Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 103 avhandlingar innehållade ordet modernisation.
Sammanfattning : This is a study of changes in Chinese kindergarten education in the era of the post-Mao four modernisations. Based on fieldwork carried out in China in 1997, this thesis examined the changes of Chinese kindergarten education at two levels — changes in system (structural change) and changes in educational activities (curriculum and ideological change), especially for the period of the 1990s. LÄS MER
2. Modernisation and farmer-led irrigation development in Africa : A study of state-farmer interactions in Tanzania
Sammanfattning : After years of relatively low investment, irrigation development in Africa has been put back on the policy agenda as a way of increasing agricultural productivity. In spite of existing evidence of farmers’ irrigation initiatives across the African continent, current policy prescriptions still revolve around (large-scale) state intervention. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This dissertation deals with attitudes towards death and the dead body in Sweden during the late 19th and the early 20th centuries. This was a period of intense social and cultural change, during which Sweden was transformed from an agricultural society to a modem industrial state. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This dissertation examines the modernity of the Swedish proletarian author Ivar Lo-Johansson (1901-1990), as manifested in the so-called 'statare' novels: Godnatt, jord (Breaking Free, 1933), Bara en mor (Only a Mother, 1939), and Traktorn (1943). The dissertation examines, on the one hand, modernisation and modernity as the topoi of these novels, and on the other, how the author relates to the literary tendency that has come to signify the aesthetic modernisation of the 20th century, i. LÄS MER
5. Housing Themselves : Transformations, Modernisation and Spatial qualities in Informal Settlements in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Sammanfattning : This thesis is an attempt to address issues of housingtransformation in informal settlements. Transformation ofhouses is seen to be associated with modernisation forceswhereby people adapt their houses to suit their needs anddesires. LÄS MER