Search for dissertations about: "urban segregation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 swedish dissertations containing the words urban segregation.

  1. 1. URBAN SEGREGATION AND URBAN FORM : From residential segregation to segregation in public space

    Author : Ann Legeby; Lars Marcus; Eva Öresjö; Anna-Johanna Klasander; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; urban segregation; urban form; urban design; housing segregation; residential segregation; public space; co-presence; public life; spatial affordance; Architecture; Arkitektur;

    Abstract : Urban segregation is considered a major social problem in Sweden and several national anti-segregation initiatives have been launched to decrease social and ethnic segregation but so far only with marginal effects (SOU 2005:29). Urban design and town planning are rarely the focus in national anti-segregation initiatives; the architectural issue has mainly been confined to matters concerning housing policies. READ MORE

  2. 2. New urban horizons in Africa : A critical analysis of changing land uses in the Greater Accra Region, Ghana

    Author : Lena Fält; Ilda Lindell; Andrew Byerley; Jennifer Robinson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; African cities; urban redevelopment; urban informality; urban land use; urban planning; spatial governance; new cities; evictions; socio-spatial segregation; qualitative case studies; fieldwork; critical urban theory; governmentality; post-colonial urban theory; Accra; Ghana; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning;

    Abstract : African cities increasingly aspire global recognition and this has prompted a rapid transformation of the built environment in many urban locales. This thesis provides empirical and conceptual insights into this recent trend through a critical analysis of contemporary land use changes in the Greater Accra Region, Ghana. READ MORE

  3. 3. Studies in the Dynamics of Residential Segregation

    Author : Åsa Bråmå; Roger Andersson; Urban Fransson; Terje Wessel; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social and economic geography; residential segregation; segregation processes; selective migration; distressed neighbourhoods; minority enclaves; Sweden; Kulturgeografi; Human geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : In four scientific papers, this thesis investigates the processes, in terms of movements of individuals, that have produced, reproduced and transformed patterns of residential segregation in Swedish cities between 1990 and 2000.Paper 1 examines processes of immigrant concentration, and the role of the Swedish majority population in these processes. READ MORE

  4. 4. The spatial manifestation of inequality : Residential segregation in Sweden and its causes

    Author : Simone Scarpa; Tapio Salonen; Susanne Urban; Lars Brännström; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; residential segregation; income inequality; immigration; immigration policy regime; welfare state; housing; Sweden; Malmö; Genoa; Swedish metropolitan areas; Sociology; Sociologi; Socialt arbete; Social Work; Human Geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The thesis examines the relationship between income inequality and residential segregation in Swedish cities. In recent years, in Sweden, much attention has been given to the direction of causality from residential segregation to income inequality. READ MORE

  5. 5. Towards a Minor Urbanism : Thinking Community without Unity in Recent Makings of Public Space

    Author : Ida Sandström; Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Public Space; Spaces of Being-in-Common; Spaces of Collective Care; Minor Urbanism; Community without Unity; Community; Urban design; Urban space; City park; Urban planning; Co-Production; Urban Participation; Urbanism; Difference; Spaces of difference; Diversity; Spaces of diversity; offentliga rum; offentliga platser; urban arkitektur; Planering; mångfald; torg och parker; Urban design; urban gemenskap; urbanism; medborgardeltagande; medborgarengagemang; planeringspraktiker; gestaltad livsmiljö;

    Abstract : HOW CAN WE PLAN AND DESIGN FOR community in diverse urban situations? In response to segregation and social fragmentation, public space is increasingly being conceived of as a vehicle for fostering openness towards differences, both in planning practice and theory. Drawing on two recent public space projects – Superkilen in Copenhagen, Denmark, and Jubileumsparken in Gothenburg, Sweden – this thesis explores what this hopeful idea may mean in terms of the actual making of public space. READ MORE