Search for dissertations about: "school of global studies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 164 swedish dissertations containing the words school of global studies.

  1. 1. "Speakings" of resistance. Women politicians negotiating discursive power in Cambodia

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Mona Lilja; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; resistance; power; gender; Cambodia;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on power and resistance in two main sites of exploration. Firstly, it discusses the ways women politicians comprehend and relate to what they experience as the 'dominant' discourses on women and politics, including gendered power relations, in Cambodia. READ MORE

  2. 2. Multiple meanings of female initiation. "Circumcision" among Jola Women in Lower Casamance, Senegal

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Liselott (Lisen) Dellenborg; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; anthropology; Senegal; Lower Casamance; Kalounaye; Jola; initiation; female circumcision; genital cutting; identity; gender; moherhood; Islam; ethnicity; agency; social change;

    Abstract : This anthropological study examines the meanings and practices of female "circumcision" and initiation in relation to identity and social change in contemporary Muslim Jola society, Senegal, West Africa. During the 20th century, clitoridectomy spread - allegedly as part of Islam - and became essential for a Jola woman's identity as a "real" woman and mother, and an important aspect of the women's initiation ritual. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Learning and teaching sustainable development in global-local contexts

    University dissertation from Malmö högskola, Fakulteten för lärande och samhälle

    Author : Birgitta Nordén; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Malmö University.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Contextual Analysis; Critical Knowledge Capabilities; Deep Approaches to Learning; Deep Approaches to Teaching; Education for Sustainable Development ESD ; Environmental and Sustainabilty Education Research ESER ; Global Classrooms; Global Learning; Global Learning for Sustainable Development GLSD ; Global-Local Contexts; Phenomenography; Sustainable Development; Teaching Approaches; Transdisciplinary Teaching; Transitions; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Humanities Social Sciences; Deep approaches to learning; Deep approaches to teaching; Education for Sustainable Development; ESD; Environmental and Sustainabilty Education Research; ESER; Global classrooms; Global learning; Global eduction; Global - local contexts; Global Learning for Sustainable Development; GLSD; Global teaching and learning; SD; sustainability; Transnational education; Online learning; Transnational learning;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis is to develop knowledge of teaching and learning sustainable development in global–local contexts. The research field is global learning for sustainable development (GLSD). READ MORE

  5. 5. Understanding the East Asian Peace Informal and formal conflict prevention and peacebuilding in the Taiwan Strait, the Korean Peninsula, and the South China Sea 1990-2008

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Mikael Weissmann; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Krigsvetenskap; Krigsvetenskap; International relations; Peace; East Asian Peace; conflict prevention; peacebuilding; conflict management; informality; informal processes; regionalisation; regionalism; track two diplomacy; informal networks; personal networks; East Asia; Taiwan Strait; Korean Peninsula; China; Taiwan; North Korea; DPRK; South China Sea; ASEAN; ASEAN-way;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of this dissertation is to provide an empirical study of the post-Cold War EastAsian security setting, with the aim of understanding why there is an East Asian peace. The EastAsian peace exists in a region with a history of militarised conflicts, home to many of the world'slongest ongoing militarised problems and a number of unresolved critical flashpoints. READ MORE