Search for dissertations about: "social network"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 688 swedish dissertations containing the words social network.

  1. 1. In Rhizomia : Actors, Networks and Resilience in Urban Landscapes

    Author : Henrik Ernstson; Thomas Elmqvist; Sverker Sörlin; Erik Swyngedouw; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; urban ecosystem services; green space; social network analysis; social movements; actor-networks; transformation; ecosystem management; scale mismatch; co-management; governance; broker; conservation; Stockholm; Human ecology; Humanekologi; Natural Resources Management; naturresurshushållning; Social network analysis; urban ecology; urban political ecology;

    Abstract : With accelerating urbanization it is crucial to understand how urban ecosystems play a part in generating ecosystem services for urban dwellers, such as clean water, spaces for recreation, stress relief and improved air quality. An equally important question relate to who gets to enjoy these benefits, i.e. READ MORE

  2. 2. How Personal Networks Shape Business : An Anthropological Study of Social Embeddedness, Knowledge Development and Growth of Firms

    Author : Peter Parker; Socialantropologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; social embeddedness; growth; small business; trust; social capital; knowledge development; informal organization; personal network; Business network; social network; anthropology; Sociology of labour; sociology of enterprise; Arbetslivssociologi; företagssociologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The research draws from anthropological work on social exchange and later work on embeddedness in an exploration of how personal networks shape business. The purpose of the research is to contribute to an understanding of how social relations shape economic processes and vice versa. READ MORE

  3. 3. Knowledge Bases and the Geography of Innovation

    Author : Roman Martin; CIRCLE; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic geography; regional innovation systems; learning regions; differentiated knowledge bases; knowledge networks; social network analysis; Scania; Sweden;

    Abstract : Despite the ongoing globalisation of economic activities, innovation does not take place randomly distributed over space, but concentrates in certain locations. A central argument to explain the spatial concentration of innovation activities lies in the ability of geographical proximity to facilitate interactive learning and knowledge exchange, which in turn is seen as an important driver for regional growth and prosperity. READ MORE

  4. 4. Influential Moments in City Planning Meetings : A Study of Decision-Making Situations in a Jordanian Municipality

    Author : Marwa Al Khalidi; Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; decision-making; planning culture; city planning meetings; Jordan; destabilizations; heterogeneity; participant observation; controversy; actor-network theory; influential moments; narrative;

    Abstract : The shaping of a city and its future relates to official decisions made in city planning meetings, where daily planning matters and decision-making processes adapt to changing societal circumstances. The interest of this research lies in how planning is officially established, managed and practiced in the setting of a Jordanian city, and its local districts. READ MORE

  5. 5. On the governmentalization of sustainability : the case of flood risk mitigation in Sweden

    Author : Per Becker; Roine Johansson; Jörgen Sparf; Karin Ingold; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; sustainability; risk; flood; mitigation; governmentality; governmentalization; institutionalism; social network analysis; fragmentation; reductivization; projectification; responsibilization; commodification;

    Abstract : Contemporary society is confronted with numerous sustainability challenges. Some are new, others have been around since time immemorial, but none have been governed on the societal level since their emergence. READ MORE