Essays about: "Citizen Science"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 78 essays containing the words Citizen Science.

  1. 1. Individen – medborgare eller konsument?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Nina Morby; [2019]
    Keywords : Globalism; individualism; consumer society; political consumption; media portrayal; konsumtionssamhälle; politisk konsumtion; medias porträttering; idealtypsanalys; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The aim of this essay is to explain which conditions may lay behind the emergence of the political consumer, focusing on globalization, individualism and the increase of consumerism as a result of the rise of global political issues such as climate change. Thereafter, the portrayal of this transition will be investigated in Swedish media by comparing debate articles considering environmental and climate issues, with a time difference of three decades. READ MORE

  2. 2. SUPPORT, CONNECT, AND ORGANIZE. Exploring moderator roles in citizen science discussion forums.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik, kommunikation och lärande

    Author : Frauke Rohden; [2018-07-04]
    Keywords : moderator roles; online forums; citizen science; virtual organizations;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to explore how moderators act in the online discussion forums of two big citizen science projects, Galaxy Zoo and Foldit, and to find out which roles and influences moderators might have in these projects.... READ MORE

  3. 3. Local and regional factors correlating with long term population change in Gentianella campestris

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Biologi

    Author : Zandra Löfqvist; [2018]
    Keywords : Connectivity; fragmentation; Gentianella campestris; field gentian; semi-natural grasslands; spatial analyses; population change; citizen science; Konnektivitet; fragmentering; Fältgentiana; ängs- och hagmarker; spatiala analyser;

    Abstract : The decrease of semi-natural grasslands in Europe during the last decade has made several previously common species rare or declining in numbers. One of these species is the endangered field gentian Gentianella campestris, which has been proposed as an important indicator species for semi-natural grasslands. READ MORE

  4. 4. (Re)Articulating Sexual Citizenship: Between Queering the Urban Space and Subjugating the Queer

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Pedagogik; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Global Studies

    Author : Onur Kiliç; [2018]
    Keywords : politics of space; globalisation; sexuality; sexual citizenship; discourse theory; consumerism; homonormativity; post-industrial city; entrepreneurial city; creative class; post-structuralism; neoliberalism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In today’s post-industrial cities, how urban citizenship is defined and performed have been ambiguously positioned in their relationship with the urban societal space. While the cities become more commodified and privatized with the inter-urban competition, the concept of citizenship is put into a tentative position between being participatory political subjects and passive consumers. READ MORE

  5. 5. Privileged citizens go global, others go home - A study about the concept of global citizenship

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Pedagogik; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Global Studies

    Author : Lauriina Pernu; [2018]
    Keywords : Global citizenship; neoliberal global citizenship; privilege; intersectionality; global identity.; Law and Political Science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Global citizenship is an ambiguous concept that is often referred to in political and social contexts, but hardly being defined what it actually entails. This study aims to examine the universal construction of global citizenship, according to which every human being is constructed as the same with same rights. READ MORE