Search for dissertations about: "human activities"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 850 swedish dissertations containing the words human activities.

  1. 1. The Urban Turn - and the Location of economic Activities

    University dissertation from Department of Social and Economic Geography, Lund University

    Author : Høgni Kalsø Hansen; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Urban Turn; Innovation; Business Climate; People Climate; Human Capital; Outer City; Creative Class; Talent; Regional Development; City Regions;

    Abstract : Competitiveness of city regions has gained a more and more central position in regional development and regional planning within the last decades. A reason for this is that globalisation has caused pressure on industrial structures forcing firms to increase their competitiveness by more actively promoting innovation and knowledge creation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Neck function in rhythmic jaw activities

    University dissertation from Klinisk oral fysiologi, Umeå Universitet

    Author : Birgitta Häggman-Henrikson; Högskolan i Gävle.; Umeå universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : Chewing; Head; Human; Jaw; Mandible; Motor Control; Movement; Neck; Temporomandibular Disorders; Whiplash Injury; odontologi; Odontology; chewing; head; human; jaw; mandible; motor control; movement; neck; temporomandibular disorders; whiplash injury;

    Abstract : Previous studies in animals and humans show anatomic and physiological connections between the trigeminal and cervical regions. This investigation tested the hypothesis of a functional integration between the human jaw and neck motor systems in rhythmic jaw activities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Using Tentacles in Planning and Scheduling Work Activities, Roles and Contributions

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Martina Berglund; KTH.; [2009]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; activity analysis; woodworking industry; work analysis; informal organization; ergonomics; human factors; TECHNOLOGY Industrial engineering and economy Manufacturing engineering and work sciences Work sciences and ergonomics; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Industriell teknik och ekonomi Produktion och arbetsvetenskap Arbetsvetenskap och ergonomi;

    Abstract : Handling production scheduling is increasingly difficult for manyenterprises, and human involvement is necessary. The overall objective ofthis research was to gain further understanding of planners’ and schedulers’work within the manufacturing industry, to elucidate how their worksituation is formed, and to explain their significance to other employees’work and company activities. READ MORE

  4. 4. Food insecurity and coping strategies in semiarid areas the case of Mvumi in central Tanzania

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Emma T. Liwenga; Stockholms universitet.; Stockholms universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Food insecurity; semiarid; local knowledge; seasonality; coping strategies; livelihood strategies.; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography Human geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi Kulturgeografi; Human Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : This study examines how people in dryland areas cope with food insecurity and adversities over time. It draws from the experience of the Gogo people living in Mvumi in the semiarid zone of central Tanzania, an area with a long history of food shortages. The study specifically examines the potential for dryland resources to sustain livelihoods. READ MORE

  5. 5. Power, Person, and Place: Tradition, Modernity, and Environment in the United Arab Emirates

    University dissertation from Human Ecology Division, Lund University

    Author : Pernilla Ouis; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ecological modernization; environmentalism; phenomenology; Bedouin identity; camel pastoralism; dependency; theories of value; unequal exchange; extractive economy; oil; pearls; social constructionism; Islam; modernization; United Arab Emirates; Human Ecology; glocalization; reflexivity.; Social geography; Socialgeografi;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Avhandlingen undersöker naturumgängets modernisering i Förenade Arabemiraten, en federation av sju shejkdömen på den arabiska sidan av Persiska Viken. De traditionella näringarna var handel, pastoralism, fiske och pärlfiske, men dessa har sedan 1960-talet ersatts av en ekonomi baserad på export av fossila bränslen. READ MORE