Search for dissertations about: "Laponian World Heritage Area"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Laponian World Heritage Area.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Protected Attractions : Tourism and Wilderness in the Swedish Mountain Region

    Author : Sandra Wall Reinius; Gunnel Forsberg; Peter Fredman; Annika Dahlberg; Jarkko Saarinen; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Turism; turismforskning; Human geography; Kulturgeografi; Landscape value and perception; nature conservation policy; tourist behavior; tourist attraction; infrastructure; visitor survey; nature-culture dichotomy; Laponian World Heritage Area; Sweden; Human Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : Europe’s first national parks were established in northern Sweden in 1909 and this region has thus functioned as a protected and aesthetic pleasure landscape for a century. In 1996, due to the combination of spectacular natural environment and ancient Sami traditions the Laponian World Heritage Area was established here. READ MORE