Search for dissertations about: "feminist geography"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words feminist geography.

  1. 1. Promoting equality between women and men in bilateral development cooperation : Concepts, goals, rationales and institutional arrangements. Part One. Theory, practice and priorities for change. Part Two. Empirical studies in two sectors in Tanzania: Household water supplies and health development

    Author : Carolyn Hannan; Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; water supplies; United Nations; Tanzania; organizational change; mainstreaming; institutional development; human geography; health development; feminist geography; Gender equality; bilateral development cooperation; women´s empowerment.; Social geography; Socialgeografi;

    Abstract : Gender equality has been on the development cooperation agenda for more than three decades. Bilateral agencies have developed policies, strategies, methodologies and tools to support achievement of this important goal. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gendered Performances in Swedish Forestry : Negotiating Subjectivities in Women-Only Networks

    Author : Emmeline Laszlo Ambjörnsson; Anna Storm; Gunnel Forsberg; Natasha Webster; Maureen Reed; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; gender; femininity; female masculinity; feminist geography; feminist political ecology; environmental governance; forestry; neoliberalisation; collective action; postfeminism; spatiality; rurality; Sweden; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography;

    Abstract : Environmental resource use is intimately intertwined with gendered power relations. Overarching ideals, governance and management are shaped by the negotiation and performance of gendered subjectivities. This thesis identifies and analyses key features of such negotiations and performances in the context of contemporary Swedish forestry. READ MORE

  3. 3. Food, farming and health in Ugandan secondary cities

    Author : Heather Mackay; Aina Tollefsen; Magnus Jirström; Emma Lundholm; Cecilia Tacoli; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Uganda; Africa; urban; nutrition transition; agriculture; health; food systems; dietary diversity; food insecurity; non-communicable disease; double burden malnutrition; secondary cities; feminist geography; intersectionality; mixed methods; Public Health; Global Health; Social Medicine and Epidemiology; Folkhälsovetenskap; global hälsa; socialmedicin och epidemiologi;

    Abstract : This research contributes to countering a large city research bias by focusing on the food, farming and health experiences of two secondary cities of Uganda: Mbale and Mbarara. It is not an apocalyptic story. Like anywhere in the world, for some residents things were going well; for others, less well. READ MORE

  4. 4. Gender and Social Practices in Migration : A case study of Thai women in rural Sweden

    Author : Natasha Alexandra Webster; Gunnel Forsberg; Eva Andersson; Halldis Valestrand; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Gender; social practices; migration; rural; translocalism; micro-geographies; mobilities; spatial relations; case study; narrative interviews; life course; feminist epistemology; Thailand; Sweden; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography;

    Abstract : Set within discussions of gender, migration and social practices, this thesis explores the ways in which Thai women migrants to Sweden build connections between rural areas through their daily activities. Arriving in Sweden primarily through marriage ties, Thai women migrants are more likely to live in Swedish rural areas than in urban areas. READ MORE

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

    Author : Martina Angela Caretta; Lowe Börjeson; Margreet Zwarteveen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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