Search for dissertations about: "local and indigenous knowledge"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 swedish dissertations containing the words local and indigenous knowledge.

  1. 1. Your monument our schrine : The preservation of Great Zimbabwe

    Author : Webber Ndoro; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Archaeological- and cultural heritage management; preservation and presentation; cultural landscape; Great Zimbabwe; national shrines; cultural significances; local and indigenous knowledge; cultural values; Arkeologi; Archaeology subjects; Arkeologiämnen; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : Cultural heritage management in African and in other non-western societies, has mainly been concerned with the preservation and presentation of archaeological monuments primarily from a technical point of view. In Zimbabwe the emphasis has been on the preservation of spectacular monumental architectural places like Great Zimbabwe. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Changing Arctic Climate : Science and Policy in the Arctic Climate Impact Assessment

    Author : Annika E. Nilsson; Björn-Ola Linnér; Sofie Storbjörk; Oran R. Young; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Arctic; climate; framing; knowledge production; regime; institution; actor network; co-production; indigenous knowledge; Arktis; klimat; kunskapsproduktion; regim; institution; aktörsnätverk; traditionell kunskap; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : Climate change has often been framed as a global issue but slow progress in the global climate negotiations and an increasing need to plan for local adaptation have made it increasingly salient to also discuss the potential of other arenas for climate policy and knowledge production. This dissertation analyzes the interplay between science and policy at the international regional level based on a study of an assessment of the impacts of climate change in the Arctic. READ MORE

  3. 3. The perceptions of managers of SMEs on sustainable tourism development in least developed countries (LDCs), using The Gambia as a case study

    Author : Foday Drammeh; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Least Developed Countries; Small scale and medium size enterprises; destination capital; indigenous local knowledge; sustainable tourism development;

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  4. 4. A comparative study of Yucatec Maya Sign Languages

    Author : Josefina Safar; Johanna Mesch; Olivier Le Guen; Victoria Nyst; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Yucatec Maya Sign Language; Yucatec Maya; Mexico; Mesoamerica; shared sign language; village sign language; language emergence; language evolution; sociolinguistic variation; gesture-sign interface; grammaticalisation; lexicalisation; cardinal numbers; size-and-shape specifiers; translanguaging; noun-verb distinction; Linguistics; lingvistik;

    Abstract : In my dissertation, I focus on the documentation and comparison of indigenous sign languages in Yucatán, Mexico. I conducted fieldwork in four Yucatec Maya communities with a high incidence of deafness. READ MORE

  5. 5. Community Resettlement within the Context of Conservation and Development Projects : Implications on Livelihood Chances Among Rural inhabitants of Ikondokondo village in South West Cameroon

    Author : Frankline Ndi; Paul Hebinck; Netherlands Wageningen Italy; Wageningen University Pisa Slovakia; University of Pisa Nitra Germany; Slovak University of Agriculture Berlin France; Humboldt University of Berlin Rennes Belgium; Agro campus Ouest Ghent Ghent University International Master of Science in Rural Development; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Community resettlement; Local people; Forest conservation; Livelihoods; Ikondokondo village; Cameroon;

    Abstract : In Cameroon the politics of forest resource governance stands asunder with the positive value of human activity within forest systems. This is partly due to the erroneous perception amongst policymakers and project planners that local peoples’ involvement in forest systems can only be detrimental. READ MORE