Essays about: "Antagonism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 43 essays containing the word Antagonism.

  1. 1. How the story of control limits the reproduction of knowledge : a study of narratives in the Swedish Climate Policy Action Plan

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Jonas Linde; [2020]
    Keywords : Climate Change; Master narratives; Story of control; Discourse; Narratives; Storylines; Swedish climate policy; De-politicization; Apocalyptic imaginary; Frontrunner; Sweden; Green Keynesianism; Power; Knowledge; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Responses to combating worsening climate change are legitimized through narratives employed in government policy which build on existing master narratives about climate change produced in the subpolitics of international mega-science mainly influenced by IPCC as an expert authority. In Sweden the climate law forces the government to produce a Climate Policy Action Plan (CPAP) every four years that seeks to show how the set net zero emission target by 2045 is to be reached. READ MORE

  2. 2. SWEDEN – A LONE BRIGHT SPOT Wage formation and labour market antagonism

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Markus Adolfsson; [2019-06-25]
    Keywords : Insider-Outsiders; Split Labour Market; Equalisation and Labour Unions;

    Abstract : Economic inequality is a problem of global concern and labour unions may have an equalising effect on gender wage-differentials. In Sweden, the gender-wage differentials underwent a significant decline between 1960 and 1980s but had despite the early progress of equalising almost stopped, near to no progress have occurred since then. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Antagonistic Battle between ‘Good’ and ‘Evil’ - A qualitative analysis of the interplay between digital hate culture and civil society counter efforts in the comment sections of Facebook

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Nadine Keller; [2019]
    Keywords : agonism; antagonism; counter speech; digital hate culture; right-wing extremism; hate speech; Facebook; Mouffe; qualitative content analysis; user comments;

    Abstract : Departing from the increasing threat that organized hate groups and their manipulative practices pose to contemporary society, this thesis seeks to unravel the workings of digital hate culture and to highlight the potential of civil society-led counter initiatives to combat the spread of hatred online. The research is based on a twofold qualitative content analysis. READ MORE

  4. 4. Mitigating Not-Invented-Here & Not-Sold-Here Problems : Leveraging External Ideas through Corporate Innovation Hubs

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle; Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Gabriel Granström; Marie Amann; [2019]
    Keywords : Corporate Innovation Hubs; NIH; NSH; Knowledge Transfer;

    Abstract : Purpose – The purpose of this study is to understand How Corporate Innovation Hubs (CIHs) can Mitigate NIH and NSH Problems in Knowledge Transfer. To fulfill this purpose, the following research questions were derived: RQ1: What are the causes of NIH & NSH problems among actors collaborating through a CIH? RQ2: What are the consequences of NIH & NSH problems among actors collaborating through a CIH? RQ3: What mechanisms can a CIH use to mitigate NIH & NSH problems among collaborating actors? Method – The study is an explorative inductive multiple case-study, investigating five CIHs situated in either Silicon Valley, US or Gothenburg, Sweden. READ MORE

  5. 5. Transitioning the Energy Sector : A Study on the Philippines and the Challenges of Meeting International Climate Targets

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Melissa Smith; [2019]
    Keywords : Energy; Transition; MLP Framework; Paris Agreement;

    Abstract : Climate change has become a catalyst for global action on greenhouse gas emissions. The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change orchestrated the Paris Agreement to propel the international community towards implementing definitive carbon abatement plans. These policy commitments are known as Nationally Determined Contributions. READ MORE