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1. Going places : Local settings and global horizons in young people’s education and work trajectories
Sammanfattning : The recent trend for mass higher education and a growing policy focus on a knowledge-driven economy has created the expectation that everyone can enter a fulfilling and rewarding career. However, young people often experience discrepancies between expectations of social mobility and local or national labour market opportunities. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This thesis deals mainly with the Middle Neolithic period (ca. 3200-2300 BC) on the island of Gotland in the Baltic Sea. The aim is to deepen the understanding of how the islanders related to their surroundings, to the landscape, to places, to objects, to animals and to humans, both living and dead. LÄS MER
3. Places on Becoming : An Ethnographic Case Study of a Changing City and its Emerging Residential Environments
Sammanfattning : Some places which once were celebrated by many slowly become places of desolation and social problem while others built with similar intentions and forms continue to flourish. This is typically true of a number of large residential neighbourhoods of Post-World War II Europe and many cities of the global South. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The purpose of the present dissertation is to study the relationship between travel as a form of knowledge and the natural history pursued at the Royal Academy of Science during the period 1790-1840. Primarily, this dissertation deals with the perception of travel as a form of knowledge which existed at the Royal Swedish Academy of Science, though a number of selected journeys are used to illustrate the era's shifting perceptions on travel. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis is the employment of a material-based investigation to create a platform for further research into sacral place-names in Scandinavia. The objective has been to delimit and evaluate a corpus of potential sacral place-names within an area selected for study, i.e. LÄS MER