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Vilket boendebehov fyller gated communities? Fallstudie på Victoria Park

Hallgren, Matilda LU (2012) STVK01 20121
Department of Political Science
Abstract
Many argue that Victoria Park is the introduction of gated communities in Sweden. In this paper I explore what kind of need this type of housing satisfies by doing interviews with residents of Victoria Park in Malmö, Sweden.
Current research on the subject is primarily developed in a North American context and existing theories and discussions might not be directly applicable to Swedish conditions. Thus, this paper also discusses the need for research in a Swedish context in particular, in order to further develop the theoretical framework.
The theoretical framework of this study consists mainly of Blakely and Snyder’s Fortress America: Gated Communities in the United States, in which the authors divide gated communities into three... (More)
Many argue that Victoria Park is the introduction of gated communities in Sweden. In this paper I explore what kind of need this type of housing satisfies by doing interviews with residents of Victoria Park in Malmö, Sweden.
Current research on the subject is primarily developed in a North American context and existing theories and discussions might not be directly applicable to Swedish conditions. Thus, this paper also discusses the need for research in a Swedish context in particular, in order to further develop the theoretical framework.
The theoretical framework of this study consists mainly of Blakely and Snyder’s Fortress America: Gated Communities in the United States, in which the authors divide gated communities into three classifications: lifestyle community, prestige community and security zone community.
In my analysis I conclude that for the residents in Victoria Park, community, safety and exclusivity is vital concepts which they try to attain through the security a gated community provides. In my analysis I claim that Victoria Park is primarily a lifestyle community, but that it also includes important elements of the prestige community and the security zone community. (Less)
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Hallgren, Matilda LU
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STVK01 20121
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
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Victoria Park, gated community, samhällsplanering, säkerhet, gemenskap, privatisering.
language
Swedish
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2543096
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2012-06-27 10:46:00
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2012-06-27 10:46:00
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  abstract     = {Many argue that Victoria Park is the introduction of gated communities in Sweden. In this paper I explore what kind of need this type of housing satisfies by doing interviews with residents of Victoria Park in Malmö, Sweden. 
Current research on the subject is primarily developed in a North American context and existing theories and discussions might not be directly applicable to Swedish conditions. Thus, this paper also discusses the need for research in a Swedish context in particular, in order to further develop the theoretical framework. 
The theoretical framework of this study consists mainly of Blakely and Snyder’s Fortress America: Gated Communities in the United States, in which the authors divide gated communities into three classifications: lifestyle community, prestige community and security zone community. 
In my analysis I conclude that for the residents in Victoria Park, community, safety and exclusivity is vital concepts which they try to attain through the security a gated community provides. In my analysis I claim that Victoria Park is primarily a lifestyle community, but that it also includes important elements of the prestige community and the security zone community.},
  author       = {Hallgren, Matilda},
  keyword      = {Victoria Park,gated community,samhällsplanering,säkerhet,gemenskap,privatisering.},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Vilket boendebehov fyller gated communities? Fallstudie på Victoria Park},
  year         = {2012},
}