Search for dissertations about: "daily mobility"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 98 swedish dissertations containing the words daily mobility.

  1. 1. The changing role and importance of the built environment for daily travel in Sweden

    Author : Erik Elldér; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : built environment; travel; distance; daily; commuting; telework; residential location; Sweden; activities; mobility; spatiotemporal constraints;

    Abstract : Geography, in terms of the built environment and location patterns, was traditionally, and still is, emphasized by many scholars, policymakers, and planners as greatly influencing people’s daily travel behaviour. However, taking recent decades of rapidly increasing mobility capabilities (physical as well as virtual) into account, and the related increase in individual choice opportunities, others argue that the importance of geographic factors has gradually dissolved. READ MORE

  2. 2. Piety, Intimacy and Mobility : A Case Study of Charismatic Christianity in Present-day Stockholm

    Author : Jessica Moberg; Tuija Hovi; Södertörns högskola; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; ; Charismatic Christianity; Pentecostalism; habituation; learning religion; mobility; ritualization; ritual appropriation; religious consumption; commodification; materiality; embodiment; narrative; late modernity; globalization; inward turn; subjective turn; authenticity; intimacy; prayer; worship; music; testimony; urban religion; religious eclecticism; Historical Studies; Historiska studier; Charismatic Christianity; religious eclecticism.;

    Abstract : Stockholm County is a post-industrial Swedish region characterized by high levels of mobility and technologization as well as ethnic and religious diversity. Among its religious minorities exist various strands of charismatic Christianity, some of which originate from the Pentecostal revival of the early 20th century and some of which belong to more recent movements. READ MORE

  3. 3. Everyday Mobility and Travel Activities during the first years of Retirement

    Author : Jessica Berg; Jan-Erik Hagberg; Marianne Abramsson; Lena Levin; Kerstin Westin; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Ageing; retirement; mobility; travel activities; place; time-geography; interviews; travel diaries; qualitative longitudinal analysis; åldrande; pensionering; mobilitet; resande; aktivitet; plats; tidsgeografi; intervjuer; resdagböcker; kvalitativ longitudinell analys; Mobility pers ; Old people; Change; Travel survey; Interview; Transportation mode; Motivation; Health; 11 Road: Personal transport; 11 Road: Personal transport;

    Abstract : Mobility is central to living an independent life, to participating in society, and  to maintaining well-being in later life. The point of departure in this thesis is that retirement implies changes in time-space use and interruption in routines, which influence demands and preconditions for mobility in different ways. READ MORE

  4. 4. Active wheelchair use in daily life : considerations for mobility and seating

    Author : Kersti Samuelsson; Gunnevi Sundelin; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Introduction: Wheelchair fit and prescription are central in the rehabilitation process of a spinal cord injured client with an impaired walking ability. The knowledge and consequences of wheelchair use in active wheelchair users is deficient, which might lead to unnecessary problems and disabilities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Practice makes perfect? : Sustainable practices with ICT and daily travel

    Author : Miriam Börjesson Rivera; Mattias Höjer; Greger Henriksson; Josefin Wangel; Jenny Palm; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social practice theory; sustainable practices; ICT; mobility; second order effects; cargo bikes; mediated meetings; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Abstract : The thesis shows how practice theory can be applied in different ways when exploring how daily life can be supported to become more environmentally sustainable. Ultimately the thesis aims to contribute to new knowledge on how to design policies and interventions that aim at facilitating environmentally sustainable practices. READ MORE