Search for dissertations about: "time-space"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 41 swedish dissertations containing the word time-space.

  1. 1. Time-space Appropriation in the Inka Empire : A Study of Imperial Metabolism

    Author : RAGNHEIDUR BOGADÓTTIR; Humanekologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Inka Empire; time-space appropriation; ecologically unequal exchange; historical political ecology; human ecology; imperial metabolism; economic anthropology;

    Abstract : This thesis analyzes some aspects of the appropriation of labor time and natural space in the Inka Empire (ca. AD 1400 – 1532) in order to illuminate the cultural organization of Inka imperial metabolism. READ MORE

  2. 2. Meeting-places of Transformation : Urban Identity, Spatial Representations and Local Politics in St Petersburg, Russia

    Author : Thomas Borén; Bo Lenntorp; Thomas Lundén; Jussi Jauhiainen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Time-space; lifeworld; Hägerstrand; Habermas; Lotman; participant observation; post-Soviet transformation; time-geography; cultural geography; cultural semiotics; urban studies; everyday life; Soviet cartography; local self-government; Ligovo; Uritsk; Krasnosel skii raion.; Other earth sciences; Övrig geovetenskap;

    Abstract : This study develops a model for understanding spatial change and the construction of space as a meeting-place, and then employs it in order to show an otherwise little-known picture of (sub-)urban Russia and its transformation from Soviet times to today. The model is based on time-geographic ideas of time-space as a limited resource in which forces of various kinds struggle for access and form space in interaction with each other. READ MORE

  3. 3. Settler-Colonial Assemblages and the Making of the Israeli Frontier: Palestinian experiences of (in)security, surveillance and carceral geographies

    Author : Wassim Ghantous; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Palestine Israel; settler-colonialism; Deleuze Guattari; assemblages; power; resistance; politics; war machine; time space; in security; surveillance; carceral geographies;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines the operations of contemporary Israeli security machinery as it unfolds in the course of expanding the Israeli colonial frontier over Palestinian rural areas of the occupied West Bank. Since the early 1990s and up to the present, Israeli security measures and monitoring technologies multiplied and have come to operate across various public, hybrid and civilian actors and institutions that orchestrate control over Palestinian bodies as a mean to dispossess them and expand the Israeli frontier over their lands through the erection of settlements. READ MORE

  4. 4. Locating Biotech Innovation : Places, Flows and Unruly Processes

    Author : Henrik Mattsson; Anders Malmberg; Dominic Power; Peter Dicken; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Social and economic geography; Biotech; Biotechnology; Innovation; Creativity; Clusters; Innovation systems; Technology policy; Regional development; Economic spaces; Time-geography; Time-space; Mobility; Knowledge; Knowledge workers; Agglomeration; Talent; Biotech firms; Innovation Policy; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : This thesis begins by making two observations. First, that the regional economic landscapes in which we all live our daily lives, and which provide the basis for employment and prosperity, are constantly changing. READ MORE

  5. 5. Displaced Literature : Images of Time and Space in Latvian Novels Depicting the First Years of the Latvian Postwar Exile

    Author : Juris Rozītis; Prof. Baiba Kangere; Prof. Vieda Skultans; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Bakhtin; chronotope; Displaced Person; émigré; exile; immigrant literature; Latvia; Latvian literature; Latvian history; life-story; narrative; novel; postwar Germany; refugee; setting; space; time; time-space; UNRRA; WWII; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : In the years immediately following the Second World War, the main part of Latvian literature was produced by writers living outside Latvia. To this day Latvian literature continues to be written outside Latvia, albeit to a much smaller extent. READ MORE