Essays about: "Local rationale"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 essays containing the words Local rationale.

  1. 1. In Search of a Method - How to Prospectively Recognise Drift into Failure

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Pieter Schaap; [2022]
    Keywords : Drift into failure; Organisational drift; Practical drift; Societal drift; Risk perception; Dynamic Risk Model; Prospectively; Retrospect; Hindsight; Foresight; Local rationale; Collective memory; FLMU06; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The concept of this research is that by applying the proposed method, the trajectory of drift into failure can be made visible. The method itself consists of two sequential steps. For research purposes a third step is added. READ MORE

  2. 2. Decentralization - a route towards gender balance in municipal politics? Decentralization and wider women representation in municipal assemblies: evidence across countries

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Lali Dvali; [2021-11-23]
    Keywords : Women s political representation; fiscal decentralization; municipal level; gender and politics;

    Abstract : This paper explores the relationship between the level of decentralization and women's political participation in local politics. Using the OLS regression analysis I ask whether fiscal decentralization fosters more gender-balanced politics at the municipal level and whether the quality of public service serves as a mechanism through which the relationship works. READ MORE

  3. 3. Exploring the role and use of values & emotions in promoting prosocial action via Instagram

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för konst, kultur och kommunikation (K3)

    Author : Charlotte Griffiths; [2021]
    Keywords : values; emotions; prosocial; prosociality; communication for social change; C4SC; communication for development; ComDev; social media; Instagram;

    Abstract : Inspired by recent work on value-based messaging in migration-relatedcampaigning to elicit sympathy, this project explores theoretical rationale foremploying values in the field of communication for social change (C4SC),understood in its broad sense as aspiring to engender prosocial behaviour. The project is framed by the main question of how values, emotions and(prosocial) action relate to one another. READ MORE

  4. 4. Designing dialogue : Using design rationale to advise public participation

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Malmstens Linköpings universitet

    Author : Solith af Malmborg; [2021]
    Keywords : design; citizen dialogue; citizen participation; design rationale; design thinking; design attitude; public sector culture; innovation; sustainable development; urban planning; democracy; design; medborgardialog; tjänstedesign; designlogik; stadsplanering; hållbar utveckling; offentlig sektor; innovation; demokrati;

    Abstract : This thesis takes an interdisciplinary approach to research how design rationale may improve practices for participatory design in urban planning. Knowledge on sustainable development, participatory planning in public sector, design rationale and innovation are brought together to form a cohesive understanding for the matter of citizen dialogue and participation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Forecast-based Financing in Urban Informal Settlements - A Viable Disaster Risk Management Strategy?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Mads Raun; [2018]
    Keywords : Forecast-based financing; disaster risk reduction; preparedness; early action; early warning; urban informal settlements; slums; flooding; inundation; rain; Science General;

    Abstract : Rationale: Urban informal settlements are vulnerable and exposed to hazards. Weather forecasting is possible and provides a “window of opportunity” to push cash or aid to vulnerable dwellers before the disaster strikes. Forecast-based Financing is a framework, which provides this system, and it has had great success with rural pilots. READ MORE