Search for dissertations about: "actor oriented approach"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words actor oriented approach.

  1. 1. Co-management Challenges In The Lake Victoria Fisheries : A Context Approach

    Author : Adolphine G. Kateka; Per Wramner; Vesa-Matti Loiske; Yunus Mgaya; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Lake Victoria; co-management; Nile perch fishery; poverty; illegal fishing; multi-lvel analysis; neo-liberal policies; Bukoba; Tanzania; Human geography; Kulturgeografi; Human Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis examines the challenges to co-management in the Tanzania part of Lake Victoria. The study mainly addresses the Nile perch fishery and uses the fishing communities of Bukoba Rural district, Tanzania as a case study. READ MORE

  2. 2. Project Evaluation in Development Cooperation : A Meta-Evaluative Case Study in Tanzania

    Author : Mikiko Cars; Jan-Ingvar Löfstedt; Roy Carr-Hill; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; meta-evaluation; social programme evaluation theories and methodology; international development cooperation; development evaluation; community based approach; actor oriented approach; participatory monitoring and evaluation; responsive-constructivist evaluation; Tanzania; International education; Internationell pedagogik;

    Abstract : The research reported here is a meta-evaluative case study of project evaluation in the context of Official Development Cooperation (ODC) in the education sector in Tanzania, where the particular focus is on capturing the relative values attached to evaluation by various stakeholder groups.Perspectives from the constructivist paradigm are adopted, implying relativist ontology, subjectivist epistemology, and naturalistic interpretive methodology. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sociotechnical Knowledge. An Operationalised Approach to Localised Infrastructure Planning and Sustainable Urban Development

    Author : Jaan-Henrik Kain; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; process; critical realism; sociotechnical; strategic choice approach; sustainable development; practice; action; social construction; decision-making; capital; implementation; infrastructure; urban; actor network theory; local; systems theory; design; partnerships; planning;

    Abstract : In processes of urban infrastructural reconfiguration, there is a counterproductive tension between tendencies of de-monopolisation and market liberalisation, on the one hand, and ambitions for sustainable urban development, drawing on Keynesian reformism and ecological modernisation, on the other. In this thesis, the aim is to overcome this tension and to facilitate a concrete operationalisation of the notion &'sustainable urban development' within concrete and localised processes of planning, design, decision-making and implementation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Measurement systems and process orientation with focus on the order process

    Author : Anders Ljungberg; Teknisk logistik; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; process measurement; measurement systems; process management; measurement; Technological sciences; Teknik;

    Abstract : The inability of organisations to develop successfully and their lack of a holistic view and of relevant quantitative facts are factors that played a major role in my choice of a research area for this and my licentiate thesis (Ljungberg, 1994). These two theses together represent the work conducted for the PhD degree. READ MORE

  5. 5. Integrating Visual Data Flow Programming with Data Stream Management

    Author : Lars Melander; Tore Risch; Sharma Chakravarthy; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; data stream management; data stream visualization; visual data flow programming; LabVIEW; Datavetenskap med inriktning mot databasteknik; Computer Science with specialization in Database Technology;

    Abstract : Data stream management and data flow programming have many things in common. In both cases one wants to transfer possibly infinite sequences of data items from one place to another, while performing transformations to the data. READ MORE