Search for dissertations about: "Eastern Cape"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words Eastern Cape.

  1. 1. The Golden Fleece of the Cape Capitalist expansion and labour relations in the periphery of transnational wool production, c. 1860–1950

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Fredrik Lilja; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; capitalist expansion; transnational production; commodity chains; accumulation of capital; labour relations; shepherds; wool farming; fencing; environment; generational division of labour; gendered division of labour; imperialism; capitalism; British Empire; Rosa Luxemburg; South Africa; the Cape; eastern Cape.; Historia; History;

    Abstract : This thesis is about the organisation, character and change of labour relations in expanding capitalist wool farming in the Cape between 1860 and 1950. It is an attempt to analyse labour in wool farming within a transnational framework, based on an expansion of capital from core to periphery of the capitalist world-economy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Housing the Nation? : Post-Apartheid Public Housing Provision in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Erika Lind; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social and economic geography; post-apartheid; state space production; public housing provision; local government; democratisation; nation-building; citizenship; Eastern Cape; South Africa; Kulturgeografi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography Human geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The main objective of the thesis is to critically analyse local modes of post-apartheid public housing provision in the context of nation-building and democratisation in South Africa. The focus in the study is set on the new housing policy in South Africa, launched in 1994, and its implementation on local government level during the time period 1994-2003. READ MORE

  3. 3. Contacts and Trade at Late Bronze Age Hazor Aspects of Intercultural Relationships and Identity in the Eastern Mediterranean

    University dissertation from Umeå : Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies, Umeå University

    Author : Kristina Josephson Hesse; Umeå universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Archaeology subjects Archaeology; Non-European; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Arkeologiämnen Arkeologi; utomeuropeisk; Archaeology; Arkeologi; Hazor; Canaan; Eastern Mediterranean; Late Bronze Age; contacts; trade; temple architecture; Mycenaean pottery; Cypriote pottery; interregional interaction networks; emulation; peer polity interaction; centre-periphery approach; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Archaeology subjects Archaeology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Arkeologiämnen Arkeologi; Near Eastern Archaeology; Mediterranean Archaeology;

    Abstract : Hazor’s role in an international Late Bronze Age context has long been indicated but never thoroughly investigated. This role, I believe, was more crucial than previously stressed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Local Worlds Rural Livelihood Strategies in Eastern Cape, South Africa

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Flora Hajdu; Anders Hjort af Ornäs; Thembela Kepe; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; livelihood strategies; local scale; natural resource use; local employment; degradation narrative; poverty relief programmes; Transkei; Pondoland; Försörjningsstrategier; lokalitet; naturresursutnyttjande; narrativ; fattigdomsbekämpning; Pondoland; Transkei; Sydafrika; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography Human geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : Local perceptions and livelihood strategies have in this study been examined through extensive fieldwork in two villages in rural Pondoland in the former homeland Transkei in South Africa’s Eastern Cape Province. Using a bottom-up perspective, changes in livelihoods and the processes involved in choosing between and combining various types of livelihood activities are analysed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Nqabayo’s Nomansland: San Rock Art and the Somatic Past

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Afrikansk och jämförande arkeologi

    Author : Geoffrey Blundell; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; San; Bushman; southern Africa; Nomansland; Eastern Cape; Storm Shelter; rock art; shamanism; Kalahari revisionist debate; body; embodiment; somatic past; postcolonial; colonial; Arkeologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Archaeology subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Arkeologiämnen;

    Abstract : The most significant challenge facing modern southern African rock art research is the integration of rock paint­ings into the construction of San history. This challenge is made all the more difficult because of poor chronologi­cal control over the images. READ MORE