Essays about: "A village life"

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  1. 1. Father groups in Burkina Faso – towards changed behaviors and a reconstruction of masculinities?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Förvaltningshögskolan

    Author : Andrea Hallberg; [2017-06-22]
    Keywords : Africa; Burkina Faso; Nakamtenga; Yennenga Progress; father groups; fatherhood; family life; masculinities; gender roles;

    Abstract : Introduction: The importance of the involvement of men when it comes to increasing quality of life for women and children as well as for men themselves are evident, and has been shown repeatedly in academic research. Women globally are the ones responsible for children and household. READ MORE

  2. 2. Design of an Off-grid PV System for Households in Perú and Sweden

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för ekonomi, teknik och naturvetenskap

    Author : Emiliano Gabriel Lorenzo Guevara; [2017]
    Keywords : PV; photovoltaics; Peru; Sweden; off-grid; battery; pvsyst;

    Abstract : Because of global warming and the Paris agreement from 2015, countries need to switch their energy sources into clean sources. For some countries, like Perú, electricity produced from renewable energy sources is still a new technology. Its electricity demand depends entirely on traditional hydropower and thermal plants. READ MORE

  3. 3. Commons Across Slovak Countryside

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Arkitekthögskolan vid Umeå universitet

    Author : Terezia Stevuliakova; [2017]
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    Abstract : Culture houses in Slovak villages, remnats of the former Soviet Union and other countries of Eastern Bloc, provides spaces for events and meetings that bring people together. 2 The project aims to explore how culture and spaces for it can ground other developing projects in a particular physical, social and historical context and enable users to become active in the present transformation of place and to mediate more diverse life in rural areas. READ MORE

  4. 4. Making space for reading : a study of rural reading rooms in Yunnan Province, PRC

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för ABM

    Author : Maria Ulrika Löfblad; [2017]
    Keywords : ALM; Library- and Information Studies; reading rooms; the People’s Republic of China; Yunnan Province; rural areas; New Socialist Countryside; development; grounded theory; the General Administration for Press and Printing; village politics; policy implementation; guerrilla fieldwork; governmentality; Michel Foucault; spatial planning.; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to explore the meanings behind rural reading rooms (tushushi) in Yunnan Province, PRC. Rural reading rooms are small libraries attached to the village Party compound in Chinese villages; for the past decade 600 000 reading rooms have been established in administrative villages in China, and now benefit more than 1 billion farmers in what is arguably the world’s most important developing nation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Women’s perception of participation in NREGA, empowerment as a process of change. : A comparative Minor Field Study between two villages in Andhra Pradesh, India

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Maxine Olausson; [2017]
    Keywords : Empowerment; India; NREGA; women; Dalit;

    Abstract : This thesis is a comparative analysis between two villages in India, examining personal accounts from participants in the world’s largest anti-poverty programme, the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA). The analysis is based on an eight-week field-study in Andhra Pradesh, which was financed through a Minor Field Study Scholarship by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida). READ MORE