Search for dissertations about: "Hmong"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the word Hmong.

  1. 1. Development and 'The other within': the culturalisation of the political economy of poverty in the Northern Uplands of Viet Nam

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Department of Peace and Development Research, School of Global Studies, Göteborg University

    Author : Bent D. Jørgensen; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; poverty; poverty alleviation; development; marginalisation; privatisation; modernisation; marketisation; democratisation; development studies; upland development; ethnic minorities; Hmong; Dao; Muong; Viet Nam Vietnam .;

    Abstract : The dissertation deals with the issue of poverty in eight villages in Northern Viet Nam during the current Doi Moi reforms. In all reforms, poverty alleviation has been a main concern for which market economy and economic growth have been seen as largely successful tools. However, in parallel to economic growth, the social inequality has increased. READ MORE

  2. 2. Where Gendered Spaces Bend The Rubber Phenomenon in Northern Laos

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Kulturgeografiska institutionen, Uppsala universitet

    Author : Anna-Klara Lindeborg; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi; Laos; LuangNamtha; rubber; gender; HatNyao; everyday life; bend; transitions; paradoxical spaces; intersectionality; ethnography; Hmong; phenomenon; gender contract; intersectionality; border-region; division of labour; China; Geography; Geografi;

    Abstract : This thesis seeks to understand and explain gendered everyday life in the village of HatNyao in Northwestern Laos, specifically in relation to rubber cultivation, by using an ethnographic approach and methods. The ‘rubber boom’ is changing the landscape of Northern Laos, and in the process is reshaping gendered everyday life. READ MORE

  3. 3. A typology of comparatives in Sinitic : grammaticalization, patterns and language contact

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Ansaldo Umberto; Stockholms universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; General Linguistics; allmän språkvetenskap;

    Abstract : This dissertation offers a window on the grammatical diversity of Chinese languages, hereafter referred to as Sinitic. It focuses in particular on comparative constructions of southern varieties such as Cantonese, Minnan and Hakka and compares these to northern Mandarin as well as some non- Sinitic languages of Southeast Asia. READ MORE