Search for dissertations about: "development studies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8307 swedish dissertations containing the words development studies.

  1. 1. Livelihood Implications of Large-Scale Land Concessions in Mozambique : A case of family farmers’ endurance

    Author : Juliana Porsani; Kari Lehtilä; Rickard Lalander; Lowe Börjeson; Randi Kaarhus; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Large-scale land acquisitions; land concessions; land grabs; livelihoods; family farmers; peasants; gender; community consultations; popular deliberation; cultural ecosystem services; Mozambique; Lower Limpopo Valley; Environmental Studies; Miljövetenskapliga studier;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the process and the implications of large-scale land acquisitions (LSLAs) for local livelihoods, especially the livelihoods of those who make a living from farming. These individuals were historically known as peasants and are now more commonly referred to as smallholders, small-scale farmers or family farmers. READ MORE

  2. 2. Play, Culture and Learning : Studies of Second-Language and Conceptual Development in Swedish Preschools

    Author : Robin Samuelsson; Per Ledin; Stina Hållsten; Karin Aronsson; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; early childhood education; ECEC; preschool; play; affordances; embodiment; multimodal; interaction; second-language development; conceptual development; culture; cultural affordances; digital tools; artefacts; perception; förskola; förskolepedagogik; didaktik; förskola; lek; affordanser; kroppslighet; multimodalitet; interaktion; andraspråksutveckling; begreppsutveckling; kultur; kulturella affordanser; digitala redskap; artefakter; perception; Utbildningsvetenskapliga studier; Studies in the Educational Sciences;

    Abstract : This dissertation studies how second-language and conceptual development emerge through interactions in Swedish preschool environments. It studies how types of interaction, such as play, can scaffold children toward such developments. READ MORE

  3. 3. Digital Intimacies : Doing Digital Media Differently

    Author : Helga Sadowski; Cecilia Åsberg; Jenny Sundén; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Digital media; intimacy; cultural studies; media studies; affect; feminism; gender; coding; online harassment; ASMR; internet politics; digital intimacy; Digitala medier; intimitet; kulturstudier; mediestudier; affekt; feminism; genus; programmering; online trakasserier; ASMR; internetpolitik; digital intimitet;

    Abstract : Digital media have become an integral part of many people’s everyday lives and constitute an intimate presence therein. Utilizing the concept of digital intimacy to focus on these recent developments, this doctoral dissertation takes the perspectives of feminist cultural studies and affect theory to analyze how digital media are becoming more intimate and how in turn intimacy is remediated within digital cultures. READ MORE

  4. 4. Learning Destinations : The complexity of tourism development

    Author : Laila Gibson; Sven-Erik Karlsson; Lars Aronsson; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; learning; destinations; collaboration; competition; tourism development; learning destinations; Leith; Industrial Development Centres; IDC; local development; regional development; socio-spatial; culture; entrepreneurship; tourism; development; complexity; networks; globalization; networking; places; projects; social capital; entrepreneurs; social relations; cultural capital; attitudes; cooperation; lärande; destinationer; turismutveckling; turism; komplexitet; globalisering; platser; projekt; entreprenörer; sociala relationer; kultur; utveckling; nätverk; nätverkande; socialt kapital; kulturellt kapital; attityder; samarbete; samverkan; konkurrens; lärande destinationer; Kiruna; Jukkasjärvi; Skellefteå; Guldriket; Tornedalen; Sundsvall; Åre; Industriella utvecklingscentra; IUC; lokal utveckling; regional utveckling; socio-spatial; entreprenörskap; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : Our world is becoming increasingly complex, and is rapidly changingwith distances being reduced. Societies today are also in atransition from traditional production industries to increasingreliance on communication, consumption, services and experience. Asone of these emerging ‘new industries’, tourism is part of thismovement. READ MORE

  5. 5. Governing Development : The Millennium Development Goals and Gender Policy Change in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Author : Helena Hede Skagerlind; Jonas Tallberg; Kristina Jönsson; Jeffrey Checkel; Mathias Koenig-Archibugi; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Millennium Development Goals; sustainable development; gender equality; human rights; performance indicators; United Nations; Sub-Saharan Africa; Kenya; Ethiopia; economic conditionality; social influence; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Recent decades have witnessed an upsurge in the use of different forms of global performance assessments as a means to influence the behavior of states. Within the area of international development, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) reinforced the practice of development governance through global performance indicators (GPIs) and gained considerable agenda-setting power among the international development community. READ MORE