Search for dissertations about: "transformational relations"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words transformational relations.

  1. 1. Designing the Edge An Inquiry into the Psychospatial Nature of Meaning in the Architecture of the Urban Waterfront

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Konstantinos Ioannidis; KTH.; [2011]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Urban design and theory; spatial psychology; spatial meaning; compositional strategies; formulative logic; waterfront design and spatial organization; psychospatial reading; transformational relations; design of the edge; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture Architecture and architectural conservation and restoration Architecture; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur Arkitektur och bebyggelsevård Arkitektur;

    Abstract : The initial goal of this effort is to develop a discussion on urban design process and thinking that acknowledges the needs of places with meaning in the design of the urban waterfront. The thesis addresses the fact that the problematic of the coastal formulation is intricate, comprising not only aspects related to the spatial organization and design of its domain but also shared properties originated by the presence and movement of the perceiving subject in the area. READ MORE

  2. 2. Transformational knowledge practices in social-ecological systems

    University dissertation from Stockholm University

    Author : Diego Galafassi; Stockholms universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; transformations; knowledge coproduction; participatory processes; creativity; art-science; scenarios;

    Abstract : Climate change and poverty alleviation are examples of interconnected challenges propelling changes across environmental, social, cultural and political spheres. Interconnected challenges are characterized by multiple causality, feedback loops, non-linear dynamics. READ MORE

  3. 3. Innovating beyond Racial Capitalism: A Contribution towards the Analysis of the Political Economy of Post-Apartheid South Africa

    University dissertation from Stockholm University

    Author : Rasigan Maharajh; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic History; Innovation Studies; Political Economy; Research Policy; South Africa.;

    Abstract : This dissertation provides an economic history narrative which analyses the accumulation path underpinning the development of racial capitalism in South Africa. The specific objective of this narrative is to analyse the degree to which the adoption of a national system of innovation (NSI) analytical framework by the first post-apartheid government led to science, technology and innovation (STI) policies and strategies, which were appropriate for the development objectives of the new democratic political economy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Shorelines of adaptation and fields of innovation Emerging sustainability transformations in sea-level rise planning and the food system

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Jacob von Oelreich; KTH.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Abstract : This licentiate thesis builds on the understanding that there is an urgent need for radical and systemic transformations towards sustainability in all parts of society, since current socio-ecological relations are highly unsustainable. The aim of the thesis is to explore emerging societal transformations towards strengthened sustainability through case studies within planning for sea-level rise and the food system, respectively. READ MORE

  5. 5. In Rhizomia Actors, Networks and Resilience in Urban Landscapes

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Systemekologiska institutionen

    Author : Henrik Ernstson; Stockholms universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology Human ecology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi Humanekologi; naturresurshushållning; Natural Resources Management; urban ecosystem services; green space; social network analysis; social movements; actor-networks; transformation; ecosystem management; scale mismatch; co-management; governance; broker; conservation; Stockholm; 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