Essays about: "urban policy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 365 essays containing the words urban policy.

  1. 1. Defining Nature: Who’s Talking? The concept of nature in legal cases with Rights of Nature in Ecuador : a frame/framing analysis of interpretations of nature, underlying factors and recommended actions

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

    Author : Laura Elisabeth Wolf; [2019]
    Keywords : rights of nature; Ecuador; framing; frames; nature; Ecuadorian constitutional court; defining nature; social constructivism;

    Abstract : Since 2008, the Ecuadorian constitution grants intrinsic rights to nature. However, scholars highlight the stark contrast between the intended philosophy of rights of nature (RoN) and its implementation. The concept of “nature” in the constitution is left relatively undefined, hence open for interpretation of any actor in court. READ MORE

  2. 2. A City of Heathy Mobility. Mixed method case study on development of sustainable bicycle mobility in Warsaw.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Sandra Szynkowska; [2019]
    Keywords : sustainable transportation; development; bicycle; Warsaw; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The uncontrolled development of automotive transportation worldwide raised the urgency to promote sustainable transportation among European cities, whereas bicycle as the most sustainable alternative to cars has become a symbol of urban sustainability. The popularization of cycling trips is conducive to reducing congestion, noise, and pollution in cities. READ MORE

  3. 3. “What is the alternative? Not trying to mix? Nah.” A case study on housing and social mix policies within physical planning in Malmö, Sweden

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

    Author : Astrid Bachs; [2019]
    Keywords : Social mix; housing mix; physical planning; neoliberal urbanism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Residential segregation is seen as a growing problem within many urban areas today. Segregation is assumed to hamper social integration and the life-chances of disadvantaged as well as creating instability in society. One policy measure to deal with residential segregation is to increase the variation in the housing structure. READ MORE

  4. 4. Energy-water nexus in Mexico: A network-based approach of polycentric governance.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Ricardo Gómez Zamudio; [2019]
    Keywords : Energy-water nexus; polycentric governance; social network analyis; sustainability science; Mexico; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : By 2050, sixty percent of human population worldwide is going to live in cities. This will increase natural resource consumption to provide products and services in cities. Additionally, current policy making is done through a silo thinking mindset where unintended consequences can undermine natural resources availability. READ MORE

  5. 5. Bilfritt boende – vägen framåt för en hållbar mobilitet? : en fallstudie av Cykelhuset Ohboy

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

    Author : Filip Arnehed; [2019]
    Keywords : bilfritt boende; bilfri utveckling; parkering; parkeringsnormer; parkeringstal; bilpool; hållbar stadsutveckling;

    Abstract : Syftet med denna uppsats är att bidra till ökad kunskap om bilfritt boende som verktyg för hållbar mobilitet. Ett av de främsta verktyg som kommuner har för att styra mot en minskad andel bilresor är just parkering. READ MORE