Sökning: "cooperatives"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 32 avhandlingar innehållade ordet cooperatives.

  1. 1. Organizing for Social Change : Worker Cooperatives as Resistance to Capitalism

    Författare :Kristin Wiksell; Satu Heikkinen; Andreas Henriksson; Åsa Wettergren; Roland Paulsen; Karlstads universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Worker cooperatives; Capitalism; Resistance; Constructive resistance; Power; Social change; Organizing; Timebanks; Work relations; Temporality; Knowledge; Discourse; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Sammanfattning : When people around the globe are increasingly confronted with the challenges of rising economic inequalities and declining democratization, often associated with the spread of globalized capitalism, it becomes difficult to defend a position of business as usual. Worker co-ops are economic associations equally owned and democratically governed by workers with the potential to contribute to economic democracy and social change. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Cooperatives and the state : partners in development? : a human resource perspective

    Författare :Alf Carlsson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :Kooperation;

    Sammanfattning : .... LÄS MER

  3. 3. The Cooperative Challenge : Farmer Cooperation and the Politics of Agricultural Modernisation in 21st Century Uganda

    Författare :Sara Flygare; Mats Larsson; Pernilla Jonsson; Magnus Jirström; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :Economic history; Agricultural modernisation; cooperatives; cooperation; free-riding; dairy farmers; milk market; Africa; Uganda; Mukono; international donor policy; Ekonomisk historia; ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Sammanfattning : The main purpose of this dissertation is to study whether the official rhetoric on the role that cooperatives could play in the quest for agricultural modernisation in Uganda have any resemblance with how farmers view the benefits and problem with cooperation. This question was motivated by the political initiative in the early 21st century to revive the cooperative movement in Uganda, a movement burdened with a history of political intervention and difficulties to adapt to a de-regulated agricultural market system. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Developing Technology Transfer Processes in rural contexts : The case of Cauca in Colombia

    Författare :Deycy Janeth Sanchez Preciado; Magnus Holmén; Daniel Ljungberg; Eugenia Perez Vico; David Bennett; Richard Blundel; Högskolan i Halmstad; []
    Nyckelord :ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; technology transfer; rural developing countries; intermediate technologies; cooperatives;

    Sammanfattning : This doctoral thesis addresses the technology transfer process in rural developing economies. Technology transfer refers to the movement of physical artifacts and knowledge from a transferor (e.g. a university) to a recipient (e. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Contentious countrysides : social movements reworking and resisting public healthcare restructuring in rural Sweden

    Författare :Desirée Enlund; Aina Tollefsen; Madeleine Eriksson; Linda Sandberg; Cindi Katz; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; welfare state retrenchment; public healthcare restructuring; contentious politics; social movements; cooperatives; self-organization; social reproduction; Sweden; rural areas; New Public Management; neoliberalism; välfärdsstaten; sjukvårdens omvandling; motstånd; sociala rörelser; kooperativ; självorganisering; social reproduktion; landsbygd; glesbygd; New Public Management; nyliberalism; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi; genusvetenskap; gender studies;

    Sammanfattning : The broader aim of this thesis is to contribute to the understanding of the production and reproduction of spatial inequalities following from the restructuring of the public healthcare system. More specifically, by analyzing the contention around healthcare restructuring related to two cases spanning a longer period in northern Sweden, I aim to investigate the changing conditions for healthcare provision in rural and sparsely populated areas, and I explore the forms of collective action that local people engage in to sustain the access to healthcare, as well as how state authorities’ attitudes towards such collective action have shifted. LÄS MER