Sökning: "Street Vendors"

Hittade 4 avhandlingar innehållade orden Street Vendors.

  1. 1. Outside the Law : An Ethnographic Study of Street Vendors in Bogotá

    Författare :Ana Maria Vargas Falla; Rättssociologiska institutionen; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social Control; Sociology of Law; Well-being; Street Vendors; Rickshaws; Ethnography; Bogotá; Colombia; Informal Economy; Informal Workers; Formalization; Rule of Law; Legal Empowerment.; Social Norms; Informal Control; Negative Social Capital; Legal Pluralism; Labor Law; social kontroll; rättssociologi; well-being; gatuförsäljare; rickshaws; etnografi; Bogotá; Colombia; informell ekonomi; arbetsliv; formalisering; rättssäkerhet; empowerment; sociala normer; informell kontroll; socialt kapital; juridik; normer; rättspluralism;

    Sammanfattning : Millions of people worldwide work outside the law as street vendors in order to earn a living. However, they often work in fear of police evictions and confiscations since their work is in many places considered illegal. LÄS MER

  2. 2. From formal employment to street vending: Women’s room to maneuver and labor market decisions under conditions of export-orientation – the case of Penang, Malaysia

    Författare :Anja K. Franck; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :gender and trade; feminization of labor; female labor force participation; women’s work; gender at work; informal economy; hawking; street vending; Penang; Malaysia;

    Sammanfattning : This study is a compilation thesis consisting of an introduction and four separate papers. It is an inquiry into women’s working lives in Penang, Malaysia. The export-oriented development model adopted in Malaysia stimulated women’s large-scale entry to the formal labor force. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Ny situation - ny organisation. Gatutidningen Situation Sthlm 1995-2000

    Författare :Jan Magnusson; Socialhögskolan; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; resource dependence; mimicry; homelessness; social change; resource mobilization; voluntary sector; NGO; adaptive forms; help-to-self-help; new organizations; neocorporatism; institutional isomorphism; emulation; street paper; Social problems and welfare; national insurance; Sociala problem; social välfärd; socialförsäkring;

    Sammanfattning : New organizations emerge in times of social change. Their survival depends on their ability to mobilize resources in an environment defined by an old order, and thus they must adapt to it. LÄS MER

  4. 4. New urban horizons in Africa : A critical analysis of changing land uses in the Greater Accra Region, Ghana

    Författare :Lena Fält; Ilda Lindell; Andrew Byerley; Jennifer Robinson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; African cities; urban redevelopment; urban informality; urban land use; urban planning; spatial governance; new cities; evictions; socio-spatial segregation; qualitative case studies; fieldwork; critical urban theory; governmentality; post-colonial urban theory; Accra; Ghana; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography;

    Sammanfattning : African cities increasingly aspire global recognition and this has prompted a rapid transformation of the built environment in many urban locales. This thesis provides empirical and conceptual insights into this recent trend through a critical analysis of contemporary land use changes in the Greater Accra Region, Ghana. LÄS MER