Sökning: "Urban and Regional Studies"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 100 avhandlingar innehållade orden Urban and Regional Studies.

  1. 1. Urban Water Security – Local Conditions and Regional Context : A case study of attitudes and water use behaviour in Windhoek, Namibia

    Författare :Therése Sjömander Magnusson; Jan Olof Lundqvist; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; water supply; urban; water management; water demand management WDM ; vattenförsörjning; Namibia; Water in nature and society; Vatten i natur och samhälle;

    Sammanfattning : The world is becoming urbanised. Between 1995 and 2025, it is estimated that the cities and towns of the developing world will have absorbed another two billion people. A majority of these people will be poor and settle down in the unregulated areas. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Network Based Tools and Indicators for Landscape Ecological Assessments, Planning, and Design

    Författare :Andreas Zetterberg; Berit Balfors; Ulla Mörtberg; Jan Bengtsson; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Least-cost modeling; Functional connectivity; Environmental planning tool; Resilience; Spatial redundancy; Ecological integrity; Landscape Ecology; Graph Theory; Ecological Network Graphs; Biodiversity; Conservation Biology; Urban Planning; Regional Planning; EIA; SEA; Environmental Assessment; Ecological Indicator; Impact prediction; Habitat suitability; Species distribution; Urban ecology; GIS; Urbanization; Miljöbedömningsverktyg; Landskapsplanering; Resiliens; Ekologisk integritet; Landskapsekologi; Grafteori; Ekologiska nätverk; Biologisk mångfald; Bevarandebiologi; Urban planering; Regional planering; MKB; SMB; Miljöbedömning; Ekologisk indikator; Konsekvensbedömning; Habitatmodellering; GIS; Urbanisering; Nature conservation and landscape management; Natur- och landskapsvård; Environmental engineering; Miljöteknik; Terrestrial ecology; Terrestisk ekologi;

    Sammanfattning : Land use change constitutes a primary driving force in shaping social-ecological systems world wide, and its effects reach far beyond the directly impacted areas. Graph based landscape ecological tools have become established as a promising way to efficiently explore and analyze the complex, spatial systems dynamics of ecological networks in physical landscapes. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Gendered routes and courses : The socio-spatial mobility of migrants in nineteenth-century Sundsvall, Sweden

    Författare :Lotta Vikström; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; emancipation; gender; geographical mobility; illegitimacy; industrialization; life-course; migration; nineteenth century; social mobility; women; Sundsvall; Sweden; urbanization;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation examines migrants during a time of large-scale socio-economic transformations. These changes were particularly evident in the nineteenth-century town of Sundsvall, Sweden, to which thousands of men and women moved. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Democracy and Planning : Contested Meanings in Theory and Practice

    Författare :Sherif Zakhour; Jonathan Metzger; Maria Håkansson; Philip Allmendinger; Andy Inch; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Democracy; Democratic theory; Planning; Public participation; Demokrati; Demokratiteori; Planering; Medborgardeltagande; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis; Urbana och regionala studier; Urban and Regional Studies;

    Sammanfattning : "Democracy" is a frequently used concept in the Western planning field. Scholars, practitioners, and citizens alike regularly deploy it to both explain and contest the nature and legitimacy of urban governance. And yet, in the planning literature, the concept of democracy itself is rarely explained or debated. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Rough starts and tough times : geographies of workers and firms in transition

    Författare :Therese Danley; Rikard Eriksson; Urban Lindgren; Emma Lundholm; Neil Lee; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; agglomerations; job matching; human capital; plant closure; firm survival;

    Sammanfattning : Economic change can lead to multiple and sometimes conflicting outcomes for workers, employers, and regions. At the center of economic change are the dynamic interactions among diverse workers and firms in specific labor market contexts. LÄS MER