Search for dissertations about: "Thailand"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 88 swedish dissertations containing the word Thailand.

  1. 1. Depression among older people in rural Thailand : Knowledge of population, experiences and perceptions of patients, families, and psychiatric nurses

    Author : Duangkaew Kleebthong; Lisbeth Porskrog Kristiansen; Malin Rising-Holmström; Sukjai Chareornsuk; Helle Wijk; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; depression; experiences; family members; nurses; older people; rural; Thailand;

    Abstract : Background: The number of older persons (defined as age 60 and over) in Thailand has grown rapidly, and will be projected to increase to over 20 million by 2035. With an aging population, the number of older people suffering from health problems (such as non-communicable and degenerative diseases) was increasing as well. READ MORE

  2. 2. Understanding the digital divide: Empirical studies of Thailand

    Author : Chalita Srinuan; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; accessibility; availability; affordability; Thailand; social inequality; market mechanism; digital divide; government intervention;

    Abstract : The term digital divide was introduced in the 1990s to define the gap separating those who have access to new forms of information and communication technologies (ICTs) from those who do not. Later, scholars started looking more closely at the use of ICTs, instead of solely paying attention to access. READ MORE

  3. 3. The second wave : the Urak Lawoi after the tsunami in Thailand

    Author : Ann-Charlotte Granbom; Christer Lindberg; Thomas Malm; Peter Ian Crawford; Sweden Lund University; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Urak Lawoi; Chao Ley; sea nomads; sea gypsies; sea people; Thailand; disaster; vulnerability; resilience; tourism development; land policies; Indigenous people; Religion; Urak Lawoi; Turismvetenskap; Tsunami; landrättigheter; Thailand; Havsnomader; ursprungsfolk; visuell antropologi; havsfolk; sårbarhet; religion;

    Abstract : Urak Lawoi är en ursprungsbefolkning i Andamansjön som bl.a. bor på kända turistöar som Phuket, Phi Phi, Ko Lanta Yai och Ko Lipe utanför Thailands västkust. Deras språk och kultur skiljer sig från övriga thailändares, inte minst ifråga om kunskap att navigera på havet. READ MORE

  4. 4. Masking environmental feedback : Misfits between institutions and ecosystems in Belize and Thailand

    Author : Miriam Huitric; Carl Folke; Nils Kautsky; Juan Carlos Castilla; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Marine reserves; ecosystem change; sequential exploitation; pathology of resource use; institutions; driving forces; coral reefs; social-ecological systems; mangroves; aquaculture; Belize; Thailand; Maine; Terrestrial; freshwater and marine ecology; Terrestisk; limnisk och marin ekologi;

    Abstract : The thesis analyses relationships between ecological and social systems in the context of coastal ecosystems. It examines human impacts from resource extraction and addresses management and governance behind resource exploitation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Men in Politics : Revisiting Patterns of Gendered Parliamentary Representation in Thailand and Beyond

    Author : Elin Bjarnegård; Maria Heimer; Axel Hadenius; Erik Melander; Martha Blomqvist; Georgina Waylen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; clientelism; political parties; representation; candidate selection; Thailand; gender; masculinities; democratization; social capital; homosociality; homosocial capital; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Male parliamentary dominance, rather than the corresponding female parliamentary underrepresentation, is the object of study in this thesis. This shift in focus implies a gendered analysis centered on men and men’s practices. READ MORE