Sökning: "place imaginaries"

Hittade 5 avhandlingar innehållade orden place imaginaries.

  1. 1. Imagineering Place : The Branding of Five Chinese Mega-Cities

    Författare :Emma Björner; Per Olof Berg; Ali Yakhlef; Xiucheng Fan; Mihalis Kavaratzis; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; China; Chinese mega-cities; city branding; fieldwork; ideology; imagery; images; imaginaries; imagineering; language; multiple case-study; place branding; power; Business Administration; företagsekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : Cities, regions, nations and other places have in recent decades become active participants in the global competitive economy, and now operate in a global marketplace, competing with other places all over the world for investors, tourists, residents and workforce. As a result, places use marketing and branding strategies and practices to gain reputation and competitive advantage. LÄS MER

  2. 2. The Best of Both Worlds : Aspirations, Drivers and Practices of Swedish Lifestyle Movers in Malta

    Författare :Ulrika Åkerlund; Dieter K Müller; Roger Marjavaara; Linda Lundmark; Maria A Casado-Diaz; Dieter K. Müller; Maria A. Casado-Diaz; Karlstads universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; lifestyle mobilities; multiple dwelling; lifestyle management; transnationalism; place imaginaries; identity and belonging; Kulturgeografi; Human Geography;

    Sammanfattning : It has often been claimed that contemporary societies are shaped by globalization; the rapid interconnections of societies, economies, markets, flows and information potentially linking all places in the world to each other. In search for experiences, variation, escape or comfort, individuals are travelling, circulating, and migrating between places, challenging the notions of ‘home’ and ‘away’, ‘everyday’ and ‘extraordinary’. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Aiding science : Swedish research aid policy 1973-2008

    Författare :Veronica Brodén Gyberg; Sven Widmalm; Eva Lövbrand; Rob Hagendijk; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Foreign aid; research; Sarec; Sida; research aid; low-income countries; policy; discourse; boundary organization; sociotechnical imaginaries; Bistånd; forskning; Sarec; Sida; forskningsbistånd; låginkomstländer; policy; diskurs; gränsorganisation;

    Sammanfattning : The purpose of research aid is to contribute to development in different ways through the use of research. Sarec (the Swedish Agency for Research Cooperation with Developing Countries) was one of the pioneers within state research aid, and existed between 1975 and 2008. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Environmental Technology and its Role in the Search for Urban Environmental Sustainability : The Dynamics of Adaptation

    Författare :Santiago Mejía-Dugand; Olof Hejlm; Leenard Baas; Julio Dávila; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; Technology Adaptation; Governance Mechanisms; Spread of Technology; Stakeholder Involvement; Proof-of-concept; Environmental Technology Suppliers; Urban Imaginaries;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis is to analyze the role that environmental technology plays in the solution of environmental problems in cities, and discuss models and conditions that can facilitate the processes of selection, implementation and use of environmental technologies in and by cities.The technological component is perhaps one of the most important characteristics of modern cities. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Thick Nature : Morality and Practice in Swedish Urban Gardens

    Författare :María Florencia Langa; Tora Holmberg; Stefan Bargheer; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; nature; urban gardening and agriculture; morality; valuations; practice; urban nature; environmentalism;

    Sammanfattning : Recent studies have shown the way assumptions about nature have blinded us to the classed and racialized morality of environmental activism and the deeply moral nature of our debates about the environment. Moral values and imaginaries that trust in the transformative capacity of nature to improve people, cities and society are ubiquitous in the urban context. LÄS MER