Sökning: "Colombia"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 44 avhandlingar innehållade ordet Colombia.

  1. 1. Informal livelihoods: Womens´biographies and reflections about everyday life : A time-geographic analysis in urban Colombia

    Författare :Åsa Westermark; Göteborgs universitet Kulturgeografiska institutionen vid Handelshögskolan; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; time geography; diaries; biographies; livelihood; women; development; empowerment; gender; informal sector; Bogota; Colombia; Latin America;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis explores the everyday life conditions of low-income women who work mainly in the informal sector in Bogota, Colombia. The work has its point of departure in an analysis of the complex daily lives of two women over an extended time period and from the perspective of the individual. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Neutrality in Internal Armed Conflicts : Experiences at the Grassroots Level in Colombia

    Författare :Pedro Enrique Valenzuela Grueso; Peter Wallensteen; Christopher Mitchell; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; neutrality; internal armed conflict; peace communities; Colombia; Peace and conflict research; Freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Sammanfattning : Civilians in situations of armed conflict are not exclusively victims or fence-sitters, but engage in a wide array of strategies along the spectrum from passivity to activity. Nevertheless, the privileged focus on eliteled processes has neglected peacebuilding efforts at the grassroots level, despite their increased saliency in internal armed conflicts and their potential impact on their regulation and/or transformation. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Capturing the antecedents and aftermath of a family business process : The entrepreneurial journey of a displaced agricultural family in Colombia

    Författare :Enrique Sandino Vargas; Leona Achtenhagen; Daniel Pittino; Marcela Ramirez-Pasillas; Bengt Johannisson; Jönköping University; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; agricultural family; Colombia; displacement; entrepreneurial journey; entrepreneurial process; familiness; family; family business; family capital; family-life context; family habitus; family business habitus; guerrilla; habitualization; habitus; farm; land; rural; violence;

    Sammanfattning : This study examines a displaced agricultural family during its entrepreneurial journey in Colombia using a single case study, following an inductive and interpretivist approach. The main objective of the dissertation is to explain how family interactions, historical events, and context influence the decision to start and potentially reactivate an agricultural family business. LÄS MER

  4. 4. The Cursed Leaf : An Anthropology of the Political Economy of Cocaine Production in Southern Colombia

    Författare :Oscar Jansson; Per Brandström; Lesley Gill; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Colombia; Putumayo; cocaine; paramilitarism; political economy; political anthropology; patron-client relations; ideology; Cultural anthropology; Kulturantropologi;

    Sammanfattning : In this study, Oscar Jansson explores the relations mediating the distribution of surplus value in the sub-capitalist environment of cocaine production in Putumayo, Colombia. Analyzing the groups of actors in the chain of production in the tropical periphery, the study asserts that the transfer of surplus value from the peasant producers at the bottom of the cocaine economy to a significant extent is mediated by violence inflicted by paramilitary groups. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Caught Between Spaces : Socio-Environmental Vulnerability in Formal and Informal Peri-Urban Bogotá and Soacha, Colombia

    Författare :Sandra Valencia; LUCSUS; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; peri-urban area; urban-rural interface; socio-environmental change; wellbeing; vulnerability; Colombia; Bogotá; Soacha; informality; formalization; political ecology; stadsnära; periurbana områden; periurbanisering; Colombia; formalisering; informell bosättning;

    Sammanfattning : The world is rapidly urbanizing. To contribute to the understanding of the socio-environmental changes brought about by urban sprawl and densification, this thesis examines wellbeing and vulnerability in low-income peri-urban areas in and around Bogotá, Colombia. LÄS MER