Search for dissertations about: "Kenya"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 137 swedish dissertations containing the word Kenya.

  1. 1. Making Sense of Environmental Values : Wetlands in Kenya

    Author : Charlotte Billgren; Hans Holmén; Stefan Anderberg; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Environmental values; interdisciplinarity; economic environmental valuation; stakeholder analysis; emergy analysis; risk analysis; cultural theory; Kenya; wetlands; natural resource management; arena perspective; Miljövärden; tvärvetenskap; ekonomisk miljövärdering; stakeholder analys; emergy analys; riskanalys; kulturteori; Kenya; våtmarker; naturresurshantering; arenaperspektiv; Business and economics; Ekonomi;

    Abstract : En av de viktigaste frågorna i världen idag är naturresurshantering. Med en väx-ande befolkning och hoten från klimatförändringar kommer förvaltningen av jordens naturresurser bli än viktigare, såväl för dagens generation som kommande generationer. READ MORE

  2. 2. Histories of land : Politicization, property and belonging in Molo, Kenya

    Author : Ulrika Kolben Waaranperä; Ulrika Waaranperä; Morten Bøås; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; egendom; tillhörighet; Kenya; politisering; mark; historier; property; belonging; politicization; land; histories; deep politics; Kenya; property;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to explore the politicization of land in a local setting in Kenya. The purpose is to study how access to land is justified through histories about relational property and belonging. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ethnic Politics : Voters, Parties and Policies in Kenya and Zambia

    Author : Karolina Hulterström; Axel Hadenius; Li Bennich-Björkman; Sten Widmalm; Joel D. Barkan; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political science; ethnic politics; ethnic conflict; ethnic mobilisation; political parties; voting; policy; patronage; neo-patrimonialism; Kenya; Zambia; Statsvetenskap; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis is an investigation of ethnic politics, both as a concept and as an empirical phenomenon. It is based on the propositions that (a) most instances of ethnic politics are non-violent rather than violent and, (b) most scholarly work in the field is explanatory and devoted to violent ethnic conflict. READ MORE

  4. 4. Haemoprotozoan Parasites of Non-Human Primates in Kenya : Studies on Prevalence and Characterization of Haemoprotozoan Parasites of Wild-Caught Baboons, African Green Monkeys and Syke's Monkeys

    Author : Maamun Jeneby; Marita Troye; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; haemoprotozoan parasites; nonhuman primates; Kenya; Microbiology; immunology; infectious diseases; Mikrobiologi; immunologi; infektionssjukdomar; Försöksdjursvetenskap - Jämförande medicin; Comparative Medicine;

    Abstract : This thesis reports on cross-sectional surveys aimed at detecting and characterizing haemoprotozoan parasites infecting wild free-ranging non human primates (NHPs) in Kenya, East Africa. Blood samples from olive baboons (Papio cynocephalus anubis), vervet monkeys or African green monkeys (AGMs, Chlorocebus aethiops) and Syke's monkeys (Cercopithecus mitis) from five provinces of Kenya were analyzed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sustaining Authoritarianism : Clientelism and Repression in Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan and Tanzania

    Author : Mia Orange; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Clientelism; Repression; Authorianism; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tanzania; Kenya;

    Abstract : Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan and Tanzania share a past and present as authoritarian states. Dominant parties are in power in Tanzania and Kazakhstan, while elections are competitive but not democratic in Kenya and Kyrgyzstan. READ MORE