Sökning: "continuity"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 559 avhandlingar innehållade ordet continuity.

  1. 1. Continuity and Change : Essays on path-dependence in economic geography and good food

    Författare :Pepijn Olders; Dominic Power; Henrik Mattsson; Anders Malmberg; Andrés Rodríguez-Pose; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; path dependence; continuity; change; expert opinion; economic geography; restaurants; low-emission vehicles; PDO PGI labels;

    Sammanfattning : How can it be, that in our rapidly changing world certain things remain recognisably the same for such a long time? This dissertation is concerned with the economic geography of path-dependence and seeks to explain selected everyday examples of continuity and change. How can French restaurants and chefs be successful for decades despite changes in taste? Why are cars powered by fossil fuels still around while there are many novel and cleaner alternatives? What explains the re-invention of local food products in spite of the influx of many new products from around the world? These are the question this dissertation tries to explain as spatial expressions of ‘path-dependence’. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Cannabis discourses in contemporary Sweden : Continuity and change

    Författare :Josefin Månsson; Mats Ekendahl; Alexandra Bogren; Sveinung Sandberg; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; cannabis; Sweden; discourse; social construction; prohibition; legalization; de-criminalization; internet; online; media; professional; symposia; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis is to study how cannabis is constructed in contemporary Sweden, which policy responses are promoted as rational, and how international cannabis trends are received in this context. The four papers are the result of analyzing empirical material from three different sub-studies: 1) a qualitative study of online discussions about cannabis and drug policy, 2) a qualitative and comparative study of print media articles from 2002 and 2012, and 3) a qualitative study of oral presentations from cannabis information symposia. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Continuity or not? : Family farming and agricultural transformation in 20th century Estonia

    Författare :Hans Jörgensen; Olle Krantz; Sven Nordlund; Anu Mai Kõll; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic history; Estonia; agricultural transformation; family farms; private plots; co-operation; kolkhoz; sovkhoz; export markets; land reform; restitution; decollectivisation; subsistence farms; comparisons; Ekonomisk historia; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia; ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Sammanfattning : This doctoral thesis explores the agrarian development in 20th Estonia and the role of family farming during three major agricultural transformations. It consists of four papers and an introductory chapter for which the common departure are the situation appearing in the Estonian farming landscape after the regained independence in 1991. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Continuity or Change? : Improved Understanding of Attitudes Towards Female Genital Cutting after Migration from Somalia to Sweden

    Författare :Anna Wahlberg; Birgitta Essén; Sara Johnsdotter; Katarina Ekholm Selling; Bettina Shell-Duncan; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; female genital cutting; circumcision; pricking; migration; gender; sexual and reproductive health and rights; Somalia; Sweden; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Sammanfattning : Do people’s attitudes towards female genital cutting (FGC) change after they migrate from a country where the practice is common, to one where it is not? Alongside increased levels of migration, this question is increasingly being raised. This thesis aimed to expand the understanding about attitudes towards FGC held by Somali men and women in Sweden, and thereby to identify potential factors that impede or facilitate the cessation of FGC. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Frndring och kontinuitet : Al-Ghazls politiska omsvngning

    Författare :Mohammad Fazlhashemi; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; The c Abbâsîds; Central Asia; Mirror for princes kings Nasihat al-Mulûk; Qâbûs Nâma; Siyâsat Nâma ; al-Ghazâlî 1058-1111 ; genre; caliph khalîfa; khilafa ; Nizam al-Mulk 1018-1092 ; justice Cadi; cidâla ; the Saljûqs; Sûfîsm stifî; tasawwuf ; sultân;

    Sammanfattning : The present dissertation ia an analysis in the history of ideas of the 12th-century Persian-Islamic thinker Ab Hamid Muhammad al-Ghazl's political ideas and his political reversal, ie. his abandonment of a religiously-influenced political theory in favour of a Persian-influenced political theory. LÄS MER