Search for dissertations about: "Community driven development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 42 swedish dissertations containing the words Community driven development.

  1. 1. Governing Development : The Millennium Development Goals and Gender Policy Change in Sub-Saharan Africa

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Political Science, Stockholm University

    Author : Helena Hede Skagerlind; Jonas Tallberg; Kristina Jönsson; Jeffrey Checkel; Mathias Koenig-Archibugi; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Millennium Development Goals; sustainable development; gender equality; human rights; performance indicators; United Nations; Sub-Saharan Africa; Kenya; Ethiopia; economic conditionality; social influence; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Recent decades have witnessed an upsurge in the use of different forms of global performance assessments as a means to influence the behavior of states. Within the area of international development, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) reinforced the practice of development governance through global performance indicators (GPIs) and gained considerable agenda-setting power among the international development community. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on Development Policy and the Political Economy of Conflict

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Miri Stryjan; Jakob Svensson; Rohini Somanathan; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Development Economics; Political Economics; Electoral processes; Political selection; Community driven development; Conflict; Political Elites; Community Meetings; Rainfall; Microfinance; Savings; Credit contract structure; Business growth; SMEs; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Electoral Rules and Leader Selection: Experimental Evidence from Ugandan Community Groups. Despite a large body of work documenting how electoral systems affect policy outcomes, less is known about their impact on leader selection. READ MORE

  3. 3. Software Testing in Agile Development Technological and Organisational Challenges

    University dissertation from Västerås : Mälardalen University

    Author : Adnan Čaušević; Sasikumar Punnekkat; Feldt Robert; [2011]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; software testing; agile development; test-driven development; role of testers; empirical study; controlled experiment; TECHNOLOGY Information technology Computer science Software engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Informationsteknik Datavetenskap Programvaruteknik; Computer Science; datavetenskap;

    Abstract : The emerging industrial trend towards agile software development processes brings forth new concerns, challenges as well as opportunities. One of the main concerns is with respect to the achievable quality levels of the final product, for which testing is the well-known assurance mechanism. READ MORE

  4. 4. Beyond the Catchwords. Adjustment and Community Response to Participatory Development in Post-Suharto Indonesia

    University dissertation from Department of Sociology, Lund University

    Author : Axel Fredholm; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; community development; agriculture; irrigation; reformasi; Indonesia; decentralisation; Bantul; participation; Java; sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : The emphasis on people-centred development is distinctive in today’s development discourse. This is noticeable in catchwords like democratic decentralisation, participation, and empowerment, which are highly esteemed among NGOs, donors, and policymakers in recipient countries. The benefits of participatory approaches are several. READ MORE

  5. 5. Open Source Business Model Balancing Customers and Community

    University dissertation from Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling

    Author : Thomas Rosén; Staffan Brege; Anna Öhrwall-Rönnbäck; Stefan Hrastinski; [2008]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Open Source Software; Business Models; Strategic Management; Market Positioning; Resource Based View; TECHNOLOGY Industrial engineering and economy; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Industriell teknik och ekonomi;

    Abstract : Free and Open Source Software has not only increased researchers’ interest about community-driven software development, but lately, interest from commercial actors increased as well. In addition, some scientists have claimed that Open Source Software has entered a new phase: OSS 2.0. READ MORE