Search for dissertations about: "development studies"

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  1. 1. Digital Intimacies Doing Digital Media Differently

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Helga Sadowski; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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

  2. 2. Development and 'The other within': the culturalisation of the political economy of poverty in the Northern Uplands of Viet Nam

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Department of Peace and Development Research, School of Global Studies, Göteborg University

    Author : Bent D. Jørgensen; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; poverty; poverty alleviation; development; marginalisation; privatisation; modernisation; marketisation; democratisation; development studies; upland development; ethnic minorities; Hmong; Dao; Muong; Viet Nam Vietnam .;

    Abstract : The dissertation deals with the issue of poverty in eight villages in Northern Viet Nam during the current Doi Moi reforms. In all reforms, poverty alleviation has been a main concern for which market economy and economic growth have been seen as largely successful tools. However, in parallel to economic growth, the social inequality has increased. READ MORE

  3. 3. Learning Destinations The complexity of tourism development

    University dissertation from Fakulteten för samhälls- och livsvetenskaper

    Author : Laila Gibson; Karlstads universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap 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

  4. 4. Development beyond the "status of women" The Kerala model from a gender perspective, South India

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborgs universitet, institutionen för freds- och utvecklingsforskning

    Author : Monica Erwér; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [1998]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; gender and development studies; power empowerment;

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Political Science, Stockholm University

    Author : Helena Hede Skagerlind; Jonas Tallberg; Kristina Jönsson; Jeffrey Checkel; Mathias Koenig-Archibugi; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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