Essays about: "urban norm"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 29 essays containing the words urban norm.

  1. 1. Power and Patients : An ethnological study of access to maternity care in rural Sweden

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för kultur- och medievetenskaper

    Author : Elin Nordin; [2018]
    Keywords : Ethnology; Ethnography; Gender; Intersectionality; Neoliberalization; Public Engagement; Rurality; Etnologi; Etnografi; Förlossningsvård; Glesbygd; Intersektionalitet; Genus; Neoliberalism; Samhällsengagemang;

    Abstract : In february 2017 the maternity ward in Sollefteå was shut down. The citizens of the surrounding area, Ådalen, thus have more than two hours - with private transportation on narrow roads without phone connection - to the nearest maternity ward. READ MORE

  2. 2. Landskapsarkitektur som dialog : att utveckla inkluderande planeringsprocesser genom fysiska interventioner

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

    Author : Annie Brodin; [2018]
    Keywords : inkluderande planeringsprocess; fysiska interventioner; normkritik; urban pedagogik; medskapande design; platstillhörighet; publik domän;

    Abstract : I detta examensarbete har jag undersökt hur utvecklandet av en inkluderande planeringsprocess kan ske genom fysiska interventioner, med avstamp i det arbete som det normkritiska landskapsarkitektkollektivet DIS/ORDER genomfört inom Amiralsstaden i Malmö. Amiralsstaden är en stadsutvecklingsprocess med stora ambitioner kring att arbeta inkluderande genom att utveckla nya arbetssätt och bryta invanda mönster inom organisationen Malmö stad. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Room of One's Own Delivery - A Study of Rural Identity in Sweden, and the Emancipatory Potential of Vulnerability in Resistance

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

    Author : Marit Stigson; [2018]
    Keywords : rural; identity; gender; vulnerability; resistance; Sollefteå; occupation; birthing clinic; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This study examines the political and popular discourse that constructs the identity of the rural citizen in Sweden, and what consequences this discourse has on expectations on, and expectations of rural citizens in Sweden. The study focuses on the closing of the birthing clinic in Sollefteå hospital, Västernorrland county, in January 2017 and the occupation of the ward that followed thereafter. READ MORE

  4. 4. Dirty Geometry : Searching for a queer architecture in Stockholm city

    University essay from KTH/Arkitektur

    Author : Viktoria Söderman; [2018]
    Keywords : queer; aesthetics; feminist; urban design; femme; cave; norms; design; empowering; ugliness; bad taste; digital; manufacturing; blob; femininity; interiority; strange; weird; playful; parametric; camp; hairy; noise; noisy; Grasshopper; colorful; identity;

    Abstract : For whom do we draw buildings? Why does contemporary architecture look the way it does?Why are certain aesthetics considered more valid than others? With this project, I propose Dirty Geometry: norm-bending design that could challenge conventions within the field of architecture. It is an investigation of concepts such as ugliness, beauty, architecture and the human body, interiority, femininity and ”bad taste”. READ MORE

  5. 5. Key factors in the use of Agricultural Extension Services by women farmers in Babati District, Tanzania : the role of societal gender norms

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

    Author : Caitlin McCormack; [2018]
    Keywords : Agricultural Extension Services; gender; women farmers; Tanzania; agriculture;

    Abstract : Agricultural Extension Services (AES) – defined here as a system of services providing advice, information and training to farmers – are critical for enhancing agricultural productivity and development in Tanzania. Women farmers often face particular constraints to using AES, and consequently have lower levels of access on average than their male counterparts. READ MORE