Essays about: "what is ngo"

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  1. 1. Agenda-setting of the truth behind the pineapple production in Costa Rica: A Minor Field Study of the communication strategies of a rural opposition movement

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för strategisk kommunikation

    Author : Johanna Niva; [2016]
    Keywords : Social movement; online mobilization; strategic communication; ICT; C4D; ICT4D; Pineapple industry; Costa Rica; environmental issues; Agenda Setting.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis is a result of a Minor field study, which was carried out in Costa Rica during two months between March 25th and May 27th in 2014. The field study was financed by a scholarship from SIDA (The Swedish international development cooperation Agency). READ MORE

  2. 2. Utopia renewed : transition to renewable energy in the Netherlands : a new solution, a new agent, a new pathway

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Joep Karskens; [2016]
    Keywords : sustainability science; energy co-operatives; Real Utopia; energy transition; climate movement; movement strategy; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In the face of climate change, a fast global switch from fossil fuels to renewable energy is imperative. In the Netherlands however, prospects for such a switch are bleak. With 6% renewables its progress is lagging, and vested interests hold back change. The transition is failing. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sustainable Development, From Idea to Practice: A Case Study of an NGO in Cochabamba, Bolivia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Ida Emilia Ketonen; [2016]
    Keywords : sustainable development discourse; sustainable development definition; nongovernmental organizations; Complexity theory; Multiple rationales; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Sustainable development is a concept that can be interpreted and understood in many different ways. Given that the concept in itself does not provide specific guidance to what is to be achieved, how or when, actors who claim to work with sustainable development needs to know what sustainable development is to them. READ MORE

  4. 4. Framing Domestic Violence Armenian Women’s rights organisations participating in the process of constructing domestic violence against women as a social problem

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Hanna Mächs; [2015-04-27]
    Keywords : Domestic violence; Violence against women; Armenia; Social constructionism; Social problems;

    Abstract : The notion of domestic violence as a public issue, calling for official response, isrelatively new in Armenian society. Since the late 1990s, a movement of makingdomestic violence visible as a societal matter has arisen and expanded, withsupport from an international women’s rights movement. READ MORE

  5. 5. Accessing Vulnerability – Investigating narratives of vulnerability at DIGNITY – Danish Institute Against Torture

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Pedagogik; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Social Studies of Gender; Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Marie Raasthøj Hansen; [2015]
    Keywords : power structures; NGO; Vulnerability; normality; social constructivism; Erinn C. Gilson; Judith Butler; feminism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The question ‘What is Vulnerability’ is hard to answer. This thesis deals with this question by investigating narratives of vulnerability amongst staff members at DIGNITY – Danish Institute Against Torture. Drawing on the thoughts, theories and epistemology of understanding vulnerability by Erinn C. READ MORE