experimentell studie

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Alexandra Östberg; [2020]
    Keywords : häst; Equus caballus; bett; utrustning; beteende; ansiktsuttryck; kroppsspråk;

    Abstract : Bits of different varieties are hypothesized to have been used for horses for at least 4000 of the 6000 years of domestication. However, the focus of previous studies regarding bits have mainly been on physical injuries caused by pressure points, effects of different shapes and their influence on the horse. READ MORE

  4. 4. Do growing pigs build sleeping nests? : a behavioural study in domestic pigs and European wild boar

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Wilhelmina Ehrenkrona; [2020]
    Keywords : growing pigs; behaviors; nest-building; sleeping nest; European wild boar; sus scrofa; domestic pigs;

    Abstract : The domesticated pig, Sus scrofa domesticus, has long been used for meat produc-tion. Its wild relative, the wild boar, Sus scrofa scrofa, gives an important possibil-ity to study some aspects of the domestication process. Thereby increasing our knowledge of important behaviours that may still exist in our domestic pigs. READ MORE

  5. 5. Domesticating the period-tracking app in everyday life : a case study of Easy Period in the Chinese context

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

    Author : Yuhong Xu; [2020]
    Keywords : Easy Period; menstrual technology; period-tracking; self-tracking; everyday life; gender script; domestication theory; China; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Recent years have seen great changes to Chinese women’s period-tracking practice, shifting from the method of pen and paper to smartphone applications, and from women-only practice to practice involves men. This study explores such transformations by looking at a specific app named Easy Period in China and users practice with it by using qualitative methods (textual analysis and semi-structured interviews). READ MORE