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Sammanfattning : Our world is becoming increasingly complex, and is rapidly changingwith distances being reduced. Societies today are also in atransition from traditional production industries to increasingreliance on communication, consumption, services and experience. Asone of these emerging ‘new industries’, tourism is part of thismovement. LÄS MER
2. Development Intervention on the Ground. Inherent rationales of aid and their encounter with local dynamics in three Cambodian villages
Sammanfattning : The study is motivated by the maintained needs to scrutinise and critically reflect upon interventionist rationales in development assistance, to put development intervention in perspective by regarding it as part of the context where it is implemented, and to bring these two perspectives together. The starting point is an indication of a common mismatch between what is intended when aid is formulated and what happens when it is implemented. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Global Fashion, via the logic of high-speed, large-scale industrial production and anachronistic high-volume consumption habits, causes significant social and environmental damage. Local Fashion is understood as part of the Slow Fashion movement that aims to change the functions of fashion so that they support or lead the quest to flourish within known human and planetary boundaries. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Beginning in the 1990s, sustainability indicators have rapidly been developed in different political contexts to measure progress towards reaching sustainable development. Previous research has largely focused on developing models and criteria for defining indicators in order to identify scientifically sound systems. LÄS MER
5. The Political Economy of Structural Adjustment. The Case of Cotton, Coffee and Maize Production in Arumeru and Geita District, Tanzania
Sammanfattning : This licensiate thesis is based on a number of fieldworks in Arumeru and Geita district during the years 1992-1996, as well as on national level in Tanzania. The aim was to study how the SAPs have affected local level economies, with a specific focus on cash crop (coffee and cotton) vs food crop production, as well as social service provision on local level with a focus on the quantity and quality of health and education. LÄS MER