Search for dissertations about: "kulturgeografi"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 235 swedish dissertations containing the word kulturgeografi.

  1. 1. Sami tourism in Northern Sweden Supply, demand and interaction

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Robert Pettersson; Mittuniversitetet.; Mittuniversitetet.; Umeå universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi; Indigenous Tourism; Sami; Sápmi; Tourism Supply; Tourism Demand; Attitudes; Stated Preference.; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography Human geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi Kulturgeografi; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi; Social and economic geography; Stated Preference; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : Indigenous tourism is an expansive sector in the growing tourism industry. The Sami people living in Sápmi in northern Europe have started to engage in tourism, particularly in view of the rationalised and modernised methods of reindeer herding. Sami tourism offers job opportunities and enables the spreading of information. READ MORE

  2. 2. Green consumption energy use and carbon dioxide emission

    University dissertation from Umeå : Kulturgeografi

    Author : Eva Alfredsson; Umeå universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social and economic geography; Energy consumption; Carbon dioxide emission; Energy intensity; Carbon intensity; Life cycle assessment; Consumption patterns; Lifestyles; Systems analysis; Microsimulation modelling; Demography; Sustainability; Rebound effects; Substitution effects; Kulturgeografi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography Human geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi Kulturgeografi; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to explore the quantitative potential to reduce energy requirements and CO2 emissions through changed patterns of consumption, given unchanged levels of consumption expenditure. The thesis question is analysed using a systems analysis approach which in this case means that life cycle assessment data on energy requirements and CO2 emissions related to household consumption are combined with a financial and behavioural analysis to make sure that the budget constraint is kept and that both the first and second order effects of adopting a green consumption pattern are analysed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Young adults in rural tourism areas

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro university

    Author : Peter Möller; Örebro universitet.; Högskolan Dalarna.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi; young adults; adult transition; tourism; rural areas; Sälen; telephone interviews; register study; life history interviews; population change; mobility; Complex Systems – Microdata Analysis; Komplexa system - mikrodataanalys;

    Abstract : This thesis examines how tourism affects conditions for young adults in rural areas. Such a study lies at the intersection of research about tourism impacts, adult transition, and rural areas. READ MORE

  4. 4. Moved by the mountains migration into tourism dominated rural areas

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro university

    Author : Maria Thulemark; Örebro universitet.; Högskolan Dalarna.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi; tourism; mobility; lifestyle migration; amenity migration; lifestyle amenities; creative class; occupational communities; tourism employment; seasonal workers; rural Sweden; Bergslagen Database; interview study; focus groups; Komplexa system - mikrodataanalys; tourism. mobility; litestyle amenities; Bergslagen database;

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  5. 5. From Rural Gift to Urban Commodity Traditional Medicinal Knowledge and Socio-spatial Transformation in the Eastern Lake Victoria Region

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå university

    Author : Ouma Anne; Umeå universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Eastern Lake Victoria Region; Traditional Medicinal knowledge; Traditional Healers; Youth; Inter-generational learning processes; commodification and commercialization; gift; Socio-spatial transformation; rural-urban; gender; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : As we celebrate all the dynamic and dramatic improvements in human health care in the 21st century, life in much of Africa begins with and is sustained with the support of traditional medicinal knowledge. Research on traditional medicinal knowledge (TMK) is extensive, but rather few studies have been written about Traditional Healers' (THs') own perceptions about TMK and practices in relation to changing societal dynamics. READ MORE