Essays about: "secondary cities"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 74 essays containing the words secondary cities.

  1. 1. Refugeehood in Uganda’s rapidly urbanizing cities: An investigation of the South Sudanese refugees’ use of assets and community self-reliance to overcome humanitarian protection challenges in Arua city, Northern Uganda

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Vittorio Capici; [2021]
    Keywords : Urban forced displacement; secondary cities; Northern Uganda; self-settled refugees; collective livelihoods; community assets; refugee-led organisations; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In contrast with most studies analyzing urban forced displacement in Uganda, this study moves beyond the capital Kampala to explore urban refugeehood issues in one of the country’s secondary cities. The case study investigates how a community of self-settled South Sudanese refugees living in the northern Ugandan city of Arua copes with the challenges of self-settlement, self-reliance and recognition. READ MORE

  2. 2. A TALE OF FOUR TOWNS AND ENGLISH The Role of English in the Linguistic Landscape of Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Erik Pedersen; [2020-09-08]
    Keywords : Linguistic landscape; English as a global language;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to expand the corpus of linguistic landscape (LL) in Sweden. However, unlike previous studies, which have typically focused on the main cities, this study explores the central parts of four different research locations in Sweden – Alingsås, Höllviken, Svedala, and Hönö – all of which are characterized by a relatively small and homogenous population (as compared to larger cities). READ MORE

  3. 3. A Compromised Legacy? Investigating the embodiment of Olympism values within the Olympic bidding process

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för lärande och samhälle (LS)

    Author : Sophia Mohamed Harith; [2020]
    Keywords : Olympics; Bidding Process; Olympism; Leveraging; Legacy;

    Abstract : The international and commercialised recognition of the Olympic Games can bring upon prestigious benefits to a country's Olympic Games legacy. Due to this, candidate cities have capitalised on this opportunity to leverage their bids to successfully secure hosting rights. READ MORE

  4. 4. Growing food in vacant spaces: the challenge of including urban agriculture initiatives in urban planning. A comparative case-study analysis of Athens, Barcelona, Brussels, Detroit and Leipzig

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Louis Fontanot; [2020]
    Keywords : Agriculture and Food Sciences;

    Abstract : Conventional urban planning doesn’t fit anymore the complexity of new urban challenges (heat island effect, biodiversity loss, human health issues). Instead, alternative methods must coexist with existing strategies for municipalities to be more flexible to changes and stay innovative. READ MORE

  5. 5. Quality Assessment of OpenStreetMap Footpath Data

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Alexander Hjelm; [2020]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This project assesses the feasibility of reconstructing virtual cities from OpenStreetMap (OSM) road and building data, and will focus on the feasibility of including pedestrian footpaths. It will be examined how common it is that footpaths overlap with other map features such as roads and buildings. READ MORE