Search for dissertations about: "human wellbeing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 47 swedish dissertations containing the words human wellbeing.

  1. 1. Bolivian transnational livelihoods : Impacts of labour migration on wellbeing and farming in Cochabamba

    Author : Johanna Carolina Jokinen; John Östh; Susanne Stenbacka; Aida Aragão-Lagergren; Mariel Cristina Aguilar-Støen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; transnational labour migration; livelihoods approach; remittances; agricultural land use change; Cochabamba; Bolivia; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the diverse consequences of transnational labour migration on individual migrants and their household members within out-migration communities in the agricultural valleys of Cochabamba, Bolivia. Using a multiple methods approach and the livelihoods framework, the aim of this work is to shed light on different experiences of migration in terms of objective wellbeing, subjective wellbeing, and changed practices in agricultural production. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Nature of Women’s Career Development : Determinants and Consequences of Career Patterns

    Author : Qinghai Huang; Gunn Johansson; Lars Bergman; Magnus Sverke; Christian Dormann; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; career patterns; life career; occupational career; life course; human agency; family context; job perception; work attitude; quality of life; allostatic load; wellbeing; person-oriented approach; life history approach; sequence analysis; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Existing career theories are largely based on a stable working environment and have focused excessively on men and single work roles. In the postindustrial era, however, women’s careers, characterized by the constant negotiation of multiple roles and more frequent job changes, have had implications on the changing nature of careers. READ MORE

  3. 3. Engendered promises, gendered challenges : Changing patterns of labor, control and benefits among smallholder households growing NERICA in Uganda

    Author : Johanna Bergman-Lodin; Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Agricultural development; new technology; gender; NERICA; smallholder farmers; income effects; labor intensity; intrahousehold bargaining; resource allocation; distributional outcomes; Hoima District; Uganda;

    Abstract : NERICA is a new group of high-yielding and stress-tolerant upland rice varieties, developed by the Africa Rice Center to address the continent-wide rice challenge, poverty and food insecurity. Recognizing that African women farmers do not always benefit from the introduction of productivity-enhancing technology and higher-value crops, the aim of my thesis is to understand processes leading to NERICA-related wellbeing outcomes among differently comprised grower households in Hoima District, Uganda, by examining inter- and intrahousehold gender dynamics. READ MORE

  4. 4. Rural Development and Territorial Dynamics in the Province of Misiones, Argentina

    Author : Andrea Nardi; Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Rural development; territorial dynamics; Misiones; Argentina; family agriculture; alternative development; Territory; Agroecology; Farmers markets; Seed markets;

    Abstract : During the 1990s, Latin America went through important structural transformations. The continent experienced a profound alteration in the relations between the state, society, market and natural environment. READ MORE

  5. 5. Om organisering av det regenerativa arbetet : samtal om roll, process och interaktivt meningsskapande

    Author : Ulf Ericsson; Marianne Ekman Rising; Birgitta Södergren; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; Regenerative work; Organizing; Sensemaking; Leadership Management; Wellbeing and Health care; Work sciences and ergonomics; Arbetsvetenskap och ergonomi;

    Abstract : The focal point of this thesis is an interest in the phenomena of regenerative work, which is a work that has the potential of recreating and developing human resources and energy. The aim is to make a contribution, by presenting a supplementary perspective, to this area of research by considering regenerative work through a process perspective where the centre of interest is transferred from being a question of what to a question of how? The guiding research question is as follows: How could the organizing processes of regenerative work be understood? - more specifically - through an interactive approach the purpose is to describe, analyze and understand those everyday processes that have implications for regenerative work. READ MORE