Search for dissertations about: "NGOs"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 62 swedish dissertations containing the word NGOs.

  1. 1. Demanding Values. Participation, empowerment, and NGOs in Bangladesh

    University dissertation from Department of Sociology, Lund University

    Author : Malin Arvidson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociology; organisational control; altruism; staff motivation; organisational values; Bangladesh; NGOs; participation; empowerment; Sociologi;

    Abstract : The concepts participation and empowerment are frequently used in development projects in the third world. The meaning given to the concepts today signal a normative orientation, marking an alternative, people-centred approach to development. When used in development projects, the concepts demand detailed descriptions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Drug Discourses in Contemporary Russia : A Study of the National Press, NGOs and the Government

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Kriminologiska institutionen

    Author : My Lilja; Stockholms universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Russia; discourse analysis; drug policy; drugs; NGOs; Russian press; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Criminology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Kriminologi; kriminologi; Criminology;

    Abstract : In Western Europe and the United States drugs have, since the 1960s, been one of the most discussed social problems. However, in the Soviet Union it was not until perestroika in the mid-1980s that a public debate on this issue began. READ MORE

  3. 3. From Slaves to Princes : The role of NGOs in the construction of race and ethnicity in Salvador, Brazil

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

    Author : Örjan Bartholdson; Stockholms universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; social movements; NGOs; Afro-Brazilian; race; ethnicity; foreign activists; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Social anthropology ethnography Social anthropology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Socialantrolopologi etnografi Socialantropologi; Social Anthropology; socialantropologi;

    Abstract : Global forms and changes affect all spheres of human life-worlds; not least how we interpret and create systems of meaning in our respective habitats. A merging of global and local reflections and actions often causes ideological transformations and discursive shifts. READ MORE

  4. 4. Rural Women in Bangladesh : The Legal Status of Women and the Relationship between NGOs and Religious Groups

    University dissertation from History of Religions, Lund University

    Author : Abdel Baten Miaji; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; NGOs; Islamology; Women in Bangladesh; nongovernment institutions; Gender; Rural Bangladesh; Qur an; Legal status of women; Islamists; Bangladeshi girls; Bangladesh; Village women; Islam; Women; Hadith; History of Religion;

    Abstract : Bangladesh is one of the largest Muslim countries in the world. In spite of political turmoil, frequent natural disasters and widespread corruption it has, in less than four decades after its birth as an independent state, gained visible success in human development - especially the education of women and girls, family planning and health, and microcredit to the poor. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Legal Status of Non-Governmental Organisations in International Law

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Anna-Karin Lindblom; Uppsala universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Law; NGOs; non-governmental organisations; subjects of international law; international legal personality; non-state actors; rättsvetenskap; juridik; icke-statliga organisationer; NGO:s; folkrättssubjekt; folkrättssubjektivitet; icke-statliga aktörer; LAW JURISPRUDENCE; RÄTTSVETENSKAP JURIDIK; Private International Law; Internationell privaträtt;

    Abstract : Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are increasingly the subject of public debate, and it is often asserted that they play an informal role within the international legal system. At the same time, the classical concepts related to the subjects of international law seem to be constructed for a situation where non-state actors have no or limited international legal personality. READ MORE