Search for dissertations about: "SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 swedish dissertations containing the words SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi.

  1. 1. Guided tourism : the role of guidebooks in German tourist behaviour in Sweden

    Author : Malin Zillinger; Dieter K. Müller; Alan A. Lew; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Car-tourists; Guidebooks; Mobility; Place; Power; Round tour; Space; Time geography; Tourist information; Tourism system; Human geography; Kulturgeografi; Business and economics; Ekonomi;

    Abstract : Tourism is a spatial phenomenon. Tourist behaviour on-site is not only dependent on the destination itself, but also on the situation in other places, tourists’ spatial mobility and access to information. On the basis of this argument, the whole tourism system is taken into account in this thesis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Institutions and the Geography of Innovation: A Regional Perspective

    Author : Elena Zukauskaite; CIRCLE; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic Geography; Innovation; Innovation System; Institutions; Knowledge base; Region; Scania; Sweden;

    Abstract : Economic geographers have long been intrigued by the role of institutions in innovation processes. It has been argued that differences in institutions are among the factors explaining the uneven innovative capacity across and within countries. READ MORE

  3. 3. Corporate spatial restructuring within forest-based industries

    Author : Urban Lindgren; Einar Holm; Anders Malmberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

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  4. 4. Managing Migrant Workers : moral economies of temporary labour in the Swedish IT and wild berry industries

    Author : Karin Krifors; Anders Neergaard; Sofie Tornhill; Anna Gavanas; Nora Räthzel; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; migration; employers; moral economy; management discourse; supply chains; labour relations; IT industry; wild berry industry; Sweden; India; Thailand; migration; arbetsgivare; moralisk ekonomi; managementdiskurs; utbudskedjor; arbete; IT-industri; bärindustri; Sverige; Indien; Thailand;

    Abstract : Temporary migrant workers and circular migration constitute a growing global phenomenon as the management of migration becomes increasingly important to policymakers. This thesis takes academic discussions on citizenship and migration as its starting point, and examines the role of employers in terms of defining temporary migrant workers and their role in the Swedish labour market. READ MORE

  5. 5. Valuing environmental benefits using the contingent valuation method : an econometric analysis

    Author : Bengt Kriström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; environmental benefits; contingent valuation; econometrics; discrete response data; continuous and discrete valuation questions; cost-benefit analysis;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to investigate methods for assessing the value people place on preserving our natural environments and resources. It focuses on the contingent valuation method, which is a method for directly asking people about their preferences. READ MORE