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  1. 1. Nationalization of electricity and oil in core and periphery: Norway versus Mexico

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Johannes Wilm; [2019]
    Keywords : Norway; Mexico; nationalization; history; politics; water; oil; petrol; energy; natural resources;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to find the historical differences of nationalization in a peripheral and in a central country. I will look at and compare the development and the processes of nationalization of the petroleum and hydropower industries in Mexico and Norway and how these differed from a world system perspective. READ MORE

  2. 2. Framtidsutsikter för pastoralism på Kenyanska betesmarker

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Zebastian Cederblad; [2019]
    Keywords : Kenya; ; kenyanska betesmarker; pastoralism; zebu; boskap; landfragmentering; klimatförändringar;

    Abstract : Pastoralism är ett system där majoriteten av en individs inkomst och mat kommer från boskapsdjur. Boskapsdjurens huvudsakliga matkälla är naturligt växande bete. Pastoralism kan delas in i tre huvudtyper; nomadisk, transhuman och stillasittande. I Kenya finns variationer av alla tre. READ MORE

  3. 3. "I don't care if they put trees on it, it's still a skyscraper" Exploring activists' dissensus against Milan's urban greening and sustainability approach

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Lucia Di Paola; [2019]
    Keywords : Eco-urbanism; urban political ecology; green gentrification; right to the city; urban dissensus; sustainability science; Milan; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Eco-urbanism is today’s mainstream approach to urban greening and sustainability. This approach, however, remains disconnected from issues of social justice. As a reaction, urban political ecology (UPE) argues for greater engagement with urban activists’ dissensus as a strategy to develop more just sustainable cities. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Copenhill Crisis. The Dark Side of Planning The Greenest Waste-fired Power Plant Ever Seen

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Ulrik Kohl; [2019]
    Keywords : urban politics; power plant; neoliberal planning; iconicity; city marketing; sustainable energy; waste-to-energy; dark side of planning;

    Abstract : This thesis is about the making of a power plant. It sheds light on how neoliberal ideas shape large public investments in sustainable energy infrastructure. It tells the story of how the City of Copenhagen decided to build what was claimed to be the greenest waste-fired power plant in the world: Copenhill. READ MORE

  5. 5. Saudi Arabian State Modernization Policies versus Traditional Values

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för Mellanösternstudier

    Author : Jasser El-Sissi; [2019]
    Keywords : Saudi Arabia; Modernity; Modernisation; Traditionalism; Privatisation; Development; Progress; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis seeks to understand current Saudi Arabian political trajectories and recent reform initiatives, in relation to the traditionalist ideological roots and conservative Islamic legitimacy of the state. Methodologically based on a quantitative case study of the ‘Saudi Vision 2030’ reform project, the thesis discusses the limitations of democracy and secularization in relation to the pursuit of economic liberalization. READ MORE