Search for dissertations about: "Rural areas"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 324 swedish dissertations containing the words Rural areas.

  1. 1. Young adults in rural tourism areas

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro university

    Author : Peter Möller; Örebro universitet.; Högskolan Dalarna.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi; young adults; adult transition; tourism; rural areas; Sälen; telephone interviews; register study; life history interviews; population change; mobility; Complex Systems – Microdata Analysis; Komplexa system - mikrodataanalys;

    Abstract : This thesis examines how tourism affects conditions for young adults in rural areas. Such a study lies at the intersection of research about tourism impacts, adult transition, and rural areas. READ MORE

  2. 2. Growth and decline in rural Sweden geographical distribution of employment and population 1960–2010

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Martin Hedlund; Umeå universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; rural restructuring; rural heterogeneity; manufacturing decline; agricultural decline; urbanization; rural typology; life-course perspective; cluster analysis; Sweden; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the combination of changes in the population and employment into sectors in rural Sweden for the period 1960-2010. The aim is to describe and analyze the demographic changes together with the labour market changes, and to account for the spatial outcome of these changes by considering the heterogeneity of rural areas. READ MORE

  3. 3. Moved by the mountains migration into tourism dominated rural areas

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro university

    Author : Maria Thulemark; Örebro universitet.; Högskolan Dalarna.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi; tourism; mobility; lifestyle migration; amenity migration; lifestyle amenities; creative class; occupational communities; tourism employment; seasonal workers; rural Sweden; Bergslagen Database; interview study; focus groups; Komplexa system - mikrodataanalys; tourism. mobility; litestyle amenities; Bergslagen database;

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  4. 4. Socio-economic differentiation and selective migration in rural and urban Sweden

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Susanne Hjort; Umeå universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Migration; rural; urban; Sweden; rural gentrification; polarization; segregation; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography Human geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi Kulturgeografi; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to analyse migration and socio-economic differentiation in rural and urban spaces: where people move, what the characteristics of migrants are and whether experiences of rural and urban space affect attitudes toward the local living environment and place attachment. The background consists of five themes discussing different aspects of socio-economic differentiation and selective migration, for example polarization and rural gentrification. READ MORE

  5. 5. Breast cancer in rural India knowledge, attitudes, practices; delays to care and quality of life

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Nitin Gangane; Umeå universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; breast cancer; rural; India; knowledge; attitudes; practices; delay; quality; folkhälsa; Public health; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Abstract : Background: Cancer is a major public health problem globally. The incidence of cancer is increasing rapidly in many low- and middle-income countries like India due to the epidemiological transition. At present, breast cancer is the leading cancer in females in many countries including India. READ MORE