Search for dissertations about: "pre-industrial"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 27 swedish dissertations containing the word pre-industrial.

  1. 1. The Earth : climate and anthropogenic interactions in a long time perspective

    Author : Jörgen Olofsson; Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; anthropogenic; climate change; land use; biodiversity; carbon; dynamic global vegetation model; Holocene; pre-industrial; pollen; bison;

    Abstract : The Earth is a highly complex and dynamic system. Life has shaped the entire planet and evolved in response to living conditions. Ecosystems are heavily affected by climate. Rapidly changing conditions imply considerable stress on several species and ecosystems, as well as to the most dominant species on the planet. READ MORE

  2. 2. Malthusian Progress

    Author : Jacob Weisdorf; Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social Mobility; Preventive Checks; Positive Checks; Industrial Revolution; French Revolution; Mortality; Longevity; Malthusian Model; Fertility; Industrious Revolution ; Economic Growth;

    Abstract : Some scholars maintain that pre-industrial England was held in a Malthusian ‘trap’, and that this trap prevented the sustained growth of real wages until as late as 1800. Opponents to this view argue that the structural transformations occurring in preindustrial England – urbanization, labour reallocation between sectors, and human capital investments – are features of development that are incompatible with the idea of Malthusian stagnation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Measurement and source apportionment of ubiquitous soot black carbon in sediments

    Author : Marie Elmquist; Örjan Gustafsson; Per Andersson; Wulf Amelung; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Environmental chemistry; Miljökemi; Applied Environmental Science; tillämpad miljövetenskap;

    Abstract : The pyrogenic particles formed from incomplete combustion of organic matter are often termed black carbon (BC) and they partake in many important biogeochemical processes. For instance, BC in water and sediment affects the solid-water partitioning of hydrophobic organic pollutants reducing their bioavailability. READ MORE

  4. 4. Geochemistry of the Kola River and Lake Imandra, northwestern Russia

    Author : Larisa Pekka; Luleå tekniska universitet; []

    Abstract : The impact from mining and large-scale agricultural activities on levels and migration of metals within the Kola River and Lake Imandra has been studied in detail. Evaluation of the pollution status in the Kola River is based on sampling of the dissolved (0. READ MORE

  5. 5. Ageing in a changing society : Elderly men and women in urban Sweden 1830-1930

    Author : Ann-Kristin Högman; Lars-Göran Tedebrand; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; class; demography; family; gender; labour force participation; living arrangements; modernisation; Norrköping; old age; poor relief; Stockholm; Sundsvall; Older people and ageing; Äldre och åldrande; Social welfare social pedagogics; Social omsorg socialpedagogik; Social anthropology; Socialantropologi; caring sciences in social sciences; omvårdnadsforskning med samhällsvetenskaplig inriktning;

    Abstract : This study deals with the impact of industrialisation and urbanisation on the living conditions of aged men and women. By studying labour force participation, savings and pensions, the role of the family, and the extent of dependency of aged men and women from a gender and class perspective, continuities and changes between pre-industrial and industrial times are examined. READ MORE