Search for dissertations about: "India"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 207 swedish dissertations containing the word India.

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

    Author : Paolo Favero; Gudrun Dahl; Marcus Banks; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : 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

    Author : Nitin Gangane; Miguel San Sebastian; Nawi Ng; Anna-Karin Hurtig; Peter Vedsted; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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

    Author : Kristina Westermark; Brita Hermelin; Charlotta Hedberg; Andrew Jones; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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. Pain, Touch, and Decision Making : Behavioral and Brain Responses to Affective Somatosensory Stimulation

    Author : Lina Koppel; India Morrison; Daniel Västfjäll; Gustav Tinghög; Johannes Haushofer; Linköpings universitet; []

    Abstract : Stimulation of sensory nerves can give rise to powerful affective experiences. Noxious stimuli can give rise to pain, an unpleasant experience which, in turn, causes suffering and constitutes a major societal burden. Touch, on the other hand, can feel pleasant and plays an important role in social relationships and well-being. READ MORE

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

    Author : Sten Widmalm; Axel Hadenius; Subrata Mitra; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political science; Violent Separatism; Democracy; Ethnicity; Nationalism; India; Kashmir; Jammu and Kashmir; Pakistan; Statsvetenskap; Political science; 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