Essays about: "Cultural Theory of Risk"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 53 essays containing the words Cultural Theory of Risk.

  1. 1. Local Public Actors’ Flood Risk Perceptions and the Connection to Flood Risk Management : A Comparative Case Study of the Municipalities of Karlstad and Kristinehamn

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Frida Jansson; [2022]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Risk Perception; Flooding; Disaster Risk Reduction; Risk Management; Cultural Theory of Risk;

    Abstract : The frequency and severity of floods have increased due to climate change and achieving successful disaster risk reduction is deemed crucial to attain preparedness and sustainability. The responsibility for society’s preparedness mainly resides with local public actors. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gender roles in households : A case study on gender roles in households in northern Tanzania

    University essay from Jönköping University/HLK, Sustainable Societies (SUS)

    Author : Ottilia Lundh; [2022]
    Keywords : Case study; gender roles; Tarime; northern Tanzania; gender inequality; gender perspectives; Serengeti-Mara Ecosystem Project SEMA ; sustainable livelihoods; oppression; physical violence; female genital multination; household activities; education; gender equality.; Fallstudie; könsroller; Tarime; norra Tanzania; ojämlikhet mellan könen; genusperspektiv; Serengeti-Mara Ecosystem Project SEMA ; hållbar försörjning; förtryck; fysiskt våld; kvinnlig könsstympning; hushållsaktiviteter; utbildning; jämställdhet;

    Abstract : This case study investigates perspectives and changes in gender roles in household activities from a gender (in)equality context in Tarime, northern Tanzania. The participants in this study part-took in a previous project called the Serengeti-Mara Ecosystem Project (SEMA) which aimed to integrate gender perspectives and sustainable livelihoods in rural parts of Tarime. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Implementation of the New Engineering Contract in Australia : An Institutional Perspective

    University essay from KTH/Fastigheter och byggande

    Author : Dannie O’Brien; [2022]
    Keywords : Institutional Theory; New Engineering Contract; Risk allocation; Collaboration; Standard Form Contracts; Instititutionell teori; New Engineering Contract; samarbete; riskfördelning; standardkontrakt;

    Abstract : Current traditional delivery models used in the Australian construction industry are seen as highly bespoke and adversarial where there is an inappropriate contractual risk allocation, lack of collaboration and poor project management. With the pipeline of investment compounded with the impact that global macroeconomic trends and events (e.g. READ MORE

  4. 4. Multicriteria Decision Analysis in Wastewater Treatment

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Besluts-, risk- och policyanalys

    Author : christos chrysochoou; [2022]
    Keywords : mca; wastewater treatment; swing weigthing;

    Abstract : The wastewater industry is critical for both current and future human life. At the same time, competitive conditions of market spaces lead to technology evolution reaching continuously new frontiers. READ MORE

  5. 5. "I'LL NEVER DO INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM HERE IN TANZANIA IN MY ENTIRE LIFE" Challenges of press freedom and female journalists in mainland Tanzania

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/JMG - Inst f journalistik och masskomm

    Author : Mirja Kolttola; [2021-09-14]
    Keywords : professional identities; female journalists; Bourdieu; semi-structured interviews;

    Abstract : Purpose: The aim of the study is to reflect the perceived professional identities of female journalists in relation to investigative journalism and how much the legislative restrictions by the state change their perceived possibilities to produce journalism according to their ideals. Theory: Findings are discussed with the theory of social capital by Pierre Bourdieu. READ MORE