Search for dissertations about: "national park"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 27 swedish dissertations containing the words national park.

  1. 1. Park Matters: : Studies on Safety and Property Values

    Author : Asifa Iqbal; Vania Ceccato; Mats Wilhelmsson; Karina Landman; KTH; []
    Keywords : Urban parks; safety; hedonic modelling; CPTED; and women-only parks; Fastigheter och byggande; Real Estate and Construction Management;

    Abstract : This study develops a better understanding of the nature of urban parks from a safety perspective in two international contexts. To achieve this aim, the study is divided into two geographical scales (a macro scale and a micro scale) that test a set of quantitative and qualitative research methods. READ MORE

  2. 2. Wild Landscapes : The Cultural Nature of Swedish National Parks

    Author : Tom Mels; Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; national park; landscape; space; reinvention; performance; representation; wilderness; Social geography; imagery; nature; Socialgeografi; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : Since their emergence in the late 19th century, national park spaces have been perceived as articulations of untouched nature or wild landscape beyond society. Yet no understanding of national parks can do without the recognition that they exist in historical spaces created, institutionalised and prepared for them by cultural practices and modes of representation. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Drama of Urban Greens and Regimes : Social Movements and Ecosystem Services in Stockholm National Urban Park

    Author : Henrik Ernstson; Thomas Elmqvist; Sverker Sörlin; Christoffer Edling; Henrik Ernstsson; Stockholm University Department of Systems Ecology; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

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  4. 4. Becoming Wilderness : a topological study of Tarangire, Northern Tanzania 1890-2004

    Author : Camilla Årlin; Mats Widgren; Dan Brockington; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Tanzania; Tarangire National Park; game reserve; topology; political ecology; landscape; tsetse; Mbugwe; Gorowa; conservation; man-animal networks; Human geography; Kulturgeografi; Human Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : Based on field and archival research, Becoming Wilderness analyses the fluid constructs of game preservation and their affect within networks and landscapes to the west of Tarangire National Park, Northern Tanzania from the late 19th Century until the present. The initial query of this thesis is how and why Tarangire comes to be separated as different from its surrounding (on the map and within policy) and what this has entailed for what is ‘within’ and ‘outside’. READ MORE

  5. 5. Parks with people? : action research in bridging conservation and livelihoods in Limpopo National Park, Mozambique

    Author : Nicia Giva; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; []
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Reconciling conservation and people’s livelihoods has faced multiple dilemmas, particularly prominent in human-inhabited protected areas with high levels of poverty and vulnerability to climate adversities. This thesis examines the relationship between wildlife conservation and people’s livelihoods in a human-inhabited protected area and analyses the challenges and opportunities for reconciling the two. READ MORE