Sökning: "Social Sciences Social and Economic Geography Human Geography"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 415 avhandlingar innehållade orden Social Sciences Social and Economic Geography Human Geography.
1. Life paths through space and time: Adding the micro-level geographic context to longitudinal historical demographic research
Sammanfattning : Historical demographic research is central to understanding past human behaviours and traits, such as fertility, mortality and migration. An essential part of historical demography is conducting longitudinal analyses at the micro-level, which involves the detailed follow-up of individuals over long time periods throughout their lives. LÄS MER
2. Shorelines of adaptation and fields of innovation : Emerging sustainability transformations in sea-level rise planning and the food system
Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER
3. Adaptation, now? : Exploring the Politics of Climate Adaptation through Poststructuralist Discourse Theory
Sammanfattning : Increasing evidence of anthropogenic climate change and the recognition that warming is likely to go beyond 2°C raises the need for responses that help people cope with the anticipated changes. The rise of attention to so-called climate adaptation on political agendas at the local, national and international scale has come about with a hastily growing field of academic knowledge production. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The accelerated speed and intensity of global interconnections in all segments of society during the last couple of decades have had a profound impact on the workings of contemporary capitalism. Increased pressure is put on national and regional economies to continuously upgrade their competitive advantages, at the same time as new learning opportunities occur at a faster rate than ever. LÄS MER
5. Managing Migrant Workers : moral economies of temporary labour in the Swedish IT and wild berry industries
Sammanfattning : Temporary migrant workers and circular migration constitute a growing global phenomenon as the management of migration becomes increasingly important to policymakers. This thesis takes academic discussions on citizenship and migration as its starting point, and examines the role of employers in terms of defining temporary migrant workers and their role in the Swedish labour market. LÄS MER