Essays about: "Land rights"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 189 essays containing the words Land rights.

  1. 1. Gendering Ethnicity : Colonialism and Structural Violence in the Swedish 1928 Reindeer Grazing Act

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper (KV)

    Author : Alva Blomkvist; [2022]
    Keywords : Swedish colonialism; Reindeer Grazing Act; Sámi; Sápmi; gender; violence;

    Abstract : This thesis examines how the gendering of ethnicity in the Swedish Reindeer Grazing Act of 1928 (RBL 1928) was part of a colonial structure of violence. The research context in which this thesis places itself is in the intersection of previous scholarship on the colonial interest in controlling Indigenous marriage, and scholarship on Swedish colonial history in Sápmi. READ MORE

  2. 2. Defending the Defenders: International Protection for Local Human Rights Defenders in the Global South

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Timothy Lincoln Reeves Jr; [2022]
    Keywords : Human Rights Defenders Global South International Regional Human Rights Systems Attacks violations Protection; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Local human rights defenders play a significant role in the realization and enjoyment of human rights. Working alone or in association with others, they peacefully advocate for and promote fundamental freedoms and human rights for themselves and for their fellow citizens. READ MORE

  3. 3. The end of the timber frontier in northern Sweden : early logging, natural forests and the frontier concept

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Ecology and Management

    Author : Alice Cosatti; [2022]
    Keywords : timber frontier; Northern Sweden; Tjeggelvas nature reserve; Piteälven; Norrbotten; high-grading;

    Abstract : The Fennoscandian forests experienced drastic changes in the 19th century. The high demand for timber during the European industrialization pushed the timber companies towards increasingly remote forest landscapes for resource extraction. READ MORE

  4. 4. Destruction in Paradise: Using the capabilities approach to assess the causes of marine debris in the Bahamas -The case of Hurricane Dorian and informal settlements in the Abaco Islands

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Greta Simonaviciute; [2022]
    Keywords : marine debris; capabilities approach; informal housing; disaster impact index; sustainable development; the Bahamas; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Marine debris is a major threat to wildlife and human health. This study examines the socioeconomic vulnerability of informal housing as arguably one of the main drivers of the abundance of marine debris in the aftermath of a tropical cyclone. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sustainability for whom? : A study on Sami perspectives on inclusion and rights within sustainable development in Sweden

    University essay from Jönköping University/Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation

    Author : Louise Håkansson; Amanda Lundberg; [2022]
    Keywords : sustainability; sustainable development; green transition; green colonialism; decolonial theories; colonial governmentality; Sami; Sami people; Sápmi; Sami rights; Indigenous peoples; Indigenous rights; hållbarhet; hållbar utveckling; grön omställning; grön kolonialism; dekoloniala teorier; colonial; governmentality; samer; Sápmi; samiska rättigheter; urfolk; urfolksrättigheter;

    Abstract : The Sami in Sweden have lived on and managed their lands since time immemorial. The strong connection to the environment and nature has given them centuries of knowledge that is still applicable to this day. With the help of their ancestral knowledge the Sami have preserved their Indigenous land. READ MORE