Sökning: "sense of place"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 329 avhandlingar innehållade orden sense of place.
1. En mötesplats fylld av mening : En studie om gemenskap och samarbete i skapandet av Arvikafestivalen
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
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
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
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. Sense of place and culture in the landscape of home : Understanding social-ecological dynamics on the Wild Coast, South Africa
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