Essays about: "Power"

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  1. 1. "Can you help me top-up my mobile data?"

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Kadesiree Thossaphonpaisan; [2019-08-08]
    Keywords : migrant domestic workers; virtual mobility; Facebook; gendered mobility; ICTs;

    Abstract : In the globalised world, it is evident that mobile phones have the potential to empower migrant workers by making them feel more connected and providing access to information and services. Additionally, connecting to the Internet means not only social connection but also collective actions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Do Swedish Firms Pay Their Boards Excessive Compensation? - A study on the economic determinants and effects of excessive board compensation among Swedish firms

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Karin Bengtsson; Erica Wollin Björk; [2019-08-08]
    Keywords : Determinants of Board Compensation; Excessive; Chairman; Member; Corporate Governance; Agency Theory; Ownership; Performance; Risk;

    Abstract : MSc in Accounting and Financial Management.... READ MORE

  3. 3. Controversy over Västlänken

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Samuel Gök; [2019-08-08]
    Keywords : infrastructure; facility siting; sense of place; power; rationality; democracy;

    Abstract : This study explores the negative citizenry response to the infrastructure project known as Västlänken, a railway tunnel in central Gothenburg. The project has turned into a controversial conflict with political and public ramifications. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Two-Year Trap

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Regina Mattsson; [2019-08-08]
    Keywords : marriage migration; gendered citizenship; intimate partner violence; structural violence;

    Abstract : Marriage migration contests the normative boundaries of marriage and is therefore becoming object to vast regulations. The Swedish Alien Act’s two-year rule is one such regulation, that is implemented to weed out “fraudulent marriages” among marriage migrants. READ MORE

  5. 5. Degrowth in Swedish Climate Politics

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Andrine Allansson; [2019-08-08]
    Keywords : climate change; consumption; degrowth; economy; growth; politics; technology;

    Abstract : Climate change is one of the most pressing problems of the contemporary world and has lead to a number of global agreements aimed at solving the situation. In doing so, sustainable development and economic growth are usually the promoted solutions, with the argument that it will lead to increased well-being and environmental protection. READ MORE