Search for dissertations about: "community knowledge"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 577 swedish dissertations containing the words community knowledge.

  1. 1. Working with community exploring community empowerment to support non-communicable disease prevention in a middle-incom country

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Fatwa Sari Tetra Dewi; Lars Weinehall; Hans Stenlund; Ann Öhman; Charli Eriksson; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; NCD; cardiovascular disease; community intervention; prevention; community empowerment; middle-incom countries; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background: Non communicable diseases (NCD) are recognized as a major burden of human health globally, especially in low and middle-income countries including Indonesia. This thesis addresses a community intervention program utilizing a community empowerment approach to study whether this is a reasonable strategy to control NCD. READ MORE

  2. 2. Notations supporting knowledge acquisition from multiple sources

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholms universitet

    Author : Åke Malmberg; Mittuniversitetet.; [2002]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Knowledge Acquisition; Knowledge Representation; Expert Systems; Knowledge Engineering; XML; Distributed Systems; Knowledge Repository; Presence; SGN; SOCIAL SCIENCES Statistics; computer and systems science Informatics; computer and systems science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Statistik; data- och systemvetenskap Informatik; data- och systemvetenskap; TECHNOLOGY Information technology Computer science; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Informationsteknik Datavetenskap;

    Abstract : Today many organizations are geographically distributed, and the number of international organizations is increasing. Managing knowledge in a distributed organization may include a knowledge repository. READ MORE

  3. 3. Struggle for Mobility : Risk, hope and community of knowledge in Eritrean and Ethiopian migration pathways towards Sweden

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Social Anthropology, Stockholm University

    Author : Tekalign Ayalew Mengiste; Erik Olsson; Shahram Khosravi; Ninna Nyberg Sørensen; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; refugee journey; irregular migration; vulnerability; hope; human smuggling; knowledge; community; mobility; migration infrastructure; diaspora; Social Anthropology; socialantropologi;

    Abstract : On the basis of the ethnographic fieldwork conducted in Sweden, Italy, Sudan and Ethiopia during 2013–2015, this study examines the motivations, organizations and impact of overland migratory journeys from Ethiopia and Eritrea across the Sahara Desert and Mediterranean Sea to Sweden. The analysis involves the exploring of how migrants strive to prepare, manage and survive the multiple risks and structural barriers they encounter: the exits from Eritrea and Ethiopia, negotiations and contacts with various brokers and facilitators, organized crime and violence, restrictive border controls, passage through the Desert and high Sea and finally, ‘managing the asylum system in Sweden’. READ MORE

  4. 4. Common Knowledge : lowland Maya urban farming at Xuch

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Christian Isendahl; Luis Alberto Barba Pingarrón; [2002]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Ecological settlement archaeology; Maya; urbanism; agriculture; architecture; ceramics; geochemistry; vegetation; soils; archaeoclimatic modelling; Preclassic; Classic; Postclassic; Colonial; Xuch; Puuc; Campeche; Arkeologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Archaeology subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Arkeologiämnen; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : During the second half of the first millennium AD, several large urban communities developed in the Puuc region of the northwest Yucatán Peninsula. Investigations of architecture and ceramics at Xuch provide a spatio-chronological framework demonstrating the rapid growth of an urban settlement culminating in the Terminal Classic, and its subsequent decline. READ MORE

  5. 5. Queer Community through Photographic Acts. Three Entrances to an Artistic Research Project Approaching LGBTQIA Russia

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Art and Theory Publishing

    Author : Annica Karlsson Rixon; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; queer community; photographic acts; fotografisk gestaltning; photography; feminist theory; queer theory; community; embodied positions; movement; performativity; intersectionality; situated knowledge; in-between; insider; outsider; Russian LGBTQIA; artistic research; Trinh T. Minh-ha;

    Abstract : This compilation thesis is made within the field of fotografisk gestaltning (photography) and is a study of the potential for queer community to emerge through photographic acts. It consists of two artworks that have been presented in a series of exhibitions, published texts, workshops, and lectures. READ MORE