Search for dissertations about: "Tamil Nadu"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words Tamil Nadu.

  1. 1. The un/selfish leader : Changing notions in a Tamil Nadu village

    Author : Björn Alm; Gudrun Dahl; Bengt-Erik Borgström; Jens Lerche; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social Anthropology; India; Tamil Nadu; leadership; corruption; rural change; individualism; Social anthropology; Socialantropologi;

    Abstract : 'The un/selfish' leader explores notions of selfishness, as they were perceived by people in the village of Ekkaraiyur, Tamil Nadu, India, at a time they associated with thorough changes in their lives.Discussing locally held notions about agrarian change, seen as causing the erosion of earlier village loyalties and leading to the emergence of a new type of leaders, the study focus on the censure of the alleged corruption of these leaders. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gender discourses at work : export industry workers and construction workers in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    Author : Gunilla Blomqvist; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; gender; gender discourses; development studies; feminist research; export industry; construction industry; working conditions; Tamil Nadu; India;

    Abstract : The worldwide relocation and globalisation of low-value production to countries where labour intensive production is profitable, has led to new patterns of work and mobility, especially for women. In India and Tamil Nadu, the strategies of economic liberalisation and export promotion during the recent decades have created a large export sector of garments and leather industries, which has attracted many women. READ MORE

  3. 3. Divergences, dissonances and disconnects : implementation of community-based accountability in India’s national rural health mission

    Author : Rakhal Gaitonde; Anna-Karin Hurtig; Miguel San Sebastian; VR Muraleedharan; Sara Van Belle; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Community Action for Health; Community-based Accountability; Policy Implementation; Problematization; Institutional Perspective; National Rural Health Mission National Health Mission; Tamil Nadu; India; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : Accountability of health systems to the individuals and communities they serve is increasingly recognized as a key aspect in efforts at health system strengthening. This has led to a greater focus on efforts to evolve systems that enable communities to hold health systems accountable. READ MORE

  4. 4. Democracy and violent separatism in India : Kashmir in a comparative perspective

    Author : Sten Widmalm; Axel Hadenius; Subrata Mitra; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political science; Violent Separatism; Democracy; Ethnicity; Nationalism; India; Kashmir; Jammu and Kashmir; Pakistan; Statsvetenskap; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates the factors that led to the breakdown of democracyand the rise of violent separatism in Jammu and Kashmir in the 1980s. Usingnew empirical material collected mainly in India and Pakistan, it is argued thatit is a mistake to see an ethnic factor as the main cause of the conflict in Jammuand Kashmir. READ MORE

  5. 5. Water Realities and Development Trajectories : Global and Local Agricultural Production Dynamics

    Author : Mats Lannerstad; Jan Lundqvist; Malin Falkenmark; David Molden; Paul Appasamy; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Agriculture development; food production; per capita food supply; consumptive water use; evaporation; transpiration; hydro-climatic variability; blue water resource; green water resource; irrigation; river depletion; river basin closure; adaptive water management; vegetal and animal foods; Jordbruksutveckling; matproduktion; per capita mattillgång; konsumerande vattenanvändning; evaporation; transpiration; hydroklimatisk variabilitet; blåvattenresurs; grönvattenresurs; bevattning; uttorkning av vattendrag; överintecknade avrinningsområden; anpassad vattenhantering; vegetarisk och animalisk föda.; Water in nature and society; Vatten i natur och samhälle;

    Abstract : Water constraints for humans and nature are gaining more and more public attention as a critical environmental dilemma that needs to be addressed. When aquifers and rivers are running dry, the debate refers to an ongoing “world water crisis”. READ MORE