Search for dissertations about: "small towns"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words small towns.

  1. 1. The bright lights grow fainter livelihoods, migration and a small town in Zimbabwe

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Agnes Andersson; Agnes Andersson Djurfeldt; Stockholms universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Human Geography; kulturgeografi; Human Geography; kulturgeografi; Zimbabwe; livelihood; migration; mobility; provisioning; structural adjustment; Rusape; small towns; kin networks;

    Abstract : The Aids pandemic and structural adjustment policies (SAP) have had effects on lower income households in Zimbabwe which have been devastating and people have been required to adapt their livelihood strategies. Small towns meanwhile are growing rapidly in Zimbabwe and mobility towards these towns may be connected with the changes being forged by SAP on the economic landscape. READ MORE

  2. 2. Geographies of Place Branding Researching through small and medium sized cities

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Human Geography, Stockholm University

    Author : Ida Andersson; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; place branding; place marketing; small and medium sized cities; hotels; flagship buildings; policy tourism; policy boosterism; green cities; regional development; economic geography; Sweden; Växjö; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography;

    Abstract : Place branding is commonly conceptualized with a focus on big cities, such as London, New York and Singapore, building from concepts and models from mainstream branding theory. In contrast to such conceptualizations, this thesis focuses on place branding in small and medium-sized cities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Between the Highway and the Red Dirt Track : Subaltern Urbanization and Census Towns in India

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Human Geography, Stockholm University

    Author : Srilata Sircar; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2016-11-16]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; India; Dalit-Bahujan-Adivasi; Subaltern urbanization; census towns; urban theory; postcolonial;

    Abstract : In the 2011 census of India, more than 2500 settlements have been newly inducted into the category of ‘census towns’ – the lowest size-class of urban settlements in India. This is a staggering figure in light of the observation that a comparable number constituted the total number of all urban settlements recorded since 1900. READ MORE

  4. 4. Physical fitness and overweight in Swedish youths

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska institutet

    Author : Örjan Ekblom; GIH. Gymnastik- och idrottshögskolan; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicin Teknik; Medicine Technology; Övervikt hos barn; Övervikt hos ungdomar; Adolescents; children; physical performance; fitness; trend; overweight; Sweden;

    Abstract : The aim of the present thesis was to describe the level of physical fitness and prevalence of overweight and obesity in Swedish youths, and their trends over 14 years. Additionally, the relation between fitness and overweight on the one hand and physical activity on the other was examined. READ MORE

  5. 5. Land, Power and Technology Essays on Political Economy and Historical Development

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Shuhei Kitamura; Stockholms universitet.; Stockholms universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Development Economics; Political Economy; History; Land Reform; Property Rights; Technology Adoption; Labor Reallocation; Structural Transformation; Clientelism; States; Empires; Borders; Geography; State Fragmentation; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Land Ownership and Development: Evidence from Postwar JapanThis paper analyzes the effect of land ownership on technology adoption and structural transformation. A large-scale land reform in postwar Japan enforced a large number of tenant farmers who were cultivating land to become owners of this land. READ MORE