Sökning: "Africa"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 783 avhandlingar innehållade ordet Africa.

  1. 1. Life expectancy in Africa : A cross-national study

    Författare :Kwame Gbesemete; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Africa; life expectaocy; cross-national; environmental; behavioural and cultnral; demographic; socio-economic; medical and external factors; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis seeks to investigate the factors underlying the differences in life expectaocy in 28 low and middle-income African countries. The thesis is divided into two parts. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Essays on Development and Politics in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Författare :Jonas Poulsen; Eva Mörk; Niklas Bengtsson; Karl Moene; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ANC; regression discontinuity; IV; party effects; Rwandan genocide; rainfall; propaganda; social capital; South Africa; mining; resource curse; crime; criminality; Internet; protests; submarine cables; regime change; Africa; employment; light;

    Sammanfattning : Essay I: The African National Congress (ANC) can look back on eighty years of struggle which resulted in the liberation of black Africans, the creation of a democratic constitution and free elections. However, the last twenty years of ANC rule has been criticized for the failure to bring higher living standards for the formerly oppressed. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Variao, contato e mudana lingustica em Moambique e Cabo Verde : A concordncia varivel de nmero em sintagmas nominais do portugus

    Författare :Anna Jon-And; Thomas Johnen; John Lipski; Högskolan Dalarna; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; variable agreement; number; noun phrase; Portuguese; Mozambique; Cape Verde; Brazil; Africa; language contact; Ronga; Changana; Cape Verdean Creole; concordância variável; número; sintagma nominal; português; Moçambique; Cabo Verde; Brasil; África; contato linguístico; ronga; changana; Portuguese; portugisiska;

    Sammanfattning : This study investigates variable noun phrase number agreement (VNA) in two second language varieties of Portuguese, spoken in Maputo, Mozambique and in Mindelo, Cape Verde. Quantitative VARBRUL analysis is carried out based on recordings made in Maputo and Mindelo 2007 and 2008. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Population genetic history and patterns of admixture : Examples from northeastern and southern Africa

    Författare :Nina Hollfelder; Mattias Jakobsson; Michele Ramsay; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURAL SCIENCES; population structure; genetic admixture; genomic variation; Africa; population genomics; lactase persistence; sex-biased admixture; human evolutionary genetics; Biology with specialization in Evolutionary Organismal Biology; Biologi med inriktning mot evolutionär organismbiologi;

    Sammanfattning : The origin of humans lies in Africa, as has been shown by archaeology, paleontology and genetics. Here, we can find the largest genetic diversity and the deepest split among human populations. African genetic diversity has been shaped by a long and complex history. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Aspects of carnivoran evolution in Africa

    Författare :Reihaneh Dehghani; Lars Werdelin; Philippe Gaubert; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Carnivora; Evolution; Africa; Viverridae; Herpestidae; Systematics and phylogenetics; Systematik och fylogeni; Systematic Zoology; systematisk zoologi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis concerns the evolution of African small carnivorans, with emphasis on East African Viverridae and Herpestidae (Carnivora, Mammalia). Viverridae and Herpestidae are two Old World feliform (belonging to the cat branch) carnivoran families with a confusing, and sometimes even misleading, taxonomic and systematic history, in addition to a scarce fossil record. LÄS MER