Search for dissertations about: "Lina Eklund"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Lina Eklund.

  1. 1. “No Friends but the Mountains” Understanding Population Mobility and Land Dynamics in Iraqi Kurdistan

    Author : Lina Eklund; Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; migration; drought; Iraqi Kurdistan; agriculture; land; scale;

    Abstract : The link between population mobility and environmental change is fundamental for our understanding of how future global environmental changes will affect our societies, and also how the increased mobility will change our role in the Earth system. Climate change has been predicted as a major cause of human migration, both voluntary and forced, through for example increased storm and drought frequency, sea level rise, and reduced fresh water availability. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Sociality of Gaming : A mixed methods approach to understanding digital gaming as a social leisure activity

    Author : Lina Eklund; Karin Bergmark; Lars Udehn; Mia Consalvo; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Digital games; video games; computer games; online gaming; gender; sociality; social relationships; social interaction; everyday life; MMO; World of Warcraft; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : This dissertation is an exploration of the practice of social digital gaming, using a mixed methods approach with complementary data and analytical methods. The main themes are the prevalence and meaning of gamers’ experiences of social gaming and the underlying structures limiting or assisting social gaming, both material and social. READ MORE