Search for dissertations about: "people’s initiatives"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 25 swedish dissertations containing the words people’s initiatives.

  1. 1. Oral care quality in intensive care units and short-term care units : Nursing staff and older people's perspectives

    Author : Maria Andersson; Bodil Wilde-Larsson; Mona Persenius Wentzel; Karin Josefsson; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Oral care; quality of care; intensive care; short-term care; older people’s perceptions; nursing staff’s perceptions; person-related conditions; Nursing Science; Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate oral care and its quality through the perspectives of nursing staff in intensive care units and short-term care units and from the perspectives of older people in short-term care units. Methods: The mix-method study (I) had a concurrent embedded design and was cross-sectional. READ MORE

  2. 2. Exploring telecentres as development initiatives

    Author : Linda Johansson Hedberg; Stockholms universitet; []
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    Abstract : Telecentres are formal moves to enhance access to Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) where individual access is unavailable or unaffordable. Since the 1990s an emphasis on reaching people in Africa, Asia and Latin America through the spread of telecentres can be ascertained. READ MORE

  3. 3. Perplexities of the personal and the political : how women's liberation became women's human rights

    Author : Valgerdur Palmadottir; Sara Edenheim; Lena Eskilsson; Clare Hemmings; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Feminist theory; Women’s liberation; Human rights; Women’s rights; People’s tribunals; Consciousness raising; the personal is political; International feminist activism; Feminism; politisk teori; personligt och politiskt; privat och offentligt; politiska subjekt; mänskliga rättigheter; medvetandehöjande; folkliga tribunaler; idé- och lärdomshistoria; History Of Sciences and Ideas;

    Abstract : In this dissertation, I analyze understandings and employment of the idea that ‘the personal is political’ and how it appears in feminist politico-theoretical thought and activism in the period from the late 1960s until the middle of 1990s. My focus is primarily on the uses of personal stories in activism at the intersections of politics and legal discourse. READ MORE

  4. 4. Contact Space: Shanghai : The Chinese Dream and the Production of a New Society

    Author : Johan Vaide; Sociologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Shanghai; China; the People’s Republic of China PRC ; the Chinese Communist Party CCP ; political rhetoric; production of space; spatial theory; urban planning; global cities; Henri Lefebvre; postcolonial studies; nation-building; intercultural communication; Chinese middle-classes;

    Abstract : Within the context of understanding the opening up of the People’s Republic of China and the city of Shanghai, the aim of the study is to explore ‘space’ in Chinese Communist Party rhetoric, Shanghai spatial planning discourse and personal intercultural engagements. By the term ‘space’, the author refers to an understanding of societal production that integrates space as part of the analysis, taking into account the interplay between official statements on nation building, regional and urban planning, concrete built environments and people’s situated understandings of space. READ MORE

  5. 5. Arsenic in tubewell water of Bangladesh and approaches for sustainable mitigation

    Author : Md. Jakariya; Prosun Bhattacharya; Jan Hoinkis; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Tubewell; Arsenic; field test kit; groundwater; sediment colour; local drillers; safe aquifer; people’s initiatives; Participatory GIS PGIS ; Water in nature and society; Vatten i natur och samhälle;

    Abstract : There is an urgent need for Bangladesh to identify the arsenic (As) contaminated tubewells (TWs) in order to assess the health risks and initiate appropriate mitigation measures. This involves testing water in millions of TWs and raising community awareness about the health problems related to chronic As exposure from drinking water, and providing alternative safe water option for the exposed population of the country. READ MORE