Search for dissertations about: "demographic"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 626 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; Sören Edvinsson; Anna Lundberg; Ann-Sofie Högman; [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; Stig Wall; Peter Byass; Tord Kjellström; [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 : BackgroundKnowledge 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; [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. Urban Resilience to Climate Change Shocks and Stresses in Mbale Municipality in Uganda

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : George Oriangi; [2019-11-04]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Determinants; Precipitation extremes; Demographic; Social networks; Community perceptions; Index;

    Abstract : Climate change shocks and stresses are expected to increasingly affect urban areas in Sub-Sahara Africa (SSA). However, there remain gaps in understanding local precipitation extremes and influential factors that can enhance urban resilience. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Radoslav Kozma; Jacob Höglund; Jeff A. Johnson; [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