Sökning: "Human agency"
Visar resultat 11 - 15 av 131 avhandlingar innehållade orden Human agency.
Sammanfattning : This dissertation explores how female gender identity is continually created and re-created in Egypt through a number of daily practices, of which female circumcision is central. In order to do so, the study inquires into the lived experiences and social meanings of female circumcision and femininity as narrated by women from lower class neighbourhoods in Cairo. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This thesis explores how the Swedish legal system, specifically the police and district courts, understand and construct cases of human trafficking for sexual purposes and procuring with under-age victims. It draws on police investigative interviews and court decisions in 22 pronounced district court sentences, involving 36 female youths. LÄS MER
13. Struggles over conservation space: Social justice in the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, South Africa
Sammanfattning : In the past several decades under a growing influence of ecological modernisation, various assumed ‘win-win’ approaches to protected area conservation and poverty alleviation have been introduced all over the world, especially in resource-rich developing countries. Yet protected area conservation is an inherently political process, and the goals are often not achieved. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : What happened in the post-Soviet, European grain-belt after collective farms were dissolved and in what way can we say that collective farm legacies influence agrarian developments in this region today? These are the main questions of this thesis, which is a work of critical human geography, but is also inspired by theories, methods and approaches from the social sciences, broadly defined. Territorially, the focus is Ukraine, but several articles in this thesis take a wider geographic perspective beyond Ukraine, in particular taking into account the role of Nordic investors in the agrarian sector in Ukraine and Russia. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis was to study management in human service organizations with regard to aspects of organizational strategy, organizational structure and individual behavior. The thesis is based on four studies, Study I deal with the strategic perspective, Study II explores organizational structure in terms of coordination of work, Studies III and IV focus on aspects related to individual behavior in operative work. LÄS MER