Search for dissertations about: "second homes"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 64 swedish dissertations containing the words second homes.

  1. 1. Second home tourism The root to displacement in Sweden?

    University dissertation from Umeå : Kulturgeografi

    Author : Roger Marjavaara; Umeå universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; second homes; displacement; tourism; mobility; Stockholm archipelago; Sweden.; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography Economic geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi Ekonomisk geografi;

    Abstract : During certain seasons, rural and peripheral locations with significant numbers of second homes become the destination for major traffic and commodity flows. The outcome of this seasonal flow can be somewhat problematic and cause conflicts. READ MORE

  2. 2. Spatial economics of second homes : a review of a Canadian and a Swedish case study

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Magnus Bohlin; Uppsala universitet.; [1982]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

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  3. 3. German second home owners in the Swedish countryside on the internationalization of the leisure space

    University dissertation from Umeå, Östersund : Department of Social and Economic Geography, Umeå University and European Tourism Research Institute (ETOUR), Mid-Sweden University

    Author : Dieter K Müller; Umeå universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Tourism; second homes; countryside; Sweden; Germany; tourist motivation; innovation diffusion; integration; gentryfication; GIS;

    Abstract : Between 1991 and 1996 the number of German second home owners in Sweden increased from about 1,500 to more than 5,500. The purpose of this thesis is to give a comprehensive description and analysis of the German cottage purchases in Sweden, 1991-96. READ MORE

  4. 4. Smart assistants for smart homes

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Katharina Rasch; KTH.; [2013]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; smart homes; pervasive computing; ubiquitous computing; machine learning; HCI;

    Abstract : The smarter homes of tomorrow promise to increase comfort, aid elderly and disabled people, and help inhabitants save energy. Unfortunately, smart homes today are far from this vision – people who already live in such a home struggle with complicated user interfaces, inflexible home configurations, and difficult installation procedures. READ MORE

  5. 5. Conditions for relatives' involvement in nursing homes

    University dissertation from Karolinska Institutet

    Author : Jessica Holmgren; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; discourse analysis; focused ethnography; focus group interviews; gender perspectives; intersectionality; involvement; nursing homes; nursing staff; participant observations; qualitative interviews; relatives; social constructionism and thematic analysis; Discourse analysis;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to describe and analyse how the involvement of relatives is conditioned in nursing homes from different critical perspectives. Gender perspectives, discourse analysis and intersectional theory are applied, based on social constructionist ontology. READ MORE