Search for dissertations about: "Dominic Power"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the words Dominic Power.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Dedicated Followers of Fashion : An Economic Geographic Analysis of the Swedish Fashion Industry

    Author : Atle Hauge; Anders Malmberg; Dominic Power; Louise Crewe; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Social and economic geography; fashion industry; economic geography; branding; industrial system; symbolic value; cool; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : In fashion, as in the rest of the economy, the globalisation of taste, power and production now plays a major role. The industry is dominated by fashion capitals like Paris, London or New York, populated by star designers like Tom Ford, Karl Lagerfeld or Jean-Paul Gaultier and controlled through MNC giants like Prada, Gucci, DKNY and Dior, who together influence consumer preferences on a global scale. READ MORE

  3. 3. Like a wave : Understanding the film and TV industries in Korea and Sweden

    Author : Su-Hyun Berg; Dominic Power; Johan Jansson; Oliver Ibert; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; knowledge creation and diffusion; film and TV industries; South Korea; Sweden; creative industries;

    Abstract : This doctoral dissertation is concerned with the complex dynamics of knowledge in the South Korean film and TV industry and Swedish filmmaking from a spatiotemporal perspective. The film and TV industries are highly dependent on knowledge and innovation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Made in Canada : The strategies, spaces and working lives of independent designers in the Canadian fashion system

    Author : Taylor Brydges; Dominic Power; Brian Hracs; Johan Jansson; Susanne Reimer; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : fashion; labour; creative industries; Canada; Filosofi; Philosophy;

    Abstract : Drawing on 87 interviews with independent fashion designers and key informants, this thesis is a collection of papers which aim to explore the strategies, spatial dynamics and working lives of independent fashion designers in the Canadian fashion industry. The majority of fashion design firms in Canada are small independent businesses, typically run by an individual or pair of designers, with few employees. READ MORE

  5. 5. Creative Distraction : The Digital Transformation of the Advertising Industry

    Author : Markus M Bugge; Dominic Power; Anders Malmberg; Neil Coe; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic geography; innovation; advertising; Internet; agglomeration economies; creative; interactive; knowledge; Oslo; Norway; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Economic geography; Ekonomisk geografi;

    Abstract : This thesis is primarily based on a case study on how the Internet affects the advertising industry in Oslo, Norway, and on how the digitization of advertising adds to our understanding of the geography of innovation and urban and regional development. The study argues that the Internet fundamentally changes and challenges the advertising industry, and that advertising merges into market communication and even user experience and product development. READ MORE