Sökning: "Social geography"

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  1. 1. Sites and Modes of Knowledge Creation: On the Spatial Organization of Biotechnology Innovation

    Författare :Jerker Moodysson; Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; epistemic communities; biotechnology; communities of practice; geography; proximity; knowledge; localization; globalization; innovation systems; Innovation; Samhällsvetenskaper; Social sciences;

    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

  2. 2. Managing Migrant Workers : moral economies of temporary labour in the Swedish IT and wild berry industries

    Författare :Karin Krifors; Anders Neergaard; Sofie Tornhill; Anna Gavanas; Nora Räthzel; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; migration; employers; moral economy; management discourse; supply chains; labour relations; IT industry; wild berry industry; Sweden; India; Thailand; migration; arbetsgivare; moralisk ekonomi; managementdiskurs; utbudskedjor; arbete; IT-industri; bärindustri; Sverige; Indien; Thailand;

    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

  3. 3. Hemlöshet i välfärdsstaden : En studie av relationerna mellan socialtjänst och frivilliga organisationer i Stockholm och Göteborg

    Författare :Marie Nordfeldt; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social and economic geography; Homelessness; voluntary organisations; local government; welfare state; Sweden; Stockholm; Göteborg; Kulturgeografi; Human geography; Kulturgeografi; kulturgeografi; Social and Economic Geography; Social work; Socialt arbete; Socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis is to examine the relations between local government and voluntary organisations in two Swedish cities - Stockholm and Göteborg - with regard to the issue of homelessness, and to analyse how these relations have changed during the 1990's. A further aim is to explore to what extent different localities, due to variations in the economic and political context, vary in their responses to influences and pressures from the outside, e. LÄS MER

  4. 4. The Drama of Urban Greens and Regimes : Social Movements and Ecosystem Services in Stockholm National Urban Park

    Författare :Henrik Ernstson; Thomas Elmqvist; Sverker Sörlin; Christoffer Edling; Henrik Ernstsson; Stockholm University Department of Systems Ecology; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

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  5. 5. Knowledge Bases and the Geography of Innovation

    Författare :Roman Martin; CIRCLE; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic geography; regional innovation systems; learning regions; differentiated knowledge bases; knowledge networks; social network analysis; Scania; Sweden;

    Sammanfattning : Despite the ongoing globalisation of economic activities, innovation does not take place randomly distributed over space, but concentrates in certain locations. A central argument to explain the spatial concentration of innovation activities lies in the ability of geographical proximity to facilitate interactive learning and knowledge exchange, which in turn is seen as an important driver for regional growth and prosperity. LÄS MER