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Markrättigheter och mänskliga rättigheter

Roque Andersson, Linete LU (2017) MRSG31 20162
Human Rights Studies
Abstract
Using interview as a method this paper aims to obtain a deeper comprehesion of the life situation of the rural population in Xitanda and Itepela, in the northern part of Mocambique, where the Swedish company Chikweti were accused of land grabbing. With the approach of Grounded Theory and the constuction of a theory through the data analysis, the interviews plays a central role in the search for not only an understanding of the phenomenon of land grabbing in itself but most importantly the context where it occurs. This paper displays a context where so called land grabbers “investment” are unfortunately facilitated by the powerlessness of the rural people, something they often can not help. It is a context where the ability, influence and... (More)
Using interview as a method this paper aims to obtain a deeper comprehesion of the life situation of the rural population in Xitanda and Itepela, in the northern part of Mocambique, where the Swedish company Chikweti were accused of land grabbing. With the approach of Grounded Theory and the constuction of a theory through the data analysis, the interviews plays a central role in the search for not only an understanding of the phenomenon of land grabbing in itself but most importantly the context where it occurs. This paper displays a context where so called land grabbers “investment” are unfortunately facilitated by the powerlessness of the rural people, something they often can not help. It is a context where the ability, influence and power of your life situation could in certain ways be seen as non-existense, resulting in various stakeholders involving in “land grabbing” utilizing this powerlessness for its own economic benefit and leaving the community with broken promises about “development” that was sold to the community as an outcome from the so called “investment.” (Less)
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Roque Andersson, Linete LU
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MRSG31 20162
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L2 - 2nd term paper (old degree order)
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Mänskliga rättigheter, Human rights
language
Swedish
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8898028
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2017-04-04 08:55:15
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  abstract     = {Using interview as a method this paper aims to obtain a deeper comprehesion of the life situation of the rural population in Xitanda and Itepela, in the northern part of Mocambique, where the Swedish company Chikweti were accused of land grabbing. With the approach of Grounded Theory and the constuction of a theory through the data analysis, the interviews plays a central role in the search for not only an understanding of the phenomenon of land grabbing in itself but most importantly the context where it occurs. This paper displays a context where so called land grabbers “investment” are unfortunately facilitated by the powerlessness of the rural people, something they often can not help. It is a context where the ability, influence and power of your life situation could in certain ways be seen as non-existense, resulting in various stakeholders involving in “land grabbing” utilizing this powerlessness for its own economic benefit and leaving the community with broken promises about “development” that was sold to the community as an outcome from the so called “investment.”},
  author       = {Roque Andersson, Linete},
  keyword      = {Mänskliga rättigheter,Human rights},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Markrättigheter och mänskliga rättigheter},
  year         = {2017},
}