Search for dissertations about: "urban-rural relations"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words urban-rural relations.

  1. 1. Urban-Rural Relations in China A Study of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Metropolitan Region

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Yuheng Li; KTH.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Urban-rural linkages; Urban bias; Urban-rural interface; Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Metropolitan Region; China; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi;

    Abstract : Over three decades of rapid economic growth in China, beginning in 1978, has been accompanied by ever-enlarging urban-rural inequalities in terms of the various aspects of income, welfare, infrastructure, medical treatment, and education (amongst others). These two parts – the urban and the rural - have long been treated separately, without much consideration being given to their mutual linkages (relations). READ MORE

  2. 2. The Shadows of the Past : A Study of Life-World and Identity of Serbian Youth after the Milošević Regime

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology, Uppsala University

    Author : Jelena Spasenić; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; phenomenology; anthropology; socialization; life-world; identity; self; schema; memory; youth; school; Serbia; Yugoslavia; Milošević; family; society; post-war situation; popular culture; urban-rural; modern-traditional; social change; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : The thesis explores the consequences of the Milošević regime and the Yugoslav wars in the 1990s for young people in Serbia. It deals with the conditions under which recent history makes itself relevant in the lives of two high-school classes of eighteen- and nineteen-year-olds. READ MORE

  3. 3. Paths to Adulthood: Freedom, Belonging, and Temporalities in Mbunda Biographies from Western Zambia

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Michael Barrett; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Cultural anthropology; Zambia; Mbunda; youth; gender; social change; migration; urban-rural relations; Kulturantropologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology Cultural anthropology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology; kulturantropologi;

    Abstract : In this study, Michael Barrett explores the relationship between adulthood and historical processes in a rural district of Western Zambia. Approaching the life cycle from a perspective of social practice, the potential and limits of conditioning is illuminated through ethnography and life histories of Mbunda people in Kalabo District of Western Province. READ MORE