Sökning: "industrialization"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 119 avhandlingar innehållade ordet industrialization.

  1. 1. Kampen om Asea : lokal stat och industrialisering – Arboga och Västerås 1875–1900

    Författare :Pia Lindberg; Christina Carlsson-Wetterberg; Martin Åberg; Örebro universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; 19th century; industrialization; infrastructure; technology systems; electrification; water and sewerage; city growth; decision-making process; History; Historia; Historia; History; Industrialization; Infrastructure; Technology systems; Electrification; Water ans sewerage; City ggrowth; Decision-making process;

    Sammanfattning : The main purpose of this thesis is to study the role of local government in the process of industrialization and to analyze the decision-making processes which led to developments of water-supply, sewerage and electrification in Sweden in late 19th century. Its’ main focus is centred on the agents involved in this process and primarily on which of their interests infl uenced and limited the introduction of new technology. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Life and Death in the City: Demography and Living Standards during Stockholm's Industrialization

    Författare :Joseph Molitoris; Centrum för ekonomisk demografi; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; fertility transition; industrialization; urbanization; socioeconomic status; living standards;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation uses longitudinal micro-data from Stockholm between 1878 and 1926 to study the causes and consequences of the fertility transition and to examine the development of living standards inequality during industrialization. Although both processes have received much interest from researchers, we know relatively little of how either one played out among individuals in urban areas, which were both at the forefront of industrialization and the fertility decline. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Development constrained – Essays on land as a factor in nineteenth-century industrialization and trade

    Författare :Dimitrios Theodoridis; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic development; industrialization; 19th-century; land; ecological footprint; land productivity; colonies; coal; slave trade; trade; ghost acres; empire; sustainability;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation consists of an introductory chapter, four research essays and one essay that describes the collected dataset. The first essay examines how the balance of land embodied in British trade developed during the nineteenth century and provides the first all encompassing accounts on this topic. LÄS MER

  4. 4. The Industrialization Process in the Chinese Mirror - Continuity and change in transition from collective agriculture to market economy in China

    Författare :Turaj Faran; Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; industrialization; China; transition; socialism; market; economic history; economic development; agriculture; åproductivity; rural industry; development strategy; Third World; Gerschenkron;

    Sammanfattning : Abstract in Undetermined The dominant explanation for China's unprecendented rates of economic growth in the last three decades has regarded them as the consequence of the reform policies that, after Mao, the Chinese leaders embarked upon in 1978. The present study, in contrast, argues for continuity between the socialist period and the post-refrom era in China's economic course. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Energy Transitions, Economic Growth and Structural Change: Portugal in a Long-run Comparative Perspective

    Författare :Sofia Henriques; Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; energy; natural resources; Environmental Kuznets Curve; Portugal; industrialization; service transition; structural change; electrification; XIX and XX centuries.;

    Sammanfattning : This book analyses, in an international comparative context, Portugal´s energy transition from organic sources to fossil fuels in the period 1856-2006. It investigates the role that energy played in the industrialization of the country and how the relationship between energy and economic growth changed with the transition from an industrial to a service society. LÄS MER