Search for dissertations about: "place"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2753 swedish dissertations containing the word place.

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

    Author : Sofia Cele; Lia Karsten; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; children; place; interviews; photography; drawings; walks; communication; qualitative methods; Sweden; England; interactive; abstract; concrete; Human geography; Kulturgeografi;

    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

    Author : Jonas Mikaels; Suzanne Lundvalll; Erik Backman; Chris Loynes; Gymnastik- och idrottshögskolan; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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

    Author : Emma Björner; Per Olof Berg; Ali Yakhlef; Xiucheng Fan; Mihalis Kavaratzis; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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

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

    Author : Sigrid Östlund; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; waste-resource cycles; dérive; designerly thinking; beyond sustainability; place-making; spatial design; nonmodern narratives; collective public life; regenerative design; schema;

    Abstract : Increased population and movement in the age of unsettlement affects local cultural institutions, ecological constitutions and the ontological sense of belonging. These conditions are arguably influenced by the mounting waste produced by the throw-away culture of the age of the ephemeral. READ MORE