Search for dissertations about: "Population Geography"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 98 swedish dissertations containing the words Population Geography.

  1. 1. Changing population distribution in Sweden : long term trends and contemporary tendencies

    Author : Johan Håkansson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Population distribution; redistribution; Sweden; geographical levels; concentration; dispersion; accessibility; migration; natural population change; age composition; Population Distribution; Concentration; Dispersion; Accessibility; Migration; Natural increase;

    Abstract : The aim of the thesis is to describe and analyse the population redistribution in Sweden at different geographical levels from the beginning of the 19th century to the end of the 20th century. The analysis is approached in three different ways. First, the redistribution at different geographical levels is analysed (papers I and II). READ MORE

  2. 2. A History under Siege : Intensive Agriculture in the Mbulu Highlands, Tanzania, 19th Century to the Present

    Author : Lowe Börjeson; Mats Widgren; Yusufu Lawi; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Landscape; Environmental history; Geography; Land use change; Population pressure; Incremental change; Landesque capital; Self-reinforcing processes; Detailed mapping; Participatory mapping; Oral history; Farming practices; Aerial photographs; Landscape photographs; Iraqw; Human geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis examines the history of the Iraqw’ar Da/aw area in the Mbulu Highlands of northern Tanzania. Since the late nineteenth century this area has been known for its intensive cultivation, and referred to as an “island” within a matrix of less intensive land use. READ MORE

  3. 3. Footprints of an invisible population : second-home tourism and its heterogeneous impacts on municipal planning and housing markets in Sweden

    Author : Andreas Back; Roger Marjavaara; Dieter K. Müller; Anne-Mette Hjalager; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Second homes; mobility; tourism; uneven development; housing; housing market; planning; Fritidshus; mobilitet; turism; ojämn utveckling; bostäder; bostadsmarknaden; planering; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : While public administrative systems are based on a principle of permanent residence, many people use multiple dwellings, such as second homes, in their everyday life. This mismatch makes second-home tourists an invisible population in the eyes of these systems, when, for example, distributing tax revenues or planning public services. READ MORE

  4. 4. Primary Production in African Drylands : Quantifying Supply and Demand Using Earth Observation and Socio-ecological Data

    Author : Abdulhakim Abdi; Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Net Primary Production NPP ; Africa; Drylands; Coupled Human and Natural Systems; Human-Environment Relations; Food; Fuel; Feed; Earth Observation; Remote Sensing; Biomass; Carbon; Supply and Demand;

    Abstract : The human-environment connection in the mostly rural drylands of sub-Saharan Africa forms a complex, interlinked system that provides ecosystem services. This system is susceptible to climatic variability that impacts the supply of its products, and high population growth, which impacts the demand for these products. READ MORE

  5. 5. Life paths through space and time: Adding the micro-level geographic context to longitudinal historical demographic research

    Author : Finn Hedefalk; Centrum för ekonomisk demografi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURAL SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Geographic micro-level factors; longitudinal historical data; geocoding; historical demography; 19th century; individual level; spatio-temporal analysis; detailed geographic data; geographic context.; property units; rural historical soceties; Geographic micro-level factors; longitudinal historical data; geocoding; historical demography; 19th century; individual level; spatio-temporal analysis; detailed geographic data; property units; geographic context;

    Abstract : Historical demographic research is central to understanding past human behaviours and traits, such as fertility, mortality and migration. An essential part of historical demography is conducting longitudinal analyses at the micro-level, which involves the detailed follow-up of individuals over long time periods throughout their lives. READ MORE