Search for dissertations about: "reindeer herding"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 34 swedish dissertations containing the words reindeer herding.

  1. 1. Just Labor : Labor Ethic in a Post-Soviet Reindeer Herding Community

    Author : Vladislava Vladimirova; Hugh Beach; Piers Vitebsky; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Cultural anthropology; labor ethic; reindeer herding; ethnic obshchina; postsocialism; sovkhoism; Kola Peninsula; Russian Sami; Kulturantropologi; kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : This book explores the main ethical norms that influence labor in reindeer herding in the European part of the Russian North (Murmansk Region). It is based on the assumption that Soviet ideological discourse of labor has been reinterpreted in practice, and has shaped specific patterns of work that may seem contradictory to their official source. READ MORE

  2. 2. Selection, Maternal Effects and Inbreeding in Reindeer Husbandry

    Author : Lars Rönnegård; Högskolan Dalarna; []
    Keywords : breeding programme; communal grazing; randombred populations; Rangifer tarandus tarandus; semidomestic reindeer; gene flow; reindeer; animal breeding; gene flow; random mating; breeding methods; genetic inheritance; population structure; extensive husbandry; sweden;

    Abstract : In extensive grazing systems where several owners’ flocks are allowed to mix, selection strategies will also interact, due to gene flow between flocks. The aim of the thesis was to analyse breeding schemes in terms of genetic gain and rate of inbreeding (?F), given the complexity of ownership and interaction of selection strategies within a mixing reindeer population. READ MORE

  3. 3. Challenging Adaptability : Analysing the Governance of Reindeer Husbandry in Sweden

    Author : Annette Löf; Camilla Sandström; Susan Baker; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; adaptability; adaptation; climate change; governance; Indigenous; interactive governance; reindeer herding; reindeer husbandry; Sami; transformation; statskunskap; political science;

    Abstract : We live in a complex, interconnected and constantly changing world. Human driven global climate change is now a local reality that reinforces the inherent need for adaptability in human systems. READ MORE

  4. 4. Negotiating Wilderness in a Cultural Landscape : Predators and Saami Reindeer Herding in the Laponian World Heritage Area

    Author : Åsa Nilsson Dahlström; Hugh Beach; Robert Paine; Åsa Dahlström Nilsson; Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Cultural anthropology; Laponia; wilderness; cultural landscape; world heritage area; Saami; reindeer herding; predators; Sweden; Kulturantropologi; Cultural anthropology; Kulturantropologi; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology; Laponia; wilderness; cultural landscape; world heritage area; Saami; reindeer herding; predators; Sweden; kulturantropologi;

    Abstract : The UNESCO appointment of the Laponian World Heritage Area in 1996 meant that Sweden accepted the assignment of protecting both the cultural and natural values of this area for all mankind and all generations to come. Located in northern Sweden, Laponia had previously been protected for its natural values only, but the 1996 appointment determined that the local Saami reindeer herding culture should also be preserved. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mental health problems among the Swedish reindeer-herding Sami population : in perspective of intersectionality, organisational culture and acculturation

    Author : Niclas Kaiser; Ellinor Salander Renberg; Lars Jacobsson; Siv Kvernmo; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Sami; Swedish; reindeer-herding; mental health; anxiety; depression; alcohol; qualitative content analysis; intersectionality; acculturation; organisational culture.; Psychiatry; Psykiatri; Psychiatry; psykiatri;

    Abstract : The overall objective of the thesis was to investigate aspects of mental health among Swedish Sami reindeer herders and to deepen the understanding of the experience of the living conditions of young Sami reindeer-herding men. Theories of intersectionality, organisational culture and acculturation were used. READ MORE