Search for dissertations about: "European cities"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 46 swedish dissertations containing the words European cities.

  1. 1. Brussels : a reflexive world city

    Author : Camilla Elmhorn; Peter Taylor; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; world city cities; global city cities; Brussels; global-local interplay; economic reflexivity; neo-Marshallian nodes; agglomeration economies; European cities; economic restructuring; labour market transformations; informal economy; spatial segregation; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History; ekonomisk historia;

    Abstract : This dissertation analyses the consequences of seemingly placeless processes like the European integration and the increasing economic globalisation on Brussels and the people living there. The study shows that Brussels has become one of our time's most important international political capitals and a leading business node in Europe. READ MORE

  2. 2. Nature in urban regions : Understanding linkages and benefits to human populations

    Author : Romain Goldenberg; Georgia Destouni; Patricia Gober; Z. Kalantari; R. Goldenberg; G. Destouni; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; ecosystem services; urban; socio-economics; green-blue areas; spatial accessibility; urban planning; Stockholm; Europe; cities; naturgeografi; Physical Geography;

    Abstract : The future of the world will be urban, with now the largest share of the global population in recorded history living in cities. Urbanization implies a progressive environmental and land-use transformation, from natural ecosystems to artificial materials, shaped by the tension between unregulated organic trends and urban planning. READ MORE

  3. 3. Breakfast habits among European adolescents : The Healthy Lifestyle in Europe by Nutrition in Adolescence (HELENA) Study

    Author : Lena Hallström; Michael Sjöström; Jonatan Ruiz; Carine Vereecken; Anna-Karin Lindroos; Karolinska institutet; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : Breakfast; adolescents; socio-demographical factors; dietary assessment; 24-h recall; food groups; cardiovascular disease risk factors; Europe; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; breakfast;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to study the associations of individual and socio-environmental factors with breakfast habits among adolescents on a European level.   Methods: The HELENA-study (Healthy Lifestyle in Europe by Nutrition in Adolescence) is a multi-centre cross-sectional, school-based study including 3528 adolescents (aged 12.5-17. READ MORE

  4. 4. Contribution of ICT to Climate Targets of Cities : Exploring the potential of Information and Communication Technologies in reducing emissions and energy use from buildings and travel

    Author : Anna Kramers; Mattias Höjer; Åsa Svenfelt; Anders Gullberg; Marko Turpeinen; Magnus Enell; KTH; []
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    Abstract : This thesis examines how ICT solutions can assist in lowering energy use and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from buildings and travel in order to help cities meet their climate targets. It also provides an overview of relevant research intended to furnish new knowledge about the issues involved and to find solutions to social problems. READ MORE

  5. 5. Entangled Cities : Transnational Municipal Climate Networks and Urban Governance

    Author : Henner Busch; LUCSUS; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; transnational municipal climate networks; local climate governance; urban development; climate change mitigation; climate change adaptation; Germany;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the influence of transnational municipal climate networks (TMCNs) on urban climate governance in Germany. The reality of climate change means that cities all over the world are faced with two challenges. First, they need to go through decarbonisation transitions to mitigate climate change. READ MORE