Essays about: "Localism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 essays containing the word Localism.

  1. 1. Who are the locals? : Portrayal of local actors in localisation

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Clara van den Bos; [2021]
    Keywords : localisation; local; critical localism; eurocentrism;

    Abstract : In recent years localisation has risen on the agenda in the humanitarian sector. It is seen to have great deal of benefits including being more cost efficient, more sensitive to culture and context and offers quicker responses. READ MORE

  2. 2. Lokalproducerade livsmedel och bygdegemenskap : en studie om hur kommuntjänstepersoner och lantbrukare i Vingåkers kommun förhåller sig till närproducerat och ekologisk produktion

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Viktor Rombrant; [2021]
    Keywords : lokalism; lokalproducerat; närproducerat; hållbarhet; bygdegemenskap;

    Abstract : Enligt Sveriges nationella livsmedelsstrategi ska den totala livsmedelsproduktionen i Sverige öka. Strategin ska bland annat bidra till att närproducerade- och ekologiska livsmedel ökar. Bland målen i livsmedelsstrategin finns också ett mål om att 60 procent av maten som serveras inom kommunala verksamheter ska vara ekologisk till 2030. READ MORE

  3. 3. The effects of 'going local' during the planning process for onshore wind power development

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Wessel Verelzen; [2021]
    Keywords : onshore wind power development; neighbourhood planning; social acceptance; land-use planning;

    Abstract : In 2015 a Written Ministerial Statement (WMS) expanded the Localism Act in England which effectively gave neighbourhoods the power to decide on onshore wind power development in their area. By doing so, the planning process for such development ‘went local’. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hong Kong in Transition : The Hong Kong identity and value change in relation to the pro-democracy protests of 2003-2020

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Jessika Larsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Hong Kong; Identity; Localism; Democracy; Protests; Social movement; China;

    Abstract : The importance of protecting democracy and free speech in the world has never been moreparamount than in a time like now, when pro-democracy and independence movements areon the rise and democracy is declining. The aim of this thesis is to investigate the potentialstrengthening of the local identity in Hong Kong in relation to the 21st centurypro-democratic protests and the postmaterialist generation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Impacts of COVID-19 on the Relationships Between Local and International Humanitarian Actors: The Case of Lebanon and the 4 August 2020 Beirut Port Explosions

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Jonathan Self; [2021]
    Keywords : localisation; localization; local; international; humanitarian action; Lebanon; Beirut; inequality; aid worker; wage disparity; COVID-19; civil society; Non-Governmental Organizations; Critical Localism; Humanitarian Funding; Remote Management;

    Abstract : This thesis analyzes the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on relationships between international and local humanitarian actors responding to the 4 August 2020 Beirut Port Explosion. The concepts of “the local”, localization, inequality, and remote management provide a theoretical framework for this analysis. READ MORE