Essays about: "Actor-Network Theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 86 essays containing the words Actor-Network Theory.

  1. 1. The art to transact an acquisition and merger - A qualitative study of a merger and acquisition transaction unfolding and aspects influencing the process

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Yosef Duman; [2019-07-03]

    Abstract : MSc in Management.... READ MORE

  2. 2. Guarding crops against the ‘protected pest’ : interactions among farmers, monkeys, and conservation staffs in a nature reserve of Guangxi, China

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

    Author : Wenxiu Li; [2019]
    Keywords : crop damage; macaques; human-wildlife conflict; China; protected areas; actor network theory;

    Abstract : Human-wildlife conflict has become a global challenge. Crop damage by wildlife can cause significant economic loss and primates such as monkeys can cause particular problem to farmers. READ MORE

  3. 3. (RE)ASSEMBLING INTEGRATION : Swedish for Truck Drivers as a Context for Integrating

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Kayla Van Cleave; [2019]
    Keywords : integration; actor-network theory; driver-car; community of practice;

    Abstract : ‘Integration’ is often referred to in Swedish policy documents and analyzed by measures of effectivity and structural adjustment, assuming acculturation and essentialization of populations. This thesis explores how integration is practiced and defined within the context of professional adult education for newly arrived immigrants. READ MORE

  4. 4. Energy, Environment and Transportation : An Actor-Role Network Analysis of the World Energy Outlook 1977-2016

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Felicia Söderqvist; [2019]
    Keywords : Energy Security; Environment; Transport Sector; Energy; Policy; Actor-Network Theory; Interpretive Content Analysis; Role; Actors; Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development OECD ; International Energy Agency IEA ; World Energy Outlook WEO ;

    Abstract : This thesis explores how energy and environmental issues have been presented in the transportation sector over time in World Energy Outlook (WEO) publications; the flagship publication of the International Energy Agency (IEA). The thesis covers WEO publications from the first publication of 1977 up to 2016 (with the exception of WEO 1982). READ MORE

  5. 5. The importance of defining sustainable smart cities : A field study in Sweden and South Africa

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Industriell teknik; Uppsala universitet/Industriell teknik

    Author : Tore Levehag; Emmie Lindström Leister; [2019]
    Keywords : Climate change; sustainable cities; sustainable development; urbanisation;

    Abstract : Urbanization is extensive and affects urban planning all over the world. More than half of the world's population lives in urban areas and the share is expected to rise to 70% by 2050. Growing cities can create new opportunities for economic growth but can also increase social gaps and strains on ecosystems. READ MORE