Search for dissertations about: "Sri Lanka"

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

  1. 1. Towards Collaborative Coastal Management in Sri Lanka? A study of Special Area Management planning in Sri Lanka's coastal region

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Ingegerd Landstrom; Bo Malmberg; Erik Westholm; [2006]
    Keywords : Social and economic geography; participation; partnership; local governace; coastal management; natural resource management; community; coastal zone; coastal region; Hikkaduwa; Sri Lanka; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : This thesis is concerned with the efforts to bring about a greater degree of local community participation in the use and management of Sri Lanka's coastal land and natural resources. Through the application of the Special Area Management (SAM) strategy in geographically distinct areas along the coast, the aim is to create collaborative arrangements - partnerships - that will enable coastal communities and local governments to work together with the Sri Lankan state and share responsibility and authority over the management of coastal land and natural resources. READ MORE

  2. 2. Urban Origins in Southern Sri Lanka

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Afrikansk och jämförande arkeologi

    Author : Raj Somadeva; Paul Sinclair; Sunil Gupta; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Archaeology; Sri Lanka; Kirindi Oya; urbanism; ceramics; beads; historical archaeology; settlement archaeology; inscriptions; Land Unit classification; satellite image; Arkeologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Archaeology subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Arkeologiämnen; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : This study focuses upon the development of urbanisation in southern Sri Lanka during the proto, early and late historical periods c. 900 BC onwards. The following research themes are addressed:(a). Why did the southern semi-arid zone become a focus of urbanism?(b). READ MORE

  3. 3. Education for All in Sri Lanka ICT4D Hubs for Region-Wide Dissemination of Blended Learning

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Computer and Systems Sciences, Stockholm University

    Author : Peter Mozelius; Henrik Hansson; Sutinen Erkki; [2014]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; ICT4D; ICT4D hubs; Digital divide; Sri Lanka; Blended learning; Education for All; Computer and Systems Sciences; data- och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : ICT4D, here defined as the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in developing regions, can be seen as one of the most powerful and cost efficient ways to improve the standard of living in the developing world. Many regions in Asia have shown a rapid but heterogeneous development where information technology had a drastic impact on development but often with the problems related to ICT4D 1. READ MORE

  4. 4. Violence in the Midst of Peace Negotiations : Cases from Guatemala, Northern Ireland, South Africa and Sri Lanka

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Kristine Höglund; Thomas Ohlson; Mats Hammarström; Roy Licklider; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Peace and conflict research; conflict resolution; internal conflict; violence; peace process; negotiation; Guatemala; Northern Ireland; South Africa; Sri Lanka; Freds- och konfliktforskning; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science Peace and conflict research; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap Freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and Conflict Research; freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Why do peace talks fall apart as a result of violence? The present study addresses the question of why and how violence sometimes changes the dynamics of peace negotiation processes. Incidents of violence may produce friction between and within parties. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Politics of Ceasefires On Ceasefire Agreements and Peace Processes in Aceh and Sri Lanka

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Malin Åkebo; Malin E. Wimelius; Joakim Öjendal; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ceasefire agreement; peace process; war-to-peace transition; conflict resolution; conflict dynamics; intrastate conflict; Aceh; Sri Lanka; statskunskap; political science;

    Abstract : In recent decades we have seen an increase in peace processes aimed at solving armed conflicts through peaceful means. The often fragile characteristics of such processes and the settlements that they produce underline the essential importance of improving our understanding of the dynamics at play in transitions from war to peace. READ MORE