Search for dissertations about: "places"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 490 swedish dissertations containing the word places.

  1. 1. Going places Local settings and global horizons in young people’s education and work trajectories

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Social and Economic Geography

    Author : Sara Forsberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The recent trend for mass higher education and a growing policy focus on a knowledge-driven economy has created the expectation that everyone can enter a fulfilling and rewarding career. However, young people often experience discrepancies between expectations of social mobility and local or national labour market opportunities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Places on Becoming An Ethnographic Case Study of a Changing City and its Emerging Residential Environments

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Alazar Ejigu; KTH.; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; place; placemaking; large-scale housing; ethnography; modernity; condominiums; Addis Ababa; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Abstract : Some places which once were celebrated by many slowly become places of desolation and social problem while others built with similar intentions and forms continue to flourish. This is typically true of a number of large residential neighbourhoods of Post-World War II Europe and many cities of the global South. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Internet of Things: Projects-Places-Policies

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Xu Xiangxuan; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Internet of Things; digital service development; knowledge-intensive business services; EU ICT policy; smart public bike sharing; geography of knowledge; digital economy; geography of innovation;

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  4. 4. Design for Places of Collaboration

    University dissertation from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola

    Author : Alexandra Petrakou; Linnéuniversitetet.; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola.; [2011]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Design; Design; Computer Science; Datavetenskap; Information Systems; Informatik; Collaboration; Computer-Supported Cooperative Work; Place; Space; Boundary Objects; Collaborative Settings; Computer-Supported Cooperative Work CSCW ; Places of Collaboration;

    Abstract : This thesis reports a research effort that comprises six papers and a cover paper. In essence, the thesis contributes to the understanding of collaborative settings by introducing the perspective of ‘places of collaboration’. READ MORE

  5. 5. Meeting-places of Transformation Urban Identity, Spatial Representations and Local Politics in St Petersburg, Russia

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Thomas Borén; Stockholms universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Time-space; lifeworld; Hägerstrand; Habermas; Lotman; participant observation; post-Soviet transformation; time-geography; cultural geography; cultural semiotics; urban studies; everyday life; Soviet cartography; local self-government; Ligovo; Uritsk; Krasnosel skii raion.; NATURAL SCIENCES Earth sciences Other earth sciences; NATURVETENSKAP Geovetenskap Övrig geovetenskap;

    Abstract : This study develops a model for understanding spatial change and the construction of space as a meeting-place, and then employs it in order to show an otherwise little-known picture of (sub-)urban Russia and its transformation from Soviet times to today. The model is based on time-geographic ideas of time-space as a limited resource in which forces of various kinds struggle for access and form space in interaction with each other. READ MORE