Essays about: "America"

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  1. 1. Inclusion of maritime transportation in the European Union Emission Trading System - A study investing the effects on the Swedish forest industry

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Caroline Ferning; [2021-06-18]
    Keywords : EU ETS; Swedish forest industry; Competitiveness; Shipping; Maritime transportation;

    Abstract : MSc in Logistics and Transport Management.... READ MORE

  2. 2. Calle viva, Zona viva

    University essay from KTH/Stadsbyggnad

    Author : María Reneé Hernández Marroquín; [2021]
    Keywords : Public space; Shopping Malls; Streetscape; Equality;

    Abstract : Located in Central America, Guatemala is the most populated country of the area with around 15 million inhabitants. The capital, Guatemala City has 923,000 inhabitants and is currently home for 55% of the country’s urban population. Guatemala City, with its 42% of territorial extension consisting of green, is considered a green capital. READ MORE

  3. 3. Citizens resisting Smart Cities’ initiatives : The case of Concepción (Chile) and the R+D PACYT project.

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Malmö högskola/Institutionen för Urbana Studier (US)

    Author : Natalia Belén Sandoval Quezada; [2021]
    Keywords : Smart cities; urban social conflict; right to the city; flagship projects; corporate storytelling; placebo interventions.;

    Abstract : Parque Científico y Tecnológico (PACYT, Science and Technology Park) is a large-scale R+D project that seems to be framed in a Smart City plan for Concepción, Chile, which the media has presented as “the Chilean Silicon Valley” (Araus, 2015; Tele13, 2019) and promises to bring not only research and development opportunities for the city but also thousands of direct and indirect jobs (Estudio Interdiseño, 2018; la Tercera, 2015) carried out by PACYT Corporation. Nonetheless, voices have raised to question the construction of the 91 hectares initiative, and some of them have even organized in citizen groups targeting the creation of the urban complex, which actively share information contesting the PACYT through social media, and coordinate activities to protest and spread the word. READ MORE

  4. 4. The United States involvement in Yemen : A case study with rational and humanitarian reasoning of the involvement, influence and its objective

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Linnea Johansson; [2021]
    Keywords : United States; Yemen; Middle East; Saudi Arabia; Responsibility to protect; Rational choice theory;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to examine why the US is involved in Yemen’s civil war and what factors are contributing to its involvement, particularly if the US involvement in Yemen is based on self-interest or humanitarian motives. As a qualitive desk study, this research uses rational choice theory and the humanitarian intervention framework as its analytical framework. READ MORE

  5. 5. American Economic hegemony – under threat or unsurpassable? : A statistical analysis of American Economic Hegemony and the potential threat of China in the international economic order.

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Malmö högskola/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Patrick Lewis; [2021]
    Keywords : US Dollar; America; Hegemony; China; Structural Power; International order; Monetary order.;

    Abstract : This essay focusses on the area of hegemonic studies in global politics, framing the discussion between the rise of China and the positioning of the united States. The purpose of this study is to show that China does not threaten the economic hegemony of the US due to the pivotal role the US Dollar holds in the global economy. READ MORE