Essays about: "Community engagement"

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  1. 1. AU-led Peace Operations : The Case of the AMISOM KDF’s Local Peacebuilding Engagement in Southern Somalia, Jubbaland Region

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Philip Martinsson; Emil Thillberg; [2020]
    Keywords : AU-led Peace Operations; Peacekeeping; Counterinsurgency; Peacebuilding; System-thinking; AMISOM; KDF; Somalia; Jubbaland;

    Abstract : Contemporary peace operations are deployed to increasingly complex, high-risk environments where localised armed groups, often those that can influence the trajectory of the conflict are not at the table, at the same time militaries are mandated to facilitate social, economic and political transformative processes in recovered areas. By the opening of the twenty-first century, the distinction between peacebuilding and military interventions converged both in policy and practice and increasing pressure are placed on the troop contributing countries to adapt to the dynamics of ‘multidimensional peace operations’. READ MORE

  2. 2. Development Network Organizations – Platforms for Reinforcing Local Sovereignty or Instruments for Top-Down Governance? : A Case-Study of the Child Protection Community in Burkina Faso

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Linn Jansson; [2020]
    Keywords : development network organizations; network theory; critical development theory; partnership theory; child protection; Burkina Faso;

    Abstract : Formulations in international policies often give expression to assumptions that network organizations have positive effects on development work by increasing coordination and collaboration between actors that are trying to obtain similar goals. However, few case studies have investigated the interactor dynamics of network organizations operating in development contexts, especially within the social sector. READ MORE

  3. 3. AU-Led Peace Operations : The Case of the AMISOM KDF’s Local Peacebuilding Engagement in Southern Somalia, Jubbaland Region

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Thillberg Emil; Martinsson Philip; [2020]
    Keywords : AU-led Peace Operations; Peacekeeping; Counterinsurgency; Peacebuilding; System-thinking; AMISOM; KDF; Somalia; Jubbaland;

    Abstract : Contemporary peace operations are deployed to increasingly complex, high-risk environments where localised armed groups, often those that can influence the trajectory of the conflict are not at the table, at the same time militaries are mandated to facilitate social, economic and political transformative processes in recovered areas. By the opening of the twenty-first century, the distinction between peacebuilding and military interventions converged both in policy and practice and increasing pressure are placed on the troop-contributing countries to adapt to the dynamics of ‘multidimensional peace operations. READ MORE

  4. 4. Stockholm’s Engine of Change: Cyclists Remaking Themselves and Their City

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Elena Peterlana; [2019]
    Keywords : collective action; cyclists; group identity; sustainable development; sustainable urban mobility; Stockholm;

    Abstract : Today we are experiencing an urbanization process at a speed never acknowledged before. With mobilityaccounting for a considered share of the environmental impact of these expanding urban ecosystems, the bicycleassumes an increasing fundamental role in the framework of sustainable development. READ MORE

  5. 5. Local identity and place branding use as a corporate branding strategy. The case of Länsförsäkringar

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Rocío Martínez Climent; [2019]
    Keywords : local identity; identity; place branding; local place branding; social media; visual semiotic analysis;

    Abstract : This master thesis aims to contribute to the available literature on how place branding can be used for enhancing local identity and how this affects audience participation, in particular: engagement on social media. The case of two campaigns of the Swedish cooperative bank Länsförsäkringar are used to demonstrate the initial hypothesis: local identity and place branding use in campaigns as part of a corporate branding strategy increases followers’ engagement and participation on social media. READ MORE