Essays about: "René Brauer"

Found 2 essays containing the words René Brauer.

  1. 1. Joining Babylon - Opportunity or Curse - A study about the local Population's Perceptions of the Mining Industry in Jamaica

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet. Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : René Brauer; [2013-04-17]
    Keywords : jamaica; local polulation; perception; mining; MultinationalCorporations MNC ; Corporate Social Responsibility;

    Abstract : This thesis tries to give an accurate description of the perceptions of the local people in a developing country about big Multinational Corporations (MNC) operating within their community, in one particular case. The big MNC will be represented by a bauxite mining company that also refines bauxite to alumina. READ MORE

  2. 2. Synthesizing Time Geography and Actor-Network Theory - An ontological discussion combining Time Geography and Actor-Network Theory concepts with regard to telepresence

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

    Author : René Brauer; [2012-09-21]
    Keywords : Time Geography; Actor-Network Theory; ANT; ; telepresence; Information and Communication Technologies; ICT;

    Abstract : Geography of the 21th century requires a conceptual understanding of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and their impact on society. Some geographers previously treated them as anomalies or succumbing to techno-deterministic predictions and undermining the raison d'être of geography, the importance of distance. READ MORE