Essays about: "practices"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2527 essays containing the word practices.

  1. 1. Autonomous Weapons – the “Kalashnikovs” of Tomorrow? An Analysis of the Meetings of Experts on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems within the framework of the United Nations' Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Weronika Alexandra Perlinski; [2018-02-09]
    Keywords : Global Studies; Warfare; Human Rights; International Relations;

    Abstract : After the invention of gunpowder and the development of nuclear weapons, the world faces a thirdrevolution in warfare: lethal autonomous weapons systems (LAWS). Since 2014, states, scientistsand civil society activist have been discussing the risks of such systems and possibilities to regulatethem within the framework of the United Nations’ Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons(CCW). READ MORE

  2. 2. Alternative or Radical Media? : An Exploration of Civil Media@Taiwan

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informatik och media

    Author : Xi Chen; [2018]
    Keywords : Civil Media@Taiwan; Alternative Media; Radical Media; Participation;

    Abstract : Alternative media, as another choice for the public besides mainstream media, has been increasingly growing in Taiwan during the era of Web 2.0. In an attempt to report social issues properly, alternative media is trying to break the hegemonic range of mainstream media while being oriented by the public. READ MORE

  3. 3. Commodification of Otherness : A qualitative postcolonial analysis of representation in French contemporary cinema

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Beatrice Karlsson; [2018]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates how colonial legacies shape representational practices in contemporary French cinema and interrogates how hierarchical differences are produced and challenged in the cinematic media. Combining the fields of postcolonial theory and culture studies enables a theoretical framework that connects contemporary cultural debates about the politics of representation with the legacies of colonial stereotypes and racialized imageries. READ MORE

  4. 4. Biodiversity vs. consumption and agriculture : analysis of discourses from the European Community on its effort to halt biodiversity loss

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Carol Sencebé Condeso; [2018]
    Keywords : biodiversity; consumption; agriculture; sustainability; empowerment; European Commission;

    Abstract : Biodiversity has been in public agendas since the Río Conference in 1992, yet measures to improve it do not seem sufficient since it remains in a continuous negative status. Moreover,consumption and agriculture have been targeted as the practices that damage biodiversity the most. READ MORE

  5. 5. Impact of individual virtual competence on work outcomes in virtual IT projects

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Dariia Gaioshko; Irina Armasheva; [2018]
    Keywords : Virtual Teams; Management; Project Management; Success Factors; IT; Virtual Competence; Global Virtual Teams;

    Abstract : As the world becomes more globalized and information technology develops more rapidly, companies are increasingly exploring the benefits of using virtual teams to work on projects that allow them to achieve their objectives. This phenomenon though keeps raising questions regarding the best practices in selection and management of employees whose work would be mostly conducted in virtual settings instead of traditional co-located teams. READ MORE