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  1. 1. Imagining the Organic City : Modern Tropes of Organization

    Detta är en avhandling från Alnarp : Acta Universitatis Agriculturae Sueciae

    Författare :Meike Schalk; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2007]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; organic; organism; types; evolution; city; society; biology; Patrick Geddes; urban design; metabolism; organization;

    Sammanfattning : The thesis examines three ’organic tropes’ of modern architecture and urban design, addressing different crucial moments of change within modernist discourse. Attention is focused on the institutionalization of ‘town planning’ at the turn of the last century; the shift during the post-war years; and the beginning of urban debate in Japan during the early 1960s. LÄS MER

  2. 2. The Social City Middle-way approaches to housing and sub-urban golvernmentality in southern Stockholm, 1900-1945

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Författare :Mats Deland; Stockholms universitet.; [2001]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Settlement studies; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Bebyggelseforskning; Stockholm; governmentality; Foucault; land holding; leaseholding; site leasehold rights; municipal administration; housing; urban history; suburban; town planning; city planning; urban order; local press; voluntary societies; gender; disciplinary; philanthropy; Enskede; Brännkyrka; Söderort;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation deals with the period bridging the era of extreme housing shortages in Stockholm on the eve of industrialisation and the much admired programmes of housing provision that followed after the second world war, when Stockholm district Vällingby became an example for underground railway-serviced ”new towns”. It is argued that important changes were made in the housing and town planning policy in Stockholm in this period that paved the way for the successful ensuing period. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Identity politics and city planning the case of Jerusalem

    Detta är en avhandling från Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Författare :Ann-Catrin Andersson; Örebro universitet.; [2011]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Jerusalem; territoriality; national identity; commemorations; identity discourse; identity politics; commemorative narratives; city planning; traditional Zionism; place-making; city policy; green Zionism; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Sammanfattning : Jerusalem is the declared capital of Israel, fundamental to Jewish tradition, and a contested city, part of the Israel–Palestine conflict. Departing from an analysis of mainly interviews and policy documents, this study aims to analyze the interplay between the Israeli identity politics of Jerusalem and city planning. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Brussels : a reflexive world city

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Författare :Camilla Elmhorn; Stockholms universitet.; [2001]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; world city cities; global city cities; Brussels; global-local interplay; economic reflexivity; neo-Marshallian nodes; agglomeration economies; European cities; economic restructuring; labour market transformations; informal economy; spatial segregation; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects Economic history; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Ekonomisk historia; Economic History; ekonomisk historia;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation analyses the consequences of seemingly placeless processes like the European integration and the increasing economic globalisation on Brussels and the people living there. The study shows that Brussels has become one of our time's most important international political capitals and a leading business node in Europe. LÄS MER

  5. 5. The Global City 2.0 : An International Political Actor Beyond Economism?

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Författare :Kristin Ljungkvist; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Global City; urban security; cities and globalization; counterterrorism; cities and climate change mitigation; New York City politics; role conception; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis is to increase our understanding of the Global City’s pursuit of what can be regarded as independent foreign and security policies, despite the fact that such policies have traditionally been considered to be a core function of central governments. By studying how the Global City’s role in the globalized world is constructed in local public narratives as the local government develops and pursues specific international policies, the thesis argues, we can come closer to an understanding of what it means to be and to govern a Global City, and why its local government find it to be in the city’s interest to claim international political authority. LÄS MER