Search for dissertations about: "China"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 373 swedish dissertations containing the word China.

  1. 1. Urban-Rural Relations in China : A Study of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Metropolitan Region

    Author : Yuheng Li; Hans Westlund; Göran Cars; Johan Klaesson; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Urban-rural linkages; Urban bias; Urban-rural interface; Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Metropolitan Region; China; Human geography; economic geography; Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi;

    Abstract : Over three decades of rapid economic growth in China, beginning in 1978, has been accompanied by ever-enlarging urban-rural inequalities in terms of the various aspects of income, welfare, infrastructure, medical treatment, and education (amongst others). These two parts – the urban and the rural - have long been treated separately, without much consideration being given to their mutual linkages (relations). READ MORE

  2. 2. Climate change mitigation in China

    Author : Bo Xu; Ronald Wennersten; Kerstin Kuchta; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; China; Climate change mitigation; Environmental Kuznets Curve EKC hypothesis; Mitigation target; Business-as-usual BAU scenarios; Policy instruments;

    Abstract : China has been experiencing great economic development and fast urbanisation since its reforms and opening-up policy in 1978. However, these changes are reliant on consumption of primary energy, especially coal, characterised by high pollution and low efficiency. READ MORE

  3. 3. Lutheran Missions in a Time of Revolution : The China Experience 1944-1951

    Author : Jonas Jonson; Bengt Sundkler; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; China; Chinese Church; Lutheran missions; Three-Self Movement; Church of Sweden Mission; Lutheran World Federation; student work; Christian Mission to the Buddhists; Reichelt; ecumenical; Cinese Revolution; New Democracy; Missionary studies; Missionsvetenskap; Missionsvetenskap; Studies of Missions;

    Abstract : In January, 1951, the Lutheran Church of China denounced all relations with the American, German and Scandinavian missions, which for more than half a century had worked in the country. As one of the first, this church made a clear and corporate stand in favour of the New Democracy and the Three-Self Movement, while most of the missions made their political choice, retreated with the Nationalists and finally went to Taiwan. READ MORE

  4. 4. Salvation and Modernity : Intellectuals and Faith in Contemporary China

    Author : Fredrik Fällman; Torbjörn Lodén; Huilin Yang; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; China; culture; Christianity; intellectuals; salvation; faith; modernity; identity; Chinese language; Kinesiska;

    Abstract : Christianity, as a religion and as an ethical system, is increasingly important in China today. An analysis of intellectuals and faith is vital to understanding the contemporary intellectual climate in China. READ MORE

  5. 5. Recent changes in land use and productivity in agro-pastoral Inner Mongolia, China

    Author : Sara Brogaard; LUCSUS; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; geomorphology; Physical geography; China; Inner Mongolia; remote sensing; LUE model; primary production; GPP; yield variability; land degradation; farmers’ perception; productivity; Land use; pedology; cartography; climatology; Fysisk geografi; geomorfologi; marklära; kartografi; klimatologi;

    Abstract : This study challenges the prevailing assumption that the expansion of cultivated land areas and increasing number of livestock in the agro-pastoral regions of northern China have aggravated the process of land degradation since the start of the rural reforms in 1978. Land-use and productivity trends in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region (IMAR), with special attention to the Keerqin steppe region, have been analysed. READ MORE