Search for dissertations about: "human wellbeing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 33 swedish dissertations containing the words human wellbeing.

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

    Author : Johanna Bergman-Lodin; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2012]
    Keywords : 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

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

    Author : Andrea Nardi; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2011]
    Keywords : 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

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Social and Economic Geography

    Author : Johanna Carolina Jokinen; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : 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

  4. 4. Towards increasing operator wellbeing and performance in complex assembly

    University dissertation from ; Chalmers tekniska högskola; Gothenburg

    Author : Sandra Mattsson; [2018]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Complex systems; assembly; operator wellbeing; performance; smart wearables;

    Abstract : This thesis provides insights on complex assembly issues and presents pragmatic models, methods, measurable parameters and prototypes that can be used to support operators in complex assembly. Assembly systems are complex partly because of a high degree of product variety and the strategy of having mass-customised products. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Psykologiska institutionen

    Author : Qinghai Huang; Stockholms universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap 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