Search for dissertations about: "gated communities"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words gated communities.

  1. 1. The emergence of enclaves of wealth and poverty A sociological study of residential differentiation in post-communist Poland

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Dominika Polanska Vergara; Södertörns högskola.; Södertörns högskola.; Stockholms universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; residential differentiation; gated communities; Poland; post-communist cities; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi; revitalisation;

    Abstract : Since the fall of communism, some crucial political, economic and social changes have been taking place in the former communist societies. The objective of the thesis is to examine the processes of residential differentiation taking place in the urban landscape of the Polish city of Gdańsk after the introduction of the capitalist system. READ MORE

  2. 2. Living in the calm and safe part of the city The socio-spatial reproduction of upper-middle class neighbourhoods in Malmö

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Social and Economic Geography, Uppsala University

    Author : Ann Rodenstedt; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Self-segregation; gated communities; security; upper-middle class; neoliberalisation; post-industrialism; housing; lifestyle; status; exclusivity; exclusion; community; neighbourhood choice; stigmatisation; spatial representations; socio-spatial reproduction; avoidance behaviours; Malmö; Victoria Park; Bellevue; Sweden; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : When residential segregation is mentioned in news coverage and when it is talked about in everyday discourse in Sweden, it is very often associated with immigration and minority groups living in the poorer areas of the city. A common assumption is that “immigrants” actively withdraw from society and that they choose to live together rather than integrating with the majority population. READ MORE