Essays about: "Oscar Helleday Melander"

Found 2 essays containing the words Oscar Helleday Melander.

  1. 1. Struggling with Technology; A critical investigation of the role of the information and communication technology-sector in Stockholm’s regional development

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Oscar Helleday Melander; [2018]
    Keywords : Stockholm; Kista; Ericsson; Entrepreneurialization; Entrepreneurialization of the self; Financialization; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the role of the local ICT-sector in Stockholm’s regional development over the last four decades. The inquiry is motivated, on the one hand, by economic polarization in the region and, on the other hand, by the increasing centrality of technical innovation in the region’s development over the last decades. READ MORE

  2. 2. There Goes the Neighborhood

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Oscar Helleday Melander; [2016]
    Keywords : Malmö; Education; Housing; Neoliberalism; Neoliberalization; The Neoliberal city; Risk downloading; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This essay inquires into the possible relationship between market oriented reforms in Swedish housing and education policy and Malmö’s sociospatial development by posing the question has Malmö become a neoliberal city? If so, how? Asserting David Harvey and Jamie Peck’s theories, and the concepts neoliberalism, neoliberalization, and risk downloading, the text argues that the central state has, since the 1970s, gradually shifted costs and risks and surrendered steering tools to institutions at subordinate scales by means of decentralization, deregulation and commodification in a rollback/rollout dynamism. Meanwhile, Malmö materialized as an expanding industrial city during the 1960s and early 70s. READ MORE