Search for dissertations about: "gender rural"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 118 swedish dissertations containing the words gender rural.

  1. 1. Emancipation's dead-end roads? Studies in the formation and development of the Hungarian model for agriculture and gender, 1956-1989

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Ildikó Asztalos Morell; [1999]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociology; Gender; Agriculture; Co-operative; Emancipation; Rural; Hungary; Welfare; Collective farming; Gender regime; Work organisation; Sociologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : The thesis explores the formation and development of agricultural production co-operativesin the context of market socialist transition. It examines how changes in the organisation ofproduction and reproduction affected gender relations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Contentious countrysides social movements reworking and resisting public healthcare restructuring in rural Sweden

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Desirée Enlund; Aina Tollefsen; Madeleine Eriksson; Linda Sandberg; Cindi Katz; [2020]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; welfare state retrenchment; public healthcare restructuring; contentious politics; social movements; cooperatives; self-organization; social reproduction; Sweden; rural areas; New Public Management; neoliberalism; välfärdsstaten; sjukvårdens omvandling; motstånd; sociala rörelser; kooperativ; självorganisering; social reproduktion; landsbygd; glesbygd; New Public Management; nyliberalism; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi; genusvetenskap; gender studies;

    Abstract : The broader aim of this thesis is to contribute to the understanding of the production and reproduction of spatial inequalities following from the restructuring of the public healthcare system. More specifically, by analyzing the contention around healthcare restructuring related to two cases spanning a longer period in northern Sweden, I aim to investigate the changing conditions for healthcare provision in rural and sparsely populated areas, and I explore the forms of collective action that local people engage in to sustain the access to healthcare, as well as how state authorities’ attitudes towards such collective action have shifted. READ MORE

  3. 3. Women's cattle ownership in Botswana : Rebranding gender relations?

    University dissertation from Uppsala : SLU Service/Repro

    Author : Andrea Petitt; Seema Arora-Jonsson; Alice J. Hovorka; Cecilia Waldenström; Selolwane; Jaqueline Solway; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; gender; women; livestock; cattle; ownership; property; commercialization. change; intersectionality;

    Abstract : Cattle are often portrayed as a male affair in Botswana. However, venturing out into the Kalahari countryside to scratch the surface of this state of affairs, another picture emerges. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hybrid E-learning for Rural Secondary Schools in Uganda Co-evolution in Triple Helix Processes

    University dissertation from Karlskrona : Blekinge Institute of Technology

    Author : Peter Okidi Lating; ; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Secondary Schools; Hybrid E-Learning; Multilevel Analysis; Rural; Gender; Triple Helix; Physics and Mathematics; Mode 2; CD-ROMs; ICT Research Centre; Information Society; Uganda;

    Abstract : For the last two decades, a number of policies aimed at increasing participation of female students in higher education have been implemented by Uganda Government. However, the participation of female students in the engineering courses in Makerere University, Uganda’s biggest University, has remained between 17% to 20% only. READ MORE

  5. 5. Gender inequity in child survival travails of the girl child in rural north India

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Anand Krishnan; Nawi Ng; Peter Byass; Chadrakant Pandav; Per Ashorn; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Conditional cash transfers; girl child; inequities; gender; prejudice; mortality; non-specific effects; sex; socio-economic; vaccines; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Abstract : Background: While substantial progress has been made globally towards achieving United Nations Millennium Development Goal 4 (MDG 4) on child mortality, the decline is not sufficient to reach the targets set for 2015. The South Asian region, which includes India, was to achieve the MDG 4 target of 39 deaths per 1000 live births by 2015 but was estimated to have reached only 61 by 2011. READ MORE