Search for dissertations about: "countryside"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 swedish dissertations containing the word countryside.

  1. 1. German second home owners in the Swedish countryside on the internationalization of the leisure space

    University dissertation from Umeå, Östersund : Department of Social and Economic Geography, Umeå University and European Tourism Research Institute (ETOUR), Mid-Sweden University

    Author : Dieter K Müller; Umeå universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Tourism; second homes; countryside; Sweden; Germany; tourist motivation; innovation diffusion; integration; gentryfication; GIS;

    Abstract : Between 1991 and 1996 the number of German second home owners in Sweden increased from about 1,500 to more than 5,500. The purpose of this thesis is to give a comprehensive description and analysis of the German cottage purchases in Sweden, 1991-96. READ MORE

  2. 2. Socio-economic dynamics in sparse regional structures

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Örjan Pettersson; Umeå universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Northern Sweden; Norrland; Sparsely populated areas; Countryside; Rural change; Regional development; Forestry; Population; Welfare; Glesbygd-- Sverige -- Norrland; Regional utveckling-- Sverige -- Norrland; Norrland-- sociala förhållanden; Norrland-- ekonomiska förhållanden;

    Abstract : The aim of the thesis is to describe and analyse socio-economic changes in northern Sweden. Focus is on the period 1985-2000. READ MORE

  3. 3. Images of Work and Love The Dynamics of Economy and Emotions on the Big Screen in Sweden and Mexico 1930–1955

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Rosalía Guerrero Cantarell; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Work; Romantic Love; Modernity; Emotional capital; Worthiness; Respectability; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : This thesis studies the intertwinement of economy and emotions within the context of modernity. By investigating how work and romantic love interact in fiction films from the period 1930 to 1955, I seek to shed light on how two cultural practices that might normally be assumed to belong to separate dimensions of life – the economic and the emotional – are actually closely connected to each other. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Argolid under Roman rule (31 BC - AD 600)

    University dissertation from Classical archaeology and ancient history

    Author : Renée Forsell; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Antikens och forntidens historia; Ancient history; power structures; social structure; Christianisation; religious life; trade; subsistence; settlement patterns; Western Argolid; Southern Argolid; Methana; Troizenia; Epidaurea; Late Roman Greece; Argolid; Roman Greece; History of the Christian church; Kristna kyrkans historia; Cultural anthropology; ethnology; Kulturantropologi; etnologi;

    Abstract : This study focuses on the region of Argolid in the eastern part of the Greek Peloponnese during the Roman Imperial era, taking up a variety of aspects of life there based mainly on archaeological evidence. The introduction presents the study area and the background to the study. READ MORE

  5. 5. Fields of Green and Gold : Territorial hunger, rural planning, and the political ecologies of high-end golf

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Erik Jönsson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political ecology; Tourism; Leisure; Rural Planning; Golf;

    Abstract : Fields of Green and Gold is a multiple case study analysing the placing and establishment of two large-scale, high-profile, upmarket golf developments with the aim of exploring a political ecology of high-end golf. The cases studied are Bro Hof Slott Golf Club in Upplands-Bro, opened in 2007, and Trump International Golf Links Scotland in Aberdeenshire, opened in 2012. READ MORE