Search for dissertations about: "place"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2527 swedish dissertations containing the word place.

  1. 1. Communicating Place Methods for Understanding Children's Experience of Place

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Sofia Cele; Stockholms universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography Human geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi Kulturgeografi; children; place; interviews; photography; drawings; walks; communication; qualitative methods; Sweden; England; interactive; abstract; concrete;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores how children communicate their experiences of place. It focuses on the qualitative methods of group interviews, walks, drawings and photographs, and asks how children communicate different aspects of place. READ MORE

  2. 2. Becoming-place (Re)conceptualising friluftsliv in the Swedish physical education and health curriculum

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Gymnastik- och idrottshögskolan, GIH

    Author : Jonas Mikaels; GIH. Gymnastik- och idrottshögskolan; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; relational materialism; place; curriculum; friluftsliv; Deleuze; Samhällsvetenskap Humaniora; Social Sciences Humanities;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to critically examine taken for granted assumptions underpinning friluftsliv and outdoor education as a learning area in the curriculum, and to explore the educational potential of a place-responsive pedagogy. A growing body of critical research in outdoor studies suggest that there has been a discursive shift away from an activity-based personal and social development discourse, in favour of more critical awareness in outdoor education research. READ MORE

  3. 3. Imagineering Place The Branding of Five Chinese Mega-Cities

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm Business School, Stockholm University

    Author : Emma Björner; Stockholms universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; China; Chinese mega-cities; city branding; fieldwork; ideology; imagery; images; imaginaries; imagineering; language; multiple case-study; place branding; power; Business Administration; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Cities, regions, nations and other places have in recent decades become active participants in the global competitive economy, and now operate in a global marketplace, competing with other places all over the world for investors, tourists, residents and workforce. As a result, places use marketing and branding strategies and practices to gain reputation and competitive advantage. READ MORE

  4. 4. Geographies of Place Branding Researching through small and medium sized cities

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Human Geography, Stockholm University

    Author : Ida Andersson; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography; place branding; place marketing; small and medium sized cities; hotels; flagship buildings; policy tourism; policy boosterism; green cities; regional development; economic geography; Sweden; Växjö; Place branding;

    Abstract : Place branding is commonly conceptualized with a focus on big cities, such as London, New York and Singapore, building from concepts and models from mainstream branding theory. In contrast to such conceptualizations, this thesis focuses on place branding in small and medium-sized cities. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Power of Place : : Existential crises and Place Security in the Context of Pregnancy

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

    Author : Margareta Rämgård; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; Gravida kvinnor psykologiska aspekter ; självuppfattning; rumsuppfattning; pregnant women; space perception; self perception; Social geography; health geography; existential crises; Place; ontological security; Socialgeografi;

    Abstract : Popular AbstractAvhandlingen undersöker relationen mellan individer och platser relaterat till livskriser och existentiell trygghet. Författaren analyserar olika copingstrategier hos gravida kvinnor och hur detta förändrar deras relation till olika platser i deras livshistoria. READ MORE