Search for dissertations about: "cooperatives"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 25 swedish dissertations containing the word cooperatives.

  1. 1. Cooperatives and the state : partners in development? : a human resource perspective

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Univ

    Author : Alf Carlsson; Stockholms universitet.; [1992]
    Keywords : Kooperation;

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  2. 2. The Cooperative Challenge Farmer Cooperation and the Politics of Agricultural Modernisation in 21st Century Uganda

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Sara Flygare; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : Economic history; Agricultural modernisation; cooperatives; cooperation; free-riding; dairy farmers; milk market; Africa; Uganda; Mukono; international donor policy; Ekonomisk historia; ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : The main purpose of this dissertation is to study whether the official rhetoric on the role that cooperatives could play in the quest for agricultural modernisation in Uganda have any resemblance with how farmers view the benefits and problem with cooperation. This question was motivated by the political initiative in the early 21st century to revive the cooperative movement in Uganda, a movement burdened with a history of political intervention and difficulties to adapt to a de-regulated agricultural market system. READ MORE

  3. 3. Developing Technology Transfer Processes in rural contexts : The case of Cauca in Colombia

    University dissertation from Halmstad : Halmstad University Press

    Author : Deycy Janeth Sanchez Preciado; Högskolan i Halmstad.; [2018]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; technology transfer; rural developing countries; intermediate technologies; cooperatives;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis addresses the technology transfer process in rural developing economies. Technology transfer refers to the movement of physical artifacts and knowledge from a transferor (e.g. a university) to a recipient (e. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ambiguous Hopes : An Ethnographic Study of Agricultural Modernisation in a Rwandan village

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Anna Berglund; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Rwanda; poverty; cooperatives; subsistence agriculture; policy implementation;

    Abstract : Since 2006, Rwanda has been implementing policies to modernize the agricultural sector, with the aim of moving from small-scale subsistence farming to modern, market-oriented farming. Under these policies, small-scale farmers have been compelled to abandon their traditional farming practices and adapt to monocropping of state-approved crops on consolidated land. READ MORE

  5. 5. Political parties and welfare associations

    University dissertation from Umeå : Sociologi

    Author : Ingrid Grosse; Umeå universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sweden; Norway; Scandinavia; Third sector; Voluntary organisations; Non-profit organisations; Cooperatives; Welfare policies; Childcare; Housing; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Scandinavian countries are usually assumed to be less disposed than other countries to involve associations as welfare producers. They are assumed to be so disinclined due to their strong statutory welfare involvement, which “crowds-out” associational welfare production; their ethnic, cultural and religious homogeneity, which leads to a lack of minority interests in associational welfare production; and to their strong working-class organisations, which are supposed to prefer statutory welfare solutions. READ MORE