Essays about: "urban."

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  1. 1. SAVE KORTEDALA LIBRARY Gendering Practices in Urban Activism

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Magdalena Myhreld; [2020-01-07]
    Keywords : Urban movemenst; Gender performativity; Neoliberalism; Neighborhood activism; Libraries;

    Abstract : The aim of the study was to discuss conditions for urban activism, through looking at the interest group Save Kortedala Library and its gendering practices. The aim was furthermore to examine the role Kortedala Library plays for the community as well as to relate Save Kortedala Library to a larger context of resistance to neoliberalism. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sustainability assessment of sanitation systems in El Alto, Bolivia : A pre-study

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Malin Smith; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable sanitation; peri-urban; urine-diverting dry toilet; waste stabilization pond; stakeholder; Hållbar sanitet; peri-urban; urinsorterande torrtoalett; stabiliseringsdamm; intressent;

    Abstract : The Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Target 6.2 aims at providing access to adequate and equitable sanitation and hygiene for all and to end open defecation by 2030. Yet, 47 % of the population in Bolivia lacked access to basic sanitation services in 2012. READ MORE

  3. 3. Living by Rails- Developing Cultural Identity in the Post-communist Country

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Daniela Salvová; [2020]
    Keywords : brownfield regeneration; brownfield; sustainable redevelopment; urban regeneration; cultural identity; cultural heritage; fall of communism; post-communist country; urban changes after 1989; Prague after 1989; Prague brownfields; Prague; Czech Republic; urban design; architecture; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : The fall of communism in East-Central European countries brought various changes in the political, economic and social sphere influencing urban structures of cities. The transition from industrial to commercially oriented cities has left a trace in the form of abandoned brownfield sites. The thesis project is mostly research-based. READ MORE

  4. 4. Uppsala’s prerequisites for developing rural tourism

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

    Author : Ellen Johansson; [2020]
    Keywords : rural development; tourism; entrepreneurship;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to explore some opportunities and constraints for tourism to contribute to rural development. The thesis explores several different stakeholders’ views, which are discussed in relation to each other. The informants represent companies, associations and authorities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Taxing meat : an analysis of narratives from Swedish news articles

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

    Author : Joseph Mosca; [2020]
    Keywords : meat tax; Sweden; online media; narrative analysis; small stories;

    Abstract : A narrative analysis was performed using news articles from Sweden to explore the narratives around taxing meat in Sweden. Online articles published between 01/01/2017 – 31/12/2018 were found using a keyword search for meat tax (köttskatt). READ MORE