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Foraging motivations: socioeconomic and regional conditionalities
Růžičková, Lucie ; Šiftová, Jana (advisor) ; Rypáčková, Pavla (referee)
A research of foraging represents a relatively new phenomenon abroad. In Czechia, on the other hand, this is an ordinary issue with a long-time tradition, but until recently it has not received much attention by the scientific community. For this reason, the following diploma thesis deals with this activity. It consists of two main units. The first part aims to create the theoretical framework necessary for the introduction into the foraging study. It includes a familiarization with the trend of the self-provisioning in general both in Czechia and abroad. A substantial part of the theoretical framework deals with the quantity and the typology of harvested products, the reasons for foraging, the characteristics of the harvesters, etc. It also outlines the problem of western academics' interpretation of foraging in post-communist conditions as a survival strategy. In the second part, using the mixed research methods, the thesis seeks to find out what is the tradition of foraging in Czech conditions during recent decades, who are the harvesters and what are the reasons and motivations to harvest. By statistical data analysis and by interviewing method, it is confirmed that people across a variety of demographic and socio-economic characteristics are harvesting and motivation is certainly not a bad...
Urban foraging: a (non)traditional strategy of food privisioning in the city?
Růžičková, Lucie ; Spilková, Jana (advisor) ; Rypáčková, Pavla (referee)
A research of foraging represents a relatively new phenomenon abroad. In Czechia, on the other hand, this is an ordinary issue with a long-time tradition, but until recently it has not received much attention by the scientific community. For this reason the following diploma thesis deals with this activity. It consists of two main units. The first part aims to create the theoretical framework necessary for the introduction into the foraging study. There is a familiarization with the trend of the self-provisioning in general both in Czechia and abroad. A substantial part of the theoretical framework deals with the quantity and the typology of harvested products, the reasons for foraging, the characteristics of the harvesters, etc. It also outlines the problem of western academics' interpretation of foraging in post-communist conditions as a survival strategy. In the second part, using the mixed research methods, the thesis seeks to find out what is the tradition of foraging in Czech conditions during recent decades, who are the harvesters and what are the reasons and motivations to harvest. By statistical data analysis and by interviewing method, it is confirmed that people across a variety of demographic and socio-economic characteristics are harvesting and motivation is certainly not a bad...
Food self-provisioning in Russia: case study of Moscow and Saratov
Nenashev, Daniil ; Spilková, Jana (advisor) ; Rypáčková, Pavla (referee)
Food self-provisioning in Russia: case study of Moscow and Saratov Abstract The main goal of this thesis is to study what is the peculiarity of food self-provisioning in Russia. The thesis tries to capture the main features in a self-provisioning topic, focusing on differences between the capital city - Moscow - and the peripheral city - Saratov. In the theoretical part of the thesis, different views on food self-provisioning, especially in Europe, were considered. The research part of this work is based on semi-structured interviews conducted with 20 respondents, 10 from Moscow and 10 from Saratov. The research sought to find out what are the main reasons to grow food by yourself, what motivates people to do it in "Russian" conditions. The results confirmed the hypotheses that the reason to grow food depends on the economic situation in the area of respondent's residence. Also, climate and soil play an important role. Keywords: domestic food production; self-provisioning; Russia

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