Search for dissertations about: "Shanghai"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 swedish dissertations containing the word Shanghai.

  1. 1. Contact Space: Shanghai. The Chinese Dream and the Production of a New Society

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Johan Vaide; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Shanghai; China; the People’s Republic of China PRC ; the Chinese Communist Party CCP ; political rhetoric; production of space; spatial theory; urban planning; global cities; Henri Lefebvre; postcolonial studies; nation-building; intercultural communication; Chinese middle-classes;

    Abstract : Within the context of understanding the opening up of the People’s Republic of China and the city of Shanghai, the aim of the study is to explore ‘space’ in Chinese Communist Party rhetoric, Shanghai spatial planning discourse and personal intercultural engagements. By the term ‘space’, the author refers to an understanding of societal production that integrates space as part of the analysis, taking into account the interplay between official statements on nation building, regional and urban planning, concrete built environments and people’s situated understandings of space. READ MORE

  2. 2. Spatial-Temporal Patterns of Urban Growth in Shanghai, China: Monitoring, Analysis, and Simulation

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Qian Zhang; KTH.; [2009]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; urban growth; spatial-temporal pattern; remote sensing; spatial metrics; scenarios-based simulation; Shanghai; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture Geoengineering and mining engineering Geoengineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur Geoteknik och gruvteknik Geoteknik;

    Abstract : Supporting huge population, megacities are definitely the hot spots of production, consumption, and waste generation. Without careful investment and planning, megacities will be overwhelmed by burgeoning negative impacts on the environment, natural resources, and human health, as well as a host of social and economic issues. READ MORE

  3. 3. Satellite Monitoring of Urbanization and Indicator-based Assessment of Environmental Impact

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Dorothy Furberg; KTH.; [2019]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Urbanization; remote sensing; land-cover classification; landscape metrics; environmental indicators; environmental impact; ecosystem services; green infrastructure; habitat network analysis; Greater Toronto Area; Stockholm; Shanghai; urbanisering; fjärranalys; marktäckeklassificering; landskapsnyckeltal; miljöindikatorer; miljöpåverkan; ekosystemtjänster; grön infrastruktur; habitat nätverksanalys; Greater Toronto Area; Stockholm; Shanghai; Geodesy and Geoinformatics; Geodesi och geoinformatik; Geoinformatik; Geoinformatics;

    Abstract : As of 2018, 55% of the world population resides in urban areas. This proportion is projected to increase to 68% by 2050 (United Nations 2018). The Stockholm region is no exception to this urbanizing trend: the population of Stockholm City has risen by 28% since the year 2000. READ MORE

  4. 4. Satellie Monitoring of Urban Growth and Indicator-based Assessment of Environmental Impact

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Dorothy Furberg; KTH.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Urban growth; remote sensing; landcover classification; landscape metrics; environmental indicators; environmental impact; Greater Toronto Area; Stockholm; Shanghai;

    Abstract : One of the major consequences of urbanization is the transformation of land surfaces from rural/natural environments to built-up land that supports diverse forms of human activity. These transformations impact the local geology, climate, hydrology, flora and fauna and human-life supporting ecosystem services in the region. READ MORE

  5. 5. Seven Senses of the City : Urban Spacetime and Sensory Memory in Contemporary Sinophone Fiction

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Astrid Møller-Olsen; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2019-11-12]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; literary sensory studies; sensory studies; urban fiction; senses; Sinophone fiction; comparative literature; Chinese literature; Taipei; Hong Kong; Shanghai; literary studies; spacetime; spatiality; narratology; rhythmanalysis;

    Abstract : The objective of this dissertation is to investigate the narrative mechanisms and imagery that fictional works employ to conceptualize and communicate complex human experiences of space, time and memory. Furthermore, this study shows how contemporary cities change the way we think about such basic concepts by analyzing narratives that employ and encourage multisensory, spatiotemporal understandings of reality characterized by permeable boundaries between the material, social and imaginary domains. READ MORE