Search for dissertations about: "event history analysis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 58 swedish dissertations containing the words event history analysis.

  1. 1. Taming exotic beauties Swedish hydropower constructions in Tanzania in the era of development assistance, 1960s-1990s

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of History of Science and Technology, Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : May-Britt Öhman; KTH.; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History of technology and industry; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Teknik- och industrihistoria; History of science and technology; Hydropower; Electrification; Postcolonial Theory; Feminist Theory; Science and Technology Studies; Colonialism; Development assistance; Africa; Tanzania; Southern Highlands; Great Ruaha River; Vetenskapshistoria; Teknikhistori; Vattenkraftsutbyggnad – Tanzania; Kolonialism – Tanzania; Utvecklingsbistånd – Tanzania; Historia; History;

    Abstract : This study analyses the history of a large hydroelectric scheme – the Great Ruaha power project in Tanzania. The objective is to establish why and how this specific scheme came about, and as part of this to identify the key actors involved in the decision-making process, including the ideological contexts within which they acted. READ MORE

  2. 2. Disability in individual life and past society life-course perspectives of people with disabilities in the Sundsvall region of Sweden in the nineteenth century

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Helena Haage; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; disability; nineteenth century; marriage; mortality; partner selection; life course; event history analysis; sequence analysis; gender; Sweden; historisk demografi; Historical Demography; historia; History;

    Abstract : What did a life with disability imply for individuals in a past society? Since disabled men and women have long been hidden in history, the aim with this thesis is to uncover them and their living conditions in nineteenth-century Sweden, represented by the Sundsvall region. The data consist of parish registers, which help to trace people’s life courses and the consequences if disabilities interfered with their lives. READ MORE

  3. 3. Leaving Home in a Peasant Society. Economic Fluctuations, Household Dynamics and Youth Migration in Southern Sweden, 1829-1866

    University dissertation from Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Martin Dribe; [2000]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social and economic history; historical demography; economic stress; migration; family strategy; longitudinal analysis; leaving home; event-history analysis; Ekonomisk och social historia;

    Abstract : This study deals with the process of children leaving home and its interactions with the household economy in preindustrial society. A theoretical model of leaving home is outlined and then analyzed multivariately, using a longitudinal micro-level dataset for a sample of parishes in western Scania, Sweden, for the period 1829-1866. READ MORE

  4. 4. Swedish refugee policymaking in transition? Czechoslovaks and Polish Jews in Sweden, 1968-1972

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Łukasz Górniok; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Sweden; Czechoslovak refugees; Polish-Jewish refugees; Cold War; 1968-1972; active foreign policy; refugee policy; multiculturalism; national security; labour market considerations;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is to examine the Swedish government’s responses to the Prague Spring, the Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia, the anti-Semitic campaigns in Poland and, first and foremost, to Czechoslovak and Polish-Jewish refugees fleeing their native countries as a result of these event during the formative period of the late 1960s and early 1970s. This has been accomplished by examining the entire process from the decision to admit the refugees in 1968, to their reception and economic integration into Swedish society during the seven-year period necessary for acquiring Swedish citizenship. READ MORE

  5. 5. Tracing History Phylogenetic, Taxonomic, and Biogeographic Research in the Colchicum Family

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Annika Vinnersten; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Biology; biogeography; Colchicaceae; colchicine; dating; phylogeny; taxonomy; Biologi; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns the history and the intrafamilial delimitations of the plant family Colchicaceae. A phylogeny of 73 taxa representing all genera of Colchicaceae, except the monotypic Kuntheria, is presented. READ MORE