Search for dissertations about: "Brett Christophers"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words Brett Christophers.

  1. 1. Trading animal genetics : On the “marketization” of bovine genetics in the dairy industry

    Author : Julia De Gregorio; Brett Christophers; Peeter Maandi; Christian Berndt; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : This thesis studies the workings of markets in the specific context of the international trade in bovine genetics in the dairy industry and with a particular focus on the Global North. It draws upon the examples of trade in breeding stock – cows – at auction sales and trade in bovine semen. READ MORE

  2. 2. Going places : Local settings and global horizons in young people’s education and work trajectories

    Author : Sara Forsberg; Brett Christophers; Danielle Ekman Ladru; Johanna Waters; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The recent trend for mass higher education and a growing policy focus on a knowledge-driven economy has created the expectation that everyone can enter a fulfilling and rewarding career. However, young people often experience discrepancies between expectations of social mobility and local or national labour market opportunities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Living in the calm and safe part of the city : The socio-spatial reproduction of upper-middle class neighbourhoods in Malmö

    Author : Ann Rodenstedt; Irene Molina; Brett Christophers; Rowland Atkinson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Self-segregation; gated communities; security; upper-middle class; neoliberalisation; post-industrialism; housing; lifestyle; status; exclusivity; exclusion; community; neighbourhood choice; stigmatisation; spatial representations; socio-spatial reproduction; avoidance behaviours; Malmö; Victoria Park; Bellevue; Sweden; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : When residential segregation is mentioned in news coverage and when it is talked about in everyday discourse in Sweden, it is very often associated with immigration and minority groups living in the poorer areas of the city. A common assumption is that “immigrants” actively withdraw from society and that they choose to live together rather than integrating with the majority population. READ MORE

  4. 4. Pushing borders : Cultural workers in the restructuring of post-industrial cities

    Author : Chiara Valli; Brett Christophers; Dominic Power; Sara Gonzalez; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; gentrification; displacement; creative labor; cultural labor; social movements; resistance; Milan; Brooklyn; Urban studies; Urbana studier; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : This research explores the agency and positioning of cultural workers in the restructuring of contemporary cities. This positioning is ambiguous. READ MORE