Search for dissertations about: "structural adjustment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 47 swedish dissertations containing the words structural adjustment.

  1. 1. Structural Violence as a Constraint to African Policy Formation in the 1990s : Respositioning Education in International Relations

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institute of International Education, Stockholm University

    Author : Catherine A Odora Hoppers; Stockholms universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Structural violence; policy formation; power relations; aid; discourses; geo-politics; education; knowledge; neo-liberalism; Structural Adjustment Programmes; reflexivity; transdisciplinarity; Public Policy Dialogue.; International Education; internationell pedagogik;

    Abstract : This study is a meta-analysis of the manner in which global relations impact on national level policy spaces and policy formation. As the International Financial Institutions tighten their grip through the Structural Adjustment Programmes over African countries, and donors steadily shift their ground and push conditionality beyond economic policy into institutional arrangements, the issue of political sovereignty of African countries, and of indirect rule through aid becomes a key concern. READ MORE

  2. 2. Strategies of entrepreneurship : Understanding industrial entrepreneurship and structural change in northwest Tanzania

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Per Trulsson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Entrepreneurship; Structural adjustment; Institutional theory; Trust; Strategy; Unintended consequences; Societal change; Extended family; Tanzania; Industry; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : This study addresses the problem of entrepreneurial activity in an environment of institutional change. The focus is on industrial entrepreneurs in northwest Tanzania. Like many other African countries, Tanzania is today undergoing a process of structural transformation. Significant changes are introduced in the formal institutional framework. READ MORE

  3. 3. Structural adjustment and poverty : the case of Kenya

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Jörgen Levin; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [1998]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

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  4. 4. The bright lights grow fainter livelihoods, migration and a small town in Zimbabwe

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Agnes Andersson; Agnes Andersson Djurfeldt; Stockholms universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Human Geography; kulturgeografi; Human Geography; kulturgeografi; Zimbabwe; livelihood; migration; mobility; provisioning; structural adjustment; Rusape; small towns; kin networks;

    Abstract : The Aids pandemic and structural adjustment policies (SAP) have had effects on lower income households in Zimbabwe which have been devastating and people have been required to adapt their livelihood strategies. Small towns meanwhile are growing rapidly in Zimbabwe and mobility towards these towns may be connected with the changes being forged by SAP on the economic landscape. READ MORE

  5. 5. Möten med marknaden. Tre svenska fackförbunds agerande under perioden 1945-1976

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Carina Gråbacke; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; trade unions; the textile industry; the building industry; the retail sector; encompassing and narrow interests; the politics of productivity; innovation; economic change; structural adjustment; rationalization; competition; regulation; deregulation; bargained economy; free trade; protectionism; labor market policy; public housing corporations; union controlled firms; radicalization; organization costs; opening hour regulation;

    Abstract : This is a study of how trade unions act when they are confronted with the consequences of innovations in their own sector of the economy. The framework in which this is studied, basically consists of Mancur Olson's distinction between encompassing/broad and narrow interest organizations, here represented by the peak organization of the blue-collar workers (LO) and the separate trade unions within LO, respectively. READ MORE