Essays about: "Justice"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 495 essays containing the word Justice.

  1. 1. Where the real change happens? : Global climate governance from below: investigating the COP counter summit in Paris 2015

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Anna Nylander; [2017]
    Keywords : Climate governance; COP counter summit; COP21; Parallell summit; Social Movements; climate justice;

    Abstract : Ever since the governments began to meet for the Conferences of the Parties (COP) to try to come to agreement over an international climate agreement, civil society organizations involved in the climate issue have also gathered for their own conferences in relation to the COP. Still the role of these re-occurring “COP counter summits” in global climate governance have not been researched in depth. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Fair Distribution of Global Biocapacity : The Potential in Swedish Environmental Policy

    University essay from KTH/Miljöstrategisk analys (fms)

    Author : Vishal Parekh; [2017]
    Keywords : Beyond GDP-growth; biocapacity; distribution; ecosystem services; environmental justice; fairness; land use; policy;

    Abstract : Humanity’s detrimental impacts on the Earth’s ecosystems have been studied extensively, and these impacts’ negative consequences across societal groups, nations, and generations, have garnered much attention, from the scientific community as well as from civil society, where the attention often has been directed at how unfair the distribution of these environmental burdens is. The fairness of the distribution of global environmental benefits, however, has seen much less study, especially when it comes to the implementation of such concerns for fairness in environmental policy. READ MORE

  3. 3. THE OIL WAR IN NIGER DELTA, NIGERIA. An Analysis over the Niger Delta Conflict and the Country’s Media Presentation of the Conflict

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sophia Wennerbeck; [2016-11-09]
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    Abstract : The Niger Delta in Nigeria has suffered from more than 7000 oil spills since 1970. Niger Delta communities have lost their basic human needs, health, access to food and clean water and the ability to work. The Niger Delta is today one of the “most fragile ecosystems and the most endangered delta in the world”. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Rojava Revolution: Kurdish women’s reclaim of citizenship in a stateless context

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Sanna Ghotbi; [2016-09-28]
    Keywords : Rojava; Kurdish women’s movement; reclaiming citizenship; gender justice;

    Abstract : The Kurds have historically been subjected to structural forms of oppression such as beingdenied the right to land, their language, culture, political participation or even a passport andsocial security number. Within this process the Kurdish women’s marginalisation has beendoubled as they have been subjected to patriarchal laws, restricting their rights. READ MORE

  5. 5. "You can dance, you can sing. You do not need alcohol to do these things." - Fighting substance abuse on Sri Lanka with social policy

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialhögskolan

    Author : Sine Gräns; Sara Bäckström; [2016]
    Keywords : social policy; Sri Lanka; welfare regimes; social policy approaches; substance abuse; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The aim with our study was to explore ADIC’s policy work in the field of substance abuse and the process of implementation of policies on Sri Lanka. We chose a qualitative method were we interviewed six professionals. The theoretical concepts of welfare regimes and social policy approaches were used to analyse our empirical material. READ MORE