Sökning: "Madeleine Eriksson"

Hittade 3 avhandlingar innehållade orden Madeleine Eriksson.

  1. 1. (Re)producing a periphery : popular representations of the Swedish North

    Författare :Madeleine Eriksson; Urban Lindgren; Gunnar Malmberg; Aina Tollefsen; Victoria Lawson; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Representations; internal orientalism; modernity; Norrland; Sweden; news media; popular culture; place marketing; narrative identities; Human geography; economic geography; Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Sammanfattning : The discourse on Norrland (literally ‘North land’ in English) as essentially ‘different’ has been(re)produced in literature, politics and science for as long as the idea of ‘Norrland’ has existed. Thus,when investigating the discourse that constructs the identity of Norrland in opposition to a Swedishnational identity, it is important to connect these representations to their contemporary (andchanging) political-economic contexts. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Contentious countrysides : social movements reworking and resisting public healthcare restructuring in rural Sweden

    Författare :Desirée Enlund; Aina Tollefsen; Madeleine Eriksson; Linda Sandberg; Cindi Katz; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; welfare state retrenchment; public healthcare restructuring; contentious politics; social movements; cooperatives; self-organization; social reproduction; Sweden; rural areas; New Public Management; neoliberalism; välfärdsstaten; sjukvårdens omvandling; motstånd; sociala rörelser; kooperativ; självorganisering; social reproduktion; landsbygd; glesbygd; New Public Management; nyliberalism; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi; genusvetenskap; gender studies;

    Sammanfattning : The broader aim of this thesis is to contribute to the understanding of the production and reproduction of spatial inequalities following from the restructuring of the public healthcare system. More specifically, by analyzing the contention around healthcare restructuring related to two cases spanning a longer period in northern Sweden, I aim to investigate the changing conditions for healthcare provision in rural and sparsely populated areas, and I explore the forms of collective action that local people engage in to sustain the access to healthcare, as well as how state authorities’ attitudes towards such collective action have shifted. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Tourism work among Sámi indigenous people : exploring its prevalence and role in sparsely populated areas of Sweden

    Författare :Traian Leu; Dieter Müller; Madeleine Eriksson; Raynald Harvey Lemelin; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Indigenous tourism; Sámi; reindeer herders; sustainable livelihoods; diversification; rural development; sparsely populated areas; Sweden;

    Sammanfattning : Little is known about the role of tourism development among Sámi indigenous people living in the sparsely populated areas of Sweden. Previous research shows tourism to be a potentially suitable option for development in such regions, yet the exact implications for the indigenous population remains largely unexplored. LÄS MER