Search for dissertations about: "Village"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 146 swedish dissertations containing the word Village.

  1. 1. The village that vanished : The roots of erosion in a Tanzanian village

    Author : Vesa-Matti Loiske; Ulf Sporrong; Aud Talle; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; soil erosion; soil conservation; Tanzania; Iraqw; social stratification; land tenure; Mama Issara; Giting; Hanang; Political Ecology; Scientific realism; Geography; villagization; Human geography; Kulturgeografi; Human Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : In the village'of Citing in the northern highlands of Tanzania, the factors: social stratification, land tenure, production strategies, investment patterns and the economic uncertainties of society are studied and their relationship to land degradation is examined. The main assumption of the study is that the causes of land degradation are so complex that a methodology that emphasises contextualisation has to be used. READ MORE

  2. 2. Landscape Dynamics : Spatial analyses of villages and farms on Gotland AD 200-1700

    Author : Gustaf Svedjemo; Frands Herschend; Helene Martinsson-Wallin; Jan Henrik Fallgren; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Gotland; Archaeology; History; Historical maps; Roman Iron Age; Migration Period; Middle Ages; Village; Village formation; Farm; Settlement archaeology; Spatial analyses; GIS; Prediction modelling.; Gotland; Arkeologi; Historia; Historiska kartor; Romersk järnålder; Folkvandringstid; By; Bybildning; Gård; Bebyggelsearkeologi; rumsliga analyser; GIS; Geografiska informationssystem; prediktionsmodellering;

    Abstract : This dissertation deals with the long-term dynamics and fluctuations of settlements on Gotland for the period from AD 200 up until early modern times. The settlement structure on Gotland is most often described as very stable and consisting of solitary farms, established in the Iron Age. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Middle Helladic village : Asine in the Argolid

    Author : Gullög C. Nordquist; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Historical cultures; Historiska kulturer;

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  4. 4. Community Resettlement within the Context of Conservation and Development Projects : Implications on Livelihood Chances Among Rural inhabitants of Ikondokondo village in South West Cameroon

    Author : Frankline Ndi; Paul Hebinck; Netherlands Wageningen Italy; Wageningen University Pisa Slovakia; University of Pisa Nitra Germany; Slovak University of Agriculture Berlin France; Humboldt University of Berlin Rennes Belgium; Agro campus Ouest Ghent Ghent University International Master of Science in Rural Development; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Community resettlement; Local people; Forest conservation; Livelihoods; Ikondokondo village; Cameroon;

    Abstract : In Cameroon the politics of forest resource governance stands asunder with the positive value of human activity within forest systems. This is partly due to the erroneous perception amongst policymakers and project planners that local peoples’ involvement in forest systems can only be detrimental. READ MORE

  5. 5. Village planning patterns and territorial organization : studies in the development of the rural landscape of eastern Sweden (Öland)

    Author : Sölve Göransson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

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