Sökning: "economic organisation"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 239 avhandlingar innehållade orden economic organisation.

  1. 1. The exchange of cotton : Ugandan peasants, colonial market regulations and the organisation of international cotton trade, 1904-1918

    Författare :Torbjörn Engdahl; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic history; cotton; market; organisation; buying-practices; transaction costs; colonial; regulation; policy implementation; Uganda; marketing channel; peasant; chief; middlemen; free-standing company; cotton exchange; international trade; Ekonomisk historia; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Sammanfattning : Between 1904 and 1918, the British colonial administration in Uganda regulated the cotton industry in order to maintain and improve the quality of the exported cotton. The main topics of the dissertation are: Why were these regulations enacted and who initiated them? The dissertation analyses the impact of the organisation of the international cotton trade on the buying practices in the local Uganda cotton market. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Åt var och en efter behov? : En studie av lanthandeln i Revsundsregionen i Östra Jämtland 1870-1890

    Författare :Fredrik Sandgren; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic history; Rural retail trade; industrialisation; Sweden; regional economic development; consumer behaviour; Ekonomisk historia; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation concerns the rural retail trade (lanthandel) in the Revsund area 1870-1890. The area was industrialised from the 1850s by the inland expansion of the forestry and timber industries. The Free Trade Acts in 1864 paved the way for retailers outside the towns to play an important role in supplying the population with goods. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Hus och gård i förändring : Uppländska herrgårdar, boställen och bondgårdar under 1700- och 1800-talens agrara revolution

    Författare :Göran Ulväng; Mats Morell; Dan Bäcklund; Christer Persson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic history; buildings; countryside; 18th-19th centuries; agrarian revolution; agriculture; household; work organisation; economics; manors; vicarages; farms; Ekonomisk historia; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Sammanfattning : The thesis is about what the buildings at manor estates, vicarages and farms looked like and how they changed during the agrarian revolution of the 18th and 19th centuries. Through new clearings, mechanisation, land partition, and increased work distribution and specialisation, production increased vigorously during the period, which generally caused an increase in prosperity and lay the foundation for the subsequent industrial revolution. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Den ekonomiska staden : Stadsplanering i Stockholm under senare hälften av 1800-talet

    Författare :Hossein Sheiban; Martin Åberg; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; modern urban planning; economic discourse; public intervention; capitalism; civil society; municipality; social constructionism; working class housing question; self-help housing; home ownership; housing and property owners; economic sphere; politics; social question; urban history; Stockholm; History; Historia;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis explores the emergence and development of modern urban planning in Stockholm during the second half of the nineteenth century. Three structures are focused on. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Den stora ölkartellen : Branschorganisering och kartellbildning i bryggeriindustrin 1885-1914

    Författare :Torbjörn Lundqvist; Per Boije; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic history; trade associations; cartelisation; institutional change; organisatonal development; brewing industry; free trade in beer; temperance ideology; Ekonomisk historia; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation deals with the different functions of the Swedish Brewers Association: political defence against reductions in the free trade in beer and taxation of the brewing industry, defence against strikes and boycotts, and the making of a nation-wide cartel. The breakthroug of temperance ideology, the fiscal needs of the state and the growth of the socialist labour movement threatened the property interests of the brewing industry. LÄS MER