Search for dissertations about: "gender rural"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 110 swedish dissertations containing the words gender rural.

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : SLU Service/Repro

    Author : Andrea Petitt; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; 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

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Human Geography, Stockholm University

    Author : Natasha Alexandra Webster; Stockholms universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : 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

  3. 3. 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; Uppsala universitet.; [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

  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; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola.; [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; Umeå universitet.; [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