Search for dissertations about: "Peru"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 swedish dissertations containing the word Peru.

  1. 1. Metropolitan growth and migration in Peru

    Author : Gunnar Malmberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Migration; Urbanization; Informal sector; Third World; Peru; Metropolitan growth; Urban pull;

    Abstract : Abstract: The study deals with the interplay between migration and metropolitan growth in Peru during the last decades. The key question is to what extent Peru's rural-urban migration and rapid urban growth is triggered by opportunities within the formal and informal sectors in the growing metropolis of Lima. READ MORE

  2. 2. Do Protests Make a Difference? : The impact of anti-privatisation mobilisation in India and Peru

    Author : Katrin Uba; Hans Blomkvist; Li Bennick-Björkman; Per Strömblad; Anirudh Krishna; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Political science; social movements; trade unions; protests; privatisation; India; Peru; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The mobilisation of protests has become more visible during the last few decades and the amount of literature focusing on the links between protest and policy has significantly increased. Nevertheless, scholars acknowledge that there is a lack of theoretical advancements, careful empirical analysis and attention to developing countries regarding these links. READ MORE

  3. 3. How social movements influence policies : Advocacy, framing, emotions and outcomes among reproductive rights coalitions in Peru

    Author : Anna-Britt Coe; Carita Bengs; Susan Franceschet; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Advocacy; emotions; framing; outcomes; Peru; policies; reproductive rights; social movements; Sociology; Sociologi; sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : With its origins in the early 1990s, feminist advocacy directed at influencing public policies is a relatively new phenomenon in Latin America that is commonly studied at the national level. The aim of this thesis was to study feminist advocacy on reproductive rights at the sub-national level in Peru. READ MORE

  4. 4. Liquid landscapes: Human-water interactions and water scarcity in Yanque, Peru

    Author : Malene Brandshaug; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; water scarcity; human-water interactions; Peru; water management; more-than-human; entanglements; coloniality; Anthropocene;

    Abstract : In the farming district of Yanque in the Southern Peruvian Andes, everyday life revolves around acquiring enough water for irrigation. This thesis concerns water scarcity and focuses on a range of water management practices. READ MORE

  5. 5. Beyond Conflict and Conciliation : The Implications of different forms of Corporate-Community Relations in the Peruvian Mining Industry

    Author : Maria-Therese Gustafsson; Kristina Boreus; Anders Sjögren; Teivo Teivainen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Corporations; natural resource governance; mobilization; social movements; Peru; extractive industries; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : In Peru, the rapid expansion of extractive activities has led to increased mobilization by peasant communities. In remote rural areas, the mediating efforts of the state between communities and corporations are often weak, and corporations have played an important role in dealing with communities’ demands and protests through different strategies. READ MORE