Essays about: "practices"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2360 essays containing the word practices.

  1. 1. Accessibility strategies beyond private, motorized automobility – informing sustainability? A study of carless families with young children in Gothenburg

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för ekonomi och samhälle

    Author : Ellen Lagrell; [2017-08-16]
    Keywords : accessibility; accessibility strategies; sustainable mobility; time-geography; maneuver space; proximity; non-motorized transport modes;

    Abstract : In the face of major sustainability challenges posed by social exclusion and ecologic degradation there is a pressing need to change mobility practices as well as the physical structures that condition mobility. The overarching aim of this study is to expand knowledge about everyday accessibility strategies beyond private automobility, to inform social as well as ecological sustainability in community and transport planning. READ MORE

  2. 2. Adapting the new regulation of sustainability accounting: The logics behind managerial choices and the effect on practices

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Linda Hansson; Amanda Hellgren; [2017-08-09]
    Keywords : Sustainability reporting; European Directive 2014 95 EU; adaptation process; institutional theory; institutional logics; isomorphism; isopraxism;

    Abstract : MSc in Accounting.... READ MORE

  3. 3. Tools for Sustainability Management Accounting: A survey of the frequency and purpose of using tools for sustainability management accounting in Swedish listed companies

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Jacob Carlsson; [2017-08-08]
    Keywords : Sustainability Management Accounting; Sustainable Development; Sustainability Accounting Tools; Contingency Theory;

    Abstract : MSc in Accounting.... READ MORE

  4. 4. The EU - a Normative Power: Understanding the EU's motivations through its use and non-use of sanctions (restrictive measures)

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Neriman Kikici; [2017-08-04]
    Keywords : European Union; EU; foreign policy; sanctions; restrictive measures; strategic interests; normative power; norm promotion; economic interests; security interests; neo-realism; norms;

    Abstract : The objective is to understand to what extent the EU’s behaviors/reactions, especially the useof sanctions, against the third countries vary in accordance with strategic or normativemotivations and secondarily how the EU’s foreign policy choices have been varied over time.For this purpose, the thesis explores the EU’s stated motivations and actual practices byemploying content analysis. READ MORE

  5. 5. ACROSS THE POND AND BEYOND. A UK/US comparison of game localisation and literary translation from Japanese works

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Theo Gillberg; [2017-08-01]
    Keywords : japanska; Japanese; video games; localisation; foreignisation; domestication; translation studies; humour; names; role language;

    Abstract : Critics of Venuti‘s foreignisation/domestication concept tend to focus on his vague definitionsof key terms or the limited viability of implementing his ideas in practice. However, fewquestion the premise of his perspective, i.e. linking domesticating translation practices to bothlinguistic and cultural dominance. READ MORE