Search for dissertations about: "barrier free environment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 98 swedish dissertations containing the words barrier free environment.

  1. 1. Exploration and Development of Methodology for Accessibility Assessments: Based on the Notion of Person-Environment Fit

    University dissertation from Department of Health Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Björn Slaug; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Accessibility; Aged; Disabled persons; Environmental barrier; Environment design; Functional limitation; Interrater agreement; Public health; Supportive environments;

    Abstract : To improve population health, it is important to create environments that support activity, participation and health. One crucial aspect concerns the degree to which the built environment is accessible for all people including those with reduced functional capacity. READ MORE

  2. 2. Overall Accessibility of Public Transport for Older Adults

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Psychology, Stockholm University

    Author : Catherine Sundling; Stockholms universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; older persons; critical incidents; critical reactions; travel behavior; accessibility; functional limitation; functional ability; barrier; facilitator; public transport; railway travel; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on four studies that explore accessibility for older adults during whole trips by public transport. The overall goal was to gain knowledge of the interrelationships among key variables and to develop a conceptual model of the overall accessibility of public transport. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Beef with Meat Media and Audience Framings of Environmentally Unsustainable Production and Consumption

    University dissertation from Huddinge : Södertörns högskola

    Author : Kajsa-Stina Benulic; Södertörns högskola.; [2016]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Meat; news media; audience; environment; framing; consumption; participation; responsibility; Environmental Studies; Miljövetenskapliga studier;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to identify potential routes of participation in environmentally sustainable changes of the Swedish meat production and consumption. Changes are needed as meat production and consumption have been linked to serious environmental problems, such as climate change, biodiversity loss, and land use change. READ MORE

  4. 4. In transit aspects of transculturalism in Janice Kulyk Keefer's travels

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Elisabeth Mårald; Umeå universitet.; [1996]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; transculturalism; ethnicity; the postcolonial discourse; travels; tourism; imagology; Imagined Communities; environment; Bakhtin s dialogic theories; cultural studies;

    Abstract : Transculturalism refers to how cultural barriers are transcended and how cultures meet. Because the transcultural perspective reflects hitherto unrepresented spaces, it revises and innovates literary canons. This study investigates aspects of transculturalism in texts dealing with travel by the Canadian writer Janice Kulyk Keefer. READ MORE

  5. 5. Walking in old age: A year-round perspective on accessibility in the outdoor environment and effects of measures taken

    University dissertation from Lunds universitet, Lunds Tekniska Högskola, Institutionen för Teknik och samhälle

    Author : Hanna Wennberg; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Winter maintenance; Perceived safety; Mobility; Usability; Barrier-free design; Accessibility; Older people; Pedestrian;

    Abstract : Accessibility throughout society has been gaining interest on both international and national levels in order to meet the transportation needs of, for example, older people as pedestrians. The overall aim of this thesis is to examine the implementation process in municipal planning, and effects of measures taken, to achieve barrier-free outdoor environments the year round. READ MORE