Search for dissertations about: "Swedish agriculture"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 154 swedish dissertations containing the words Swedish agriculture.

  1. 1. Historical Urban Agriculture Food Production and Access to Land in Swedish Towns before 1900

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Annika Björklund; Stockholms universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; urban agriculture; urban history; urban geography; Sweden; town; food production; food consumption; Uppsala; historical geography; land allocation; cadastral maps; urban land-use; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography Human geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi Kulturgeografi; Human Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis analyses the role of historical urban agriculture in a long-time perspective, through a combination of overarching surveys of Swedish towns and detailed studies of one town – Uppsala in east-central Sweden. The study shows how agricultural land – town land – of various sizes was donated to towns repeatedly during medieval times and in the 16th and 17th centuries. READ MORE

  2. 2. Production in a State of Abundance : Valuation and Practice in the Swedish Meat Supply Chain

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Sociology, Uppsala University

    Author : Jonas Bååth; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociologi; Sociology; abundance; production; valuation; Swedish meat industry; supply chain; post-scarcity society; economic sociology; food studies; agriculture; grocery retail; pragmatism; practice theory; ethnography;

    Abstract : This thesis is a sociological contribution to the study of abundance. It discusses the case of Swedish meat producers and how they persist in producing pork and beef despite a lack of demand and competitive disadvantages compared with foreign suppliers. READ MORE

  3. 3. Climate vulnerability assessment methodology Agriculture under climate change in the Nordic region

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Lotten Wiréhn; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Agriculture; Assessment methodology; Climate change; Geographic Visualization; Indicator-based methods; Vulnerability; Bedömningsmetodologi; Geografisk Visualisering; Indikatorbaserade metoder; Jordbruk; Klimatförändringar; Sårbarhet;

    Abstract : Food security and climate change mitigation are crucial missions for the agricultural sector and for global work on sustainable development. Concurrently, agricultural production is directly dependent on climatic conditions, making climate change adaptation strategies essential for the agricultural sector. READ MORE

  4. 4. Fruits of Capitalism, Modernisation of Chilean Agriculture 1950-2000

    University dissertation from Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Paulina Rytkönen; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Lantbruksvetenskap; Agronomics; Technical renewal; Capitalism; Chile; Agriculture; agronomi; Agricultural economics; Lantbruksekonomi;

    Abstract : The so-called Chilean economic miracle during the 1980s and 1990s connotes not only high-speed economic growth but also a profound structural transformation of the Chilean economy. Most previous research ascribes growth and transformation to the liberalisation of markets and other neo-liberal policy instruments introduced after 1974. READ MORE

  5. 5. Inertia and practice change related to greenhouse gas reduction Essays on institutional entrepreneurship and translation in Swedish agri-food

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Herman Stål; Umeå universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Inertia; climate change; sustainability; agriculture; institutional entrepreneurship; institutional logics; convergent change; divergent change; practice; translation; Tröghet; klimatförändring; hållbarhet; jordbruk; institutionellt entreprenörskap; institutionella logiker; konvergent förändring; divergent förändring; praktik; översättning; företagsekonomi; Business Studies;

    Abstract : To avoid dangerous climate change a massive reduction in greenhouse gas emissions is required in a relative short time span. However, as development is moving in the wrong direction, there appears to be great inertia in changing activities. READ MORE