Essays about: "Fire Governance"

Found 5 essays containing the words Fire Governance.

  1. 1. Reaching Those ‘Out-of-Reach’: An Explorative Case-Study of Fire Prevention in Vulnerable Urban Communities within Copenhagen.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Riskhantering (CI)

    Author : Aron Fransson; [2021]
    Keywords : Fire Prevention; Fire Rescue Services; Risk Communication; Fire Governance; Urban Vulnerable Communities; Community Risk Reduction; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Considering the nature of vulnerability to fires and at-risk groups, the issue is arguably a social problem where spatial analysis has allowed for a greater context, beyond the individual, to be analyzed. Furthermore, reports from fire rescue services of local safety concerns and the convergence of interest between different stakeholders has made communities disposition to fire safety increasingly relevant. READ MORE

  2. 2. Out of the dump, into the fire. An analysis of governance challenges in transitioning to a sustainable waste management system in Greenland

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Martina Louise Friis Ravn; [2021]
    Keywords : sustainable waste management; governance modes; co-production theory; institutional sociocultural dimensions; sustainbility science; Greenlamd; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : A transformation of the waste management system in Greenland has begun in 2020 to solve environ-mental, health and technical issues of landfilling and incineration. This thesis poses the question whether the new system is tackling the challenges of the current system. READ MORE

  3. 3. It's only natural : assessing the framing of the 2019/20 Australian bushfires

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Lauren Tropeano; [2020]
    Keywords : bushfire; Australia; frames; governance; sustainability science; political ecology; human nature relationships; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Bushfires in Australia have long been rhetorically painted in dark overtones, representing nature’s onslaught on the human realm. Yet they are a phenomenon juxtaposing both darkness and light – chiaroscuro; using the unprecedented 2019/20 bushfire season as a case study, this thesis demonstrates how exploring the political ecology of disaster can open windows into the nature of our world extending beyond the burnt bush alone. READ MORE

  4. 4. Democracy in an era of liberalism : An analysis of the democratization process in Tunisia after the Jasmin Revolution

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Malin Jedrom; [2016]
    Keywords : Tunisia; democracy; democratization; liberal democracy; human rights; inclusion; equality; agonistic pluralism; deliberative democracy; Robert A. Dahl; Chantal Mouffe; Seyla Benhabib;

    Abstract : The Jasmin Revolution in Tunisia began at the end of 2010. Mohamed Bouazizi set himself on fire in protest against the corrupt police officials that had forced him to pay bribes in order to run his business. His protest became the symbol for the revolution that followed. READ MORE

  5. 5. A new better future? : A qualitative study of the governmental system in the city of Arkhangelsk, Russia.

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Marina Pirogovskaya; [2010]
    Keywords : Mayor; city manager; mayor municipal government; city manager government; bureaucracy; new public management; efficiency; effectiveness;

    Abstract : Municipal government is responsible for public safety, maintenance of city streets and parks, wastewater treatment, trash removal, fire and rescue services, public transportation, and other essential services which mean that it plays a big role in the life of the city and its citizens. The efficiency of the work of the municipality largely depends on the work of its top management. READ MORE