Essays about: "Critical Urban Theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 71 essays containing the words Critical Urban Theory.

  1. 1. Questioning child-friendliness of public spaces in a modernist district Sykhiv (Lviv, Ukraine)

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för Urbana Studier (US)

    Author : Anna Kalash; [2022]
    Keywords : Child-friendly city; public realm; active public space; independent mobility; children’s infrastructure; reconceptualizing the playground; Environmental child-friendliness; affordance theory; modern microdistrict; neighborhood.;

    Abstract : Importance of seeing and implementing children’s needs in the urban public realm is widely discussed among urban researchers in recent years. It is becoming more challenging, as nowadays there are more than one billion children growing up in cities,which is more than ever before. READ MORE

  2. 2. Along the paths of berry pickers : ascertaining the roles and positions of seasonal migrant berry pickers in Sweden through Swedish media

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Anudini Wijayarathna; [2022]
    Keywords : Swedish wild-berry industry; seasonal migrant berry pickers; Thai berry pickers; free tourist pickers; roles; socio-economic positions; labour conditions;

    Abstract : Sweden is one of the northern European countries that receive seasonal migrant labour annually from Thai and free/tourist pickers for wild-berry picking in rural northern forests and lands of Sweden. Both Thai and free/tourist pickers are subjected to different irregularities and unfair labour conditions within the Swedish wild-berries industry. READ MORE

  3. 3. Othering Heights : A critical urban approach to the narratives embedding the proposed Österskans development in Halmstad, Sweden

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för Urbana Studier (US)

    Author : Anna Stohr; [2022]
    Keywords : Urban studies; conviviality; convivial urbanism; Halmstad; Österskans; Sweden; critical urbanism; socio-spatialisation; placemaking; urban design; social sustainability; the built environment; segregation; urbanisation; public space; cityscape; neoliberal planning; densification; social mobility; spatial theory; uneven geographical development; the right to the city; David Harvey; thinking spatially; discourse;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the proposed Österskans development in Halmstad, Sweden from the approach of critical urbanism. With a steady increase of population growth for the past decades and despite the income level of the municipality's population being above the national average - the socio-economic segregation in Halmstad is prevalent. READ MORE

  4. 4. Temporär urbanism som medel för en socialt hållbar stadsutveckling : att arbeta med sommargågator och utvärdering av dem

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Louise Eklund; Sofia Holmqvist; [2022]
    Keywords : Utvärdering; uppföljning; resultathantering; sommargågator; temporär urbanism; temporära åtgärder; stadsutveckling; platsutveckling; sociala värden; social hållbarhet; attraktivitet; trygghet; tillgänglighet; vistelsemiljöer; kvantifiering; mätbarhet; kvalitativ; kvantitativ; reliabilitet; validitet;

    Abstract : Som kreativt och innovativt planeringsverktyg har företeelsen temporär urbanism blivit alltmer populär de senaste åren. Temporär urbanism innebär att åtgärder tillämpas för att förändra en plats under en begränsad tid. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mer än ett minne från svunna tider : en analys av häradsallmänningarnas institutionella utveckling

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Anna Ek; [2022]
    Keywords : häradsallmänning; allmänning; institution; kritisk institutionell teori;

    Abstract : Häradsallmänningar är en av många svenska typer av allmänningar men är fortfarande i stort sett outforskade. Denna studie undersöker utvecklingen av häradsallmänningar, och studerar vilka olika roller de innehaft, betydelser de tillmäts och vilka anspråk som gjorts på häradsallmänningarnas resurser under deras 1000-åriga historia. READ MORE