Essays about: "Adaptation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1018 essays containing the word Adaptation.

  1. 1. “I DON’T THINK WE’VE BEEN FORMALLY INTRODUCED?” Re-contextualising a Literary Model for First Meetings through Adaptation Theory and Fan Fiction

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Malin Brus; [2019-02-08]
    Keywords : narratology; adaptation theory; fan fiction; Jean Rousset;

    Abstract : (Re-)contextualising narratology in today’s world of rapid technological developmentand widespread access to the internet serves as the basis of this essay, which exploreswhat happens when narratology, adaptation theory and fan fiction theory intersect andinteract. It combines a surface level quantitative study with qualitative text analysis,using Rousset’s literary model from 1981 on first meetings between lovers-to-be as thenarratological reference, and the first meeting between the characters Alec Lightwoodand Magnus Bane as the text subject (using a corpus consisting of a novel, its officialfilm and TV-show adaptations, and thirty fan fictions). READ MORE

  2. 2. Bekämpning av zoonoser hos hundar i Kenya : rabies och cystisk ekinokockos

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Helena Sunning; [2019]
    Keywords : rabies; cystisk ekinokockos; massvaccination; populationskontroll; kombinerad sjukdomsbekämpning;

    Abstract : Rabies och cystisk ekinokockos (CE) är två sjukdomar som i Kenya sprids till människor främst via hundar. Det är två sjukdomar som går att bekämpa, och alltså går det lidande de orsakar för både människor och djur att undvika. READ MORE

  3. 3. A New Planning Approach - preparing for an increased flood risk

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Astrid Rosén Steen; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable Urban Design; City Planning; Planning Development; Climate Adaptation; Flood Risk; A New Approach; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : How should we deal with city planning in a world that is rapidly turning urban, without destroying valuable nature assets along the way? The last decades are proof that the system we are using today is not up to the challenge. Therefore this thesis is showing a new approach to how comprehensive city planning can grow from nature based values and a deeper understanding of a city’s foundation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Risk, Resilience and Insurance in Sudanese Pastoralism

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Alla Safieldin; [2019]
    Keywords : Climate change adaptation; Disaster risk management; Drought; Index-based livestock insurance; Pastoralism; Risk; Resilience; Sudan; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The nomadic pastoralists of the Sahel are often identified as a group at the frontline of global climate change. Their existence in arid and semi-arid regions and their reliance on seasonal rainfall are among the factors that contribute to their vulnerability to drought and climate shocks. READ MORE

  5. 5. Planning for sea level rise in Sweden : A study regarding how the parliamentary parties relate to climate change adaptation of sea level rise

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Eriksson Emilia; [2019]
    Keywords : Sea level rise; Climate change adaptation; Climate change; Politicians; The Swedish Parliament; Havsnivåhöjning; Klimatanpassning; Klimatförändringar; Politiker; Sveriges riksdag;

    Abstract : The consequences due to sea level rise are many, and will affect the environment and societies all around the world. There is uncertainty about how much and how quickly the sea will rise. Despite the uncertainties, society must be adapted to a changing climate. READ MORE