Search for dissertations about: "local"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9758 swedish dissertations containing the word local.

  1. 1. Local Fashionalities Växbo Lin and WomenWeave

    University dissertation from University of Borås: The Swedish School of Textiles

    Author : David Goldsmith; Högskolan i Borås.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Slow Fashion; Textiles; Sustainability; Local Fashion; Small Enterprise; Social Enterprise; Design Management; Sustainable Development; Textiles and fashion; Textiles and Fashion General ; Textil och mode generell ;

    Abstract : Global Fashion, via the logic of high-speed, large-scale industrial production and anachronistic high-volume consumption habits, causes significant social and environmental damage. Local Fashion is understood as part of the Slow Fashion movement that aims to change the functions of fashion so that they support or lead the quest to flourish within known human and planetary boundaries. READ MORE

  2. 2. Local Worlds Rural Livelihood Strategies in Eastern Cape, South Africa

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Flora Hajdu; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; livelihood strategies; local scale; natural resource use; local employment; degradation narrative; poverty relief programmes; Transkei; Pondoland; Försörjningsstrategier; lokalitet; naturresursutnyttjande; narrativ; fattigdomsbekämpning; Pondoland; Transkei; Sydafrika; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography Human geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : Local perceptions and livelihood strategies have in this study been examined through extensive fieldwork in two villages in rural Pondoland in the former homeland Transkei in South Africa’s Eastern Cape Province. Using a bottom-up perspective, changes in livelihoods and the processes involved in choosing between and combining various types of livelihood activities are analysed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cascading extinctions in food webs : local and regional processes

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Anna Eklöf; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Cascading extinctions; complexity; connectance; dispersal; food web; local dynamics; regional dynamics; resistance; spatial structure; species loss;

    Abstract : Ecological communities all over the world are loosing biodiversity due to different kinds of human activities and there is an urgent need of understanding how those losses affect the function of the ecosystems on which we all depend. The community's response to species losses is likely to depend on both the structure of the local community as well as its interactions with surrounding communities. READ MORE

  4. 4. Local Mobility

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Per Dahlberg; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2003]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES;

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  5. 5. The use of standardised environmental management systems in Swedish local authorities

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Sara Gustafsson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Environmental Management Systems; EMS; ISO 14001; EMAS; local authorities; Local Agenda 21; Local Investment Programme LIP ; mapping;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on one of many tools that can be used for enhancing  environmental management in local authorities; standardised environmental management systems (EMSs). EMS is a strategic environmental management tool that originally was designed for and mainly used by industrial organisations. READ MORE