Search for dissertations about: "east"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 614 swedish dissertations containing the word east.

  1. 1. East African Hydropatriarchies An analysis of changing waterscapes in smallholder irrigation farming

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Human Geography, Stockholm University

    Author : Martina Angela Caretta; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; smallholder irrigation farming; local gender contract; landesque capital; common property regimes; dry lands; feminist epistemology; member checking; Kenya; Tanzania; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the local waterscapes of two smallholder irrigation farming systems in the dry lands of East African in a context of socio-ecological changes. It focuses on three aspects: institutional arrangements, gender relations and landscape investments. READ MORE

  2. 2. East of Arcadia Three studies of rural women in northern Sweden and Wisconsin, USA

    University dissertation from Umeå : Pedagogiska institutionen, Umeå universitet

    Author : Gun-Marie Frånberg; Umeå universitet.; [1996]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; rural women; gender mode of living; leisure; work; local mobilization; cultural reproduction; migration;

    Abstract : This dissertation deals with three different studies of rural women in northern Sweden and Wisconsin, USA. All three of them aim at identify and elucidate pertinent aspects of women's lives in rural areas. In the first study, The Åsele study, women's work and free time activities are in the focus of investigation. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Crocodile's Tears : East Timor in the Making

    University dissertation from Department of Sociology, Lund University

    Author : Gudmund Jannisa; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; East Timor; Asian maritime trade; imagined community; Indonesia; nationalism;

    Abstract : On 7 December 1975 Indonesian troops invaded the former Portuguese colony of East Timor, which had unilaterally declared itself independent on 28 November the same year. The immediate background to the Indonesian invasion of East Timor was that the old regime in Portugal was overthrown in April 1974, resulting in a decolonisation programme for Portugal's colonies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Seeking Middle-Classness : University Students in Iraqi Kurdistan

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Katrine Scott; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2018-01-26]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; middle-classness; youth; universities; students; urban; post-conflict; war; narratives; stories; representations; figurations; normality; Middle East; Iraq; Iraqi Kurdistan; ethnography; autoethnography; feminist queer postcolonial epistemologies;

    Abstract : Narratives of middle-classness are often missing from Western representations of wartorn regions in the Global South more generally and from the Middle East in particular. This thesis is concerned with stories of desires for ordinary everyday middle-class lives among young adult university students in urban Iraqi Kurdistan. READ MORE

  5. 5. Humans and Seagrasses in East Africa A social-ecological systems approach

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutionen för systemekologi

    Author : Maricela de la Torre-Castro; Stockholms universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : seagrasses; social-ecological systems; institutions; seaweed farming; artisanal fisheries; common-pool resources; natural resource management; Zanzibar; Tanzania; East Africa; Western Indian Ocean;

    Abstract : The present study is one of the first attempts to analyze the societal importance of seagrasses (marine flowering plants) from a Natural Resource Management perspective, using a social-ecological systems (SES) approach. The interdisciplinary study takes place in East Africa (Western Indian Ocean, WIO) and includes in-depth studies in Chwaka Bay, Zanzibar, Tanzania. READ MORE