Search for dissertations about: "family farms"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words family farms.

  1. 1. Continuity or not? Family farming and agricultural transformation in 20th century Estonia

    University dissertation from Umeå : Ekonomisk historia

    Author : Hans Jörgensen; Olle Krantz; Sven Nordlund; Anu Mai Kõll; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic history; Estonia; agricultural transformation; family farms; private plots; co-operation; kolkhoz; sovkhoz; export markets; land reform; restitution; decollectivisation; subsistence farms; comparisons; Ekonomisk historia; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects Economic history; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Ekonomisk historia; ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis explores the agrarian development in 20th Estonia and the role of family farming during three major agricultural transformations. It consists of four papers and an introductory chapter for which the common departure are the situation appearing in the Estonian farming landscape after the regained independence in 1991. READ MORE

  2. 2. Between crisis and opportunity : Livelihoods, diversification and inequality among the Meru of Tanzania

    University dissertation from Sociologiska institutionen, Lunds universitet

    Author : Rolf Larsson; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociology of labour; Meru; Tanzania; Arusha; peasants; sociology of enterprise; family farmers; smallholders; coffee production; income diversification; de-agrarianisation; agricultural intensification; inequality; social differentiation; economic liberalization.; Sociology; Agricultural economics; Sociologi; Arbetslivssociologi; företagssociologi; Lantbruksekonomi;

    Abstract : Sustained high population growth rates are radically altering the livelihood conditions for small farmers in sub-Saharan Africa. In one of the most fertile and densely settled areas of East Africa, Mount Meru in Northern Tanzania, the size of the population has increased nearly tenfold within the last century. READ MORE

  3. 3. Who am I, and if so, how many? Identity dynamics in agricultural entrepreneurship

    University dissertation from Alnarp : Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

    Author : Sarah Fitz-Koch; Mattias Nordqvist; [2020]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; identity dynamics; multiple work identities; entrepreneurship; new venture; agriculture; family business; entrepreneurial identity; founder identity;

    Abstract : Identity matters and identity is hailed increasingly as central to fully apprehending entrepreneurship. Identity is inherent to entrepreneurship because entrepreneurs establish and grow their ventures based on their identities. Hence, identity infuses entrepreneurial activities with meaning and guidance. READ MORE

  4. 4. Efficiency analysis of commercial grape-producing family farms in the Republic of Macedonia : influence of selected targets from the Rural Development Programme

    University dissertation from ; Department of Economics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

    Author : Gordana Manevska Tasevska; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

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  5. 5. Doing gender (in) equality in Swedish family farming : gendered labour and resources in agrarian change

    University dissertation from ; Department of Forest Resource Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

    Author : Elias Andersson; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Economic and social conditions on Swedish farms have altered in recent decades, restructuring the sector, but the family farm is still the primary production unit. Sweden is often described as a role model in gender equality, but a gender-unequal situation in farming has been identified, posing a political challenge. READ MORE