Search for dissertations about: "Social and Economic Geography"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 338 swedish dissertations containing the words Social and Economic Geography.

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

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Karin Krifors; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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

  2. 2. Geographies of Place Branding Researching through small and medium sized cities

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Human Geography, Stockholm University

    Author : Ida Andersson; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; place branding; place marketing; small and medium sized cities; hotels; flagship buildings; policy tourism; policy boosterism; green cities; regional development; economic geography; Sweden; Växjö; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography;

    Abstract : Place branding is commonly conceptualized with a focus on big cities, such as London, New York and Singapore, building from concepts and models from mainstream branding theory. In contrast to such conceptualizations, this thesis focuses on place branding in small and medium-sized cities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sites and Modes of Knowledge Creation: On the Spatial Organization of Biotechnology Innovation

    University dissertation from Department of Social and Economic Geography, Lund University

    Author : Jerker Moodysson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; epistemic communities; biotechnology; communities of practice; geography; proximity; knowledge; localization; globalization; innovation systems; Innovation; Samhällsvetenskaper; Social sciences;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Två observationer tjänar som utgångspunkt för denna avhandling: (1) globaliseringens allt snabbare och mer eller mindre gränslösa flöde av information har medfört ökad press på företag och organisationer, liksom stater och regioner, att ständigt förnya sig för att kunna behålla sin konkurrenskraft. (2) kunskapsintensiv industri tenderar att samlas i geografisk närhet till relaterad verksamhet, ofta i direkt anslutning till universitet och andra forskningsinstitutioner. READ MORE

  4. 4. Labour mobility and plant performance The influence of proximity, relatedness and agglomeration 

    University dissertation from Umeå : Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Rikard Eriksson; Umeå universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Agglomeration economies; labour mobility; plant performance; geographical proximity; related variety; clusters; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography Economic geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi Ekonomisk geografi; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to shed new light on the theorizations discussing the economic benefits of geographical clustering in a space economy increasingly characterized by globalization processes. This is made possible through the employment of a plant-perspective and a focus on how the relative fixity and mobility of labour influence plant performance throughout the entire Swedish economy. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sami tourism in Northern Sweden Supply, demand and interaction

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Robert Pettersson; Mittuniversitetet.; Mittuniversitetet.; Umeå universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi; Indigenous Tourism; Sami; Sápmi; Tourism Supply; Tourism Demand; Attitudes; Stated Preference.; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography Human geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi Kulturgeografi; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi; Social and economic geography; Stated Preference; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : Indigenous tourism is an expansive sector in the growing tourism industry. The Sami people living in Sápmi in northern Europe have started to engage in tourism, particularly in view of the rationalised and modernised methods of reindeer herding. Sami tourism offers job opportunities and enables the spreading of information. READ MORE