Search for dissertations about: "community mobilization"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 25 swedish dissertations containing the words community mobilization.

  1. 1. Community mobilization and peer education in a HIV-STI prevention program for university students

    Author : Gary Svenson; Malmö Institutionen för kliniska vetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Social medicine; condoms; mobilization; peer education; community; university; young people; students; behaviour; determinants; prevention; STD; STI; HIV; AIDS; samhällsmedicin; Dermatology; venereology; Dermatologi; venereologi; Socialmedicin;

    Abstract : Slowing the incidence of HIV and STI among young people requires that they change their sexual behaviours. There is evidence that community-based interventions that target multiple levels of influence can be effective. READ MORE

  2. 2. Civil Resistance in the Shadow of War : Explaining popular mobilization against dams in Myanmar

    Author : Kyungmee Kim; Ashok Swain; Jonathan Hall; Dan Banik; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Civil resistance; social movement; mobilization; armed conflict; hydropower; dam; identity; indigenous communities; Myanmar; Kachin; Karen; Ta’ang; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Why do some conflict-affected communities collectively resist dam-building while others do not? State-backed development projects such as hydropower dams have been the subject of societal resistance in countries around the world. In armed conflict areas, local populations who organize nonviolent resistance through collective action against these high-impact projects face additional challenges, such as being targeted for violence and coercion by the authorities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Islamic Activism in Azerbaijan : Repression and Mobilization in a Post-Soviet Context

    Author : Sofie Bedford; Johan Eriksson; Drude Dahlerup; Raol Motika; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Islamic activism; social movements; mobilization; non-democratic contexts; soft repression; post-Soviet religion; official Islam; Azerbaijan; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Post-Soviet Azerbaijan is often portrayed as a very secular country. Thus the mobilization of mosque communities in the late 1990s and their conflictual relationship with the authorities came as a surprise. READ MORE

  4. 4. Beyond Conflict and Conciliation : The Implications of different forms of Corporate-Community Relations in the Peruvian Mining Industry

    Author : Maria-Therese Gustafsson; Kristina Boreus; Anders Sjögren; Teivo Teivainen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Corporations; natural resource governance; mobilization; social movements; Peru; extractive industries; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : In Peru, the rapid expansion of extractive activities has led to increased mobilization by peasant communities. In remote rural areas, the mediating efforts of the state between communities and corporations are often weak, and corporations have played an important role in dealing with communities’ demands and protests through different strategies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Social capital, health and community action : implications for health promotion

    Author : Malin Eriksson; Maria Emmelin; Lars Dahlgren; Urban Janlert; Catherine Campbell; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; social capital; self-rated health; health promotion; community action; Public health science; 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