Search for dissertations about: "water and culture"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 82 swedish dissertations containing the words water and culture.

  1. 1. Matter that matters : A study of household routines in a process of changing water and sanitation arrangements

    Author : Helena Krantz; Jan-Olof Drangert; Elin Wihlborg; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Urban water and sanitation arrangements; change; routines; everyday life; household management; water use; pocket of local order; matter out of place; comfort; cleanliness; convenience; sustainability; households; Miljöteknik; teknisk hygien; vatten och avlopp; Water in nature and society; Vatten i natur och samhälle;

    Abstract : Our society changed, but the urban water and sanitation system of today is roughly the same as it was 100 years ago. The system is designed for, developed from and sustained by human activities, and has since its introduction affected household patterns of routine activities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Our Side of the Water : Political Culture in the Swedish colony of St Barthélemy 1800–1825

    Author : Ale Pålsson; Leos Müller; Fredrik Thomasson; Holger Weiss; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Caribbean; colonialism; free ports; political culture; print culture; naturalization; intersectionality; neutrality; free people of colour; History; historia;

    Abstract : The small island of St Barthélemy was a Swedish colony 1784–1878 and saw its greatest population growth and trade during the turn of the nineteenth century. This was because of Gustavia, the Swedish founded free port, which attracted mariners from the Caribbean, North America and Europe. READ MORE

  3. 3. Kinh Settlers in Viet Nam’s Northern Highlands : Natural Resources Management in a Cultural Context

    Author : Mats Lundberg; Anders Hjort af Ornäs; Hans Holmén; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Viet Nam; northern mountains; highlands; wet rice agriculture; upland agriculture; shifting cultivation; natural resources use; local knowledge; culture; ethnicity; Naturresurser; Vietnam; etniska grupper; Water in nature and society; Vatten i natur och samhälle;

    Abstract : This study deals with the Kinh (or Viet) majority people who have migrated from the lowland Red River Delta to the mountainous areas of northern Viet Nam, and their adjustment to a new social and physical environment. Its aim is to analyse the social and cultural consequences for these migrants when settling in communities populated with people who belong to the national ethnic minorities (the Tày, the Giay and the Ngan peoples). READ MORE

  4. 4. Regulation of Renal Hyaluronan in Water Handling : Studies in vivo and in vitro

    Author : Sara Stridh; Peter Hansell; Mats Rundgren; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Kidney; water balance; fluid handling; diabetes; nephropathy; ACE fetopathy; reabsorption; hyaluronic acid; glycosaminoglycan; GAG; extracellular matrix; mTOR; rapamycin; streptozotocin;

    Abstract : Hyaluronan (HA) is a negatively charged extracellular matrix (ECM) component with water-attracting properties. It is the dominating ECM component in the renal medullary interstitium, where the amount changes in relation to hydration status: it increases during hydration and decreases during dehydration. READ MORE

  5. 5. Views of Nature and Environmental Concern in Iceland

    Author : Þorvardur Árnason; Elfar Loftsson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Views; Nature; Environmental; Concern; Ethics; Iceland; Miljöhistoria; Island; Naturuppfattning; Naturskydd; Historia; Water in nature and society; Vatten i natur och samhälle;

    Abstract : Environmental concern in contemporary societies is a complex phenomenon which is shaped and influenced by a host of different factors. One of the most important of these is the interplay between culture and nature that has taken place during the course of a nation’s history and the various ‛views of nature’ that such interplay has generated. READ MORE