Search for dissertations about: "Malaysia"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 41 swedish dissertations containing the word Malaysia.

  1. 1. Exploring Road Safety Deficiencies in Malaysia

    Author : Noor Azreena Binti Kamaluddin; Trafik och väg; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; road traffic safety; crashes; underreporting; Self-reporting; probability conflict model; Motorcyclists; Malaysia;

    Abstract : The escalating number of road traffic crashes in Malaysia poses a critical concern. The underreporting of these crashes has been identified as a significant problem that obstructs the effectiveness and efficiency of road safety work. READ MORE

  2. 2. Characterisation of Urban Rainfall in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Author : Mohamed Nor bin Desa Mohamed; Avdelningen för Teknisk vattenresurslära; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; geographical and geological engineering; Hydrogeology; velocity; vector; monsoon; Malaysia; thunderstorm; Hydrogeologi; teknisk geologi; teknisk geografi; Geophysics; physical oceanography; meteorology; Geofysik; fysisk oceanografi; meteorologi;

    Abstract : Rainfall characteristics of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, are studied in space and time; on a large scale, 550 km2, and long term scale to find out the monsoon influence, and on urban basin scale, 23 km2, to determine dynamic properties of rainfalls and spatial correlations, and on a point scale to determine the probabilities of very high rain intensities. The importance of spatial and temporal variability of rainfall was investigated applying cross correlation on long term historical rainfalls from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. READ MORE

  3. 3. Submitting to God: Women's islamization in urban Malaysia

    Author : Sylva Frisk; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; anthropology; Malaysia; Islam; religious practice; gender; agency; subjectivity;

    Abstract : This anthropological study addresses issues of subjectivity and agency within the context of pious, Muslim, Malay women's religious practice in urban Malaysia. It investigaes how Malay women come to understand themselves as gendered, religious subjects and, thereby, explores the motivations and meanings that women ascribe to their emergent roles in the religious sphere and within the Islamization process. READ MORE

  4. 4. The state and its changdao : sufficient discursive commonality in nation renewal, with Malaysia as case study

    Author : Kee Beng Ooi; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Politisk filosofi; Etniska minoriteter; Kineser; Malaysia;

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  5. 5. "How dare you talk back?!" : Spatialised Power Practices in the Case of Indonesian Domestic Workers in Malaysia

    Author : Patricia Yocie Hierofani; Aida Aragao-Lagergren; Irene Molina; Linda McDowell; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; feminist geography; paid domestic work; Indonesia; Malaysia; gender; migration; space; power; resistance; intersectionality;

    Abstract : By taking the experiences and narratives of Indonesian women in Malaysia as the empirical material, this dissertation offers an analysis on spatialised power practices in the context of paid domestic workers. Family survival prompts these women to work abroad, but patriarchal norms shift their economic contribution as supplementary to the men’s role as the breadwinner. READ MORE