Search for dissertations about: "Mozambique"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 110 swedish dissertations containing the word Mozambique.

  1. 1. Manufacturing Multilingualisms of Marginality in Mozambique : Exploring the Orders of Visibility of Local African Languages

    Author : Manuel Guissemo; Christopher Stroud; Caroline Kerfoot; Ana Deumert; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; African languages; bilingualism; language ideology; linguistic landscape; Maputo; Mozambique; multilingualism; Portuguese; transnational multilingualism; Bilingualism; tvåspråkighet;

    Abstract : Colonial era language policies and practices in Mozambique sought to render native African languages (and their speakers) invisible in public space. This ‘order of (in)visibility’ was later adopted by many African states, including Mozambique, by choosing the ex-colonial language as the one and only official language and prohibiting or ignoring the use of African languages in the interest of so-called national unity. READ MORE

  2. 2. Church, State and People in Mozambique : An Historical Study with Special Emphasis on Methodist Developments in the Inhambane Region

    Author : Alf Helgesson; Carl F. Hallencreutz; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Inhambane; Mozambique; Protestant Mission; Catholicism; Methodist Episcopal Mission; Migrant labour; Forced labour; Resistance; Portugalization; Africanization; Liberation; FRELIMO; Missionary studies; Missionsvetenskap; Missionsvetenskap; Studies of Missions;

    Abstract : King Ngungunyana was the lord of the mighty Gaza Empire, covering most of the interior Mozambique south of the Zambezi and parts of present Zimbabwe, when the Portuguese in 1885 were requested by the Berlin Congress to accelerate their colonization. The small enclaves around certain port towns were no longer sufficient, in order to claim the territory as one's colony. READ MORE

  3. 3. Navigating in the Midst of Uncertainties : Challenges in Disaster Risk Governance in Mozambique

    Author : Jenni Koivisto; Lars Nyberg; Mikael Granberg; Daniel Nohrstedt; Per Becker; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; disaster risk governance; Mozambique; disaster risk reduction; Risk and Environmental Studies; Risk- och Miljöstudier;

    Abstract : Disasters cause heavy losses for societies and may quickly erode any development efforts. Consequently, disaster risk reduction (DRR) is an integral part of development work that should be addressed at multiple levels. READ MORE

  4. 4. Changing Landscapes : An Environmental History of Chibuene, Southern Mozambique

    Author : Anneli Ekblom; Paul Sinclair; Louis Scott; João Morais; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; environmental history; archaeology; archaeobotany; paleoecology; vegetation history; pollen analysis; environmental management; environmental insecurity; resource utilisation; landscape; paleclimatology; trade; oral tradition; Mozambique; Vilanculos; Arkeologi; Archaeology subjects; Arkeologiämnen;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses the dynamics of environmental change and its embeddedness in the long term interactions of social history and rainfall variability through the building of an environmental history of the Chibuene locality, the coastal plain of southern Mozambique, 5 km south of the town Vilanculos, from 400 AD to present day. Land-use practices over time are discussed on the basis of vegetation and land-use history based pollen analysis, charcoal influx and diatom analysis. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Conditions of Peasant Organisation : Fragmented Livelihoods and Social Memory in post-Independent Mozambique

    Author : Kajsa Johansson; Ola Agevall; Lars Buur; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Mozambique; Niassa; peasants; peasant organisation; Sociology; Sociologi;

    Abstract : The thesis is an inquiry into peasants’ collective organisation inMozambique since the country’s Independence in 1975. It brings togetherfour published studies and aims to understand the historical and socioeconomic conditions for different forms of peasant organisation in postIndependence Mozambique. READ MORE