Essays about: "Commodification"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 75 essays containing the word Commodification.

  1. 1. Critical analysis of smart city from an NGO’s perspective towards sustainable urban development : a case study of Indonesia’s new capital city

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Via Apriyani; [2020]
    Keywords : Smart city; sustainable urban development; activists; urban political ecology; right to the city; sustainability science; new city establishment; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Urban establishment from scratch based on a smart city vision has been mainstreamed as a strategy to achieve urban sustainability goals. However, the smart city model itself has been criticized because of how the techno-centric solutions it uses could potentially lead to economic and social inequality. READ MORE

  2. 2. Exhibiting Performing Subjects : Curating Outsourced Performance Labour in Museum Settings

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för kultur och estetik

    Author : Anne Vigeland; [2020]
    Keywords : Performance art; performance curation; art museum; affective labour; outsourced labour; de-skilling re-skilling; reperformance; Marina Abramović; Dora García;

    Abstract : The thesis examines challenges museum curators face when outsourced performers – whose role it is to embody the work of other artists – are included in exhibition projects. The research questions are: What are the practical, juridical and ethical challenges that come with situating outsourced performance labour in the museum setting? What does the inclusion of live performance in exhibition projects mean for the role of the museum curator? Two exhibition cases in Stockholm are studied in the thesis: Marina Abramović – The Cleaner (2017) at Moderna Museet and Dora García, I Always Tell the Truth at Bonniers Konsthall (2018–19). READ MORE

  3. 3. Housing for whom? Urban development and housing commodification in a suburban area of Stockholm, Sweden

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Márcia Cezar Zaccaria Endrighi; [2020]
    Keywords : Conversion; Displacement; Neoliberalism; Planning; Power; Privatization; Renoviction;

    Abstract : Departing from a critical perspective to the neoliberalization of planning and housing policies in Sweden, this study aimed to investigate the existing housing dynamics and the proposed residential developments in a Focus Area for Urban Development, as well as the relationship between these processes. The research was conducted as a single case-study in the neighboring areas Hagsätra and Rågsved, where the City of Stockholm is expecting to build at least 3,000 new dwellings. READ MORE

  4. 4. Framing Food Geographies : Framing analysis, food distancing, and the democratic imagination in rural and urban Ontario, Canada

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Sarah Ramsay; [2020]
    Keywords : framing analysis; democratic imagination; food distancing; food geographies; alternative food systems; virtual mapping.;

    Abstract : The current global food system is market-driven and depends on the exploitative commodification of our basic need to eat. It has been consistently condemned for its incapacity to account for justice, sustainability, welfare, and health. READ MORE

  5. 5. Gendered commodification of human body parts : A study of the trade with hair from Indian women

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Lovisa Håkansson; [2020]
    Keywords : Commodification; Gender;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to illustrate how the phenomenon of trade with hair from Indian women, can be regarded as a case of gendered commodification of human body parts. It is illustrated with the assistance of postcolonial scholar Appadurai (1986), Scheper-Hughes (2001) and Sharp (2000) theories on commodification. READ MORE