Search for dissertations about: "Spatial stigmatisation"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Spatial stigmatisation.

  1. 1. Constructing the Suburb Swedish Discourses of Spatial Stigmatisation

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Social and Economic Geography

    Author : Karin Backvall; Uppsala universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Spatial stigmatisation; segregation; representation; suburb; discourse; Geography; Geografi;

    Abstract : By exploring representations of place, this thesis treats practices of spatial stigmatisation in the context of segregated Swedish cities. In three papers, different aspects of stigmatisation and place-making are discussed and analysed, where the overarching ambition is to identify and critically deconstruct the ideology behind stigma as well as suggest ways of making representation positive. READ MORE

  2. 2. Living in the calm and safe part of the city The socio-spatial reproduction of upper-middle class neighbourhoods in Malmö

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Social and Economic Geography, Uppsala University

    Author : Ann Rodenstedt; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Self-segregation; gated communities; security; upper-middle class; neoliberalisation; post-industrialism; housing; lifestyle; status; exclusivity; exclusion; community; neighbourhood choice; stigmatisation; spatial representations; socio-spatial reproduction; avoidance behaviours; Malmö; Victoria Park; Bellevue; Sweden; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : When residential segregation is mentioned in news coverage and when it is talked about in everyday discourse in Sweden, it is very often associated with immigration and minority groups living in the poorer areas of the city. A common assumption is that “immigrants” actively withdraw from society and that they choose to live together rather than integrating with the majority population. READ MORE