Search for dissertations about: "China"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 332 swedish dissertations containing the word China.

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Yuheng Li; Hans Westlund; Göran Cars; Johan Klaesson; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Urban-rural linkages; Urban bias; Urban-rural interface; Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Metropolitan Region; China; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi 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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Bo Xu; Ronald Wennersten; Kerstin Kuchta; [2012]
    Keywords : 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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Swedish Institute of Mission Research

    Author : Jonas Jonson; Bengt Sundkler; [1972]
    Keywords : 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; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology Missionary studies; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi Missionsvetenskap; Studies of Missions; Missionsvetenskap;

    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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutionen för orientaliska språk

    Author : Fredrik Fällman; Torbjörn Lodén; Huilin Yang; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; China; culture; Christianity; intellectuals; salvation; faith; modernity; identity; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other languages Chinese language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga språk 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. Incentives and Forest Reform: Evidence from China

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutionen för orientaliska språk

    Author : Yuanyuan Yi; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Forest devolution; Household management; Forest investment; Deforestation; Allocative efficiency; Household welfare; Forestland rental markets; Collective forest tenure reform; Managerial incentives; Environmental protection; State-owned forests; State-owned enterprises; Chinese-style federalism; Two-principal; one-agent model; China;

    Abstract : Chapter I: Forest Devolution Reform in China: A Trigger for Investment or Deforestation? I investigate whether and how the devolution of forestland to households in China triggered investment in forestland, and its effect on forest resource conditions. The investment analysis is based on a panel dataset of a two-round survey of 3,000 households in eight provinces before and after the implementation of the forest devolution reform, while the analysis of resource conditions is based on satellite imagery on forest cover and vegetation during 2001-2012. READ MORE