Essays about: "Los Angeles"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 essays containing the words Los Angeles.

  1. 1. Analysis of vehicle route choice during incidents

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Kommunikations- och transportsystemLinköpings universitet/Tekniska fakulteten; Linköpings universitet/Kommunikations- och transportsystemLinköpings universitet/Tekniska fakulteten

    Author : Joakim Janmyr; Daniel Wadell; [2018]
    Keywords : Route choice; Map matching; Route set generation; GPS traffic observations; Inferring paths from GPS observations;

    Abstract : The use of GPS observations for investigating routing behaviors can be a good alternative to using more traditional traffic simulation models. In this paper, a method for inferring paths from GPS observations is proposed. Further, a route set generation algorithm is implemented. READ MORE

  2. 2. “To shape God, Shape Self”: The Political Manipulation of the Human Body and Reclamation of Space in Octavia E. Butler’s The Parable of the Sower

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Lisa James; [2018]
    Keywords : Butler; human body; space; society; Contemporary America; literature; dystopia; Los Angeles; Southern California; ecology; global warming; sociopolitics; gender; stereotypes; race; ethnicity; stagnation; patriarchy; female voice; hysteria; feminist studies; social reform; movement; migration; nomadology; Octavia Butler; empathy; sympathy; Parable of the Sower; hyperempathy;

    Abstract : This paper considers the role of the human body in Octavia E. Butler’s The Parable of the Sower and the way it interacts with defined space to stage expressive forms of political opposition. READ MORE

  3. 3. Defying marginality from the Third Space: A case study of Salvadorans in Los Angeles, California

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Lynn Kovitch; [2018]
    Keywords : Marginality; Diaspora; The Third Space; Collective Action; Salvadoran;

    Abstract : This study focuses on the Salvadoran diaspora, by implementing the concepts of marginality, collective action and the Third Space together with hybridity theory. Characteristics of marginality faced by the diaspora and methods used to defy them are explored, through a qualitative analysis of previously published research. READ MORE

  4. 4. Body Remains a Difference : Representation of Gender in Four Newspapers' Reporting on the 2016 Olympic Games

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Joel Olsson; [2016]
    Keywords : language and gender; representation; media coverage; Olympic Games; modifiers;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates how male and female athletes competing in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro were portrayed in two British and two American newspapers (The Daily Telegraph, The Independent, Los Angeles Times and The Washington Post). It also examines how the total amount of coverage was distributed between athletes of each gender. READ MORE

  5. 5. Shifting the Food System Paradigm - A Case Study of Food Purchasing in Los Angeles

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Louise Klintner; Johan Fred; [2015]
    Keywords : sustainability; cross-sector collaborations; NGOs; sustainable food systems; coordination mechanisms; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Malnourishment, food insecurity, food swamps and obesity. These are only a few of the detrimental effects of the current food system, a product of industrialization and path dependence within unsustainable practices. READ MORE