Search for dissertations about: "community development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 662 swedish dissertations containing the words community development.

  1. 1. Governing Development : The Millennium Development Goals and Gender Policy Change in Sub-Saharan Africa

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Political Science, Stockholm University

    Author : Helena Hede Skagerlind; Stockholms universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Millennium Development Goals; sustainable development; gender equality; human rights; performance indicators; United Nations; Sub-Saharan Africa; Kenya; Ethiopia; economic conditionality; social influence; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Recent decades have witnessed an upsurge in the use of different forms of global performance assessments as a means to influence the behavior of states. Within the area of international development, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) reinforced the practice of development governance through global performance indicators (GPIs) and gained considerable agenda-setting power among the international development community. READ MORE

  2. 2. Integrated Community Energy Systems

    University dissertation from Enschede : Gildeprint

    Author : Binod Prasad Koirala; KTH.; [2017]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Distributed energy resources; community energy; local energy systems; institutional design; smart grids; energy system integration; community engagement; Energiteknik; Energy Technology; Electrical Engineering; Elektro- och systemteknik;

    Abstract : Energy systems across the globe are going through a radical transformation as a result of technological and institutional changes, depletion of fossil fuel resources, and climate change. Accordingly, local energy initiatives are emerging and increasing number of the business models are focusing on the end-users. READ MORE

  3. 3. Community-based customer involvement for improving packaged software development

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Helena Holmström; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2004]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Packaged software development; software improvement; virtual communities; customer involvement; community knowledge; community-based customer involvement;

    Abstract : Noting the widespread use of virtual communities for interacting with customers, this thesis explores the role of virtual communities for involving distributed customers in packaged software development (psd) and the opportunities and challenges that are associated with this. While the idea of involving customers in software development is not new, it is yet to gain momentum in psd. READ MORE

  4. 4. Relational Destination Development Case Studies on the Significance of Tourism Networks

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Social and Economic Geography

    Author : Sara Nordin; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic geography; tourism geography; local development; destination; tourism; networks; social capital; destination governance; clusters; tourism innovation; evolution; Åre Sweden; Icehotel; desti-nation; Icehotel.;

    Abstract : Destination development has become a key issue in local and regional development. In particular, many governments recognize the industry's potential for fostering economic growth and development. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Pedagogiska institutionen

    Author : Mikiko Cars; Stockholms universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : 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; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education International education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik 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