Sökning: "Human agency"

Visar resultat 16 - 20 av 131 avhandlingar innehållade orden Human agency.

  1. 16. Bolivian transnational livelihoods : Impacts of labour migration on wellbeing and farming in Cochabamba

    Författare :Johanna Carolina Jokinen; John Östh; Susanne Stenbacka; Aida Aragão-Lagergren; Mariel Cristina Aguilar-Støen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; transnational labour migration; livelihoods approach; remittances; agricultural land use change; Cochabamba; Bolivia; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi;

    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

  2. 17. Political Pasture : A Governmentality Analysis of Community-Based Pasture Management in Kyrgyzstan

    Författare :Marat Murzabekov; Peeter Maandi; Karl-Johan Lindholm; Andrea Nightingale; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Decentralization; environmentality; pastures; CBNRM; Kadamzhai; Kyrgyzstan; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi;

    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

  3. 18. Between Sumud and Submission : Palestinian Popular Practices on the Land in the Edge Areas of Jerusalem

    Författare :Noura Alkhalili; Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Palestine; Jerusalem; Edge Areas; Settler-Colonialism; Refugee Camp; Resistance; submission; Enclosures from Below; Land; Urbanization; Palestina; Jerusalem; Flyktingläger; Bosättare kolonialism; Motstånd; Underkastelse; Urbanisering;

    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

  4. 19. Commercialization of nature through tourism

    Författare :Lusine Margaryan; Peter Fredman; Sandra Wall-Reinius; Nina Prebensen; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; nature-based tourism; commercialization; operational setting; servicescape;

    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

  5. 20. An Autocracy of Empathy : Human-Animal Relations and the Emotional Architecture of Speciesism

    Författare :Kurtis Boyer; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; human-animal relations; empathy; political agency; political theory;

    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