Essays about: "Dependency Theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 130 essays containing the words Dependency Theory.

  1. 1. Path dependence or policy change in the EU? : A case study on EU policy change and gender mainstreaming

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Tove Andersson; [2021]
    Keywords : Policy change; Gender mainstreaming; Historical institutionalism; Case study; Content analysis; the Single market policy; the Social policy; Path dependency;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to clarify how the Single market policy and the Social policy of the European Union has changed since the Treaty of Rome (1957) and what opportunities and/or constraints there might be for integrating gender mainstreaming within the policies.  In order to determine how the policy development affects the prospects of integrating gender mainstreaming, a case study supplemented with the method of content analysis is carried out. READ MORE

  2. 2. Queering the Growth Paradigm: A feminist critical discourse analysis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Social Studies of Gender

    Author : Franziska Stambke; [2020]
    Keywords : Degrowth; Queer Theory; Feminist Critical Discourse Analysis; European Green Deal; Hegemony; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The European Green Deal is an example of a growth-oriented environmental policy approach. However, from the perspective of Degrowth, the narrative of unlimited growth is criticized. Therefore, this thesis analyses resistant texts in reaction to the set of environmental policy initiatives proposed by the European Green Deal. READ MORE

  3. 3. Determinants of household savings : An international cross-country analysis to detect the determinants of household savings

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Handelshögskolan (from 2013)

    Author : Cajsa Fredriksson; [2020]
    Keywords : Determinants of household savings; household savings; cross-country; social security; participation rate; old-age dependency rate; panel data; OECD;

    Abstract : The purpose of this paper is to look into the determinants of household savings in an international cross-section. The focus is on the effects from social security, old-age dependency, participation rate and change in unemployment, among other variables as an addition to the disequilibrium saving hypotheses, which is the base theory for the savings function. READ MORE

  4. 4. Homeownership, the production of urban sprawl and an unexpected Nightingale

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Marvin Sommer; [2020]
    Keywords : housing studies; path dependency; critical junctures; historical institutionalism; gradual change; urbanisation; suburbanisation; Australia; Melbourne; Nightingale Housing;

    Abstract : Homeownership and suburbanisation are two sides of the same coin in the context of Australia. This thesis explores the housing system that facilitates homeownership under a framework of institutional path dependence and how that has facilitated spatial patterns of suburbanization in contemporary Melbourne. READ MORE

  5. 5. Coulomb drag in parallel nanowires

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Fasta tillståndets fysik; Lunds universitet/Fysiska institutionen

    Author : David Dai; [2020]
    Keywords : Coulomb drag; nanowire; Physics and Astronomy;

    Abstract : In this project the transport phenomenon Coulomb drag is studied in a 1D system comprised of two nanowires in parallel. Specifically, a driving current across the active wire generated a drag current in the passive wire, and we studied how Coulomb drag influenced both the driving and drag currents. READ MORE