Essays about: "habitus"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 81 essays containing the word habitus.

  1. 1. The Perpetual Colonial Situation: Language and Dominance in Taiwan

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Tsung-Ting Chen; [2019-02-04]
    Keywords : language policy; colonialism; Hoklo; Mandarin; sociology; habitus; field; capital; Taiwan; China;

    Abstract : In Taiwan today, 96% of the population speaks Mandarin. Yet, Mandarin speakers were rare, if not totally absent, on the island before 1945. READ MORE

  2. 2. Making democracy work through the logic of practice : a study of the bureaucracy at the Nordic Council of Ministers and the art of acting by producing texts

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Negin Nasiripour; [2019]
    Keywords : assemblage; black box; bureaucratic field; habitus; logic of practice; Nordic Council of Ministers;

    Abstract : We live in an increasingly globalized world in which we humans are linked to each other within and across transnational and national social fields that make up totality of modern societies. Governance and democracy are enacted on various levels, from districts up to international levels, such as the European Union (EU). READ MORE

  3. 3. Transnational Parenting and Cultural Capital : A qualitative study on cultural capital and parenting strategies of English-speaking migrants in Sweden.

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Krystal Harris; [2019]
    Keywords : Transnational parenting; children’s habitus inculcation; children’s cultural capital acquisition; English-speaking migrants in Sweden; transnational capital; linguistic capital.;

    Abstract : This study explores how English-speaking migrant parents in Sweden value transnational and linguistic cultural capital, and how they draw upon their own cultural resources in order to help their children acquire these forms of capital and inculcate a habitus. Bourdieu’s theory of cultural capital, social capital and habitus are used in a qualitative study in order to investigate how parents cultural capital was valued in the new cultural context, how they acquired new, more relevant capital for themselves, and how this shaped the aims, expectations and strategies they had to help their children acquire valued forms of capital. READ MORE

  4. 4. Power and Patients : An ethnological study of access to maternity care in rural Sweden

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för kultur- och medievetenskaper

    Author : Elin Nordin; [2018]
    Keywords : Ethnology; Ethnography; Gender; Intersectionality; Neoliberalization; Public Engagement; Rurality; Etnologi; Etnografi; Förlossningsvård; Glesbygd; Intersektionalitet; Genus; Neoliberalism; Samhällsengagemang;

    Abstract : In february 2017 the maternity ward in Sollefteå was shut down. The citizens of the surrounding area, Ådalen, thus have more than two hours - with private transportation on narrow roads without phone connection - to the nearest maternity ward. READ MORE

  5. 5. Striving for dignity : insights of young people in Rwanda on youth engagement in agriculture and urban migration of rural youth

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Boneza Patrick; [2018]
    Keywords : agriculture; farming; rural life; urban migration; youth; aspirations; habitus;

    Abstract : In the global development discourse, it is argued that concerns of youth unemployment and slow agricultural development in Africa can be solved through investing in youth engagement in agriculture. However, little attention is paid to whether young people aspire to engage in agriculture, or what it would take to otherwise change that. READ MORE