Sökning: "rural-urban"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 29 avhandlingar innehållade ordet rural-urban.

  1. 1. Rural-urban interdependencies : The role of cities in rural growth

    Författare :Niclas Lavesson; Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Stad-land samspel; entreprenörskap; nyföretagande; Stad; Landsbygd; pendling; långpendling; stad-land pendling; urban integration; stadsintegration; Rural-urban interdependencies; entrepreneurship; long-distance commuting; rural-to-urban commuting; rural firm start-ups; necessity entrepreneurship; opportunity entrepreneurship; Sweden; regional growth;

    Sammanfattning : A massive population growth in cities is currently being witnessed in most countries around the world. As urban populations grow, cities eventually expand geographically into what was considered countryside and nowadays distinguishing between what is city and what is countryside is getting increasingly difficult. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Rural/urban redux: Conceptual problems and material effects

    Författare :Mirek Dymitrow; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; rural; urban; concepts; knowledge production; geographers;

    Sammanfattning : Concepts are the basic building blocks of all knowledge, while the strength of the theories that guide any societal project is dependent on the quality those concepts. Contrarily, the utilization of questionable concepts will result in questionable material effects. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Beyond Bright City Lights : The Migration Patterns of Gay Men and Lesbians

    Författare :Thomas Wimark; Gunnel Forsberg; Eva Andersson; Carina Listerborn; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; gay and lesbian; migration; rural urban; tolerance; life course; Sweden; Turkey; Human Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Sammanfattning : One of the most persistent popular notions of gay men and lesbians is that they either live in or move to larger cities. In this thesis, the geography and migration paths of gay men and lesbians are studied using the life course perspective to challenge this idea. LÄS MER

  4. 4. From Rural Gift to Urban Commodity : Traditional Medicinal Knowledge and Socio-spatial Transformation in the Eastern Lake Victoria Region

    Författare :Ouma Anne; Gunnar Malmberg; Aina Tollefsen; Linda Helgesson; Stacey Langwick; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Eastern Lake Victoria Region; Traditional Medicinal knowledge; Traditional Healers; Youth; Inter-generational learning processes; commodification and commercialization; gift; Socio-spatial transformation; rural-urban; gender; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Sammanfattning : As we celebrate all the dynamic and dramatic improvements in human health care in the 21st century, life in much of Africa begins with and is sustained with the support of traditional medicinal knowledge. Research on traditional medicinal knowledge (TMK) is extensive, but rather few studies have been written about Traditional Healers' (THs') own perceptions about TMK and practices in relation to changing societal dynamics. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Rural encounters with the city. A study of the gendered livelihood strategies of migrant youth in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    Författare :Elizabeth Dessie; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; rural-urban migration; youth; gender; livelihoods; Addis Ababa; Ethiopia;

    Sammanfattning : More than half of the world’s population growth will be accounted for by cities in the coming decades, with sub-Saharan Africa at the centre of this change. While studies have pointed to the disproportionate effects unemployment and urban poverty have on women in urban areas, gender-focused livelihood research continues to occupy a peripheral space in the field of Human geography. LÄS MER