Search for dissertations about: "modernization"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 60 swedish dissertations containing the word modernization.

  1. 1. Modernization and Marketization : The Chinese kindergarten in 1990s

    Author : Limin Gu; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Chinese kindergarten; political and economic reform; modernization; privatization; Education; Pedagogik;

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  2. 2. Power, Person, and Place : Tradition, Modernity, and Environment in the United Arab Emirates

    Author : Pernilla Ouis; Humanekologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ecological modernization; environmentalism; phenomenology; Bedouin identity; camel pastoralism; dependency; theories of value; unequal exchange; extractive economy; oil; pearls; social constructionism; Islam; modernization; United Arab Emirates; Human Ecology; glocalization; reflexivity.; Social geography; Socialgeografi;

    Abstract : The thesis investigates human-environmental relations in the rapidly modernizing United Arab Emirates, a federation of seven Arabian Gulf sheikhdoms. Since its establishment in 1971, the UAE has been transformed from a subsistence society based mainly on pastoralism and maritime activities (fishing, pearling, and trade) into an ultramodern society, with an economy based on the export of fossil fuels. READ MORE

  3. 3. Transnational.dynamics at development.net : Internet, modernization and globalization

    Author : Paula Uimonen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Internet; U-länder;

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  4. 4. Elderly South Africans' in transition : the daily life circumstances, beliefs concerning health and illness and the influences on caring and family structure

    Author : Doris Bohman; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Activities of daily living; Aged; Changing society; Elderly; Ethnography; Family; Health and illness beliefs; Interpretive phenomenology; Keeping normality; Modernization; Reciprocity; South Africa; Tradition; Transition; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Activities of daily living; changing society; Elderly; Ethnography; Keeping normality; South Africa; health and illness beliefs; interpretive phenomenology; transition; aged; family; modernization; reciprocity; tradition;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to shed light on different aspects of elderly South Africans experiences in a transitional period in order to reach culturally contextual knowledge within gerontological care. The research objectives were to: identify and describe daily life and related concerns and interests as expressed by a group of elderly (I), illuminate how a group of elderly South Africans experience being old in a transitional period (II), study how a group of aged South Africans and their family members describe their intergenerational relations in a transitional period i. READ MORE

  5. 5. Greenland's future : narratives of natural resource development in the 1900s until the 1960s

    Author : Janina Priebe; Erland Mårald; Jenny Eklöf; Matthias Heymann; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Greenland; modernization; 20th-century history; colonial history; narrative; history of science and ideas; idé- och lärdomshistoria; History Of Sciences and Ideas;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis identifies and analyzes narratives of Greenland's future that emerged in the context of developing and modernizing the dependency's natural resources industries in the 1900s until the 1960s. After almost two centuries of Danish colonial rule, the turn of the 20th century witnessed a profound change in Greenland's governance. READ MORE