Search for dissertations about: "community action"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 139 swedish dissertations containing the words community action.

  1. 1. Social capital, health and community action implications for health promotion

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå university

    Author : Malin Eriksson; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; social capital; self-rated health; health promotion; community action; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap; socialmedicin; Social Medicine;

    Abstract : Background; The overwhelming increase in studies about social capital and health occurring since 1995 indicates a renewed interest in the social determinants of health and a call for a more explicit use of theory in public health and epidemiology. The links between social capital and health are still not clear and the meanings of different forms of individual and collective social capital and their implications for health promotion needs further exploration. READ MORE

  2. 2. Benthic diatoms in the Gulf of Bothnia Community analysis and diversity

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Svenja Busse; Uppsala universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Ecology; Baltic Sea; Biodiversity; Biomass; Community ecology; Diatoms; Multivariate analysis; Navicula; Phytobenthos; Salinity gradient; Scale; Size; Water movement; Ekologi; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology Terrestrial; freshwater and marine ecology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi Terrestisk; limnisk och marin ekologi; Ecological Botany; Ekologisk botanik;

    Abstract : Benthic diatoms are valuable tools for biological monitoring and paleo-ecological reconstruction of past environmental conditions. This thesis aims at describing size-related properties of benthic diatoms and suggests that data assessment for community analysis can be improved by considering the importance of scale. READ MORE

  3. 3. HOUSE MASTER SCHOOL: Career Model for Education and Training in Integrated and Sustainable Conservation of Built Environments

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Erika Johansson; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; transdisciplinary case study research; community action; Education for Sustainable Development ESD ; sustainability science; organizational learning; triple helix; training; educational systems design; construction; lifelong learning; integrated conservation; socio-ecological approach; systemic approach; sustainable development; craftsmanship training; crafts; career and workforce development; action research; education;

    Abstract : Based on a participatory action research methodology and approach (AR), this dissertation explores the core theoretical problems and opportunities of education and learning for sustainable development (ESD) within the cross-disciplinary area of integrated and sustainable conservation of built environments. The main purpose has been to develop an epistemological framework for integrated lifelong learning, ethics and advanced research (R&D) and to provide a new sustainable education and career model for the field to be applied in the Dalecarlia region and on a national level within the Swedish construction industry at large; i. READ MORE

  4. 4. In Search of 'Community' in Zimbabwe's Fast Track Resettlement Area of Mazowe District

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Mabel Hungwe; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; COMMUNITY; LAND REFORM; EXIT; LOYALTY; NEGLECT; VOICE; INNOVATION; UNHU; UBUNTU; MAZOWE; ZIMBABWE;

    Abstract : The thesis discusses community development in fast track resettlement areas of Zimbabwe. The land reform programme designated as the Third Revolution (Chimurenga) or fast track land reform was launched in 2000. This programme saw 12 million hectares of farming land being taken over by the state for resettlement. READ MORE

  5. 5. Responsible beverage service : Effects of a community action project

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Eva Wallin; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Alcohol; licensed premises; responsible beverage service; community action.;

    Abstract : Alcohol consumption at licensed premises is associated with various problems, such as violence. In 1996, a community action program was initiated in Stockholm targeting licensed premises. READ MORE