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"When you cannot do anything, that's the greatest problem in life" - Place and identity, power and agency among Karen refugees on the Thai-Burmese border
(The University of Bergen, 2010-06-17)
In this thesis, identity formation processes among refugees from the ethnic group of Karen from Burma, in camps along the Thai-Burmese border are explored. Questions related to subjectivity formation are discussed, such ...
Women and Family in contemporary urban China; Contested female individualisation
(The University of Bergen, 2013-12-15)
This thesis describes the lived experience of women in their 20s and 30s in Beijing in 2012 with relation to their families. Family is applied in a broad sense, including both natal and marital families. Through this ...
A passion for change: An ethnographic study of non-conforming gender identities in Buddhist Myanmar
(The University of Bergen, 2020-08-13)
This is an ethnographic account of non-conforming gender identities’ performances, relatedness, and relative social standings in the urban sphere of Yangon, Myanmar. The LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) community ...
Embedded movement: Senegalese transcontinental migration and gender identity
(The University of Bergen, 2010-06-14)
Love and responsibility: an ethnography of masculinities and marriage in urban Egypt
(The University of Bergen, 2014-06-11)
This thesis deals with masculinity in Cairo, Egypt. It argues that masculinity has an interactional basis, in the sense of G.H. Mead's theory of the self. (1934) The thesis is an ethnographic exploration of some interactional ...