Search for dissertations about: "borders"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 193 swedish dissertations containing the word borders.

  1. 1. Making Borders Engaging the threat of Chinese textiles in Ghana

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Linn Axelsson; Stockholms universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; borders; political geography; smuggling; intellectual property; national dress; Ghana; textiles; China-in-Africa; Human Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The borders of the twenty-first century come in many forms and are performed by an increasing number of actors in a broad variety of places, both within and beyond the territories of nation-states. This thesis sets out a detailed political geography of how borders operate to reconcile the often conflicting demands of open markets and security. READ MORE

  2. 2. Perpetual borders German-Polish cross-border contacts in the Szczecin area

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

    Author : Péter Balogh; Södertörns högskola.; Stockholms universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies; cross-border regional development; Polish-German border; Szczecin; national identities; border attitudes; the Other; Human Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : Borderlands are often peripheral geographically, administratively, and economically. A particularly illustrative case is the Szczecin area at the border between Poland and Germany, where a large city on one side neighbours to a sparsely populated hinterland on the other. READ MORE

  3. 3. Pushing borders Cultural workers in the restructuring of post-industrial cities

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Social and Economic Geography

    Author : Chiara Valli; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : This research explores the agency and positioning of cultural workers in the restructuring of contemporary cities. This positioning is ambiguous. READ MORE

  4. 4. Across Borders A Histological and Physiological Study of the Subthalamic Nucleus in Reward and Movement

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Nadine Schweizer; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; subthalamic nucleus; STN; basal ganglia; locomotion; hyperlocomotion; rearing; ventral tegmental area; VTA; dopamine; glutamate; vesicular glutamate transporter 2; Vglut2; Parkinson s disease; deep brain stimulation; subpopulation; conditional knock-out; optogenetic; co-expression; in situ hybridization; self-administration; reward behavior; mouse genetics;

    Abstract : The basal ganglia are the key circuitry controlling movement and reward behavior. Both locomotion and reward-related behavior are also modified by dopaminergic input from the substantia nigra and the ventral tegmental area (VTA). READ MORE

  5. 5. Children at the Borders

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Jonathan Josefsson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Children; Asylum; children’s rights; citizenship; right claims; socio-political practice; borders; migration; Barn; asyl; barns rättigheter; medborgarskap; rättighetsanspråk; socio-politisk praktik; gränser; migration;

    Abstract : In the wake of a steady flow of child migrants attempting to cross borders and states’ efforts to restrict immigration, various public controversies have arisen about the rights of asylum-seeking children. The ‘moral gap’ between the outcome of democratically enacted laws and the aim of controlling immigration, on the one hand, and public calls to protect the universal rights of asylum seeking children, on the other, have created a political challenge for Western democracies. READ MORE