Search for dissertations about: "human spatial mobility"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 25 swedish dissertations containing the words human spatial mobility.

  1. 1. Pathways and destinations Spatial mobility and socioeconomic integration of international migrants in Sweden

    Author : Louisa Vogiazides; Karen Haandrikman; Charlotta Hedberg; Gideon Bolt; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Spatial mobility; Trajectories; Neighbourhoods; Regions; Segregation; Socioeconomic integration; Contextual effects; Longitudinal data analysis; Migrants; Refugees; Sweden; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography;

    Abstract : Over the last three decades, Sweden has received large inflows of international migrants and particularly refugees. The issues of migrants’ residential patterns and socioeconomic integration are therefore of great interest. A long-lasting concern is that residential segregation hampers migrants’ social and economic outcomes. READ MORE

  2. 2. The accessibility paradox Everyday geographies of proximity, distance and mobility

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Katarina Haugen; Umeå universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Accessibility; proximity; distance; daily mobility; everyday life; residential conditions; spatial structure;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to explore the importance of proximity and mobility, respectively, for individuals’ accessibility, as well as the relationship between these two key spatial dimensions of accessibility in the context of everyday life. The thesis is based upon three empirical research papers which focus on accessibility-related preferences, actual accessibility conditions, and travel patterns. READ MORE

  3. 3. Guided tourism the role of guidebooks in German tourist behaviour in Sweden

    University dissertation from Umeå : Kulturgeografi

    Author : Malin Zillinger; Mittuniversitetet.; Umeå universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography Human geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi Kulturgeografi; Car-tourists; Guidebooks; Mobility; Place; Power; Round tour; Space; Time geography; Tourist information; Tourism system;

    Abstract : Tourism is a spatial phenomenon. Tourist behaviour on-site is not only dependent on the destination itself, but also on the situation in other places, tourists’ spatial mobility and access to information. On the basis of this argument, the whole tourism system is taken into account in this thesis. READ MORE

  4. 4. Housing tenure and residential mobility in Stockholm 1990-2014

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Social and Economic Geography

    Author : Andreas Alm Fjellborg; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Residential mobility; Housing tenure; Stockholm; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : In this thesis the links between housing tenure, income and selective, segregation generating, residential mobility are explored. The development of these links is analysed against the background of housing regime changes in Stockholm between 1990 and 2014. READ MORE

  5. 5. Pathogenic paths? A time geographical approach in medical geography

    University dissertation from Lund University Press

    Author : Anders Schærström; [1996]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Socialgeografi; human spatial mobility; time-space lag; time geography; medical geography; latency; Social geography;

    Abstract : Medical geography usually attempts to disentangle and explain the ecological and causal contexts of health, disease and environment by mapping spatial patterns of cases and potential pathogenic factors. However, many diseases are believed to show after long periods of latency , spanning years and even decades between initial exposure and clinical onset. READ MORE