Search for dissertations about: "public space"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 169 swedish dissertations containing the words public space.

  1. 1. Policing Public Women The Regulation of Prostitution in Stockholm 1812-1880

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Atlas

    Author : Yvonne Svanström; Stockholms universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; prostitution; Stockholm; public women; sexual contract; feminist theory; public space; public sphere; urbanity; medical profession; venereal disease; the police force; municipal authority; brothels; Carole Pateman; Jürgen Habermas; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects Economic history; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Ekonomisk historia; Economic History; ekonomisk historia;

    Abstract : This dissertation studies the development of a regulation of prostitution in Stockholm during the period 1812-1880. The development of the regulation system is seen in the light of an analytical framework, developed from Carole Pateman's ideas on the sexual contract, and a feministic critique and elaboration of Jürgen Habermas's ideas on the public sphere. READ MORE

  2. 2. Designing Public Play Playful Engagement, Constructed Activity, and Player Experience

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för informatik och media

    Author : Jon Back; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; design; public; play; playful; playfulness; game; activity; experience; second order design; engage; engagement; fun; magic circle; brink games; pervasive games; place; space; co-creativity; empowerment; game jam; busking; street performance; playground; Human-Computer Interaction; Människa-dator interaktion;

    Abstract : This thesis sets out to explore why people engage in, and how to design for, play in a public setting. It does this by separating design for play from design of games, describing play as a socially and mentally understood activity, and a playful approach to engaging in that activity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Re-negotiating social space Public art installations and interactive experience

    University dissertation from Karlstads universitet

    Author : Linda Ryan Bengtsson; Karlstads universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Interactivity; interactive art; public space; social space; locative media artworks; interactive interfaces; Media and Communication Studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Digital media technologies are becoming increasingly and extensively integrated into our way of living. We communicate, inform and entertain ourselves through media technologies in disparate spaces. When digital technology is integrated into our everyday environment, the border between media interfaces and physical environments is blurred. READ MORE

  4. 4. URBAN SEGREGATION AND URBAN FORM From residential segregation to segregation in public space

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Ann Legeby; KTH.; [2010]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; urban segregation; urban form; urban design; housing segregation; residential segregation; public space; co-presence; public life; spatial affordance; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture Architecture and architectural conservation and restoration Architecture; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur Arkitektur och bebyggelsevård Arkitektur;

    Abstract : Urban segregation is considered a major social problem in Sweden and several national anti-segregation initiatives have been launched to decrease social and ethnic segregation but so far only with marginal effects (SOU 2005:29). Urban design and town planning are rarely the focus in national anti-segregation initiatives; the architectural issue has mainly been confined to matters concerning housing policies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Imagining Safe Space The Politics of Queer, Feminist and Lesbian Pornography

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Ingrid Ryberg; Stockholms universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Pornography; Queer; feminist and lesbian activism; Interpretive community; Embodied spectatorship; Fantasy; Film production; distribution and reception; Intimate public; Counter public; Consciousness-raising; Cinema Studies; filmvetenskap;

    Abstract : There is a current wave of interest in pornography as a vehicle for queer, feminist and lesbian activism. Examples include Dirty Diaries: Twelve Shorts of Feminist Porn (Engberg, Sweden, 2009), the Pornfilmfestival Berlin (2006-) and the members-only Club LASH in Stockholm (1995-). READ MORE