Search for dissertations about: "water and sanitation thesis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 48 swedish dissertations containing the words water and sanitation thesis.

  1. 1. Framing the water and sanitation challenge : A history of urban water supply and sanitation in Ghana 1909 - 2005

    Author : Anna Bohman; Lena Andersson-Skog; Urban Strandberg; Björn-Ola Linnér; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Ghana; urban water supply; sanitation; institutional change; policy development; frames; private sector participation; economic history; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia; ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses the development of urban water supply and sanitation services in Ghana from 1909 to 2005.  Special focus is put on institutional arrangements with regard to networked, large scale and centrally managed water and sewerage services. READ MORE

  2. 2. Framing the Water Challenge : Multilateral donor policies for water supply and sanitation 1960-2005

    Author : Anna Bohman; Lena Andersson-Skog; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Water Supply; Sanitation; Official Development Assistance; Institutional change; Problem Frames; Ghana; Private Sector Participation; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia;

    Abstract : Opinions on what is best way to provide more people in low income countries with adequate water and sanitation services have changed over time. A recent policy paradigm suggests that private companies should be involved in WSS service provision to improve the situation for those in need. READ MORE

  3. 3. Water for a few : a history of urban water and sanitation in East Africa

    Author : David Nilsson; Arne Kaijser; Gunilla Andrae; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; urban water; urban sanitation; urban history; development studies; African history; environmental history; large technical systems; socio-technical systems; institutional change; public service; History of technology; Teknikhistoria;

    Abstract : This licentiate thesis describes and analyses the modern history of the socio-technical systems for urban water supply and sanitation in East Africa with focus on Uganda and Kenya. The key objective of the thesis is to evaluate to what extent the historic processes frame and influence the water and sanitation services sectors in these countries today. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Water management and performance on local and global scales : A comparison between two regions and their possibilities of knowledge transfer

    Author : Nasik Najar; Sweden Stockholm Department of Land and Water Resources Engineering School of Architecture and the Built Environment Royal Institute of Technology (KTH); []

    Abstract : The problem to secure safe water supply, good sanitation and a good watercourse and marine environment status has become increasingly complex and at the same time more and more important to meet. It has been recognized, that an integrated approach must be used to meet not only technical and scientific aspects, but the role should also be included of factors such as economics, acceptability, capacity building, and efficient management in the overall view. READ MORE