Search for dissertations about: "Ecuador"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the word Ecuador.

  1. 1. Adolescent pregnancies in the Amazon basin of Ecuador a rights and gender approach to girls' sexual and reproductive health

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Isabel Goicolea; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : adolescent pregnancy; adolescent motherhood; reproductive and sexual health; right to health; gender relations; gender structures; Ecuador; Amazon; Sexuality; agency; medicin; Medicine;

    Abstract : Adolescent pregnancy has been associated with adverse health and social outcomes, but it has also been favorably viewed as a pathway to adulthood. In Ecuador, where 20% of girls aged between 15-19 years get pregnant, the adolescent fertility rate has increased and inequalities between adolescent girls from different educational, socio-economic levels and geographical regions are prominent: 43% of illiterate adolescents become pregnant compared to 11% with secondary education. READ MORE

  2. 2. Mobilising care Ecuadorian families and transnational lives between Ecuador and Spain

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Social Anthropology, Stockholm University

    Author : Gladis Aguirre Vidal; Johan Lindquist; Gudrun Dahl; Mark Johnson; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; care; migration; transnationalism; moral practice; women; kinship; family; labour; Ecuador; Spain; Social Anthropology; socialantropologi;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on the dynamics of care in the transnational lives of Ecuadorian migrant women in Spain. It is concerned with the various forms of care that take shape and are sustained in the workplace, between friends, and among family members in Ecuador and Spain. READ MORE

  3. 3. Negotiating Reproduction: Family Size and Fertility Regulation among Shuar People of the Ecuadorian Amazon

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Charlotte Petersson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Ecuador; Amazonia; Shuar people; reproduction; conviviality; well-being; state; population policy; family planning; subjectivity; power;

    Abstract : The focus of this dissertation is situated in the realm of the global reproductive health discourse and its interplay with national politics in Ecuador. It addresses how high fertility rates are perceived as an issue that hinders development and modernisation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Quichua children and language shift in an Andean community : School, play and sibling caretaking

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Camilla Rindstedt; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Quichua-spanish bilingualism; language practices; language ideology; sibling caretaking; play; gender; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN; Quichua-Spanish bilingualism; sibling care-taking; tvåspråkighet; Ecuador; språk och identitet; indianer; språk; barnspråk; spanska;

    Abstract : In Ecuador, there is an ongoing ethnic revitalization among indigenous peoples. Yet, in San Antonio, a 'zona roja' in the Andes, the comuneros do not speak Quichua to their children, even though the Quichua language is seen as an extremely important aspect of Indian identity. READ MORE

  5. 5. Buying Conservation - Financial Incentives for Tropical Forest Conservation in the Ecuadorian Amazon

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Torsten Krause; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Socio Bosque; Forest Conservation; Incentive-based instruments; Ecuador; Indigenous Communities;

    Abstract : Market-based instruments have become a widely used approach to motivate landowners to conserve forests instead of clearing them. However, such market-based instruments are increasingly criticized for their simplistic view on complex environmental, social and economic issues; for their ethical stance; and for creating exchange value for essential ecosystems services, which potentially perpetuates a flawed economic system. READ MORE