Search for dissertations about: "Crime rates"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 swedish dissertations containing the words Crime rates.

  1. 1. Crime Clusters and Safety in Underground Stations

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Adriaan Cornelis Uittenbogaard; KTH.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Safety; urban crime; crime distribution; spatial-temproal patterns; underground stations; public transport; environmental attributes; crime prevention; Fastigheter och byggande; Real Estate and Construction Management;

    Abstract : The objective of the thesis is to explore ways to assess safety in an urban context and intransport nodes. The thesis is composed of articles which aim at assessing whether safety levels vary within a city, at a public transportation network, particularly at stations, and finally making suggestions to increase safety in these environments. READ MORE

  2. 2. Clusters of urban crime and safety in transport nodes

    University dissertation from KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Adriaan Cornelis Uittenbogaard; KTH.; [2013]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; safety; urban crime; space-time clusters; crime concentrations; GIS; environmental attributes; public transport; underground stations; transport nodes; crime prevention;

    Abstract : The objective of the thesis is to provide a better understanding of the safety conditions inurban environments, particularly related to those found in transport nodes, in this case,underground stations, and surrounding areas1. First, the study starts with an analysis of theoverall city, identifying concentrations of crime in the urban fabric and then focusing on thecriminogenic conditions at and around underground stations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Exposure to crime as a consequence of poverty five investigations about relative deprivation, poverty and exposure to crime

    University dissertation from Umeå : Sociologi

    Author : Daniel Larsson; Umeå universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; poverty; exposure to crime; fear of crime; welfare problems; Sweden; Britain; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi;

    Abstract : This thesis contains five studies that in different ways investigate poverty and the relation between poverty and exposure to crime. The basis of the thesis has been the question of how poverty is related to other welfare problems such as unemployment and health problems, focusing on exposure to crime and fear of crime. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hate crime victimization : consequences and interpretations

    University dissertation from Malmö universitet

    Author : Mika Andersson; Malmö University.; Malmö University.; [2018]
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Humanities Social Sciences; Hate crime; Criminology; Victimology;

    Abstract : The field of hate crime studies is a young one and as such it is characterized by a high proportion of explorative and inductive studies. This methodological approach is well founded when a field is unfolding as they often generate theoretical conclusions or assumptions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Social Capital, Health and Socioeconomic Inequalities in Health A Health Economic Study

    University dissertation from Muhammad Kamrul Islam

    Author : Kamrul Islam; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; economic systems; economic theory; Economics; econometrics; Samhällsvetenskaper; Social sciences; epidemiologi; Folkhälsa; epidemiology; Public health; Sweden; Panel data fixed-effect model; Decomposition analysis; Concentration index; Socioeconomic health inequality; Population aging; Survival analysis; Extended Cox model; Multilevel analysis; Unbalanced panel data; Externalities; Crime rates; Election participation rates; Community social capital; Municipality-level social capital; Systematic review; Egalitarianism; Determinants of health; Mortality; Health-related quality of life; Health; Keywords; Social capital; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik;

    Abstract : The thesis comprises four independent research papers and a summary that focus on two related dimensions. The first dimension focuses on the understanding of the production of health. Particularly, the question is asked whether community's stock of social capital influence individual's health. READ MORE