Search for dissertations about: "sudan"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 51 swedish dissertations containing the word sudan.

  1. 1. Masters of War : The Role of Elites in Sudan’s Communal Conflicts

    Author : Johan Brosché; Kristine Höglund; Anders Themnér; Catherine Boone; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; communal conflicts; causes of conflict; conflict prevention; conflict resolution; government bias; elites; common-pool resources; sanctions; boundaries; local rules; Sudan; South Sudan; Darfur; Eastern Sudan; Greater Upper Nile; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Why do communal conflicts turn violent in some regions but not in others? Communal conflicts pose a severe threat to human security and kill thousands of people each year, but our understanding of this phenomenon is still limited. In particular, we lack knowledge about why some of these conflicts become violent while others are resolved peacefully. READ MORE

  2. 2. On Sahelian-Sudan rainfall and its moisture sources

    Author : Abubakr A. M. Salih; Qiong Zhang; Michael Tjernström; Alessandra Giannini; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Sudan; Sahel; rainfall; land use; deforestation; moisture sources; moisture transport; Lagrangian; moisture tagging; regional model; climate modeling; Atmospheric Sciences and Oceanography; atmosfärvetenskap och oceanografi;

    Abstract : The African Sahel is one of the most vulnerable regions to climate variability at different time scales. It is an arid to semi-arid region with limited water resources. The summer rainfall is one of these sources, but it exhibits pronounced interannual variability. This thesis presents several aspects of Sahelian Sudan rainfall. READ MORE

  3. 3. Repatriation, Integration or Resettlement : The Dilemmas of Migration among Eritrean Refugees in Eastern Sudan

    Author : Sadia Hassanen; Charles Westin; Gunilla Andre; Gaim Kibreab; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Keywords: Religion; ethnicity; protracted refugee situation; human rights violations; local integration; Sudan; Eritrea; resettlement to third country; gender; Earth sciences; Geovetenskap; Human Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The refugee problem continues to be a major international concern. This study is based on the situation of Eritrean refugees in Kassala town, Sudan, but provides some general insights in the on-going debate about the notions of home, transnationalism, citizenship, integration and return migration. READ MORE

  4. 4. Clinical and Biochemical Features of Adult Diabetes Mellitus in Sudan

    Author : Moawia Abdelgadir; Christian Berne; Anders Karlsson; Per-Eric Lins; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Medicine; diabetes mellitus; leptin; gestational diabetes mellitus; pregnancy; perinatal morbidity and mortality; carbohydrate rich-meals; self-monitoring; quality of life; sense of coherence; lower limb amputation; Sudan; Medicin;

    Abstract : The high prevalence of diabetes mellitus among the Sudanese population is linked to obesity, poor glycaemic control and a high rate of complications. This study investigated 1/ Leptin hormone and its correlations with different biochemical characteristics in Sudanese diabetic subjects, 2/ The impact of glycaemic control on pregnancy outcome in pregnancies with diabetes, 3/ The glycaemic response to Sudanese traditional carbohydrate foods, 4/ The influence of glucose self-monitoring on the glycaemic control among this population, 5/ The health related quality of life in Sudanese subjects with diabetes-related lower limb amputation. READ MORE

  5. 5. House Form and Social Norms Spatial Analysis of Domestic Architecture in Wad-Nubbawi, Sudan

    Author : Eman Abdelrahman Farah; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; traditional building; configuration; domestic houses; space syntax; function; Sudan; Arab-Muslim culture; life style; gender; extended family; architecture;

    Abstract : The house is an artefact of socio-cultural events and the aim of this dissertation is to acquire knowledge relevant for future architecture. The study investigates the domestic lifestyle, use and spatial pattern of houses in a traditional urban context in Sudan. READ MORE