Search for dissertations about: "digital village"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words digital village.

  1. 1. Lifelong learning : The social impact of digital villages as community resource centres on disadvantaged women

    Author : David Hallberg; Anders G. Nilsson; Christina Keller; Lars Svensson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; community resource centre; digital village; disadvantaged women; lifelong learning; social change; social impact; social informatics; stressor; telecentre; Computer and Systems Sciences; data- och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this research was to enhance the understanding of what affects the social impact of ICT in lifelong learning on disadvantaged women.In contributing to the field of social informatics, this research employs behavioural theories as strategy and analytic possibilities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gift and Exchange in the Reciprocal Regime of the Miskito on the Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua, 20th Century

    Author : Christopher Kindblad; Sociologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; analogic code; digital code; tragedy of the commons; egalitarian norms; entrepreneurship; symbolic transformations; long-term gift; short-term exchange; reciprocal regime; Tasbapauni; Nicaragua; Miskito; paradox; Sociology; Social and economic history; Sociologi; Ekonomisk och social historia; Miskito; Social anthropology ethnography;

    Abstract : This dissertation is a historical-comparative analysis of a conflict that has developed in the economic system of the Miskito in the 20th century, concerning the use of common property resources. The study is based on empirical material collected in a Miskito/Creole village on the Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua in the 1990s. READ MORE

  3. 3. Environmental Pesticide Exposure and Neurobehavioral Effects among Children of Nicaraguan Agricultural Workers

    Author : Teresa Rodríguez; Catharina Wesseling; Ingvar Lundberg; Berna van Wendel de Joode; Ingvar Bergdahl; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : pesticides; organophosphates; pyrethroids; children; cognitive function; behavioral outcomes; neurodevelopment; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; Arbets- och miljömedicin; Epidemiologi; Epidemiology;

    Abstract : Background: Children exposed to pesticides are susceptible for neurodevelopmental disruption. Data from developing countries are scarce.Aim: Assessing long-term and recent pesticide exposure in Nicaraguan children in relation to parental pesticide use and examining potential associated neurobehavioral effects. READ MORE

  4. 4. Dynamics of Resistant Plasmodium falciparum Parasites

    Author : Nizar Enweji; Göte Swedberg; Anna Färnert; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Molekylär genetik; Molecular Genetics;

    Abstract : Persistence of drug resistant Plasmodium falciparum is a major problem to management and control malaria in endemic areas. The focus of this thesis was to study the dynamics of resistant P. falciparum parasites. READ MORE

  5. 5. Factors Influencing Evolution to Antimalarial Drug Resistance in Plasmodium falciparum in Sudan and The Gambia

    Author : Amany Kheir; Göte Swedberg; Susanne Kerje; Hamza Babiker; Staffan Svärd; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cross-mating; fitness; microsatellite haplotypes; mosquito infectivity; Infectious diseases; Infektionssjukdomar; Molekylär genetik; Molecular Genetics;

    Abstract : Drug resistance is a major obstacle to management and control of malaria and currently progressing at a rapid rate across Africa. This thesis has examined factors influencing evolution of resistant P. falciparum at two sites in Africa, including parasite migration, cross mating and fitness cost of resistance. READ MORE