Essays about: "Acting"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 812 essays containing the word Acting.

  1. 1. GERRYMANDERING THE SLAYING OF AMERICA’S VOTING DRAGON. A Study of Congressional Redistricting in US Elections

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Margot Mandula; [2021-10-13]
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    Abstract : This Master Thesis through the theoretical construction of depoliticization and public bureaucracy a discussion of US Congressional elections and the role of their redistricting authorities will lead the discussion of keeping the government “above politics”. Through a Qualitative Comparative Case Study of two separate redistricting authorities, coupled with a content analysis of legislative information on redistricting organization, legal cases and interviews with acting attorneys, the thesis will attempt to analyze the process links between redistricting authorities and election results from the 2012 US Congressional Elections. READ MORE

  2. 2. "Un-masking the Mask-Issue". Examining People´s Meaning-Making Processes and Risk-Cultural Norms regarding Facemasks.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för journalistik, medier och kommunikation

    Author : Tim Arasimowicz; [2021-07-27]
    Keywords : Facemasks; Efficiency; Communication; Media diets; COVID-19; Sensemaking; Meaning-Making; Noticing; Acting; Risk Culture; Trust in Authorities; Anticipation; Accountability; Framing;

    Abstract : While most of the world quickly came to terms with covering their noses and mouths in crowded places, people in Sweden have mostly gone without, riding buses and metros, shopping for groceries, and going to school maskless, with only a few rare souls have covered up (Novus, 2021). Officials from the Swedish Public Health Authority (PHA) have repeatedly argued that masks are not effective enough at limiting the spread of the virus to warrant mass use, insisting it is more important to respect social distancing and handwashing recommendations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Let Them Know You’re Green: How to Become Competitive by Being Sustainable - a single embedded case study on the chemical industry

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Sofia Emanuelsson; Hanna Idmark; [2021-06-28]
    Keywords : Chemical Industry; Communication; Competitive Advantage; Green Supply Chain Management; Supply Chain; Sustainability; System Thinking;

    Abstract : MSc in International Business and Trade.... READ MORE

  4. 4. THE EU’S ALLOCATION OF DEVELOPMENT AID – NORMATIVE OR STRATEGIC? - An analysis of aid distribution to African countries in relation to the inflow of Chinese FDI

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Fanny Nilsson; [2021-06-22]
    Keywords : European Union; China; Africa; aid; FDI; normative power;

    Abstract : Based on the European Union’s self-image of being a normative power and a ‘force for good’ in the world, this thesis examines the EU's role as an international aid donor. The EU’s development policy has developed during the last decades, and in line with its normative self-image the EU has established a set of idealist criteria that is meant to guide its aid allocation to developing countries. READ MORE

  5. 5. Microplastic emissions from laundry in Sweden : An actor analysis including the drivers, barriers, possibilities and responsibility of actors upstream and downstream Mimbly AB towards reducing the microplastic emissions.

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Industriell miljöteknik

    Author : Nathalie Martin; Olivia Gewert; [2021]
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    Abstract : The usage of plastic is continuously growing with an increasing amount spreading to the environment. This entails potential negative effects on both the human health and on animals, for example by animals starving due to mistaking plastic for food. READ MORE