Search for dissertations about: "informal economy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 48 swedish dissertations containing the words informal economy.

  1. 1. Vocational skills formation in communities of practice : Experiences from primary school and the informal economy in Tanzania

    Author : Gunilla Höjlund; Robert Höghielm; Michael Young; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Key words: vocational skills formation; vocationalization; apprenticeship; communities of practice; “legitimate; peripheral participation”; ethnographic approach; primary schooling; informal economy; task; Stadi za Kazi Vocational Skill ; education for self-reliance; boundary objects; artisan; Education; Pedagogik;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to explore the relationship between school and working life in Tanzania; what goes on inside school in relation to what goes on outside. The focus is on vocational skills formation by which is understood the process whereby individuals develop skills necessary for everyday life and gainful employment. READ MORE

  2. 2. Outside the Law : An Ethnographic Study of Street Vendors in Bogotá

    Author : Ana Maria Vargas Falla; Rättssociologiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social Control; Sociology of Law; Well-being; Street Vendors; Rickshaws; Ethnography; Bogotá; Colombia; Informal Economy; Informal Workers; Formalization; Rule of Law; Legal Empowerment.; Social Norms; Informal Control; Negative Social Capital; Legal Pluralism; Labor Law; social kontroll; rättssociologi; well-being; gatuförsäljare; rickshaws; etnografi; Bogotá; Colombia; informell ekonomi; arbetsliv; formalisering; rättssäkerhet; empowerment; sociala normer; informell kontroll; socialt kapital; juridik; normer; rättspluralism;

    Abstract : Millions of people worldwide work outside the law as street vendors in order to earn a living. However, they often work in fear of police evictions and confiscations since their work is in many places considered illegal. READ MORE

  3. 3. On the Power of Informal Economies and the Informal Economies of Power : Rethinking Informality, Resilience and Violence in Kosovo

    Author : Anna Danielsson; Joakim Ekman; Stefano Guzzini; Vivienne Jabri; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Informal economy; Informality; International organisations; Power; Policy production; Violence; Symbolic violence; Pierre Bourdieu; Consent; Domination; Practices; Kosovo; Politics; Economy and the Organization of Society; Politik; ekonomi och samhällets organisering; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Since the 1970s, the concept of “economic informality” has served as focal point for a comprehensive scholarly thinking and the development of policy initiatives enhanced by international organisations. Yet, informality displays a puzzling resilience. READ MORE

  4. 4. Circles of Value : A Study of Working Lives of Informal Sector Traders in Delhi, India

    Author : Riya Raphael; Genusvetenskapliga institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; theories of value; pheriwale; informal economy; informal sector; recycle traders; Dalit feminism; intersectionality; caste; pheri; Social reproduction; waiting; relational autonomy; Delhi; India;

    Abstract : This study revolves around the working lives of pheriwale, a group of self-employed traders within India’s vast informal economy. Pheriwale have been trading in Delhi for nearly a century and are involved in the second-hand clothing trade. READ MORE

  5. 5. Illegal yet Licit : Justifying Informal Purchases of Work in Contemporary Sweden

    Author : Lotta Björklund Larsen; Christina Garsten; Michael Blim; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; service economy; informal work; reciprocity; justification; tax; Sweden; Social anthropology; Socialantropologi; Social Anthropology; socialantropologi;

    Abstract : Svart arbete, informal purchases of work, is a widely debated societal phenomenon in Sweden. It is often seen as detrimental to contemporary welfare society, eroding taxpaying morals, fair competition and solidarity with fellow citizens. Acknowledged as wrong, it is in many instances also an acceptable and commonplace exchange practice. READ MORE