Search for dissertations about: "Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 swedish dissertations containing the words Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography.

  1. 1. Geographies of Place Branding : Researching through small and medium sized cities

    Author : Ida Andersson; Brita Hermelin; Gunnel Forsberg; Andy Pike; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; place branding; place marketing; small and medium sized cities; hotels; flagship buildings; policy tourism; policy boosterism; green cities; regional development; economic geography; Sweden; Växjö; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography; Place branding;

    Abstract : Place branding is commonly conceptualized with a focus on big cities, such as London, New York and Singapore, building from concepts and models from mainstream branding theory. In contrast to such conceptualizations, this thesis focuses on place branding in small and medium-sized cities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sami tourism in Northern Sweden : Supply, demand and interaction

    Author : Robert Pettersson; Ulf Wiberg; Dieter K Müller; Bruno Jansson; Thomas Hinch; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social and economic geography; Indigenous Tourism; Sami; Sápmi; Tourism Supply; Tourism Demand; Stated Preference; Attitudes; Kulturgeografi; Human geography; Kulturgeografi; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi; Stated Preference.; Human geography; economic geography; Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi;

    Abstract : Indigenous tourism is an expansive sector in the growing tourism industry. The Sami people living in Sápmi in northern Europe have started to engage in tourism, particularly in view of the rationalised and modernised methods of reindeer herding. Sami tourism offers job opportunities and enables the spreading of information. READ MORE

  3. 3. Pastoralists and the Environmental State : A study of ecological resettlement in Inner Mongolia, China

    Author : Qian Zhang; Bo Malmberg; Andrew Byerley; Richard Black; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Environmentalisation; political ecology; grassland degradation; migration decision-making; pastoralism; environmental migration; environmental governance; China; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography;

    Abstract : China's quest for sustainable development has given birth to a set of contested ‘ecological construction’ programmes. Focusing on ‘ecological resettlement’, a type of policy measure in a programme for restoring degraded grasslands, this thesis sets out a critical analysis in opposition to the dominant technical and managerial approaches to understanding environmentalisation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Gendered Performances in Swedish Forestry : Negotiating Subjectivities in Women-Only Networks

    Author : Emmeline Laszlo Ambjörnsson; Anna Storm; Gunnel Forsberg; Natasha Webster; Maureen Reed; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; gender; femininity; female masculinity; feminist geography; feminist political ecology; environmental governance; forestry; neoliberalisation; collective action; postfeminism; spatiality; rurality; Sweden; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography;

    Abstract : Environmental resource use is intimately intertwined with gendered power relations. Overarching ideals, governance and management are shaped by the negotiation and performance of gendered subjectivities. This thesis identifies and analyses key features of such negotiations and performances in the context of contemporary Swedish forestry. READ MORE

  5. 5. Education through Maps : The Challenges of Knowing and Understanding the World

    Author : Pontus Hennerdal; Ulf Jansson; Bo Malmberg; Ann Grubbström; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; cartography; geography education; map projections; maps; place location knowledge; world maps; Sweden; kartografi; geografiundervisning; kartor; kartprojektioner; namngeografi; världskartor; Sverige; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of this thesis is to study, in relation to geography education and with a historical perspective, the challenges of knowing and understanding the world. The cases are all from Sweden. READ MORE