Search for dissertations about: "demographic structure"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 75 swedish dissertations containing the words demographic structure.

  1. 1. Constructing communities : The establishment and demographic development of sawmill communities in the Sundsvall district, 1850-1890

    Author : Maria Bergman; Sören Edvinsson; Anna Lundberg; Ann-Sofie Högman; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Sawmill; sawmill worker; Sundsvall; 19th century; community; population development; migration; internal parish migration; barriers; residency; demographic structure; fammily; kinship networks; History; Historia; historia; History;

    Abstract : This dissertation studies the establishment and demographic development of the sawmill communities that emerged in the Sundsvall district during the latter half of the 19th century.  The intention is to highlight the importance of the sawmill communities and their resident populations by discussing community construction from a demographic perspective as well as socially and symbolically. READ MORE

  2. 2. Tourists' vacation choice structure : Influence of values and implications for green tourism

    Author : Therese Hedlund; Maria Bengtsson; Anna-Carin Nordvall; Øystein Aas; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; vacation choice structure; values; green attitudes; green tourism; företagsekonomi; Business Studies;

    Abstract : In the vacation choice structure, denoting how vacation choices such as choice of destination, travel mode, and accommodation, are related and prioritized by tourists, every choice plays an important and unique role. Although it has been recognized that vacation choices inter-relate in several different aspects, previous research has primarily studied the primacy aspect. READ MORE

  3. 3. Parents, children and their families : living arrangements of old people in the XIX century, Sundsvall region, Sweden

    Author : Leonardo Fusè; Sören Edvinsson; Hans Nilsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 19th century; Demographic transition; Sundsvall; Sweden; Family planning; Household structure; Industrialization; Life-course analysis; Living arrangements; Old age; Social history; Demography; Demografi;

    Abstract : This study deals with the intergenerational coresidence during the nineteenth century. The main focus is placed on the possible differences in the coresidences among parents and children and whether demographic transition and industrialization changed this relation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Demographic History and Adaptation in African Populations

    Author : Mário Vicente; Carina Schlebusch; Mattias Jakobsson; Lluis Quintana-Murci; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; African demography; human evolutionary genetics; population structure; population admixture; genetic adaptation;

    Abstract : Africa is the continent where modern humans originated and yet, African demographic history remains largely unknown. Through analyzing the genetic composition of extant and extinct individuals, it is possible to reveal signals of past demographic history and adaptation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Population Genetic Structure of Black Grouse (Tetrao tetrix) : From a Large to a Fine Scale Perspective

    Author : Carolina Corrales Duque; Jacob Höglund; Staffan Bensch; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; black grouse; control region; demographic expansion; kin selection; lek; microsatellites; non-invasive sampling; postglacial colonisation; philopatry; phylogeography; sex-biased dispersal; spatial genetics; subspecies; suture zone; refugia; Biology; Biologi; Systematics and phylogenetics; Systematik och fylogeni; Biologi med inriktning mot populationsbiologi; Biology with specialization in Population Biology;

    Abstract : Black grouse (Tetrao tetrix) is a bird species with a lek mating system found in the Palearctic boreal taiga. It is assumed that it has a continuous distribution along Scandinavia and Siberia, whereas in Central Europe it has declined during the last decades. READ MORE