Essays about: "Methodological assumption"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 essays containing the words Methodological assumption.

  1. 1. Artificial Resources : An Artistic Exploration of Material Subjectivity

    University essay from Konstfack/Ädellab

    Author : Tuva Widén; [2020]
    Keywords : : Resources; Instrumentality; Fragility; Vulnerability; Care; Dependence; Empathy; Nature; Culture; Body; Subjectivity;

    Abstract : This essay investigates questions concerning the illusion of control and how a change of attitude can counteract an irreversible deterioration of our living environment. The key question is how an artistic practice can help to challenge contemporary attitudes and the assumption that the living planet is an inexhaustible and limitless resource. READ MORE

  2. 2. How Worldly is the World Digital Library? : Postcolonial Critical Discourse Analysis of the Library of Congress Subject Headings

    University essay from

    Author : Woody Oliphant; [2019]
    Keywords : Postcolonialism; Global North; Localization; KOS; LCSH; Metadata; African cultural heritage; World Digital Libra;

    Abstract : Based on previous researchers’ criticism of Euro-American bias inherent to universal analogue and digital knowledge organisation systems, this combined qualitative and quantitative postcolonial critical discourse analysis investigates the constructed meanings behind the Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) controlled vocabulary hosted by the Word Digital Library’s (WDL) metadata scheme. This is done with a sample of metadata pertaining to their African cultural heritage collection. READ MORE

  3. 3. How Worldly is the World Digital Library? : Postcolonial Critical Discourse Analysis of the Library of Congress Subject Headings

    University essay from

    Author : Woody Oliphant; [2019]
    Keywords : Postcolonialism; Global North; Localization; KOS; LCSH; Metadata; African cultural heritage; World Digital Library;

    Abstract : Based on previous researchers’ criticism of Euro-American bias inherent to universal analogue and digital knowledge organisation systems, this combined qualitative and quantitative postcolonial critical discourse analysis investigates the constructed meanings behind the Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) controlled vocabulary hosted by the Word Digital Library’s (WDL) metadata scheme. This is done with a sample of metadata pertaining to their African cultural heritage collection. READ MORE

  4. 4. Energy Policy Instrument Modeling in the Agent-Based Energy Model DiDo

    University essay from KTH/Energiteknik

    Author : Luca Lena Jansen; [2018]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This work is investigating how energy policy instruments can be depicted explicitly in DiDo, the re-gional agent-based energy transition model for the Netherlands designed by the TNO. Within DiDo the transition of the energy system is considered a result of individual transformations of the different stake-holders in the system. READ MORE

  5. 5. Eco-innovation for Economic Growth

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Edvin Johannesson; [2018]
    Keywords : eco-innovation; green growth; natural capital; cross-sectional dependence; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : As the capacity of our planet to sustain the needs of future generations is deteriorating at an unprecedented rate, the role of innovation, research and development is becoming increasingly important. While the restrictions imposed on economic growth by the environment have been extensively examined and subject to much debate, the emerging concept of eco-innovation has not gained similar attention in the literature. READ MORE