Search for dissertations about: "Kulturgeografi"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 274 swedish dissertations containing the word Kulturgeografi.

  1. 1. Everyday life in avant-garde housing estates : A phenomenology of post-Soviet Moscow

    Author : Alexander Kalyukin; Irene Molina; Tom Mels; Tim Cresswell; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; built environment; housing; everyday life; avant-garde architecture; humanistic geography; phenomenology; Henri Lefebvre; post-Soviet city; Moscow; Russia; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the social meaning and function of what is known as avant-garde, or constructivist, housing estates located in central Moscow. Five of these estates – Budenovsky, Dubrovka, Khavsko-Shabolovsky, Nizhnyaya Presnya and Usachevka – comprise the empirical foci of the study. 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. Governing from Above : Solid Waste Management in Nigeria's New Capital City of Abuja

    Author : Onyanta Adama; Gunilla Andrae; Kristian Stokke; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; governance; space; place; solid waste management; relocated capital city; Abuja; Nigeria; Human geography; Kulturgeografi; Human Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : This doctoral dissertation examines how the symbolic character of a relocated capital city influences and intersects with local conditions to shape the governance structure and relations in service delivery. The focus is on Abuja, the new capital city of Nigeria, and the sector studied is solid waste management. READ MORE

  4. 4. Green consumption energy use and carbon dioxide emission

    Author : Eva Alfredsson; Einar Holm; Neil Swan; Kerstin Westin; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social and economic geography; Energy consumption; Carbon dioxide emission; Energy intensity; Carbon intensity; Life cycle assessment; Consumption patterns; Lifestyles; Systems analysis; Microsimulation modelling; Demography; Sustainability; Rebound effects; Substitution effects; Kulturgeografi; Human geography; Kulturgeografi; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to explore the quantitative potential to reduce energy requirements and CO2 emissions through changed patterns of consumption, given unchanged levels of consumption expenditure. The thesis question is analysed using a systems analysis approach which in this case means that life cycle assessment data on energy requirements and CO2 emissions related to household consumption are combined with a financial and behavioural analysis to make sure that the budget constraint is kept and that both the first and second order effects of adopting a green consumption pattern are analysed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Performing Co-production : On the logic and practice of shopping at IKEA

    Author : Frida Andersson; Irene Molina; Susan Smith; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; performativity; IKEA; experiential retailing; consumer studies; branding; materiality; shopping; Human geography; Kulturgeografi; kulturgeografi; Social and Economic Geography;

    Abstract : Contemporary western society has often been described as a “consumer society” in relation to the producer oriented form that characterised the industrial society. While consumer habits used to be seen as a reflection of a person’s occupational status or place in a stable societal hierarchy, it has now become recognised as a practice through which people’s identity and status is partially defined by the choices they make as consumers. READ MORE