Search for dissertations about: "Social Housing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 288 swedish dissertations containing the words Social Housing.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Housing, poverty and the welfare state : Spatial distribution of tenure types and its effects on housing deprivation, unemployment and residualisation

    Author : Ida Borg; Eva Andersson; Bo Malmberg; Terje Wessel; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; housing; tenure types; welfare state; power resource theory; housing deprivation; unemployment; residualisation; Europe; Sweden; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning;

    Abstract : An important question that has caused much academic debate is how to best organise the welfare state system to combat poverty and social exclusion. Much such research is focused on how to combat income poverty through core areas in the welfare state. READ MORE

  3. 3. Housing the Nation? : Post-Apartheid Public Housing Provision in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

    Author : Erika Lind; Roger Andersson; Anssi Paasi; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social and economic geography; post-apartheid; state space production; public housing provision; local government; democratisation; nation-building; citizenship; Eastern Cape; South Africa; Kulturgeografi; Human geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The main objective of the thesis is to critically analyse local modes of post-apartheid public housing provision in the context of nation-building and democratisation in South Africa. The focus in the study is set on the new housing policy in South Africa, launched in 1994, and its implementation on local government level during the time period 1994-2003. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on risk and housing

    Author : Han-Suck Song; Hans Lind; Peter Englund; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; housing risks; risk management; strategic alliances; housing construction; low-income housing; real options; tenure choice; rent regulation; housing cooperative conversion; price index; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Econometrics; Ekonometri; Economic geography; Ekonomisk geografi;

    Abstract : There is a series of different types of risk on the housing market and related industries.  The six papers in this doctoral dissertation are about a number of the many dimensions of risk management on the housing market. READ MORE

  5. 5. Influence and Invisibility : Tenants in Housing Provision in Mwanza City, Tanzania

    Author : Jenny Cadstedt; Gunilla Andrae; Kerstin Bodström; Lusugga Kironde; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; rental tenure; tenants; housing provision; housing career; housing strategy; housing policy; urban planning; Sustainable Cities Programme; unplanned settlements; community participation; citizenship; secure tenure; Mwanza; Tanzania; Human geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : A high proportion of urban residents in Tanzanian cities are tenants who rent rooms in privately owned houses in unplanned settlements. However, in housing policy and in urban planning rental tenure gets very little attention. This study focuses on the reasons for and consequences of this discrepancy between policy and practice. READ MORE