Sökning: "Marie Thynell"

Hittade 5 avhandlingar innehållade orden Marie Thynell.

  1. 1. Automobility in the perspective of international political economy of development illustrated by two case studies: Tehran and Brasilia

    Författare :Marie Thynell; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; automobility; transportation; urbanisation; international political economy; development; Tehran; Brasilia;

    Sammanfattning : .... LÄS MER

  2. 2. The unmanageable modernity. An explorative study of motorized mobility in development

    Författare :Marie Thynell; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; development studies; international political economy; large technological systems; hegemony; local interpretation; automobility; motorization; sustainability; Brasília; Tehran; Rome; New Delhi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis is an explorative study of a neglected area in International Political Economy and Development Studies. Modernisation has provoked the global extension of motorized mobility. The establishing of motorized transport systems is a core area in modern development. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Air pollution in Nairobi slums : sources, levels and lay perceptions

    Författare :Kanyiva Muindi; Nawi Ng; Joacim Rocklöv; Elizabeth Kimani-Murage; Marie Thynell; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Air pollution; perceptions; slums; health impacts; Nairobi; Epidemiology; epidemiologi; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Sammanfattning : BackgroundAir quality in Africa has remained a relatively under-researched field. Most of the African population is dependent on biomass for cooking and heating, with most of the combustion happening in low efficiency stoves in unvented kitchens. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Making travel sustainable with ICT? : The social practice of travel planning and travel information use in everyday life

    Författare :Åsa Nyblom; Mattias Höjer; Greger Henriksson; Marie Thynell; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Travel planning; travel information; travel information services; travel planners; sustainable social practices; practice theory; everyday life; ICT; urban transport; user-centred perspective; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Sammanfattning : Adopting the perspective of the traveller, this thesis examines how travel plans are actually made in the everyday situation and how information is used and drawn on when planning the many, often unremarkable, trips of ordinary urban life. Ethnographical field studies in southern Stockholm, Sweden, employing a practice theory perspective showed that people use a vast mixture of different types of information when planning and making trips. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Analysing synergies between urbanization and sustainable development : Developing a draft theory through historical pilot studies

    Författare :Carina Weingaertner; Örijan Svane; Marie Thynell; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :urbanization; sustainable development; historical pilot studies; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Sammanfattning : Urbanization is an ongoing process all over the globe. People moving from rural to urban areas are the primary cause of urbanization, and history indicates that this movement of people is very hard to influence. LÄS MER