Essays about: "politics in india"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 23 essays containing the words politics in india.

  1. 1. Urban Solid Waste Management in Mumbai Current challenges and future solutions for Urban Development : Minor Field Study

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekologi; KTH/Industriell ekologi

    Author : Yuri Joelsson; Rebecca Lord; [2016]
    Keywords : Municipal Solid Waste Management MSWM ; Mumbai; Urban Planning; System Approach;

    Abstract : This study was conducted as a bachelor thesis at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm in the spring of 2016. The study was carried out as a Minor Field Study (MFS) funded by the Swedish public authority Sida - Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency. READ MORE

  2. 2. Instrumental Securitization : An Investigation of Contemporary Indo-Pakistani Hydro‐Political Dynamics

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Sune Petersen; [2015]
    Keywords : India-Pakistan; International Relations; Security; Hydro-Politics; Securitization Theory; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The Indo-Pakistani rivalry has lasted for more than seven decades, experienced four major wars, countless armed skirmishes and extensive cross-border communal violence, resulting in more than one million casualties, and enormous amounts of resources diverted towards security. The disputed Kashmir region is often cited as the main reason for the persistence of the conflict. READ MORE

  3. 3. Politics of Reproduction: A Post-Colonial Feminist Analysis of the 'Missing Girl' Phenomenon in India

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Rini Fernandes; [2013]
    Keywords : missing girls; politics of reproduction; sex-selective abortion; modernity; PNDT Act 1994; New Reproductive Technologies NRTs ; population policy discourse; post-colonial feminism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Abstract: The controversial issue of ‘missing girls’ has been a cause of concern since the time of the British rule in India. Most research studies pointed towards a demographic pattern of its occurrence, the Northwestern plains of India saw an alarming scarcity of girl children. READ MORE

  4. 4. An examination of seed saving as a technology of resistance: A case study within the premises of a biodiversity conservation farm in Uttarakhand, India

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos; [2013]
    Keywords : India; seed saving; resistance; Swaraj; food sovereignty; Navdanya; organic farming; small-scale farmers; traditional ecological knowledge; emancipation; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The thesis aims to understand if seed saving practiced by oppressed small-scale farmers and peasants who are affiliated with Navdanya can be seen as a technology of resistance against the dominant agri-food industrial paradigm. Another aim is to find out how political and cultural meanings are attached to seed saving. READ MORE

  5. 5. "Everything is because of my husband"

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Annika Skogar; [2013]
    Keywords : Political Representation; Voting behaviour; Women; India; Citizenship; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The political participation of women is an important indicator of the degree of gender equality in certain country. In India, which is often referred to as the world’s largest democracy, the national parliament consists of only 11 % women. READ MORE