Search for dissertations about: "street vending"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words street vending.

  1. 1. From formal employment to street vending: Women’s room to maneuver and labor market decisions under conditions of export-orientation – the case of Penang, Malaysia

    Author : Anja K. Franck; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; gender and trade; feminization of labor; female labor force participation; women’s work; gender at work; informal economy; hawking; street vending; Penang; Malaysia;

    Abstract : This study is a compilation thesis consisting of an introduction and four separate papers. It is an inquiry into women’s working lives in Penang, Malaysia. The export-oriented development model adopted in Malaysia stimulated women’s large-scale entry to the formal labor force. READ MORE

  2. 2. Outside the Law : An Ethnographic Study of Street Vendors in Bogotá

    Author : Ana Maria Vargas Falla; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social Control; Sociology of Law; Well-being; Street Vendors; Rickshaws; Ethnography; Bogotá; Colombia; Informal Economy; Informal Workers; Formalization; Rule of Law; Legal Empowerment.; Social Norms; Informal Control; Negative Social Capital; Legal Pluralism; Labor Law; social kontroll; rättssociologi; well-being; gatuförsäljare; rickshaws; etnografi; Bogotá; Colombia; informell ekonomi; arbetsliv; formalisering; rättssäkerhet; empowerment; sociala normer; informell kontroll; socialt kapital; juridik; normer; rättspluralism;

    Abstract : Millions of people worldwide work outside the law as street vendors in order to earn a living. However, they often work in fear of police evictions and confiscations since their work is in many places considered illegal. READ MORE

  3. 3. Norms and Space. Understanding Public Space Regulation in the Tourist City

    Author : Lucas Pizzolatto Konzen; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Norms; public space; sociology of law; property; tourist city; ideological norms;

    Abstract : How are public spaces regulated in tourist cities? In this doctoral dissertation I seek to answer this question by exploring the intersections between urban tourism and public space regulation. I argue that public space regulation substantially differs from the tourist to the non-tourist zone. READ MORE

  4. 4. Dwelling on Substandard Housing A multi-site contextualisation of housing deprivation among Romanian Roma

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Social and Economic Geography

    Author : Dominic Teodorescu; Irene Molina; David Jansson; Michele Lancione; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Roma; Romania; Racialisation; Postsocialism; Housing; Community-led strategies; Geography; Geografi;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the housing situation of Romanian Roma in recent times. Many Romanian Roma are relegated to inadequate living conditions, and this thesis seeks to further our knowledge of the spaces this group inhabits. READ MORE