Search for dissertations about: "Economic spaces"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 85 swedish dissertations containing the words Economic spaces.

  1. 1. Transaction Spaces : Consumption Configurations and City Formation

    Author : Lukas Smas; Brita Hermelin; Bo Lenntorp; Peter Jackson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; consumption; transactions spaces; city formation; everyday life; commodities; urban development; consumer services; retail; spatial practices and representations; time-geography; Stockholm; Human geography; economic geography; Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi; kulturgeografi; Human Geography;

    Abstract : Consumption forms and is formed by the city. How, when and where commodities are transacted is essential in this urban drama of mutual relationships. This thesis explores how consumption and everyday life in cities are interrelated. READ MORE

  2. 2. Where Gendered Spaces Bend : The Rubber Phenomenon in Northern Laos

    Author : Anna-Klara Lindeborg; Aida Aragao - Lagergren; Susanne Stenbacka; Jonathan Rigg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Laos; LuangNamtha; rubber; gender; HatNyao; everyday life; bend; transitions; paradoxical spaces; intersectionality; ethnography; Hmong; phenomenon; gender contract; intersectionality; border-region; division of labour; China; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi; Geography; Geografi;

    Abstract : This thesis seeks to understand and explain gendered everyday life in the village of HatNyao in Northwestern Laos, specifically in relation to rubber cultivation, by using an ethnographic approach and methods. The ‘rubber boom’ is changing the landscape of Northern Laos, and in the process is reshaping gendered everyday life. READ MORE

  3. 3. Images of Work and Love : The Dynamics of Economy and Emotions on the Big Screen in Sweden and Mexico 1930–1955

    Author : Rosalía Guerrero Cantarell; Orsi Husz; Maths Isacson; Ann Ighe; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Work; Romantic Love; Modernity; Emotional capital; Worthiness; Respectability; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : This thesis studies the intertwinement of economy and emotions within the context of modernity. By investigating how work and romantic love interact in fiction films from the period 1930 to 1955, I seek to shed light on how two cultural practices that might normally be assumed to belong to separate dimensions of life – the economic and the emotional – are actually closely connected to each other. READ MORE

  4. 4. Tourism Development in Resource Peripheries : conflicting and Unifying Spaces in Northern Sweden

    Author : Joakim Byström; Dieter K. Müller; Rikard Eriksson; Anna Dóra Sæþórsdóttir; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Tourism development; labor market transformation; related diversification; path dependence; resource periphery; pleasure periphery; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The northern Swedish inland is a sparsely populated area with a historical dependence upon natural-resource extraction. Therefore, this region has traditionally been defined as a resource periphery for extractive purposes. However, the rise of tourism challenges this narrative by producing a pleasure periphery for touristic purposes. READ MORE

  5. 5. Socio-economic differentiation and selective migration in rural and urban Sweden

    Author : Susanne Hjort; Gunnar Malmberg; Colin P. Pooley; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Migration; rural; urban; Sweden; rural gentrification; polarization; segregation; Human geography; Kulturgeografi; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to analyse migration and socio-economic differentiation in rural and urban spaces: where people move, what the characteristics of migrants are and whether experiences of rural and urban space affect attitudes toward the local living environment and place attachment. The background consists of five themes discussing different aspects of socio-economic differentiation and selective migration, for example polarization and rural gentrification. READ MORE