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Social Needs in the Urban Environment: How social needs are perceived in the urban environment of Malmö, Sweden according to geographical location.

Steckbauer, David LU (2018) SGEM08 20181
Department of Human Geography
Abstract (Swedish)
The sociology of urban space is a field lacking in research and debate. Acknowledging that this is a matter with which all individuals interact, it is therefore curious as to why. This thesis argues that urban space in Malmö is not being utilised to its fullest potential and through simple attention to the social reality of humans, this could be achieved. In a thorough study of eight different social needs, the inner city of Malmö is analysed, categorised and rethought according to these principals. Empirical evidence shows that it is both aesthetic quality and ability to form social contacts which provides the best social spaces in Malmö. How these needs are expressed geographically are demonstrated through GIS mapping, and direct insight... (More)
The sociology of urban space is a field lacking in research and debate. Acknowledging that this is a matter with which all individuals interact, it is therefore curious as to why. This thesis argues that urban space in Malmö is not being utilised to its fullest potential and through simple attention to the social reality of humans, this could be achieved. In a thorough study of eight different social needs, the inner city of Malmö is analysed, categorised and rethought according to these principals. Empirical evidence shows that it is both aesthetic quality and ability to form social contacts which provides the best social spaces in Malmö. How these needs are expressed geographically are demonstrated through GIS mapping, and direct insight from residents of Malmö themselves are captured to reveal the social geography of Sweden’s third largest city. (Less)
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author
Steckbauer, David LU
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course
SGEM08 20181
year
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H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
subject
keywords
Urban, Planning, Malmö, Sociology, GIS
language
English
id
8946604
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2018-06-12 08:52:52
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2018-06-12 08:52:52
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  abstract     = {The sociology of urban space is a field lacking in research and debate. Acknowledging that this is a matter with which all individuals interact, it is therefore curious as to why. This thesis argues that urban space in Malmö is not being utilised to its fullest potential and through simple attention to the social reality of humans, this could be achieved. In a thorough study of eight different social needs, the inner city of Malmö is analysed, categorised and rethought according to these principals. Empirical evidence shows that it is both aesthetic quality and ability to form social contacts which provides the best social spaces in Malmö. How these needs are expressed geographically are demonstrated through GIS mapping, and direct insight from residents of Malmö themselves are captured to reveal the social geography of Sweden’s third largest city.},
  author       = {Steckbauer, David},
  keyword      = {Urban,Planning,Malmö,Sociology,GIS},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Social Needs in the Urban Environment: How social needs are perceived in the urban environment of Malmö, Sweden according to geographical location.},
  year         = {2018},
}