Search for dissertations about: "consequences of segregation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 23 swedish dissertations containing the words consequences of segregation.

  1. 1. URBAN SEGREGATION AND URBAN FORM : From residential segregation to segregation in public space

    Author : Ann Legeby; Lars Marcus; Eva Öresjö; Anna-Johanna Klasander; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; urban segregation; urban form; urban design; housing segregation; residential segregation; public space; co-presence; public life; spatial affordance; Architecture; Arkitektur;

    Abstract : Urban segregation is considered a major social problem in Sweden and several national anti-segregation initiatives have been launched to decrease social and ethnic segregation but so far only with marginal effects (SOU 2005:29). Urban design and town planning are rarely the focus in national anti-segregation initiatives; the architectural issue has mainly been confined to matters concerning housing policies. READ MORE

  2. 2. The health condition in the Sami population of Sweden, 1961-2002 : Causes of death and incidences of cancer and cardiovascular diseases

    Author : Sven Hassler; Per Sjölander; Peter Bjerregaard; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Public health; Sami; Health; Epidemiology; Reindeer herder; Cardiovascular diseases; Cancer; Causes of death; Acculturation; Sweden; Folkhälsomedicin; Public health medicine research areas; Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden; epidemiologi; Epidemiology;

    Abstract : The Sami people are the Natives of northern Scandinavia. The knowledge of the health and living conditions of the Swedish Sami is extremely limited which is in contrast to the large amount of detailed information on health and socioeconomic issues that is available for other circumpolar Natives. READ MORE

  3. 3. Boundaries of displacement : Belonging and Return among Forcibly Displaced Young Georgians from Abkhazia

    Author : Minna Lundgren; Roine Johansson; Anna Olofsson; Barzoo Eliassi; Tone Bringa; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Georgia; Abkhazia; Caucasus; IDP; internal displacement; return; forced displacement; youth; border; riskscapes; uncertainty;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the implications of borders and boundaries for how forcibly displaced young Georgians from Abkhazia understand issues of belonging and return. My theoretical framework draws from theories on home and belonging as well as theories on border and boundary making, and locates them in geographies of uncertainty – or riskscapes – areas characterized by conflict and/or inequality. READ MORE

  4. 4. Pathways and destinations : Spatial mobility and socioeconomic integration of international migrants in Sweden

    Author : Louisa Vogiazides; Karen Haandrikman; Charlotta Hedberg; Gideon Bolt; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Spatial mobility; Trajectories; Neighbourhoods; Regions; Segregation; Socioeconomic integration; Contextual effects; Longitudinal data analysis; Migrants; Refugees; Sweden; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography;

    Abstract : Over the last three decades, Sweden has received large inflows of international migrants and particularly refugees. The issues of migrants’ residential patterns and socioeconomic integration are therefore of great interest. A long-lasting concern is that residential segregation hampers migrants’ social and economic outcomes. READ MORE

  5. 5. Regulation of G2 phase and long-term consequences of DNA damage

    Author : Anna Won Middleton; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Cell proliferation requires the accurate replication of DNA and equal segregation of replicated genes, important for maintaining the integrity of newly formed cells. At the centre of this process is a series of coordinated events termed ‘the cell cycle’, which ensures cell proliferation proceeds with high fidelity. READ MORE