Essays about: "Political Ecology Theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 52 essays containing the words Political Ecology Theory.

  1. 1. Climate on the Horizon?: Gothenburg dockworkers’ framings of their political horizon regarding climate change

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Jakob Gometz; [2022-01-18]
    Keywords : Labour Environmentalism; Critical Materialism; Frame Analysis; Critical Theory; Ecological Marxism; Environmental Labour Studies;

    Abstract : The climate is rapidly warming, and this has triggered a global trend in mobilisation against climate change. Due to workers’ unique position within the capitalist mode of production the interest in the potential for labour mobilisation against climate change is growing. READ MORE

  2. 2. Looking into the black box: The roles of development workers in enhancing climate resilience and gender equality for ethnic minority women through the EmPower project in Vietnam

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Hong Hanh Nguyen; [2022-01-18]
    Keywords : feminist political ecology; development workers; climate change; gender equality; ethnic minorities; Vietnam;

    Abstract : The climate change-gender nexus has increasingly become the arena in which adaptation interventions take place. One such intervention is the EmPower program in the Asia-Pacific region by UN Women and UNEP. This research is a case study on how one program component on women’s renewable energy entrepreneurship is implemented in Vietnam. READ MORE

  3. 3. Dystopian Narratives:Testing Qualitative Story Completion Method with Theory from Degrowth

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Michelle Appelros; [2022]
    Keywords : Story Completion; Method; Degrowth; Climate crisis; Decolonization of the Imaginary; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In the global north, we seem well informed of the pending climate crisis, but despite criticism of un-sustainability, it seems as if we lack alternatives to eco-modernist solutions. Although not unproblematic, degrowth and other alternatives do exist, but are somehow non-existing in the public debate. READ MORE

  4. 4. TIME FOR SHIFT CHANGE IN THE FABRIC OF EXISTENCE Exploring the role of darkness and artificial light for humans and biodiversity

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för ekonomi och samhälle

    Author : Maya Strömgren; [2021-06-23]
    Keywords : Darkness; artificial light; light pollution; biodiversity; human- non-human relations; all-ecology; non-representational theory; Mörker; artificiellt ljus; ljusföroreningar; biodiversitet; människa-natur relationer; all-ekologi; non-representational theory;

    Abstract : This thesis departs from the loss of biodiversity due to artificial light at night. The diurnal human has taken over all hours of the day instead of the natural light once, meaning that space and time have become limited for the nocturnal living species. READ MORE

  5. 5. "Are we keeping everyone safe from disasters?" A qualitative case study on how the IFRC promotes an intersectional understanding of gender within disaster risk reduction projects for resilience

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Elin Boström; [2021]
    Keywords : Resilience; disaster risk reduction; intersectionality; gender; IFRC.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Following the increasing number of climatic shocks and disasters, the poor and most vulnerable are disproportionately affected as their already exposed situation becomes further worsened. The gendered impacts of climate disasters have demonstrated how women and girls vulnerable position is exacerbated in relation to existing socio-cultural norms and inequalities, making them one of the most vulnerable groups to disasters and climatic shocks. READ MORE