Essays about: "Governmentality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 123 essays containing the word Governmentality.

  1. 1. Carbon Storylines : The discursive struggle over carbon offsets as a decarbonization pathway in the Swedish Climate Policy Framework

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Miljöförändring

    Author : Sandra Ideskär; [2021]
    Keywords : Carbon Offsets; Storyline; Argumentative Discourse Analysis; Policy Discourse;

    Abstract : This study addresses discourses and how they affect climate policy, through the example of carbon offsets as a tool to reach domestic emissions reductions in the Swedish Climate Policy Framework. An interpretation of Maarten Hajer’s argumentative discourse analysis is applied to understand the ideas and arguments that inform the policy debate on carbon offsets as a supplementary measure in this policy process. READ MORE

  2. 2. The (im)possible and (un)desirable climate politics

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Linn Brolin; [2021]
    Keywords : The European Green Deal; Climate Change; Climate Politics; Neoliberalism; Governmentality; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The purpose of the study is to examine how the European Green Deal shapes and constrains what is considered possible and desirable in order to tackle the climate crisis. More specifically, the objective is to expose its underlying assumptions, interrogate what is taken for granted and left unproblematic. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ideologies Mediating Brands Taking a Political Stance: A Socio-cultural Perspective on How Consumers Draw from Different Ideologies in their Meaning-making of Brands that Take a Political Stance

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Maria Agustina Carbone; Agnes Ýr Pétursdóttir; [2021]
    Keywords : Consumer Culture Theory; Socio-cultural Perspective; Political Consumerism; Ideology; Responsibilization; Consumer Resistance; Governmentality.; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : We aim to enhance the understanding of how consumers draw from different ideologies in their meaning-making of brands taking a political stance. This research used a qualitative approach, more specifically, a case-based approach and netnography. READ MORE

  4. 4. The creation of a democratic food certification : How the Slow Food Participatory Guarantee System attempts to defend local food systems and traditions

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Greta Borrelli; [2021]
    Keywords : Participatory Guarantee System; Food certifications; Food standards; Organic movement; Organic certification; Slow Food; Presidia project; Biocultural heritage; Food heritage; Traditional food knowledge; Governmentality; Empowerment;

    Abstract : This thesis explores if and how an alternative certification system for agricultural products, the Participatory Guarantee System (PGS), could support small-scale farmers to preserve and promote biocultural and food heritage, linked to the landscape they inhabit, their identity as farmers and traditional knowledge. The PGS has been identified by Slow Food as an efficient low-cost and local 'bottom-up' quality assurance system, in order to develop their Presidia project and to re-embed agricultural productions within their traditional socio-ecological contexts. READ MORE

  5. 5. Finnish Governmentality Investigated : Comparison of the Labor Market Policies in Two Government Programs

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialhögskolan

    Author : Pia Vähämaa; [2021]
    Keywords : Governmentality; Neoliberalization; Power; Unemployment; Welfare; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This comparative document analysis looks at the governmentality of the Finnish labor market policies (LMP’s). This study compares Sipilä’s and Marin’s government programs to see if there are differences. The focus is on depicting neoliberalization and power relations in the policies while investigating the framing of unemployment. READ MORE