Search for dissertations about: "urban social policy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 78 swedish dissertations containing the words urban social policy.

  1. 1. The Social City Middle-way approaches to housing and sub-urban golvernmentality in southern Stockholm, 1900-1945

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Mats Deland; Stockholms universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Settlement studies; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Bebyggelseforskning; Stockholm; governmentality; Foucault; land holding; leaseholding; site leasehold rights; municipal administration; housing; urban history; suburban; town planning; city planning; urban order; local press; voluntary societies; gender; disciplinary; philanthropy; Enskede; Brännkyrka; Söderort;

    Abstract : This dissertation deals with the period bridging the era of extreme housing shortages in Stockholm on the eve of industrialisation and the much admired programmes of housing provision that followed after the second world war, when Stockholm district Vällingby became an example for underground railway-serviced ”new towns”. It is argued that important changes were made in the housing and town planning policy in Stockholm in this period that paved the way for the successful ensuing period. READ MORE

  2. 2. Innovation in an urban context

    University dissertation from Heidi Wiig Aslesen/Lunds universitets geografiska institution

    Author : Heidi Wiig Aslesen; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Regional innovation systems; Socialgeografi; Social geography; Samhällsvetenskaper; Social sciences; Head-office-corporate-service complex; KIBS-client interaction; KIBS; Urban agglomerations; Innovation activity;

    Abstract : The dissertation is based on a collection of papers addressing different aspects of regional innovation systems in an urban context. The overall aim is to find explanatory factors behind the workings of regional innovation systems in urban agglomerations by looking at the innovation dynamics and innovation outcomes of the Oslo region, and secondly, by analysing how two diverse subsets of economic activity in the Oslo region (and other urban agglomerations) are able to exploit a regional innovation system (clustered manufacturing SME's and Knowledge Intensive Business Services (KIBS). READ MORE

  3. 3. Urban-Rural Relations in China A Study of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Metropolitan Region

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Yuheng Li; KTH.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Urban-rural linkages; Urban bias; Urban-rural interface; Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Metropolitan Region; China; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi;

    Abstract : Over three decades of rapid economic growth in China, beginning in 1978, has been accompanied by ever-enlarging urban-rural inequalities in terms of the various aspects of income, welfare, infrastructure, medical treatment, and education (amongst others). These two parts – the urban and the rural - have long been treated separately, without much consideration being given to their mutual linkages (relations). READ MORE

  4. 4. HOUSE MASTER SCHOOL: Career Model for Education and Training in Integrated and Sustainable Conservation of Built Environments

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Erika Johansson; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Bebyggelseforskning; Settlement studies; Historisk-filosofiska ämnen; History and philosophy subjects; Miljökemi; Environmental chemistry; Socialvetenskap; Social sciences; Arbetsmarknadsforskning; Labour market research; Europeiskt forskningssamarbete; European research cooperation; Forskning om offentlig sektor; Public sector research; Forskningspolitik; Research policy; Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur; Civil engineering and architecture; Kulturarv och kulturproduktion; Cultural heritage and cultural production; integrated conservation; systemic approach; sustainable development; action research; transdisciplinary case study research; educational systems design; construction; education; training; lifelong learning; career and workforce development; Education for Sustainable Development ESD ; crafts; craftsmanship training; sustainability science; socio-ecological approach; triple helix; organizational learning; community action;

    Abstract : Based on a participatory action research methodology and approach (AR), this dissertation explores the core theoretical problems and opportunities of education and learning for sustainable development (ESD) within the cross-disciplinary area of integrated and sustainable conservation of built environments. The main purpose has been to develop an epistemological framework for integrated lifelong learning, ethics and advanced research (R&D) and to provide a new sustainable education and career model for the field to be applied in the Dalecarlia region and on a national level within the Swedish construction industry at large; i. READ MORE

  5. 5. From Vision to Transition Exploring the Potential for Public Information Services to Facilitate Sustainable Urban Transport

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Carlos Cano-Viktorsson; KTH.; KTH.; [2014]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Collective intelligence; Peer to peer based production; Social media networking; Public information systems; Information and communication technology ICT ; Organizational responsiveness; Historical analysis; History of technology; Sustainable urban transport; History of Science; Technology and Environment; Historiska studier av teknik; vetenskap och miljö; Informations- och kommunikationsteknik; Information and Communication Technology;

    Abstract : Background: Policy initiatives to promote sustainable travel through the use of Internet based public information systems have increased during the last decade. Stockholm, in being one of the first cities in Europe to implement an Internet based service for facilitating sustainable travel is believed to be a good candidate for an analysis of key issues for developing sustainable travel planning services to the public. READ MORE