Search for dissertations about: "economic anthropology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 77 swedish dissertations containing the words economic anthropology.

  1. 1. Managing Migrant Workers moral economies of temporary labour in the Swedish IT and wild berry industries

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Karin Krifors; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; migration; employers; moral economy; management discourse; supply chains; labour relations; IT industry; wild berry industry; Sweden; India; Thailand; migration; arbetsgivare; moralisk ekonomi; managementdiskurs; utbudskedjor; arbete; IT-industri; bärindustri; Sverige; Indien; Thailand;

    Abstract : Temporary migrant workers and circular migration constitute a growing global phenomenon as the management of migration becomes increasingly important to policymakers. This thesis takes academic discussions on citizenship and migration as its starting point, and examines the role of employers in terms of defining temporary migrant workers and their role in the Swedish labour market. READ MORE

  2. 2. Flexible Science : An Anthropology of Scientists, Society and Nature in Vietnam

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institution of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology, Uppsala University

    Author : Eren Zink; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; actor-network theory; climate change; economic anthropology; environmental conservation; higher education; international development; science; science policy; Vietnam; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology Cultural anthropology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi Kulturantropologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Social anthropology ethnography Ethnography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Socialantrolopologi etnografi Etnografi; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : Eren Zink explores the conditions of doing science in Vietnam. The scientists included in this study were engaged in local and international efforts to conserve nature, establish the fact of climate change, and carry out scientific research in Vietnam. READ MORE

  3. 3. In Search of the State An Ethnography of Public Service Provision in Urban Niger

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Gabriella Körling; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; anthropology; the state; public services; healthcare; education; development; Niamey; Niger; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology Cultural anthropology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi Kulturantropologi; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : This study explores public health and education provision in Niamey, the capital of Niger, by merging the ethnographic study of public services with an anthropological analysis of the state and of local politics. Based on anthropological fieldwork carried out in a group of neighbourhoods in the periphery of Niamey, the study highlights the political dimensions of public service provision in a local arena where international development interventions and national plans meet local realities and where a wide range of actors and institutions, dis-courses, meanings, and practices are mobilized in the offering of and the regulation of access to public services. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hunting for development. People, land and wildlife in southern Zimbabwe

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Department of Social Anthropology, University of Gothenburg

    Author : Per Zachrisson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Anthropology; Zimbabwe; Gwanda; land; wildlife; livelihood; CAMPFIRE; development; globalisation;

    Abstract : Local communities in Africa, particularly southern Africa with its racially divided land pattern, have seen few economic benefits, apart from subsistence ones, from the region's wildlife during the twentieth century. Commercial, tourist and wildlife interests in the West have part in this development. READ MORE

  5. 5. How Personal Networks Shape Business : : An Anthropological Study of Social Embeddedness, Knowledge Development and Growth of Firms

    University dissertation from Department of Sociology, Lund University

    Author : Peter Parker; Högskolan Kristianstad.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Företagsekonomi; social embeddedness; growth; small business; trust; social capital; knowledge development; informal organization; personal network; Business network; social network; anthropology; Sociology of labour; sociology of enterprise; Arbetslivssociologi; företagssociologi;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Avhandlingen behandlar informell organisation, m a o den uppsättning av sociala relationer som förbinder olika personer i företag och över företagsgränser. Det finns en lång tradition av att studera informell organisation. READ MORE