Search for dissertations about: "Agriculture labour"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 32 swedish dissertations containing the words Agriculture labour.

  1. 1. The Lie of the Land: Gender, Farm Work, and Land in a Rural Vietnamese Village

    Author : Cecilia Bergstedt; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Anthropology; Vietnam; gender; agriculture; farming; wet-rice cultivation; farm work; division of labour; land; land access; place;

    Abstract : This anthropological study investigates ways in which perceptions of gender intersect with the everyday dealings of land and farming practices in a village in the northern part of Vietnam. The point of departure for this study is a desire to take a closer look at how processes of gendering actually take place and become meaningful on a day-to-day basis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Emancipation's dead-end roads? : Studies in the formation and development of the Hungarian model for agriculture and gender, 1956-1989

    Author : Ildikó Asztalos Morell; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sociology; Gender; Agriculture; Co-operative; Emancipation; Rural; Hungary; Welfare; Collective farming; Gender regime; Work organisation; Sociologi; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : The thesis explores the formation and development of agricultural production co-operativesin the context of market socialist transition. It examines how changes in the organisation ofproduction and reproduction affected gender relations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Peasant proudction and limits to labour Thyolo and Mzimba Districts in Malawi, mid-1930s to late-1970s

    Author : Erik Green; Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social and economic history; production; peasant; Malawi; Africa; accumulation; agriculture; Ekonomisk och social historia;

    Abstract : The persistence of a low productive peasant sector in sub-Saharan Africa is one of the enigmas of development research. This study approaches the question from a historical perspective by analysing the paths of agrarian change in two contrasting cases in Malawi from the mid-1930s to the late 1970s. READ MORE

  4. 4. Trust, identity and beer : institutional arrangements for agricultural labour in Isunga village in Kiryandongo district, midwestern Uganda

    Author : Opira Otto; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; []
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the role and influence of institutions on agricultural labour transactions in Isunga village in Kiryandongo District, Midwestern Uganda. It primarily focuses on how farmers structure, maintain and enforce their labour relationships during crop farming. READ MORE

  5. 5. Fairness, technology adoption, water sanitation and pandemic control : Six essays on four topics in Development Economics

    Author : Selene Ghisolfi; Jakob Svensson; Ingvild Almas; Aureo de Paula; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Fairness; Bargaining; Field experiment; Lab-in-the-field; optimal policy; Community-Driven Development; Water Sanitation; Agriculture; Technology adoption; Market for quality; Covid-19; Mortality rates; Developing countries; Behavioural response; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Contribution Requirements and Redistribution Decisions: Experimental Evidence from Bangladesh uses a controlled experiment to assess the effects of requiring co-funding to development programs on the efficiency and distribution of benefits within the community.Market Access and Quality Upgrading: Evidence from Randomized Experiments tests if increasing reward to quality produce improves profits, agricultural productivity, and input use, using a randomized experiment in Uganda. READ MORE