Essays about: "Economic Development"

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  1. 1. Peace Without Peace? The Colombian Quest to an Everyday Without Violence

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Dominique Keizer; [2024-01-30]
    Keywords : Environmental peacebuilding; development; indigenous knowledge; socio-environmental conflicts; human right;

    Abstract : Environmental peacebuilding (EP) as a field of study has attempted to transition from Western notions of peace and development by including ecological rights. By looking at the case of the Colombian Peace Agreement 2016 that followed EP premises, this thesis aims to question the liberal approaches to human rights and peacebuilding. READ MORE

  2. 2. SOCIAL HERITAGE AS LEVERAGE: Recognising the Social Dimension of Heritage in Sustainable Urban Development

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Kajsa Lilja; [2024-01-26]
    Keywords : Sustainable cities; urban re development; social sustainability; social heritage; sense of place; public participation; power dynamics;

    Abstract : In 2015, numerous countries committed to supporting the United Nations' Agenda 2030, which aims to address global challenges such as urban growth and climate change through the Sustainable Cities and Communities goal (SDG11). During this time, experts in heritage and urban development began emphasizing the significant role that cultural heritage plays in sustainable urban development. READ MORE

  3. 3. A qualitative study of foreign aid and China’s role in economic and human development in Zambia

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Sue-Ellen Njekwa Ryberg; [2024-01-26]
    Keywords : Zambia; foreign aid; development; dependency; debt trap; Chinese loans;

    Abstract : The precedent of unrivaled lending in Zambia, to a great degree, and courtesy to the World Bank, has generated a normative and financial frame that puts forward economic prosperity as only being made manifest through lending in perpetuality. Zambia has in recent decades found itself in between both West and East spheres of power in terms of foreign aid and this has had an impact on its development. READ MORE

  4. 4. Repurposing cultural heritage: Design proposal for the Olympic Rowing stadium in Helsinki

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Jenna Hukkinen; [2024]
    Keywords : Adaptive reuse; Architecture; Transformation; Adaptive transformation; Adaptive strategies; Cultural heritage; Architectural heritage; Cultural property; Historic preservation; Sustainable development; Building conservation; Revitalization; Economic revitalization; Value assessment; Swimming pool; Simhall; Public architecture; Bath; Arkitektur; Adaptiv transformation; Kulturarv; Historiskt bevarande; Hållbar utveckling; Byggnadsvård; Värdebedömning; Olympic games; Olympiska spelen; Functionalism; Funktionalism; Modernism; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : A network of functionalist buildings and stadiums was originally designed for the 1940 Olympic games in Helsinki. Among these structures was the Rowing Stadium, which hosted the kayaking competition in 1952 after the games were postponed due to World War II. (Malmberg et al. READ MORE

  5. 5. Unpacking the Agenda 2030 Puzzle : A Critical Discourse Analysis on SDGs 8 and 10 through the lens of the Post-Development approach

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Moa Bergsten; Saga Messering; [2024]
    Keywords : Development Discourse; Critical Discourse Analysis; Post-Development Theory; Agenda 2030;

    Abstract : Agenda 2030 has reached its half-way mark, making it a highly relevant topic to examine. A critical discourse analysis (CDA) is applied through this research to identify the underlying norms and values of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), 8 (decent work and economic growth) and 10 (reduced inequalities). READ MORE