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Visar resultat 16 - 20 av 131 avhandlingar innehållade orden Human agency.
16. Bolivian transnational livelihoods : Impacts of labour migration on wellbeing and farming in Cochabamba
Sammanfattning : This thesis explores the diverse consequences of transnational labour migration on individual migrants and their household members within out-migration communities in the agricultural valleys of Cochabamba, Bolivia. Using a multiple methods approach and the livelihoods framework, the aim of this work is to shed light on different experiences of migration in terms of objective wellbeing, subjective wellbeing, and changed practices in agricultural production. LÄS MER
17. Political Pasture : A Governmentality Analysis of Community-Based Pasture Management in Kyrgyzstan
Sammanfattning : This thesis seeks to understand the development and implementation of the community-based pasture management policy in Kyrgyzstan, which transferred the responsibility for pasture-use planning from state administrative organs to local community-based organizations.Using document analysis, this thesis contextualizes the emergence and evolution of the policy’s key premises, including the advantages of community-based management compared to state-centered management. LÄS MER
18. Between Sumud and Submission : Palestinian Popular Practices on the Land in the Edge Areas of Jerusalem
Sammanfattning : This thesis delves into two ‘edge areas’ located in and around East Jerusalem. It attempts to unfold and analyze the dynamics in these edge areas, while investigating the agency of the people present there through their own perceptions and practices towards the land, the urbanization processes, the power circulation and the structural impositions. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This dissertation contributes to developing knowledge on the commercialization of natural resources through tourism. This is achieved by means of understanding the main avenues through which natural resources are commercialized, and analyzing the operational setting of tourism firms. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : With a commitment to a relational ontology, scholars from within the feminist care tradition of animal ethics have been able to theorize how our moral significance - as well as our moral obligations to others - arise from the metaphysical and empathetic 'entanglements. Independent of species, gender and the like, we exist as embodied beings. LÄS MER