Search for dissertations about: "Laponia"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the word Laponia.

  1. 1. Managing Laponia : A World Heritage Site as Arena for Sami Ethno-Politics in Sweden

    Author : Carina Green; Hugh Beach; Thomas Thornton; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Laponia; World Heritage; Swedish Sami; ethnic mobilization; articulation; indigeneity; nature conservation management; Cultural anthropology; Kulturantropologi; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : This study deals with the implications of implementing the World Heritage site of Laponia in northern Sweden. Laponia, consisting of previously well-known national parks such as Stora Sjöfallet and Sarek, obtained its World Heritage status in 1996. READ MORE

  2. 2. Negotiating Wilderness in a Cultural Landscape : Predators and Saami Reindeer Herding in the Laponian World Heritage Area

    Author : Åsa Nilsson Dahlström; Hugh Beach; Robert Paine; Åsa Dahlström Nilsson; Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Cultural anthropology; Laponia; wilderness; cultural landscape; world heritage area; Saami; reindeer herding; predators; Sweden; Kulturantropologi; Cultural anthropology; Kulturantropologi; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology; Laponia; wilderness; cultural landscape; world heritage area; Saami; reindeer herding; predators; Sweden; kulturantropologi;

    Abstract : The UNESCO appointment of the Laponian World Heritage Area in 1996 meant that Sweden accepted the assignment of protecting both the cultural and natural values of this area for all mankind and all generations to come. Located in northern Sweden, Laponia had previously been protected for its natural values only, but the 1996 appointment determined that the local Saami reindeer herding culture should also be preserved. READ MORE

  3. 3. Tourism Development in Peripheral Areas : Processes of Local Innovation and Change in Northern Sweden

    Author : Patrick Brouder; Peter Fredman; Linda Lundmark; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : change; development; evolution; peripheral; Sweden; tourism.;

    Abstract : Tourism has reached almost all regions of the world and has had a notable growth in the peripheral regions of Europe. Attempts at tourism development in rural and peripheral areas have resulted in widely varying outcomes and have often been undertaken as a last resort by communities. READ MORE