Search for dissertations about: "Vania Ceccato"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words Vania Ceccato.

  1. 1. UNDERSTANDING URBAN PATTERNS Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches

    Author : Vânia Aparecida Ceccato; KTH; []
    Keywords : urban quality; GIS; spatial statistics;

    Abstract : In this thesis, the main field of study is urban patternsand the methodological issues involving the analysis of spatialdata across urban space. Four particular aspects are chosen toillustrate the dynamics of urban space, using Stockholm Countyas case study. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ensuring elderly mobility : environmental and safety issues

    Author : Roya Bamzar; Vania Ceccato; Marianne Abramsson; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Elderly; safe mobility; environment; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to provide a better understanding of the issues of safe mobility ‎for the elderly population in Sweden. ‎This is achieved first by assessing the geography and patterns of ‎elderly falls at the county level and then by conducting a detailed survey with residents in senior ‎housing to investigate the relationship between indoor and/or outdoor environmental ‎characteristics and elderly safety. READ MORE

  3. 3. Everyday life, crime, and fear of crime among adolescents and young adults

    Author : Alexander Engström; Marie Torstensson Levander; Anna-Karin Ivert; Micael Björk; Anna Dåderman; Vania Ceccato; Malmö universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; adolescents; crime; fear of crime; lifestyle-exposure theory; offending; routine activity theory; smartphone; victimisation; youth; young adults;

    Abstract : Drawing on lifestyle-routine activity theory, this dissertation explores associations between everyday life, crime, and fear of crime among adolescents and young adults. It also examines the operationalisation of the concepts of lifestyle and routine activities, and explores the use of experience methods, via a smartphone application named STUNDA, to collect data about everyday life. READ MORE

  4. 4. Planning for equitable emergency health care : Assessing the geography of ambulance supply and demand in Sweden

    Author : Jacob Hassler; Vania Ceccato; Charles Branas; KTH; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; emergency health care; spatial analysis; equity; policy; akutvård; rumslig analys; jämlikhet; policy; Urbana och regionala studier; Urban and Regional Studies;

    Abstract : Providing high-quality health care to everyone who needs it is a central objective for theSwedish health care system. One way in which this goal is broadly pursued is by allocatingresources that maximize the geographical coverage of ambulances, aiming at reducingambulance response times as much as possible, for as many as possible. READ MORE

  5. 5. Assessment of crime and safety issues in parks

    Author : Asifa Iqbal; Vania Ceccato; Mats Wilhelmsson; Michael Landzelius; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; Green spaces; perceived safety; GIS; hedonic modelling; crime mapping; CPTED; Real Estate and Construction Management; Fastigheter och byggande;

    Abstract : The aim of the thesis is to obtain a better understanding of the importance of parks for urban quality, particularly for safety. This is achieved in two ways; first, by assessing parks’ impact on the perceived quality of the urban environment (whether it is incorporated into housing prices or not) in Stockholm. READ MORE