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"Keeping it real in Beijing"; Exploring identity, authenticity and music as a 'technology of the self' among urban middle-class youth
(The University of Bergen, 2014-11-27)
Abstract: With this anthropological master-thesis I am exploring urban middle-class youth in Beijing, born during the 1980s, and how they navigate and express themselves as individuals and as part of collectives. I spent ...
The social meanings of hula - Hawaiian traditions and politicized identities in Hilo
(The University of Bergen, 2010)
The social meanings of hula, the Hawaiian dance and tradition, are many and diverse. While originally having the function of preserving stories, legends and myths of the past, it has faced many interpretations and ascribed ...
‘Like Playing a Game Where You Don't Know the Rules’: Investing Meaning in Intercultural Cash Transactions Between Tourists and Trobriand Islanders
(Taylor & Francis, 2014-08-20)
When tourists visit cultural tourism destinations, the primary form of interaction between visitors and local residents is in the exchange of money for material objects and performances. While purchase of cultural commodities ...