Search for dissertations about: "urban political ecology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words urban political ecology.

  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. Biodiversity and green infrastructure in urban landscapes

    Author : Ulf G. Sandström; Per Angelstam; Abdul Khakee; Kjell Nilsson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Biologi; Birds in cities; Communication between sciences; Conservation planning; Landscape ecology; Swedish green planning; Urban green space; Urban planning; Urban vegetation; Biologi med ekologisk inriktning; Biology; Biologi; Biologi med ekologisk inriktning;

    Abstract : In this thesis, I evaluate the extent to which biodiversity is affected, and taken into consideration by, urban planning. Based on landscape ecology, I apply an interdisciplinary approach. READ MORE

  3. 3. Projecting Urban Natures : Investigating integrative approaches to urban development and nature conservation

    Author : Hanna Erixon Aalto; Katja Tollmar Grillner; Meike Schalk; Gunilla Bandolin; Nina-Marie Lister; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; research through design; interdisciplinary; transdisciplinary; resilience; legibility; landscape urbanism; ecological urbanism; Stockholm; Green Wedges; projective narratives; comprehensive narratives; prototyping; ecosystem services; urban nature conservation; Architecture; Arkitektur;

    Abstract : Projecting Urban Natures is a compilation thesis in critical studies in architecture. It comprises three journal articles and four design proposals in which I have taken an active part. READ MORE

  4. 4. Caught Between Spaces : Socio-Environmental Vulnerability in Formal and Informal Peri-Urban Bogotá and Soacha, Colombia

    Author : Sandra Valencia; LUCSUS; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; peri-urban area; urban-rural interface; socio-environmental change; wellbeing; vulnerability; Colombia; Bogotá; Soacha; informality; formalization; political ecology; stadsnära; periurbana områden; periurbanisering; Colombia; formalisering; informell bosättning;

    Abstract : The world is rapidly urbanizing. To contribute to the understanding of the socio-environmental changes brought about by urban sprawl and densification, this thesis examines wellbeing and vulnerability in low-income peri-urban areas in and around Bogotá, Colombia. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Political Dimension of Place Branding

    Author : Andrea Lucarelli; Per Olof Berg; Jacob Östberg; Martin Kornberger; Dominique Bouchet; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; politics; ecology; place branding; policy; positioning; ideology; biopolitical; complexity; spatio-temporal; Business Administration; företagsekonomi; politics;

    Abstract : Place branding is commonly understood as the application of marketing and commercial ideas, strategies, measurements and logic to the realm of places such as cities, regions and nations. Nevertheless, place branding is also understood as the locus where political activities – imbued with political impact and political effects – appear and affect the soft and hard infrastructures of urban agglomeration and other spatial environments. READ MORE