Search for dissertations about: "industrialisation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 44 swedish dissertations containing the word industrialisation.

  1. 1. Becoming Jinja The Production of Space and Making of Place in an African Industrial Town

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Andrew Byerley; Stockholms universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; space; place; diagrams of power; colonial planning; modernisation; model-modern; de-tribalisation; discipline; bio-politics; industrialisation; urban housing; urban agriculture; alcohol; Uganda.; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography Human geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The years immediately preceding and following W.W.II marked a turning point in British colonial policy in Africa. In this doctoral thesis, which focuses on colonial and post-colonial Uganda, this turning point is approached in terms of a shift in would-be hegemonic socio-spatial diagrams of power. READ MORE

  2. 2. Learning and Returning : Return Migration of Swedish Engineers from the United States, 1880-1940

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Per-Olof Grönberg; Umeå universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History; emigration; return migration; engineers; technology transfer; Sweden; United States; industrialisation; electrical industry; steel and iron industry; mining; engineering industry; Historia; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen; History; historia;

    Abstract : This thesis examines different aspects of international migration and return migration among Swedish engineers – particularly to and from the United States between 1880 and 1940. The social, geographical, and educational backgrounds of these engineers and their role in diffusing technological knowledge in Sweden in addition to being a possible source of technical development during the country’s second industrial breakthrough is of particular interest. READ MORE

  3. 3. Aspiring to a higher rank: Swedish factor prices and productivity in international perspective, 1860-1950

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Svante Prado; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; convergence; comparative productivity; TFP; factor prices; real wages; employment; land prices; industrialisation; GPT; GDP; economic growth; Swedish historical national accounts; manufacturing; labour productivity;

    Abstract : This dissertation consists of four chapters which expand on the Swedish economic development in an international perspective between 1860 and 1950. The overarching theme is how the Swedish rise, from backwardness to prosperity, is best understood. READ MORE

  4. 4. Capital accumulation and workers' struggle in Indian industrialisation : the case of Tata Iron and Steel Company 1910-1970

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Satya Brata Datta; Stockholms universitet.; [1986]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

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  5. 5. Lake sediment as environmental archive : natural and anthropogenic influence on the chronology of trace elements

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Evastina Grahn; Örebro universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; lake sediment; environmental pollution; trace elements; chronology; diagenesis; Ag; Be; Ga; In; Pb; Sb; Tl; NATURAL SCIENCES Chemistry Environmental chemistry; NATURVETENSKAP Kemi Miljökemi; Enviromental Science; Miljövetenskap;

    Abstract : The focus of this thesis is the historical pollution of some seldom-monitored trace elements (SMTEs; Ag, Be, Ga, In, Sb and Tl) that have been involuntarily released for several thousands of years but whose usage have increased during the industrial era. Sediment cores from four rural lakes in a south to north transect in central Sweden, and two urban lakes have been used as environmental archives for chronological studies. READ MORE