Search for dissertations about: "social development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 3370 swedish dissertations containing the words social development.

  1. 1. Learning Destinations The complexity of tourism development

    University dissertation from Fakulteten för samhälls- och livsvetenskaper

    Author : Laila Gibson; Sven-Erik Karlsson; Lars Aronsson; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; learning; destinations; collaboration; competition; tourism development; learning destinations; Leith; Industrial Development Centres; IDC; local development; regional development; socio-spatial; culture; entrepreneurship; tourism; development; complexity; networks; globalization; networking; places; projects; social capital; entrepreneurs; social relations; cultural capital; attitudes; cooperation; lärande; destinationer; turismutveckling; turism; komplexitet; globalisering; platser; projekt; entreprenörer; sociala relationer; kultur; utveckling; nätverk; nätverkande; socialt kapital; kulturellt kapital; attityder; samarbete; samverkan; konkurrens; lärande destinationer; Kiruna; Jukkasjärvi; Skellefteå; Guldriket; Tornedalen; Sundsvall; Åre; Industriella utvecklingscentra; IUC; lokal utveckling; regional utveckling; socio-spatial; entreprenörskap; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : Our world is becoming increasingly complex, and is rapidly changingwith distances being reduced. Societies today are also in atransition from traditional production industries to increasingreliance on communication, consumption, services and experience. Asone of these emerging ‘new industries’, tourism is part of thismovement. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Rationale of Taking Social Responsibility: Social Embeddedness of Business Owners in Uganda

    University dissertation from Fakulteten för samhälls- och livsvetenskaper

    Author : Malin Nystrand; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; social responsibility; business; business owners; social embeddedness; Uganda; moral economy; SME; development; Africa; private sector;

    Abstract : This dissertation contributes to the research on small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) in Africa. It focuses on resource redistributions in social groups, a practice that often has been seen as an obstacle to business development in the African context. 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. Barn, föräldrar, välfärdsstat Den politiska debatten om föräldrautbildning och föräldrastöd 1964-2009

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Sofia Littmarck; Bengt Sandin; Judith Lind; Åsa Lundqvist; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Family policy; welfare policy; parent education; parenting support; welfare state; family; parenthood; children; political argumentation; official government inquiries; parliamentary papers; Familjepolitik; välfärdspolitik; föräldrautbildning; föräldrastöd; välfärdsstat; familj; föräldraskap; barn; politisk argumentation; riksdagstryck; statens offentliga utredningar;

    Abstract : The political debate concerning parent education and parenting support between 1964 and 2009 has been scrutinized in this study in the light of the development of and changes in the welfare state. The investigation is based upon the analysis of official government inquiries and parliamentary papers dealing with parent education and parenting support. READ MORE

  5. 5. Development Intervention on the Ground. Inherent rationales of aid and their encounter with local dynamics in three Cambodian villages

    University dissertation from Göteborg : School of Global Studies, University of Gothenburg

    Author : Malin Hasselskog; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; development intervention; development aid; development cooperation; local development; local dynamics; local governance interplay; Cambodia;

    Abstract : The study is motivated by the maintained needs to scrutinise and critically reflect upon interventionist rationales in development assistance, to put development intervention in perspective by regarding it as part of the context where it is implemented, and to bring these two perspectives together. The starting point is an indication of a common mismatch between what is intended when aid is formulated and what happens when it is implemented. READ MORE