Search for dissertations about: "peasantry"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the word peasantry.

  1. 1. Prayer in Peasant Communities : Ideals and Practices of Prayer in the Late Medieval Ecclesiastical Province of Uppsala, Sweden

    Author : Viktor Aldrin; Bertil Nilsson; Martin Berntson; Brian Patrick McGuire; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; prayer; devotion; peasantry; medieval; Middle Ages; laity; Practical Theology; Church History; theology; Sweden; Finland; prayer; prayer devotion peasantry medieval Middle Ages laity Practical Theology Church History theology Sweden Finland;

    Abstract : The aim of this study has been to identify, explain and delineate praying among peasant communities in the ecclesiastical province of Uppsala, Sweden. Four aspects have been examined through the perspectives of ideals and practices, namely the standards of prayer, devotional prayer, prayer in times of need and prayer cultures. READ MORE

  2. 2. Farewell to peasantry? : (Post)modernising rural Mexico - The case of the ejido peasants in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec

    Author : Sandra Fernández C; Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Mexico; qualitative methods; campesinos; ejido system; geographies of exclusion and resistance; Rural development; depeasantisation process; Isthmus of Tehuantepec; Social geography; Socialgeografi;

    Abstract : The thesis deals with a classical issue, that of the fate of the peasantry, in particular the process of the transformation of the peasantry. The aim is to explore whether there is a place for the smallholding peasantry in the future, or if the process of dissolution is inevitable. READ MORE

  3. 3. Before the "European Miracles". Four Essays on Swedish Preconditions for Conquest, Growth, andVoice

    Author : Erik Örjan Emilsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; aristocracy; agrarian history; comparative history; Early Modern Sweden; economic dynamics; evolutionary social science theories; institutional theories; jurisdictional system; lawspeakers lagmän ; Medieval Sweden; parliamentary politics; peasant categories; peasant rebellions; political contestation; political representation; property taxations; Sweden’s Great Power Age; theories of feudalism; transition to capitalism;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four studies that further develop the perspectives introduced in the author’s licential dissertation, Sweden and the European Miracles: Conquest, Growth and Voice (1996). The dynamic properties of the European system of independent but interacting societies are traced back to the institutional polystruc-turality of European feudalism and the peculiarities of Sweden’s historical experience are asserted to be part of this intersocietal heritage. READ MORE

  4. 4. Emancipation's dead-end roads? : Studies in the formation and development of the Hungarian model for agriculture and gender, 1956-1989

    Author : Ildikó Asztalos Morell; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sociology; Gender; Agriculture; Co-operative; Emancipation; Rural; Hungary; Welfare; Collective farming; Gender regime; Work organisation; Sociologi; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : The thesis explores the formation and development of agricultural production co-operativesin the context of market socialist transition. It examines how changes in the organisation ofproduction and reproduction affected gender relations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Confessional Civilising in Ukraine : The Bishop Iosyf Shumliansky and the Introduction of Reforms in the Diocese of Lviv 1668-1708

    Author : Piotr Wawrzeniuk; David Gaunt; Frank E. Sysyn; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Early Modern; Poland; Ukraine; Greek Orthodox Church; Greek Catholic Church; Uniate Church; Confessionalisation; Lviv; Lwów; Lemberg; History; Historia; Early Modern;

    Abstract : This work examines and analyses the reform attempts undertaken by the Greek Orthodox and Uniate Bishop of Lviv, Iosyf Shumliansky, during his episcopacy (1668-1708). These reforms are seen as a means of facing the intensified confessionalising pressures at state and regional levels in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. READ MORE