Search for dissertations about: "poverty alleviation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the words poverty alleviation.

  1. 1. Development and 'The other within': the culturalisation of the political economy of poverty in the Northern Uplands of Viet Nam

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Department of Peace and Development Research, School of Global Studies, Göteborg University

    Author : Bent D. Jørgensen; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; poverty; poverty alleviation; development; marginalisation; privatisation; modernisation; marketisation; democratisation; development studies; upland development; ethnic minorities; Hmong; Dao; Muong; Viet Nam Vietnam .;

    Abstract : The dissertation deals with the issue of poverty in eight villages in Northern Viet Nam during the current Doi Moi reforms. In all reforms, poverty alleviation has been a main concern for which market economy and economic growth have been seen as largely successful tools. However, in parallel to economic growth, the social inequality has increased. READ MORE

  2. 2. Understanding poverty traps in biocultural landscapes

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University

    Author : L. Jamila Haider; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; poverty trap; biocultural; development; review; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : Over one and a half billion people live in poverty, with some 795 million suffering from chronic malnourishment. For many of these people this perilous situation has persisted for decades or more, in what is popularly characterized as a poverty ‘trap’. READ MORE

  3. 3. Development and Resilience Re-thinking poverty and intervention in biocultural landscapes

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University

    Author : L. Jamila Haider; Stockholms universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; biocultural diversity; coevolution; development; interdisciplinary; Pamir Mountains; poverty traps; resilience; social-ecological systems; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : The practices related to the growing, harvesting, preparation, and celebration of food over millennia have given rise to diverse biocultural landscapes the world over. These landscapes – rich in biological and cultural diversity – are often characterised by persistent poverty, and, as such, are often the target of development interventions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on Labor Supply and Poverty: A microeconometric application

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Nizamul Islam; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Labor Supply; State Dependence; Unobserved Heterogeneity; Poverty persistency;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four papers in applied micro econometrics. The first paper evaluates the discrete choice labor supply Model by Monte Carlo experiment. The 2nd paper investigates the relationships between participation decisions and both the fertility decision and women's non-labor income. READ MORE

  5. 5. ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL CRISES IN SIERRA LEONE: The Role of Small-scale Entrepreneurs in Petty Trading as a Strategy for Survival 1960-1996

    University dissertation from Department of Sociology, Lund University

    Author : Fouday Kamara; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociology; Sierra Leone.; Social Networks and Survival Strategies; Family Business; Poverty alleviation; Petty Trading; Entrepreneurship; Business Culture; Development Issues; Economic Political and Social crises; Sociologi; Social economics; Social ekonomi; Economics of development; Utvecklingsekonomi;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Målsättningen med avhandlingen är att analysera vilken roll småskaligt entreprenörskap som alternativ överlevnadsstrategi har spelat i Sierra Leone under den ekonomiska kris som drabbade landet efter självständighet på 1960-talet. Avhandlingen baseras på nätverksteori, snowball metod och det empiriska underlaget utgörs av en studie av utvecklingen i Sierra Leone, med avseende på bl. READ MORE