Sökning: "Orders of change"

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  1. 1. Internationalisation as a process of strategy and change : A study of 16 Swedish industrial SMEs

    Författare :Henrik Agndal; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis reports a study of the internationalisation processes of 16 industrial SMEs located in the county of Jönköping (Sweden). More specifically, it identifies changes in international strategies, identifies reasons why changes are undertaken and discusses how these changes can be understood when placed in the context of the internationalisation process. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Manufacturing Multilingualisms of Marginality in Mozambique : Exploring the Orders of Visibility of Local African Languages

    Författare :Manuel Guissemo; Christopher Stroud; Caroline Kerfoot; Ana Deumert; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; African languages; bilingualism; language ideology; linguistic landscape; Maputo; Mozambique; multilingualism; Portuguese; transnational multilingualism; tvåspråkighet; Bilingualism;

    Sammanfattning : Colonial era language policies and practices in Mozambique sought to render native African languages (and their speakers) invisible in public space. This ‘order of (in)visibility’ was later adopted by many African states, including Mozambique, by choosing the ex-colonial language as the one and only official language and prohibiting or ignoring the use of African languages in the interest of so-called national unity. LÄS MER

  3. 3. In the Lands of Oligarchs : Ethno-Politics and the Struggle for Social Justice in the Indigenous-Peasant Movements of Guatemala and Ecuador

    Författare :Magnus Lembke; Ishtiaq Ahmed; Björn Beckman; Teivo Teivainen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ethno-politics; indigenous-peasant movements; oligarch power structures; political regimes; social justice; strategies; structures; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : The study explores how struggles for social justice by Guatemalan and Ecuadorian indigenous peasant movements are affected by ethno-politics (the strategic political use of ethnicity), by using a comparative historical approach incorporating structural change and strategic agency. The analysis revolves around the partly enduring, partly changing oligarchic structures. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Basin-scale change in water availability and water quality under intensified irrigated agriculture

    Författare :Rebecka Törnqvist; Jerker Jarsjö; Marcel van der Perk; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Irrigation; Hydrology; Land-use change; Basin-scale; Central Asia; Aral Sea; Semi-arid; Return flow; Water saving; Health risk; Water quality; Surface water; Groundwater; Nitrogen; Attenuation; Recirculation; Climate change; Physical Geography; naturgeografi;

    Sammanfattning : Changes in land use and water use can greatly impact the cycling of water and water-borne substances. Increased redistribution of river water to irrigated fields can cause enhanced evapotranspiration and decreased river discharge. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Structure and Stability of Ecological Networks : The role of dynamic dimensionality and species variability in resource use

    Författare :David Gilljam; Bo Ebenman; Peter Münger; José Montoya; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

    Sammanfattning : The main focus of this thesis is on the response of ecological communities to environmental variability and species loss. My approach is theoretical; I use mathematical models of networks where species population dynamics are described by ordinary differential equations. LÄS MER