Search for dissertations about: "post-colonial Africa"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words post-colonial Africa.

  1. 1. New urban horizons in Africa A critical analysis of changing land uses in the Greater Accra Region, Ghana

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Human Geography, Stockholm University

    Author : Lena Fält; Stockholms universitet.; [2020]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; African cities; urban redevelopment; urban informality; urban land use; urban planning; spatial governance; new cities; evictions; socio-spatial segregation; qualitative case studies; fieldwork; critical urban theory; governmentality; post-colonial urban theory; Accra; Ghana; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography;

    Abstract : African cities increasingly aspire global recognition and this has prompted a rapid transformation of the built environment in many urban locales. This thesis provides empirical and conceptual insights into this recent trend through a critical analysis of contemporary land use changes in the Greater Accra Region, Ghana. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sports of culture : Writing the resistant subject in South Africa (readings of Ndebele, Gordimer, Coetzee)

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Stefan Helgesson; Uppsala universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Literature; African literature; Homi Bhabha; catachresis; ethics; Frantz Fanon; Emmanuel Lévinas; mimicry; post-colonial theory; South African literature; Gayatri Spivak; subaltern; Litteraturvetenskap; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Literature; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Litteraturvetenskap; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis interrogates the post-colonial and ethical implications of three works of fiction published in South Africa between 1983 and 1987, namely Fools and Other Stories by Njabulo S. Ndebele, A Sport of Nature by Nadine Gordimer and Life & Times of Michael K by J. M. Coetzee. READ MORE

  3. 3. Determinants and Consequences of Language-in-Education Policies Essays in Economics of Education

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Education,Stockholm University

    Author : Christelle Garrouste; Stockholms universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Language-in-education policies; decision-making analysis; non-cooperative game; language skills; HLM; human capital theory; rate of return analysis; post-colonial Africa; IALS; SACMEQ; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education International education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik Internationell pedagogik; internationell pedagogik; International Education;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three empirical studies. The first study, Rationales to Language-in-Education Policies in Postcolonial Africa: Towards a Holistic Approach, considers two issues. First, it explores the factors affecting the choice of an LiE policy in 35 African countries. READ MORE

  4. 4. Water for a few a history of urban water and sanitation in East Africa

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : David Nilsson; KTH.; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; urban water; urban sanitation; urban history; development studies; African history; environmental history; large technical systems; socio-technical systems; institutional change; public service; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History of technology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Teknikhistoria;

    Abstract : This licentiate thesis describes and analyses the modern history of the socio-technical systems for urban water supply and sanitation in East Africa with focus on Uganda and Kenya. The key objective of the thesis is to evaluate to what extent the historic processes frame and influence the water and sanitation services sectors in these countries today. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Republic of Difference Feminism and anti-racism in the Parisian banlieues

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Social Anthropology, Stockholm university

    Author : Johanna Gullberg; Stockholms universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; political activism; feminism; antiracism; banlieue; French Republic; post colonialism; intersectionality; Social Anthropology; socialantropologi;

    Abstract : The thesis is an ethnographic study of three political groups in the Parisian banlieues: Ni putes ni soumises, AFRICA and Mouvement des indigènes de la République. These groups espouse both feminist and antiracist politics in theory, yet in practice tend to privilege either a feminist or  antiracist position and end up in opposition to each other. READ MORE