Sökning: "Human agency"

Visar resultat 11 - 15 av 131 avhandlingar innehållade orden Human agency.

  1. 11. Just like couscous : Gender, agency and the politics of female circumcision in Cairo

    Författare :Maria Frederika Malmström; Marita Eastmond; Aud Talle; Maria Malmström; University of Gothenburg; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; anthropology; identity; gender; agency; embodiment; senses; body; sexuality; female circumcision; politics; social change; performativity; practice; political Islam; Egypt; Middle East; North Africa; anthropology;

    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

  2. 12. Sexually exploited youths in the Swedish legal system : Conditions of victimhood

    Författare :Johanna Lindholm; Ann-Christin Cederborg; Mats Börjesson; Michael Lamb; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; sexual exploitation; human trafficking; procuring; adolescent; youth; investigative interviews; court decisions; narrative analysis; discourse analysis; ideal victim; stake; responsibility; categorization; credibility; reliability; victimhood; agency; Child and Youth Science; barn- och ungdomsvetenskap;

    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

  3. 13. Struggles over conservation space: Social justice in the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, South Africa

    Författare :Melissa Hansen; LUCSUS; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Agency; capabilities; human development; the politics of sustainability; the production of space; protected areas; rights and resistance; South Africa; struggles;

    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

  4. 14. Peasants and Stock Markets : Pathways from Collective Farming in the Post-Soviet Grain-Belt

    Författare :Brian Kuns; Anders Wästfelt; Mats Widgren; Jennifer Clapp; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Agrarian change; environmental history; Ukraine; Russia; U.S.S.R.; large-scale agriculture; agroholdings; financialization; smallholders; peasants; irrigation; uneven development; actor network theory; multi-sited and mixed methods; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography;

    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

  5. 15. Managing Human Service Organizations

    Författare :Christian Jacobsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Human service organizations; management teams; coordination of work; stress management; goals; feedback; control at work;

    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