Search for dissertations about: "Zambia."

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  1. 1. A Man of Power : Gender and HIV/AIDS in Zambia

    Author : Paul Dover; Sjaak van der Geest; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Ethnology; Zambia; Goba; gender; sexual and reproductive health; Etnologi; Ethnology; Etnologi; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the construction of masculinity and femininity in relation to sexual and reproductive health (SRH). The ethnographic material is from fieldwork among the Goba people in a rural area in southern Zambia and two peri-urban communities near Lusaka. READ MORE

  2. 2. Trade unions and democratisation : a comparative study of Zambia and Ghana

    Author : Emmanuel Obliteifio Akwetey; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Fackföreningar; Ghana; Zambia;

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  3. 3. Ethnic Politics : Voters, Parties and Policies in Kenya and Zambia

    Author : Karolina Hulterström; Axel Hadenius; Li Bennich-Björkman; Sten Widmalm; Joel D. Barkan; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political science; ethnic politics; ethnic conflict; ethnic mobilisation; political parties; voting; policy; patronage; neo-patrimonialism; Kenya; Zambia; Statsvetenskap; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis is an investigation of ethnic politics, both as a concept and as an empirical phenomenon. It is based on the propositions that (a) most instances of ethnic politics are non-violent rather than violent and, (b) most scholarly work in the field is explanatory and devoted to violent ethnic conflict. READ MORE

  4. 4. Governing street and market vending in Kitwe, Zambia : Shifting rationalities and vendors' individual and collective agency

    Author : Lennert Jongh; Ilda Lindell; Andrew Byerley; Amin Kamete; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; urban informality; informal economy; street vendors; market vendors; vendors’ agency; urban space; collective organizing; vendors’ connections; gray spaces; government rationality; assemblage; Kitwe; Zambia; sub-Saharan Africa; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning;

    Abstract : This thesis studies the governing of street and market vending in the Zambian city of Kitwe. Street and market vending has often been studied in relation to neoliberal urban developments. Such studies have shown how governing practices are driven by ambitions to create “world-class cities” and to attract (international) investment. READ MORE

  5. 5. Drawing a Livelihoodscape from the Slum : Towards a spatial understanding of gendered livelihoods in Zambia

    Author : Cecilia Fåhraeus; Sofia Cele; Peeter Maandi; Ann Grubbström; Katherine Gough; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Slum; Livelihood; Gender; Zambia; Urban Theory; Translocal; Africa; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The overarching aim of the thesis was to draw a livelihoodscape from the slum. The questions guiding this endeavour were: Where do slum dwellers carry out their livelihood activities and how can these spatial livelihood patterns be understood? This involved outlining how livelihoods emerged from and interacted with the slum; following how they detached themselves and unfolded further in urban space; and finally, how they transcended the urban territory and migrated onwards to translocal destinations. READ MORE