Search for dissertations about: "moral landscapes"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words moral landscapes.

  1. 1. Tourism as Interaction of Landscapes : Opportunities and obstacles on the way to sustainable development in Lamu Island, Kenya

    Author : Siw-Inger Halling; Peeter Maandi; Erik Westholm; Elisabeth Gräslund Berg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Lamu; sustainable development; tourism; landscape; moral landscapes; tourism and gender relations;

    Abstract : Abstract Lamu Island on the Kenyan coast is the home of a society with a thousand year history of contacts with other cultures through trade and shipping.  The loss of its traditional socio-economic base has led to the entry of tourism as the main income generating activity and the major contact with distant peoples. READ MORE

  2. 2. Bad Guys, Good Life : An Ethnography of Morality and Change in Kisekka Market (Kampala, Uganda)

    Author : Anna Baral; Sverker Finnström; Filip De Boeck; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Morality; Ethics; Urban planning; Informality; Bayaaye; Everyday life; Agency; Masculinity; Uganda; Buganda; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : Based on ethnographic data gathered over a period of almost three years, this dissertation scrutinizes the everyday lives of informal workers selling auto parts in Kisekka Market, central Kampala. Its ambition is to understand how the workers navigated a highly moralized environment in today’s Uganda, where the supposed moral deterioration of society is passionately discussed in public and in private. READ MORE

  3. 3. Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning : What Diversity? Which Functioning?

    Author : Fabian Roger; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Ecology; Biodiversity; Ecosystem functioning; Multifunctionality; Microbial Ecosystems;

    Abstract : We share our planet with an estimated 8.7 million eukaryotic species and an uncountable number of bacteria and archaea. But that amazing diversity is under threat from overexploitation, habitat destruction and climate change. This realization has lead ecologists to study the consequences of species loss. READ MORE