Essays about: "Bacchi"

Showing result 6 - 10 of 67 essays containing the word Bacchi.

  1. 6. Preventing knowable risk at the cost of long-term thinking : a critical analysis of the discursive construction of adaptation in Icelandic policies

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

    Author : Silja Elvarsdóttir; [2020]
    Keywords : climate change adaptation and mitigation; policy discourse; risk; problematization; What’s the Problem Represented to be?; Reykjavík municipality; Government of Iceland;

    Abstract : The discursive construction of climate change adaptation as a policy issue gives rise to material practices that have real effects on people‘s lives, and should thus be critically interrogated. In the realm of adaptation policies, the Nordic countries have been at the forefront, but for Icelandic decision-makers the topic remains relevantly novel. READ MORE

  2. 7. Partisan Gerrymandering and the U.S Supreme Court - What is the Problem Represented to be?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Maximilian Björklund Claesson; [2020]
    Keywords : Partisan Gerrymandering; U.S Supreme Court; Bacchi; Gill v. Whitford; Rucho v. Common Cause; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : A verdict in 2019 from the U.S Supreme Court that resulted in the withdrawal of the power of lower federal courts to judge in cases of partisan gerrymandering was a contested and debated one, both inside and outside the courtroom. READ MORE

  3. 8. Reasoning and rationale behind the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme in the aviation sector

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Adam Elias Laugesen; [2020]
    Keywords : Aviation; ICAO; CORSIA; Offsetting; Governmentality; Sustainability Science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : To reach the Paris-agreement target of no more than a 1,5 to 2 degree rise in global temperature, CO2 emissions need to reach net zero by 2050. This includes emissions from aviation. The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has been designated emission reduction responsibility for transnational emissions. READ MORE

  4. 9. The Limitations and Potential of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: An Analysis through the Lenses of Indigeneity and Gender

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Genusvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Anna Daley Laursen; [2020]
    Keywords : Indigenous; Decolonial; Feminism; Gender; Human rights; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), theforemost legal instrument that defines and protects Indigenous rights, is groundbreaking because it centers the voices of Indigenous peoples and pushes back on the colonial undertones of the United Nations human rights framework. While this declaration represents a landmark in the fight for Indigenous rights, it is nonetheless rooted in a statist international system and perpetuates patriarchal and heteronormative traditions. READ MORE

  5. 10. From Public Service to Corporate Positions: A Critical Policy Analysis on Swedish Regulation of Public Officials Transitioning to Non-State Activities

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Rättssociologiska institutionen

    Author : Heraclitos Muhire; [2020]
    Keywords : public officials; public sector; private sector; revolving door; policy analysis; WPR; capitalist realism; hegemony; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The topic of government and state officials leaving public service for the private sector has been a recurring talking point in the last decades with multiple countries in the OECD enacting different forms of regulation to contain potential conflicts of interest. In Sweden, legislation specifically regulating the phenomenon was not passed until 2018, when the Act Concerning Restrictions in the Event of Ministers and State Secretaries Transitioning to Non-state Activities (2018:676) (henceforth the Act) was enacted. READ MORE