Search for dissertations about: "transitions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 760 swedish dissertations containing the word transitions.

  1. 1. Transitions : a landscape approach to social and cultural changes in southern Mozambique 5000 BC-1000 AD

    Author : Marjaana Kohtamäki; Paul Sinclair; Anneli Ekblom; Stephanie Wynne-Jones; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; hunter gatherers farmers african archaeology ceramics lithics iron landscape; Archaeology; Arkeologi;

    Abstract : The discussion of interactions between foragers and farmers in southern Africa has conventionally been linked to the migrations of Bantu-speaking farmers and their associated material culture. Further, the transition from foraging to farming has typically been interpreted as a rapid replacement of the former lifestyle by the latter, allegedly superior socio-economic package. READ MORE

  2. 2. Lived transitions : experiences of learning and inclusion among newly arrived students

    Author : Jenny Nilsson Folke; Nihad Bunar; Karin Aronsson; Dympna Devine; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; lived transition; newly arrived students; post-migration ecology; lived school career; imagined school career; inclusion exclusion; in line out of line; in place out of place; embodied experiences; temporality; Child and Youth Science; barn- och ungdomsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis explores how newly arrived students experience conditions for learning and inclusion in their lived transitions within the Swedish school system. The thesis deploys an ethnographic approach combining interviews with participant observation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Troubled transitions : Social variation and long-term trends in health and mortality in Estonia

    Author : Mall Leinsalu; Denny Vågerö; Martin McKee; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; self-rated health; cause-specific mortality; social transition; social differences; long-term trends; Estonia; Sociology; Sociologi;

    Abstract : This thesis is about social variation and long-term trends in health and mortality in Estonia. After five decades of Soviet occupation Estonia’s independence was re-established in 1991 on the basis of the historical continuity of its statehood. READ MORE

  4. 4. Global energy transitions : Renewable energy technology and non-renewable resources

    Author : Simon Davidsson; Mikael Höök; Kjell Aleklett; Björn Sandén; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; energy transitions; natural resources; renewable energy; sustainable development; growth curves; Natural Resources and Sustainable Development; Naturresurser och hållbar utveckling;

    Abstract : The global energy system is dominated by the use of fossil fuels. This system suffers from several problems, such as different environmental issues, while the long-term energy security is sometimes questioned. READ MORE

  5. 5. Prehistoric diet transitions : an archaeological perspective

    Author : Kerstin Lidén; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES;

    Abstract : This is a study of prehistoric diet transitions within the Baltic area during the Stone Age. More specific the changes in diet expected to be found when hunter-gatherer subsistence is changed into a farming subsistence. This transition should be able to detect in the bone material as changes in trace element amounts and changes in stable isotopes. READ MORE