Essays about: "Urban Village"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 95 essays containing the words Urban Village.

  1. 1. A hard nut to crack : a gender analysis of a community and a value chain in Indonesia

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

    Author : Rebecka Wikström; [2019]
    Keywords : gender; value chain; feminist theory; empowerment; candlenut;

    Abstract : In this master’s thesis, I have investigated gender dynamics within a village called Batudulang on the Island of Sumbawa in Indonesia. It is qualitative research, based on observations, focus groups and semi-structured interviews. READ MORE

  2. 2. Urban Redevelopment in Shenzhen, China : Neoliberal Urbanism, Gentrification, and Everyday Life in Baishizhou Urban Village

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Johan Backholm; [2019]
    Keywords : Urban Redevelopment; Neoliberal Urbanism; Gentrification; Urban Village; China;

    Abstract : Urban redevelopment is increasingly used as a policy tool for economic growth by local governments in Chinese cities, which is taking place amid rapid urbanization and in an expanding globalized economy. Along with the spatial transformation, urban redevelopment often entails socioeconomic change in the form of processes of gentrification, which is propelled by the dominance of neoliberal market-oriented policy and practice in the country. READ MORE

  3. 3. Colourful voices : centering LGBTQ+ perspectives of public spaces

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

    Author : Petronella Magnusson; [2018]
    Keywords : LGBTQ ; ; urban; planning; landscape architecture; public spaces; intersectionality; representation; queer; Jim Deva Plaza; Davie Village; Vancouver;

    Abstract : How inclusive are public spaces for LGBTQ+ peoples and what can be made visible through using an intersectional approach in urban planning and landscape architecture processes? At the UN Habitat III meeting in Quito 2016, the UN failed to recognize LGBTQ+ peoples in their Sustainable Development Goals (UN 2015) as 17 countries voted against it. Liljefors (2016) points out the importance of inclusive policies on a global level as many planners work towards these on a local level, and therefore impacting who is included in the cities we build. READ MORE

  4. 4. Bredband som katalysator för gemenskap och kollektivt handlande : en studie om bredbandsutbyggnadens sociala påverkan på lokalsamhället

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

    Author : Oscar Kanzler; [2018]
    Keywords : Socialt kapital; tillit; kollektiv handling; lokalsamhälle; byalag; lokal gemenskap; nätverk; bredband;

    Abstract : Där ett kommersiellt eller kommunalt intresse för bredbandsutbyggnad saknas måste invånarna på landsbygden organisera sig om de önskar tillgång till en fiberanslutning. Detta kräver ett samarbete och tillit mellan invånarna för att lyckas driva ett bredbandsprojekt på egen hand. READ MORE

  5. 5. Can institutions be designed? : analysing the challenges to implementation of IWRM in Kyrgyzstan from post-institutional perspective

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

    Author : Zhypargul Turmamatova; [2018]
    Keywords : integrated water resource management; post-institutional theory; Kyrgyzstan; water governance; institutional bricolage;

    Abstract : The concept of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) was developed in response to the growing concerns over water use worldwide. In Kyrgyzstan environmental changes, glacial melt, a growing population and increasing industrial needs for water call for the development of sustainable ways of water use. READ MORE