Search for dissertations about: "kin networks"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the words kin networks.

  1. 1. Transmission Optimization for High Throughput Satellite Systems

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Ahmad Gharanjik; Mats Bengtsson; Björn OTTERSTEN; Wing-Kin (Ken) Ma; [2016]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Electrical Engineering; Elektro- och systemteknik;

    Abstract : Demands on broadband data service are increasing dramatically each year. Following terrestrial trends, satellite communication systems have moved from the traditional TV broadcasting to provide interactive broadband services even to urban users. READ MORE

  2. 2. Kin, Friends and Unfriends A Study of the Axelsson Tott Network during the Period of the Kalmar Union

    University dissertation from Växjö : Linnaeus University Press

    Author : Margaret Wallace Nilsson; Linnéuniversitetet.; [2019]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Late Middle Age; res publica; female networks; Ivar Axelsson; Magdalena Karlsdotter; Karl Knutsson; Christian I; Sten Sture; state formation; factionalism.; Historia; History;

    Abstract : The Dano-Swedish Axelsson Totts created one of the most influential family networks of the Kalmar Union. The Union was not only a political construction created by Queen Margaret, it was an important geographic area for inter-Nordic trade and dynastic contacts. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Bright Lights Grow Fainter - livelihoods, migration and a small town in Zimbabwe

    University dissertation from Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Agnes Andersson Djurfeldt; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; small towns; Rusape; structural adjustment; provisioning; mobility; migration; Zimbabwe; livelihood; kin networks;

    Abstract : The Aids pandemic and structural adjustment policies (SAP) have had effects on lower income households in Zimbabwe which have been devastating and people have been required to adapt their livelihood strategies. Small towns meahnwhile are growing rapidly in Zimbabwe and mobility towards these towns may be connected with the changes being forged by SAP on the economic landscape. READ MORE

  4. 4. The bright lights grow fainter livelihoods, migration and a small town in Zimbabwe

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Agnes Andersson; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Zimbabwe; livelihood; migration; mobility; provisioning; structural adjustment; Rusape; small towns; kin networks; Human Geography; kulturgeografi; Human Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The Aids pandemic and structural adjustment policies (SAP) have had effects on lower income households in Zimbabwe which have been devastating and people have been required to adapt their livelihood strategies. Small towns meanwhile are growing rapidly in Zimbabwe and mobility towards these towns may be connected with the changes being forged by SAP on the economic landscape. READ MORE

  5. 5. La Famiglia The Ideology of Sicilian Family Networks

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Eva Carlestål; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Cultural anthropology; Sicily; anthropology; family; matrifocality; kinship; Kulturantropologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology Cultural anthropology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi Kulturantropologi; kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : Anthropological data from fieldwork carried out among a fishing population in western Sicily show how related matrifocal nuclear families are tightly knit within larger, male-headed networks. The mother focus at the basic family level is thereby balanced and the system indicates that the mother-child unit does not function effectively on its own, as has often been argued for this type of family structure. READ MORE