Sökning: "Ecuador"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 17 avhandlingar innehållade ordet Ecuador.

  1. 1. Adolescent pregnancies in the Amazon basin of Ecuador : a rights and gender approach to girls' sexual and reproductive health

    Författare :Isabel Goicolea; Marianne Wulff; Miguel San Sebastian; Johanne Sundby; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :adolescent pregnancy; adolescent motherhood; reproductive and sexual health; right to health; gender relations; gender structures; Ecuador; Amazon; Sexuality; agency; medicin; Medicine;

    Sammanfattning : Adolescent pregnancy has been associated with adverse health and social outcomes, but it has also been favorably viewed as a pathway to adulthood. In Ecuador, where 20% of girls aged between 15-19 years get pregnant, the adolescent fertility rate has increased and inequalities between adolescent girls from different educational, socio-economic levels and geographical regions are prominent: 43% of illiterate adolescents become pregnant compared to 11% with secondary education. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Mobilising care : Ecuadorian families and transnational lives between Ecuador and Spain

    Författare :Gladis Aguirre Vidal; Johan Lindquist; Gudrun Dahl; Mark Johnson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; care; migration; transnationalism; moral practice; women; kinship; family; labour; Ecuador; Spain; Social Anthropology; socialantropologi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis focuses on the dynamics of care in the transnational lives of Ecuadorian migrant women in Spain. It is concerned with the various forms of care that take shape and are sustained in the workplace, between friends, and among family members in Ecuador and Spain. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Negotiating Reproduction: Family Size and Fertility Regulation among Shuar People of the Ecuadorian Amazon

    Författare :Charlotte Petersson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ; Ecuador; Amazonia; Shuar people; reproduction; conviviality; well-being; state; population policy; family planning; subjectivity; power;

    Sammanfattning : The focus of this dissertation is situated in the realm of the global reproductive health discourse and its interplay with national politics in Ecuador. It addresses how high fertility rates are perceived as an issue that hinders development and modernisation. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Quichua children and language shift in an Andean community : School, play and sibling caretaking

    Författare :Camilla Rindstedt; Karin Aronsson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Quichua-Spanish bilingualism; language practices; language ideology; sibling care-taking; play; gender; tvåspråkighet; Ecuador; språk och identitet; indianer; språk; barnspråk; spanska; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN; Quichua-spanish bilingualism; sibling caretaking;

    Sammanfattning : In Ecuador, there is an ongoing ethnic revitalization among indigenous peoples. Yet, in San Antonio, a 'zona roja' in the Andes, the comuneros do not speak Quichua to their children, even though the Quichua language is seen as an extremely important aspect of Indian identity. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Buying Conservation : Financial Incentives for Tropical Forest Conservation in the Ecuadorian Amazon

    Författare :Torsten Krause; LUCSUS; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Socio Bosque; Forest Conservation; Incentive-based instruments; Ecuador; Indigenous Communities;

    Sammanfattning : Market-based instruments have become a widely used approach to motivate landowners to conserve forests instead of clearing them. However, such market-based instruments are increasingly criticized for their simplistic view on complex environmental, social and economic issues; for their ethical stance; and for creating exchange value for essential ecosystems services, which potentially perpetuates a flawed economic system. LÄS MER