Sökning: "urban neighbourhood"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 54 avhandlingar innehållade orden urban neighbourhood.
Sammanfattning : The sociology of the city has two faces: one of threat and one of promises. Originally, the city was portrayed as a threat to social life and individual identity, while, in contrast, the neighbourhood was seen to include the promise of restoring basic social relations to the web of city life. LÄS MER
2. New urban horizons in Africa : A critical analysis of changing land uses in the Greater Accra Region, Ghana
Sammanfattning : African cities increasingly aspire global recognition and this has prompted a rapid transformation of the built environment in many urban locales. This thesis provides empirical and conceptual insights into this recent trend through a critical analysis of contemporary land use changes in the Greater Accra Region, Ghana. LÄS MER
3. Segregation och karriärposition : En studie av bostadsomgivningens betydelse för utbildning, sysselsättning och inkomst bland yngre i stockholmsregionen
Sammanfattning : This study deals with questions about residential segregation and its consequences for the life chances and socio-economic development of individuals. The aim is to investigate if the social composition of the neighbourhood has effects upon the careers of individuals who have lived there as adolescents. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : During the 1990s the role of the city in a sustainability perspective has received increasing attention. Within the framework of the research field, sustainable urban development, this dissertation discusses issues concerning how environmental initiatives at the urban district level may be planned, designed and organised. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Because of the socioeconomic and ethnic segregation in many Swedish towns, residents with different social backgrounds are often living in separate neighbourhoods. This thesis focuses on children aged between 11 and 14 and explores the spatial extent of their social networks, their spatial mobility and spatial representations. LÄS MER