Essays about: "risks perception"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 70 essays containing the words risks perception.

  1. 1. Comics’ and graphic novels’ effect on the perception of climate change and natural disasters

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Tatyana Sarayeva; [2017]
    Keywords : Comics; comics’ effect; graphic novel; climate change perception; disaster perception; risk awareness; science communication.; Social Sciences; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : There is a paucity of research in the field of communicating disasters and climate change through comics and the effect sequential art has on the perception of these two subjects. Increasingly, communication through comics is becoming very trendy, and a few studies demonstrate evidence that comics have effects on the people’s perception of complex matters. READ MORE

  2. 2. Perceived and Identified Security Risks in Smart Home Technology : A case study of three Chinese companies

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för system- och rymdteknik

    Author : Caroline Hasl; [2017]
    Keywords : Smart Home Technology; Security; China; Internet of Things;

    Abstract : The interest and demand for smart home technologies has increased rapidly during the past few years. Due to factors such as convenience, innovation, flexibility, and security, these products are becoming a bigger part of our everyday life. READ MORE

  3. 3. The vulnerable boy-child : A qualitative study of the sitution for the rural boys in Kenya

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/HHJ, Avd. för beteendevetenskap och socialt arbete

    Author : Elin Horvath Antonsson; [2017]
    Keywords : Kenya; boy-child; vulnerability; neglect; exclusion; manhood;

    Abstract : This minor field study describes the situation for the boy-child in rural Kenya and thepossible effects that can be seen after years of focus directed mostly on the girl-child,both in school and through non-governmental organizations (NGO). This study is doneby going in to the field of rural Kenya and meeting people who can give their opinion onwhat is going on for the boy-child in Kenya. READ MORE

  4. 4. Comparative study on user's perception of privacy issues on Facebook : Young adults vs. adults in Sweden

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för informatik (IK); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för informatik (IK)

    Author : Juan Tomas Rodriguez; Irma Obradovac; [2017]
    Keywords : Social media; Social Network Site; Facebook; personal information; private information; privacy; sharing information; age; old people; young people; old adults; young adults;

    Abstract : Facebook is a social network that has more than 1.5 billion active members. With the term ‘active’ we mean users who sign in at least once every day on Facebook. Sharing personal information has become a popular activity within the development of all the social networks. READ MORE

  5. 5. Eldrimner Mathantverk : a collective brand for artisan produced food items

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Karin Haglund; [2017]
    Keywords : artisan food production; artisan food producers; branding; certification system; collective asset; collective brand; coordination mechanisms; small-scale food producers; social capital; quality label;

    Abstract : Although mass production of undifferentiated commodities dominates the market for food products, a shift has turned consumers’ interests towards alternative food chains with a focus on quality attributes, origin and a stronger control and guarantee. But as the variety of food products expands, consumers require more information in their purchase situations. READ MORE