Search for dissertations about: "global - local contexts"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 56 swedish dissertations containing the words global - local contexts.

  1. 1. Learning and teaching sustainable development in global-local contexts

    Author : Birgitta Nordén; Malmö högskola; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Contextual Analysis; Critical Knowledge Capabilities; Deep approaches to learning; Deep approaches to teaching; Education for Sustainable Development; ESD; Environmental and Sustainabilty Education Research; ESER; Global classrooms; Global learning; Global eduction; Global - local contexts; Global Learning for Sustainable Development; GLSD; Global teaching and learning; Phenomenography; Sustainable Development; SD; sustainability; Teaching Approaches; Transdisciplinary Teaching; Transitions; Transnational education; Online learning; Transnational learning; Contextual Analysis; Deep Approaches to Learning; Deep Approaches to Teaching; Education for Sustainable Development ESD ; Environmental and Sustainabilty Education Research ESER ; Global Classrooms; Global Learning; Global Learning for Sustainable Development GLSD ; Global-Local Contexts;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis is to develop knowledge of teachingand learning sustainable development in global–local contexts. Theresearch field is global learning for sustainable development (GLSD). READ MORE

  2. 2. Global Spaces for Local Entrepreneurship : Stretching clusters through networks and international trade fairs

    Author : Marcela Ramírez-Pasillas; Bengt Johannisson; Sven-Åke Hörte; Poul Rind Christensen; Växjö universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; clusters; international trade fairs; proximity; networks; organising contexts; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Many of the insightful writings on clusters identify the role of entrepreneurs as key agents in the formation of firms and clusters. This thesis argues instead that local entrepreneurship is not ceased once firms and clusters are established; local entrepreneurship is about the continuous (re)creation of both businesses and clusters in global spaces. READ MORE

  3. 3. Strengthening fairness, transparency and accountability in health care priority setting at district level in Tanzania : opportunities, challenges and the way forward

    Author : Stephen Maluka; Anna-Karin Hurtig; Miguel San Sebastian; Norman Daniels; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; decentralisation; health care; accountability for reasonableness; priority setting; health systems; Tanzania; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background During the 1990s, Tanzania, like many other developing countries, adopted health sector reforms. The most common policy change under health sector reforms has been decentralisation, which involves the transfer of power and authority from the central levels to the local governments. READ MORE

  4. 4. Navigating "the local". Municipal engagement in Lebanese local peacebuilding

    Author : Hanna Leonardsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Fredsbyggande Lokal utveckling Kommunalpolitik Peace-building Libanon;

    Abstract : The last decade or so, there has been an increasing disappointment in and critique towards the way peace is built. As peacebuilding is critiqued for being too shallow, too centralised and neglecting local contexts, “the local turn in peacebuilding” has increasingly gained ground, stressing that peacebuilding requires locally embedded practices and space for local agency. READ MORE

  5. 5. Identity Across Borders : A Study in the "IKEA-World"

    Author : Miriam Salzer; Leif Melin; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Organizational identity; organizational culture; sense-making; image; IKEA; across borders; global identity; local spheres; national culture; ethnography;

    Abstract : How do people construct shared views of what the organization is all about in the international, complex; company? Within a cultural perspective, organizational identity can be tmderstood as organizational members' shared views and definitions of the organization. As people make sense of actions, events, decisions, etc. READ MORE