Essays about: "habitus"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 97 essays containing the word habitus.

  1. 1. Breaking Myths! : Unveiling the storytelling processes in the reception of Hilma af Klint from the 1980s and 2010s

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för kultur och estetik

    Author : Anni Reponen; [2020]
    Keywords : Hilma af Klint; Art criticism; spiritual art; early abstract art; art historiography; the 1980s; the 1990s; Moderna Museet; Swedish art;

    Abstract : This dissertation studies the critical reception of Hilma af Klint trough three exhibitions: Spiritual in Art – Abstract Painting 1890-1985 (Los Angeles, 1986), Secret Pictures by Hilma af Klint, (Helsinki, 1988) and Hilma af Klint – A Pioneer of Abstraction (Stockholm, 2013), addressing the crucial prominent figures and voices in the discursive field around af Klint. The aim is carried out through the Critical Discourse Analysis by Norman Fairclough, coupled with Pierre Bourdieu's concept of the cultural field and habitus. READ MORE

  2. 2. Feasibility of Self-Regulation on the Aesthetic Medical Field: A Research Based on the Practicing Medical Doctor’s Perspective

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Rättssociologiska institutionen

    Author : Yuan-Hung Tseng; [2020]
    Keywords : Self-regulation; Aesthetic medicine; Professionalism; Habitus; Field; Cultural capital; Symbolic capital; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Aesthetic medicine is a unique medical arena with great economic benefits, but it is also full of controversy. Whether the doctors in the field could enjoy the same degree of autonomy as in the therapeutic medical field, and retain the self- regulating management of the medical profession, has always been the focus of debate. READ MORE

  3. 3. Where is happiness? A cultural analysis of the emotional practices

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för etnologi

    Author : Kazumi Ichiba; [2020]
    Keywords : happiness; feel good; affect; emotional practice; cultural analysis; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : Happiness is an affect. Affects are thought to be part of our subjective experiences. In the past, human beings have constructed complex relationships with happiness outside of ourselves. READ MORE

  4. 4. Deconstructing Backpackers' Identity Projects - The role of experiences for identity construction

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Antje Katrin Dieckhoff; Mariana Cañavera Herrera; [2020]
    Keywords : Backpackers; Consumer Identity Projects; Deconstruction; Extraordinary Experiences; Hermeneutic Phenomenology; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Thesis Purpose: The aim of this research project was to uncover the meaning of extraordinary experiences for consumers’ identity projects and to understand how extraordinary experiences, rather than brands and possessions, can be used for self-presentation and self-extension. Methodology: Following Van Manen’s method for hermeneutic phenomenological research combined with Derrida’s notion of deconstruction, we examined “lessons learned”-type blog posts of ten backpackers. READ MORE

  5. 5. Money Matters: A Cultural Analysis of the Experiences and Expectations of American Students in Sweden Regarding Tuition Fees

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för etnologi

    Author : Audrey Savage; [2020]
    Keywords : American students; Sweden; education; tuition; money; educational value; USA; valuation; cost analysis; habitus; academic field; commodification of education; the knowledge economy; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis analyzes the experiences and expectations of American students conducting full-time master’s studies in Sweden and how their monetary valuation of education, demonstrated through paying tuition, impacts their studies. This thesis additionally aims to explore how students adapt a specific academic habitus during their US educational experiences that they, in turn, bring with them to study in Sweden. READ MORE