Search for dissertations about: "modernisation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 49 swedish dissertations containing the word modernisation.

  1. 1. Modernisation and marketisation The Chinese kindergarten in the 1990s

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Limin Gu; Umeå universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Chinese kindergarten; early childhood education; reform; modernisation; marketisation; structure; ideology; change; continuity; progress; conflict; differentiation;

    Abstract : This is a study of changes in Chinese kindergarten education in the era of the post-Mao four modernisations. Based on fieldwork carried out in China in 1997, this thesis examined the changes of Chinese kindergarten education at two levels — changes in system (structural change) and changes in educational activities (curriculum and ideological change), especially for the period of the 1990s. READ MORE

  2. 2. Modernisation and farmer-led irrigation development in Africa A study of state-farmer interactions in Tanzania

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Human Geography, Stockholm University

    Author : Chris de Bont; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; irrigation development; modernity; modernisation; farmer-led irrigation development; expert knowledge; Tanzania; sub-Saharan Africa; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography;

    Abstract : After years of relatively low investment, irrigation development in Africa has been put back on the policy agenda as a way of increasing agricultural productivity. In spite of existing evidence of farmers’ irrigation initiatives across the African continent, current policy prescriptions still revolve around (large-scale) state intervention. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Past of Present Livelihoods Historical perspectives on modernisation, rural policy regimes and smallholder poverty - a case from Eastern Zambia

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Pelle Amberntsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Rural livelihoods; Smallholders; rural policy regime; development; modernisation; Zambia; Rural livelihoods; Smallholders; rural policy regime; development; modernisation; Zambia;

    Abstract : This study is an enquiry into the processes shaping rural livelihoods in peripheral areas. The study is situated in the field of livelihood research and departs in the persistent crisis within African smallholder agriculture and in rural policy debates during the postindependence era. READ MORE

  4. 4. Housing Themselves Transformations, Modernisation and Spatial qualities in Informal Settlements in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Infrastruktur

    Author : Huba Nguluma; KTH.; [2003]
    Keywords : Tanzania; housing; transformation; informal settlements; modernisation; spatial qualities and house types.;

    Abstract : This thesis is an attempt to address issues of housingtransformation in informal settlements. Transformation ofhouses is seen to be associated with modernisation forceswhereby people adapt their houses to suit their needs anddesires. READ MORE

  5. 5. A study of European, Persian and Arabic loans in standard Sorani

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Jafar Hasanpoor; Uppsala universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Languages and linguistics; borrowing; purification; language contact; standard Sorani Kurdish; Mukri dialect; norm conflict; Silemani dialect; modernisation; standardisation; nationalism; Språkvetenskap; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap; Iranian Languages; Iranska språk;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines processes of lexical borrowing in the Sorani standard of the Kurdish language, spoken in Iraq, Iran, and the Kurdish diaspora. Borrowing, a form of language contact, occurs on all levels of language structure. READ MORE