Search for dissertations about: "nor"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1424 swedish dissertations containing the word nor.

  1. 1. Promotion of Exclusive Infant Feeding in South Africa Community-Based Peer Counselling in high HIV Prevalent Area

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Barni Nor; Eva-Charlotte Ekström; Beth Maina Ahlberg; Lars Dahlgren; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Promotion; Exclusive Breastfeeding; Formula Feeding; Peer Counselling; HIV; South Africa; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Medicin; Medicine;

    Abstract : Despite global efforts, exclusive breastfeeding is rarely practiced in South Africa where infants are at risk of diarrheal infections, malnutrition and HIV transmission. The present study was conceptualized within the context of a multi-country, cluster randomized community-based behavioural intervention known as PROMISE-EBF in South Africa, Burkina Faso, Zambia and Uganda (www. READ MORE

  2. 2. Characterisation of Urban Rainfall in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    University dissertation from Department of Water Resources Engineering, Lund Institute of Technology, Lund University

    Author : Mohamed Nor bin Desa Mohamed; [1997]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; geographical and geological engineering; Hydrogeology; velocity; vector; monsoon; Malaysia; thunderstorm; Hydrogeologi; teknisk geologi; teknisk geografi; Geophysics; physical oceanography; meteorology; Geofysik; fysisk oceanografi; meteorologi;

    Abstract : Rainfall characteristics of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, are studied in space and time; on a large scale, 550 km2, and long term scale to find out the monsoon influence, and on urban basin scale, 23 km2, to determine dynamic properties of rainfalls and spatial correlations, and on a point scale to determine the probabilities of very high rain intensities. The importance of spatial and temporal variability of rainfall was investigated applying cross correlation on long term historical rainfalls from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. READ MORE

  3. 3. Social support, coping, resilience and mental health in Malaysian unwed young pregnant women and young mothers Their experiences while living in a shelter home

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Nor Jana Bte Saim; Seyedmehdi Ghazinour; Mona Dufåker; Jörg Richter; Martin Eisemann; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; pregnancy out of wedlock; teenage pregnancy; shelter home; residential care; unwed teenage mothers; unwed young mothers; social work practice; Malaysia;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on four articles. In the first article, questionnaire data from a follow-upstudy (Article I) that aimed to explore social support, coping and resilience as predictors ofmental health in unwed young pregnant women and young mothers during placement in ashelter home were analysed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Neither Here - Nor There : An Anthropological Study of Gujarati Hindu Women in the diaspora

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Kulturantropologiska avdelningen

    Author : Elizabeth Åsa Hole; Hugh Beach; Eleanor Nesbitt; Frank Korom; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Cultural anthropology; Anthropology; Diaspora; Gujaratis; Uganda Asians; Hinduism; Women; Agency; Kulturantropologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology Cultural anthropology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi Kulturantropologi;

    Abstract : During the 1950s, a wave of migrants left India to find work in the West. Many never returned, but instead settled in the West. There were also many Asians who left to live in East African countries. In the beginning of the 1970s, Idi Amin decided to finalise the Africanisation of Uganda. READ MORE

  5. 5. Looking vanlig; neither too much nor too little A study of consumption of clothing among mainstream youth in a Swedish small town

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Media Studies, Stockholm University

    Author : Emma Lindblad; Jacob Östberg; Klas Nyberg; Magdalena Petersson Mcintyre; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Consumption; Denim; Mainstream; Subculture; Ordinary; Youth; modevetenskap; Fashion Studies;

    Abstract : This thesis studies consumption among young people who identify as mainstreamers in a Swedish small town. In order to map patterns of clothing consumption and to understand what was central in the young people’s self-identification, the research was conducted using a mix of ethnographic methods and wardrobe studies. READ MORE