Search for dissertations about: "indian transformation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words indian transformation.

  1. 1. Indian Villages in Transformation : A longitudinal study of three villages in Uttar Pradesh

    Author : Kristina Lejonhud; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Kulturgeografi; Human Geography;

    Abstract : The focus of this longitudinal study is on the process of transformation of three Indian villages on the Ganga Plain. The research approach has been explorative and knowledge about changes in the villages has been gained cumulatively over a period of ten years through interviews and discussions with the villagers and through field observations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Fishing for sustainability : Towards transformation of seagrass-associated small-scale fisheries

    Author : Sieglind Wallner-Hahn; Maricela de la Torre-Castro; Christina Hicks; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; small-scale fisheries; co-management; social-ecological systems; ecosystem services; institutions; transformation; seagrass meadows; destructive gear; food-web interactions; Marine Ecotoxicology; marin ekotoxikologi;

    Abstract : Small-scale fisheries employ many millions of people around the world, and are particularly important in developing countries, where the dependency on marine resources is high and livelihood diversification options are scarce. In many areas of the world however, small-scale fisheries are at risk which threatens the food security and wellbeing of coastal people. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Role of Adult Literacy in Transforming the Lives of Women in Rural India: Overcoming Gender Inequalities : Comparative case studies in Bhilwara District Rajasthan & Howrah District West Bengal India

    Author : Khaleda Gani Dutt; Vinayagum Chinapah; Ulf Fredriksson; Kalimili Sujatha; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; adult literacy; empowerment; transformation; rural women; caste; marginalized; International and Comparative Education; internationell och jämförande pedagogik;

    Abstract : The Indian diaspora is woven around castes, languages, dialects, religions- a young nation boasting of an ancient civilization in which inequalities are deeply ingrained in its culture and traditions. Although vital government interventions have succeeded in increasing the literacy rate of women in both urban and rural areas general household characteristics such as income, caste, occupation and education attainments of parents still continue to determine access, attendance, completion and learning outcomes of girls and women from severely disadvantaged communities. READ MORE

  4. 4. Amerta Movement of Java 1986-1997 : An Asian Movement Improvisation

    Author : Lise Lavelle; Språk- och litteraturcentrum; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; improvisation; everyday movements; individuality; physicality; nature and spiritual life; identity; cultural roots; transformation; blosssoming; new developments; communication; bodily expression; flux; intercultural dialogue; Languages of South and South-East Asia; Chinese; Kinesiska och språk från Syd- och Sydostasien;

    Abstract : Amerta Movement is free bodily movement combining the wisdom of Asia with contemporary western dynamics. It is both a concept and a practice. Life is viewed in terms of flux. READ MORE

  5. 5. Face to face with the absent Buddha : The formation of Buddhist Aniconic art

    Author : Klemens Karlsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Buddhist art; Buddhist sculpture; Aniconic art; Indian art; Iconology; Buddhism; Buddhist meditation; History of religion; Religionshistoria;

    Abstract : Early art in Buddhist cultic sites was characterized by the absence of anthropomorphicimages of the Buddha. The Buddha was instead represented by different signs, like awheel, a tree, a seat and footprints. READ MORE