Sökning: "sense of place"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 329 avhandlingar innehållade orden sense of place.

  1. 1. En mötesplats fylld av mening : En studie om gemenskap och samarbete i skapandet av Arvikafestivalen

    Författare :Leena Hagsmo; Lars Aronsson; Lotta Braunerhielm; Johan Hultman; Karlstads universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; social effects; social capital; place; sense of place; meeting place; activity space; festival organisation; Arvika Festival; Arvika; sociala effekter; socialt kapital; plats; känslan för plats; mötesplats; aktivitetsrum; festivalorganisation; Arvikafestivalen; Arvika; Kulturgeografi; Human Geography;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis explores what happens when people come together to pursue a common goal. It points to the importance for individuals to be part of a social context that they have chosen and how this belonging in turn can impact on the place where the phenomenon occurs. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Experiencing sense of place in a virtual environment : real in the moment?

    Författare :Ingvar Tjøstheim; Rikard Harr; John Waterworth; Phil Turner; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; telepresence; perception; sense of place; virtual tourism; video-games; digital humaniora; digital humanities;

    Sammanfattning : The main goal of this thesis is to contribute to telepresence research by investigating a sightseeing experience in a virtual environment (VE) and by discussing insights from theories of telepresence, perception, experience of place, marketing and philosophy. The empirical work concerns a sightseeing experience, a visit to a city in a videogame (the VE). LÄS MER

  3. 3. Riskförståelse : Teoretiska och empiriska perspektiv

    Författare :Erika Wall; Anna Olofsson; Roine Johansson; Rolf Lidskog; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; risk; sense-making of risk; place attachment; traffic safety; young people; risk; riskförståelse; plats; platsanknytning; trafiksäkerhet; ungdomar; Sociology; Sociologi;

    Sammanfattning : The thesis introduces the concept of ‘sense-making of risk’ (riskförståelse) for the purpose of the theoretical and empirical study of the individual’s sense-making of risk. Particular weight is attached to an examination of the term’s various components, its compass, and the relationship between sense-making of risk and behaviour. LÄS MER

  4. 4. The power of place : Existential crises and place security in the context of pregnancy

    Författare :Margareta Rämgård; Eric Clark; Anthony Gatrell; Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Gravida kvinnor psykologiska aspekter ; självuppfattning; rumsuppfattning; pregnant women; space perception; self perception; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Sammanfattning : The study explores the importance of place attachment on individuals sense of security during existential crises. Coping strategies of pregnant women are analysed, focusing on how the prospect of giving birth affects their relationship to place. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Sense of place and culture in the landscape of home : Understanding social-ecological dynamics on the Wild Coast, South Africa

    Författare :Vanessa Anne Masterson; Maria Tengö; Thomas Elmqvist; Marja Spierenburg; Katrina Brown; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; agricultural abandonment; circular migration; community lands; Eastern Cape; narratives; place attachment; place meaning; photovoice; stewardship; Transkei; win-win conservation; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Sammanfattning : Development for sustainable poverty alleviation requires engagement with the values and cultural frames that enable or constrain communities to steward ecosystems and maintain their capacity to support human well-being. Rooted in a social-ecological systems (SES) perspective, this thesis explores the concept of sense of place to understand how emotional and cultural connections to place mediate human responses to change and influence interventions for development. LÄS MER