Search for dissertations about: "second homes"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 72 swedish dissertations containing the words second homes.

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

    Author : Roger Marjavaara; Dieter K. Müller; Allan M. Williams; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; second homes; displacement; tourism; mobility; Stockholm archipelago; Sweden.; Economic geography; 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

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

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

    Author : Dieter K. Müller; Dieter K Müller; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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

    Author : Katharina Rasch; Rassul Ayani; Christian Schulte; Johan Schubert; Alois Ferscha; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; 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. Footprints of an invisible population : second-home tourism and its heterogeneous impacts on municipal planning and housing markets in Sweden

    Author : Andreas Back; Roger Marjavaara; Dieter K. Müller; Anne-Mette Hjalager; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Second homes; mobility; tourism; uneven development; housing; housing market; planning; Fritidshus; mobilitet; turism; ojämn utveckling; bostäder; bostadsmarknaden; planering; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : While public administrative systems are based on a principle of permanent residence, many people use multiple dwellings, such as second homes, in their everyday life. This mismatch makes second-home tourists an invisible population in the eyes of these systems, when, for example, distributing tax revenues or planning public services. READ MORE