Search for dissertations about: "housing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 489 swedish dissertations containing the word housing.

  1. 1. Institutional Prerequisites for Housing Development : A comparative study of Germany and Sweden

    Author : Anna Granath Hansson; Hans Lind; Jenny Paulsson; Alexandra Weitkamp; KTH; []
    Keywords : housing; housing development; affordable housing; housing shortage; housing supply; urban planning; inclusionary zoning; Fastigheter och byggande; Real Estate and Construction Management;

    Abstract : The housing shortage in Swedish growth regions has been heatedly debated for a number of years. Extensive reform proposals have been made by market actors and academics. The former center–right government in power until 2014 emphasized reform of the urban planning process. READ MORE

  2. 2. For the Benefit of Everyone? : Explaining the Significance of Swedish Public Housing for Urban Housing Inequality

    Author : Martin Grander; David Clapham; Malmö universitet; []
    Keywords : Housing; Inequality; Social Housing; Universalism; Discretion; Structures of Housing Provision; Public Housing; Housing Regimes;

    Abstract : Housing has a special place in the Swedish welfare state. Ever since Gustav Möller, Minister for Social Affairs, in 1945 was handed the result of Bostadssociala utredningen, a state investigation on housing from a social perspective, housing has been a bearing pillar in the Swedish ‘Folkhem’. READ MORE

  3. 3. Housing Themselves : Transformations, Modernisation and Spatial qualities in Informal Settlements in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    Author : Huba Nguluma; KTH; []
    Keywords : Tanzania; housing; transformation; informal settlements; modernisation; spatial qualities and house types.;

    Abstract : This thesis is an attempt to address issues of housingtransformation in informal settlements. Transformation ofhouses is seen to be associated with modernisation forceswhereby people adapt their houses to suit their needs anddesires. READ MORE

  4. 4. Dwelling on Substandard Housing : A multi-site contextualisation of housing deprivation among Romanian Roma

    Author : Dominic Teodorescu; Irene Molina; David Jansson; Michele Lancione; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Roma; Romania; Racialisation; Postsocialism; Housing; Community-led strategies; Geography; Geografi;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the housing situation of Romanian Roma in recent times. Many Romanian Roma are relegated to inadequate living conditions, and this thesis seeks to further our knowledge of the spaces this group inhabits. READ MORE

  5. 5. Housing, poverty and the welfare state : Spatial distribution of tenure types and its effects on housing deprivation, unemployment and residualisation

    Author : Ida Borg; Eva Andersson; Bo Malmberg; Terje Wessel; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; housing; tenure types; welfare state; power resource theory; housing deprivation; unemployment; residualisation; Europe; Sweden; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography;

    Abstract : An important question that has caused much academic debate is how to best organise the welfare state system to combat poverty and social exclusion. Much such research is focused on how to combat income poverty through core areas in the welfare state. READ MORE