Search for dissertations about: "demographic"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 581 swedish dissertations containing the word demographic.

  1. 1. Constructing communities The establishment and demographic development of sawmill communities in the Sundsvall district, 1850-1890

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet. Institutionen för idé- och samhällstudier

    Author : Maria Bergman; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Sawmill; sawmill worker; Sundsvall; 19th century; community; population development; migration; internal parish migration; barriers; residency; demographic structure; fammily; kinship networks; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Historia; historia; History;

    Abstract : This dissertation studies the establishment and demographic development of the sawmill communities that emerged in the Sundsvall district during the latter half of the 19th century.  The intention is to highlight the importance of the sawmill communities and their resident populations by discussing community construction from a demographic perspective as well as socially and symbolically. READ MORE

  2. 2. Counted - and then? trends in child mortality within an Ethiopian demographic surveillance site

    University dissertation from Umeå : Folkhälsa och klinisk medicin

    Author : Anders Emmelin; Umeå universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; child mortality; developing countries; demographic surveillance; equity; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Abstract : Background Knowledge of the state of health of a population is necessary for planning for health services for that population. It is  a paradox that the health of populations is most commonly measured by mortality and cause of death patterns, but the absence of medical services available to a majority of the world population has made it unavoidable to equate “state of health” with “cause of death pattern”. READ MORE

  3. 3. Life expectancy in Africa : A cross-national study

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Kwame Gbesemete; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1993]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Africa; life expectaocy; cross-national; environmental; behavioural and cultnral; demographic; socio-economic; medical and external factors; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : This thesis seeks to investigate the factors underlying the differences in life expectaocy in 28 low and middle-income African countries. The thesis is divided into two parts. READ MORE

  4. 4. Inferring demographic history and speciation of grouse using whole genome sequences

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Radoslav Kozma; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Demographic history; speciation; effective population size; adaptation; willow grouse; red grouse; black grouse; rock ptarmigan; Tetraoninae; conservation genetics; climate change; PSMC; species distribution modelling; FOXP4; Agouti;

    Abstract : From an ecological perspective, knowledge of demographic history is highly valuable because population size fluctuations can be matched to known climatic events, thereby revealing great insight into a species’ reaction to past climate change. This in turn enables us to predict how they might respond to future climate scenarios. READ MORE

  5. 5. Demographic Journeys along the Silk Road Marriage, Childbearing, and Migration in Kyrgyzstan

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Lesia Nedoluzhko; Stockholms universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; marriage; childbearing; migration; ethno-cultural differences; Kyrgyzstan; sociologisk demografi; Sociological Demography;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes to the limited demographic literature on Central Asia – the region through which led the great Silk Road – an ancient route of trade and cultural exchange between East and West. We focus on Kyrgyzstan and countries in its immediate neighborhood: Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. READ MORE