Search for dissertations about: "India"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 198 swedish dissertations containing the word India.

  1. 1. India Dreams Cultural Identity among Young Middle Class Men in New Delhi

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

    Author : Paolo Favero; Gudrun Dahl; Marcus Banks; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; phantasms; hybridity; cultural identity; globalization; India; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : In 1991 the Indian government officially sanctioned the country’s definitive entry into the global market and into a new era.This study focuses on the generation that epitomizes this new era and is based on fieldwork among young English-speaking, educated, Delhi-based men involved in occupations such as tourism, Internet, multinationals, journalism and sports. READ MORE

  2. 2. Breast cancer in rural India knowledge, attitudes, practices; delays to care and quality of life

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Nitin Gangane; Miguel San Sebastian; Nawi Ng; Anna-Karin Hurtig; Peter Vedsted; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; breast cancer; rural; India; knowledge; attitudes; practices; delay; quality; folkhälsa; Public health; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Abstract : Background: Cancer is a major public health problem globally. The incidence of cancer is increasing rapidly in many low- and middle-income countries like India due to the epidemiological transition. At present, breast cancer is the leading cancer in females in many countries including India. READ MORE

  3. 3. Proximity and Learning in Internationalisation Small Swedish IT firms in India

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Kristina Westermark; Brita Hermelin; Charlotta Hedberg; Andrew Jones; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Internationalisation; proximity; learning; communities of practice; India; Sweden; ICT; service; IT; small firms; Human Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The four IT service firms of this thesis set out to interact and collaborate between their offices in Sweden and in India, some more intensely and frequently than others. In the process of their internationalisation, these small service firms find ways, or go through a process of learning how to collaborate in an international setting. READ MORE

  4. 4. Democracy and violent separatism in India : Kashmir in a comparative perspective

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Sten Widmalm; Axel Hadenius; Subrata Mitra; [1997]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political science; Violent Separatism; Democracy; Ethnicity; Nationalism; India; Kashmir; Jammu and Kashmir; Pakistan; Statsvetenskap; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates the factors that led to the breakdown of democracyand the rise of violent separatism in Jammu and Kashmir in the 1980s. Usingnew empirical material collected mainly in India and Pakistan, it is argued thatit is a mistake to see an ethnic factor as the main cause of the conflict in Jammuand Kashmir. READ MORE

  5. 5. Study of conditional cash transfer programme Janani Suraksha Yojana for promotion of institutional births Studies from selected provinces of India

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Bharat Randive; Lars Lindholm; Ayesha De Costa; Kyllike Christensson; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Maternal health; Condititonal cash transfer; Inequality; Referral; India; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background: To accelerate the coverage of skilled birth attendance, in 2005, the Indian government initiated a conditional cash transfer (CCT) programme, Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY) that provides cash to women upon delivering in health facilities. The attempt to increase the utilization of facilities through the JSY, given the health system’s fragile state, has raised concerns about the programme’s success at achieving its intended goal of reducing maternal mortality ratio (MMR). READ MORE