Search for dissertations about: "Poor housing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 61 swedish dissertations containing the words Poor housing.

  1. 1. Consequences of Poor Housing : Essays on Urban and Health Economics

    Author : Fredrik Hansson; Matz Dahlberg; Che-Yuan Liang; Aline Bütikofer; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Urban; health; education; in utero; pollution; radiation; uranium; radon; housing prices; happiness; well-being; urbanization; growth; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay I: Research shows that low fetal doses of radiation from nuclear catastrophes and atmospheric test bombings of nuclear weapons cause cognitive birth defects. These events are uncommon and the radioactive isotopes they create rarely reach harmful levels in nature. READ MORE

  2. 2. Dwelling on Substandard Housing : A multi-site contextualisation of housing deprivation among Romanian Roma

    Author : Dominic Teodorescu; Irene Molina; David Jansson; Michele Lancione; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Roma; Romania; Racialisation; Postsocialism; Housing; Community-led strategies; Geography; Geografi;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the housing situation of Romanian Roma in recent times. Many Romanian Roma are relegated to inadequate living conditions, and this thesis seeks to further our knowledge of the spaces this group inhabits. READ MORE

  3. 3. My house is my husband - A Kenyan Study of Women´s Access to Land and Housing

    Author : Diana Lee-Smith; Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Urban areas; Surveys; Social structure; Rural housing; Rural areas; Research; Legal aspects; Land use; Land ownership; Land acquisition; Kenya; Income distribution; Housing; Home ownership; Food; Firewood; Family; Domestic labour; Community organization; Data collecting; Urban housing; Urban powerty; Use of dwelling; Water; Women; Architecture; interior design; Arkitektur; inredningsarkitektur;

    Abstract : This thesis explores women’s access to property in Kenya. It consists of three parts. The first gives the Kenyan background, the theoretical and methodological approach. READ MORE

  4. 4. Housing Decay and Maintenance : The Case of Public Housing in Tanzania

    Author : Felician Komu; Stellan Lundström; Marja Elsinga; KTH; []
    Keywords : AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; Landscape architecture; Landskapsarkitektur; Civil engineering and architecture; Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur;

    Abstract : The dominant discourse in Tanzania is that home ownership is the most sustainable strategy towards solving housing problem. As a result, housing policy orientation has been towards promotion of home ownership through a land-housing linkage strategy that manifests in improvement of access to identified categories of people usually classified on resources constrained criterion. READ MORE

  5. 5. Pollution, Health and Housing Markets : Essays on the Consequences of Environmental Policy

    Author : Samuel Lindgren; Niclas Krüger; Jan-Erik Swärdh; Niklas Jakobsson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; noise; air pollution; health; housing; environmental valuation; distributional effects;

    Abstract : The objective of the thesis is to estimate the health and housing market effects of environmental policies and estimate how these effects are distributed among individuals.The first essay estimates the health effects of a noise mitigation program that provided dwelling insulation and noise barriers. READ MORE