Search for dissertations about: "Poverty dissertations"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 46 swedish dissertations containing the words Poverty dissertations.

  1. 1. The injury poverty trap in rural Vietnam : causes, consequences and possible solutions

    Author : Thanh Nguyen Xuan; Lars Lindholm; Chuc Nguyen Thi Kim; Anders Emmelin; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; unintentional injury; poverty; out-of-pocket payment; health insurance; Vietnam; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : The focus of this study is the vicious circle of poverty and ill-health. The case is injuries but it could have been any lasting and severe disease. Poverty and health have very close links to economic development and to how health care is financed. Out-of-pocket payment seems to increase the risk of poverty while prepaid health care reduces it. READ MORE

  2. 2. A vicious circle of silent exclusion : family homelessness and poverty in Sweden from a single mother perspective

    Author : Tove Samzelius; Ruth Lister; Malmö universitet; []
    Keywords : Single mothers; family homelessness; poverty; welfare state; Sweden; Health and society; Hälsa och samhälle;

    Abstract : Within the confines of the receding Swedish welfare state, family homelessness and poverty are on the rise among one-parent families, in particular those headed by a single migrant mother. This development follows a trend that is noticeable across advanced welfare states, where female-headed households are facing an increased risk of being locked into vicious circles of low-paid work, inadequate income protection schemes and poor housing options. READ MORE

  3. 3. Social Policy of Our Time? : An Inquiry into Evidence, Assumptions, and Diffusion of Conditional Cash Transfers in Latin America

    Author : Johan Sandberg; Sociologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social policy; conditional cash transfers; policy diffusion; poverty; human capital; Latin America; Uruguay; Guatemala;

    Abstract : This dissertation presents an inquiry into existing evidence, underlying assumptions, and the rapid diffusion of conditional cash transfers (CCTs) in Latin America. Equally concerned with empirical research on CCTs’ assumed capabilities and the programmes’ political economy and social policy contexts, this inquiry combines systematic analyses and case studies from field work in Uruguay and Guatemala. READ MORE

  4. 4. Co-management Challenges In The Lake Victoria Fisheries : A Context Approach

    Author : Adolphine G. Kateka; Per Wramner; Vesa-Matti Loiske; Yunus Mgaya; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Lake Victoria; co-management; Nile perch fishery; poverty; illegal fishing; multi-lvel analysis; neo-liberal policies; Bukoba; Tanzania; Human geography; Kulturgeografi; Human Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis examines the challenges to co-management in the Tanzania part of Lake Victoria. The study mainly addresses the Nile perch fishery and uses the fishing communities of Bukoba Rural district, Tanzania as a case study. READ MORE

  5. 5. Three Empirical Studies on Development : Democracy, the Resource Curse and Aid

    Author : Jan Pettersson; Fabrizio Zilibotti; Ragnar Torvik; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Democracy; Economic Growth; Consolidation; Political Systems; Natural Resources; Appropriability; Property Rights; Institutions; Development; Foreign Aid; Fungibility; Poverty; Public Expenditure; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis presents three self-contained essays focusing on empirical questions in growth and development economics. Each article addresses specific questions on why countries perform differently. READ MORE