Search for dissertations about: "Sundsvall"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 360 swedish dissertations containing the word Sundsvall.

  1. 1. Gendered routes and courses The socio-spatial mobility of migrants in nineteenth-century Sundsvall, Sweden

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Lotta Vikström; Umeå universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; emancipation; gender; geographical mobility; illegitimacy; industrialization; life-course; migration; nineteenth century; social mobility; women; Sundsvall; Sweden; urbanization;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines migrants during a time of large-scale socio-economic transformations. These changes were particularly evident in the nineteenth-century town of Sundsvall, Sweden, to which thousands of men and women moved. READ MORE

  2. 2. Parents, children and their families living arrangements of old people in the XIX century, Sundsvall region, Sweden

    University dissertation from Umeå : Institutionen för idé- och samhällsstudier, Umeå universitet

    Author : Leonardo Fusè; Umeå universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 19th century; Demographic transition; Sundsvall; Sweden; Family planning; Household structure; Industrialization; Life-course analysis; Living arrangements; Old age; Social history; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Demography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Demografi;

    Abstract : This study deals with the intergenerational coresidence during the nineteenth century. The main focus is placed on the possible differences in the coresidences among parents and children and whether demographic transition and industrialization changed this relation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Constructing communities The establishment and demographic development of sawmill communities in the Sundsvall district, 1850-1890

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet. Institutionen för idé- och samhällstudier

    Author : Maria Bergman; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Sawmill; sawmill worker; Sundsvall; 19th century; community; population development; migration; internal parish migration; barriers; residency; demographic structure; fammily; kinship networks; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Historia; historia; History;

    Abstract : This dissertation studies the establishment and demographic development of the sawmill communities that emerged in the Sundsvall district during the latter half of the 19th century.  The intention is to highlight the importance of the sawmill communities and their resident populations by discussing community construction from a demographic perspective as well as socially and symbolically. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ageing in a changing society Elderly men and women in urban Sweden 1830-1930

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Ann-Kristin Högman; Karlstads universitet.; Karlstads universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; History; Historia; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Older people and ageing; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Äldre och åldrande; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Social welfare social pedagogics; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Social omsorg socialpedagogik; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Social anthropology ethnography Social anthropology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Socialantrolopologi etnografi Socialantropologi; omvårdnadsforskning med samhällsvetenskaplig inriktning; omvårdnadsforskning med samhällsvetenskaplig inriktning; class; demography; family; gender; labour force participation; living arrangements; modernisation; Norrköping; old age; poor relief; Stockholm; Sundsvall;

    Abstract : This study deals with the impact of industrialisation and urbanisation on the living conditions of aged men and women. By studying labour force participation, savings and pensions, the role of the family, and the extent of dependency of aged men and women from a gender and class perspective, continuities and changes between pre-industrial and industrial times are examined. READ MORE

  5. 5. Learning Destinations The complexity of tourism development

    University dissertation from Fakulteten för samhälls- och livsvetenskaper

    Author : Laila Gibson; Karlstads universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; learning; destinations; collaboration; competition; tourism development; learning destinations; Leith; Industrial Development Centres; IDC; local development; regional development; socio-spatial; culture; entrepreneurship; tourism; development; complexity; networks; globalization; networking; places; projects; social capital; entrepreneurs; social relations; cultural capital; attitudes; cooperation; lärande; destinationer; turismutveckling; turism; komplexitet; globalisering; platser; projekt; entreprenörer; sociala relationer; kultur; utveckling; nätverk; nätverkande; socialt kapital; kulturellt kapital; attityder; samarbete; samverkan; konkurrens; lärande destinationer; Kiruna; Jukkasjärvi; Skellefteå; Guldriket; Tornedalen; Sundsvall; Åre; Industriella utvecklingscentra; IUC; lokal utveckling; regional utveckling; socio-spatial; entreprenörskap; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : Our world is becoming increasingly complex, and is rapidly changingwith distances being reduced. Societies today are also in atransition from traditional production industries to increasingreliance on communication, consumption, services and experience. Asone of these emerging ‘new industries’, tourism is part of thismovement. READ MORE