Search for dissertations about: "residential conditions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 79 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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Social and Economic Geography

    Author : Kati Kadarik; Uppsala universitet.; Uppsala universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : 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

    University dissertation from Swedish Institute for Social Research

    Author : Lars Brännström; Stockholms universitet.; Stockholms universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Neighbourhood effects; Contextual effects; Residential segregation; Sweden; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap 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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Dominika Polanska Vergara; Södertörns högskola.; Södertörns högskola.; Stockholms universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; residential differentiation; gated communities; Poland; post-communist cities; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi; revitalisation;

    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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Katarina Haugen; Umeå universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : 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. Condensation and frost formation in fibrous thermal-insulation materials

    University dissertation from Stockholm : US-AB

    Author : Tomáš Vrána; KTH.; [2009]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Fibrous thermal insulation; Stone wool; Cellulose; MAterial properties; Moisture transport; Condensation; Frost formation; Exterior conditions; Interior conditions; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur; TECHNOLOGY Materials science Construction materials; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Teknisk materialvetenskap Konstruktionsmaterial;

    Abstract : Heavily insulated constructions are at present being used to strike at the vast energy consumption in residential buildings and commercial alike. They introduce a high-thickness layer of thermal insulation in the building envelopes. READ MORE