Search for dissertations about: "residential conditions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 102 swedish dissertations containing the words residential conditions.

  1. 1. Moving out, moving up, becoming employed : Studies in the residential segregation and social integration of immigrants in Sweden

    Author : Kati Kadarik; Roger Andersson; John Östh; Anneli Kährik; David Manley; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Residential segregation; social integration; residential mobility; neighbourhood effects; k-nearest neighbour; Sweden; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the complex relationship between residential segregation and social integration. The dominant discourse in Sweden and Europe sees residential segregation as hindering socioeconomic and cultural integration, creating parallel societies and even threatening the social cohesion of European societies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Phantom of the Neighbourhood : Longitudinal Studies on Area-based Conditions and Individual Outcomes

    Author : Lars Brännström; Sten-Åke Stenberg; Tomas Korpi; Björn Halleröd; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Neighbourhood effects; Contextual effects; Residential segregation; Sweden; Sociology; Sociologi;

    Abstract : This dissertation consists of three self-contained but interrelated empirical studies focusing on theoretical, empirical and political questions in the multidisciplinary field of neighbourhood effect research. Along with a comprehensive introductory essay, each study addresses questions concerning the potential influence of neighbourhood characteristics on individual social and economic outcomes at different life stages. READ MORE

  3. 3. The emergence of enclaves of wealth and poverty : A sociological study of residential differentiation in post-communist Poland

    Author : Dominika Polanska Vergara; Apostolis Papakostas; Chris Pickvance; Kerstin Jacobsson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; residential differentiation; gated communities; Poland; post-communist cities; revitalisation; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Since the fall of communism, some crucial political, economic and social changes have been taking place in the former communist societies. The objective of the thesis is to examine the processes of residential differentiation taking place in the urban landscape of the Polish city of Gdańsk after the introduction of the capitalist system. READ MORE

  4. 4. The accessibility paradox : Everyday geographies of proximity, distance and mobility

    Author : Katarina Haugen; Kerstin Westin; Einar Holm; Örjan Pettersson; David Banister; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Accessibility; proximity; distance; daily mobility; everyday life; residential conditions; spatial structure;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to explore the importance of proximity and mobility, respectively, for individuals’ accessibility, as well as the relationship between these two key spatial dimensions of accessibility in the context of everyday life. The thesis is based upon three empirical research papers which focus on accessibility-related preferences, actual accessibility conditions, and travel patterns. READ MORE

  5. 5. Light, Comfort and Joy : User experience of light and darkness in Swedish homes

    Author : Kiran Maini Gerhardsson; Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Residential; Lighting; Window openings; User experience; Technology acceptance; Mixed methods; Boende; Belysning; Fönsteröppningar; Användarupplevelse; Teknikacceptans; Kombinerad metod;

    Abstract : The thesis examines user experience and behaviour relating to lighting, luminaires and window openings during day and night, in Swedish homes. Applying a mixed methods strategy of inquiry, both quantitative and qualitative data were collected in the field and in a full-scale model of an apartment. READ MORE