Search for dissertations about: "development geography"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 249 swedish dissertations containing the words development geography.

  1. 1. The Tragedy of Ordinarity : Culture Constraints on Sustainable Development Based on Public Transport

    Author : Stephan Bösch; Gerhard Gustafsson; Reinhold Castensson; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; culture; transport culture; public transport; geography; transport geography; sustainable development; sustainable transport; kultur; transportkultur; kollektivtrafik; geografi; transportgeografi; hållbar utveckling; hållbara transporter; Human geography; Kulturgeografi; Kulturgeografi; Human Geography;

    Abstract : This licentiate thesis consists of two free-standing papers and a linking essay that links the papers by articulating an overall research aim and common theoretical background. The research aim is kept general and focuses on the role public transport can play in sustainable development. READ MORE

  2. 2. Relational Destination Development : Case Studies on the Significance of Tourism Networks

    Author : Sara Nordin; Anders Malmberg; Håkan Håkansson; Magnus Bohlin; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic geography; tourism geography; local development; destination; tourism; networks; social capital; destination governance; clusters; tourism innovation; evolution; Åre Sweden; Icehotel; desti-nation; Icehotel.;

    Abstract : Destination development has become a key issue in local and regional development. In particular, many governments recognize the industry's potential for fostering economic growth and development. READ MORE

  3. 3. Promoting equality between women and men in bilateral development cooperation : Concepts, goals, rationales and institutional arrangements. Part One. Theory, practice and priorities for change. Part Two. Empirical studies in two sectors in Tanzania: Household water supplies and health development

    Author : Carolyn Hannan; Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; water supplies; United Nations; Tanzania; organizational change; mainstreaming; institutional development; human geography; health development; feminist geography; Gender equality; bilateral development cooperation; women´s empowerment.; Social geography; Socialgeografi;

    Abstract : Gender equality has been on the development cooperation agenda for more than three decades. Bilateral agencies have developed policies, strategies, methodologies and tools to support achievement of this important goal. READ MORE

  4. 4. Becoming Wilderness : a topological study of Tarangire, Northern Tanzania 1890-2004

    Author : Camilla Årlin; Mats Widgren; Dan Brockington; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Tanzania; Tarangire National Park; game reserve; topology; political ecology; landscape; tsetse; Mbugwe; Gorowa; conservation; man-animal networks; Human geography; Kulturgeografi; Human Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : Based on field and archival research, Becoming Wilderness analyses the fluid constructs of game preservation and their affect within networks and landscapes to the west of Tarangire National Park, Northern Tanzania from the late 19th Century until the present. The initial query of this thesis is how and why Tarangire comes to be separated as different from its surrounding (on the map and within policy) and what this has entailed for what is ‘within’ and ‘outside’. READ MORE

  5. 5. Geographies of Place Branding : Researching through small and medium sized cities

    Author : Ida Andersson; Brita Hermelin; Gunnel Forsberg; Andy Pike; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; place branding; place marketing; small and medium sized cities; hotels; flagship buildings; policy tourism; policy boosterism; green cities; regional development; economic geography; Sweden; Växjö; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography; Place branding;

    Abstract : Place branding is commonly conceptualized with a focus on big cities, such as London, New York and Singapore, building from concepts and models from mainstream branding theory. In contrast to such conceptualizations, this thesis focuses on place branding in small and medium-sized cities. READ MORE