Search for dissertations about: "Women in agriculture"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 39 swedish dissertations containing the words Women in agriculture.

  1. 1. Older Women and Food : Dietary Intake and Meals in Self-Managing and Disabled Swedish Females Living at Home

    Author : Jenny Andersson; Sölve Elmståhl; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; Domestic sciences; elderly; women; dietary intake; meals; self-managing; disabled; dietary assessment methods; participation rate; Hushållsvetenskap; Domestic science and nutrition; Hushålls- och kostvetenskap;

    Abstract : The aim of the present thesis was to study elderly self-managing and disabled women’s dietary intake and meals in relation to age, household structure (single-living or cohabitant), disability and cooking ability. The women were aged 64-88 years and living at home, in the mid-eastern part of Sweden. The self-managing women were randomly selected. READ MORE

  2. 2. RsbX and stress response in Listeria monocytogenes

    Author : Ana Henriques de Oliveira; Jörgen Johansson; Cormac Gahan; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Listeria monocytogenes; SigB; stressosome; RsbX; phosphorylation; growth; competitiveness; motility; energetic cost; homeostasis; stress response; virulence; invasion; molekylärbiologi; Molecular Biology; mikrobiologi; Microbiology;

    Abstract : Listeria monocytogenes is a ubiquitous foodborne Gram-positive bacterium. Despite being mainly a soil bacterium, it can reach the food processing environment and contaminate food destined for human consumption, causing outbreaks. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Risk Attitudes in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Author : Mohammad H. Sepahvand; Ranjula Bali; Chuan-Zhong Li; Supriya Garikipati; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Risk attitudes; determinants of risk taking; test-retest reliability; gender; inter and multigenerational transmission; socialization; family background; sibling correlations; exogenous shock; revolution; gender differences; agriculture; productivity; Burkina Faso; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay I (submitted): Risk-taking is an important topic in Africa, as access to financial institutions and social security is scarce. Data on risk attitudes in Africa is limited and the available data collected might not be reliable. READ MORE

  4. 4. Emancipation's dead-end roads? : Studies in the formation and development of the Hungarian model for agriculture and gender, 1956-1989

    Author : Ildikó Asztalos Morell; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociology; Gender; Agriculture; Co-operative; Emancipation; Rural; Hungary; Welfare; Collective farming; Gender regime; Work organisation; Sociologi; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : The thesis explores the formation and development of agricultural production co-operativesin the context of market socialist transition. It examines how changes in the organisation ofproduction and reproduction affected gender relations. READ MORE

  5. 5. iWHAM-integrated water, health and agriculture management : public health implications of integrated watershed management in a tribal area

    Author : Sandeep Nerkar; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : agriculture;

    Abstract : Background: Water scarcity remains a major hurdle in the overall development of tribal people living on hilly terrain, and it is one of the major reasons for their various health problems. Integrated watershed management (IWM) aims to increase water availability and to enhance socio-economic development in such areas. READ MORE