Essays about: "Cultural Sciences"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 761 essays containing the words Cultural Sciences.

  1. 1. Constraints and Enablers of Nature-based Solutions for Climate Change Adaptation – the Case of Berlin

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Stéphanie-Fabienne Lacombe; [2021]
    Keywords : Adaptation; Adaptation Governance; Adaptive Capacity; Berlin; Berlin Senate; Climate Change; Climate Impact; Climate Governance; Climate Policy; Green Roofs; Nature-Based Solutions; Urban Green Spaces; Urban Planning; Vulnerability.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : As the need to adapt to a changing climate and the political rhetoric in this regard are growing, Berlin’s Senate has issued strategic policies – complemented by an increase of funding. Berlin’s socio-cultural features and place-based factors seem predisposed for so-called “Nature-based Solutions” (NbS) that can support the achievement of adaptation efforts. READ MORE

  2. 2. Men, Machos and Masculinity – A Qualitative Study on how Bolivian Women’s Organizations Approach Gender and Masculinities

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi; Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Charlotte Pedersen; [2020]
    Keywords : feminism; indigeneity; masculinity norms; hegemonic masculinity; patriarchy; gender equality; machismo; decolonial feminism; new masculinities; Bolivia.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This paper examines understandings of gender with an emphasis on masculinities among Bolivian feminist and women´s organizations. The specific aim has been to find out to what extent their understandings of gender include masculinities, and if so, what are their agendas and political positionings in relation to their work with men and boys. READ MORE

  3. 3. Appropriation or Appreciation? Examining the Phenomenon of Cultural Appropriation in Fashion Branding

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för strategisk kommunikation

    Author : Thi My Huyen Tran; [2020]
    Keywords : Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : Due to the social revolution, social issues such as racism, human justice and cultural appropriation have evolved rapidly and included in many aspects of life. Brands are taking advantage of cultural values and/ or artifacts to promote for their equities yet acknowledging the possible backfire that would damage their reputation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Loneliness is a Very Special Place: A Cultural Analysis of Urban Loneliness within Scandinavia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för etnologi

    Author : Martina Gnewski; [2020]
    Keywords : loneliness; Sweden; Denmark; city planning; urban living; trust; belonging; cultural analysis; ethnography; public health; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : Denna uppsats är ett kulturanalytiskt forskningsprojekt som syftar till att förstå hur sociala och kulturella processer i olika rum i staden bidrar till upplevelsen av ofrivillig ensamhet. Uppsatsen undersöker den ofrivilliga ensamheten i olika skalor i staden, från bostaden, kvarteret, ut i bostadsområdet och vidare ut i staden. READ MORE

  5. 5. Representation of History in Assassin’s Creed

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för intermediala studier

    Author : Hassan Taher; [2020]
    Keywords : Assassin’s Creed; Remediation; Video Game Culture; Video Game Studies; Intermediality; Video Games; Media Technology; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : In this essay, I have analysed the video game franchise Assassin’s Creed and looked at it from an intermedial standpoint, where I have also focused on the educational qualities Assassin’s Creed can provide players. By applying Lars Elleström’s theories of intermediality and multimodality I have explained different parts of what builds up certain video games and how they are different from other media. READ MORE