Essays about: "Resilience"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 441 essays containing the word Resilience.

  1. 1. Resilience from within or without? : An ethnographic study of resilience mechanisms in southern Colombia

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Amanda Amigues; [2019]
    Keywords : Resilience; recovery processes; peacebuilding; post-conflict; post-disaster reconstruction; Colombia;

    Abstract : The emergence of resilience in the peacebuilding field shows an important change of paradigm and turn to the local context. So far few ethnographic research has been done to understand how resilience works locally and what are the mechanisms helping individuals to cope and recover from a crisis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Application of Circular Economy to SME Batik Dyeing and Finishing : Sustainability Vetting of Ciwaringin Batik

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Maja Harren; [2019]
    Keywords : Batik; Circular Economy; SME; Indonesia;

    Abstract : This study is part of a feasibility study conducted by the Sustainability and Resilience Company (su-re.co), and is identified within this report as the sustainability vetting. READ MORE

  3. 3. Risk, Resilience and Insurance in Sudanese Pastoralism

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Alla Safieldin; [2019]
    Keywords : Climate change adaptation; Disaster risk management; Drought; Index-based livestock insurance; Pastoralism; Risk; Resilience; Sudan; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The nomadic pastoralists of the Sahel are often identified as a group at the frontline of global climate change. Their existence in arid and semi-arid regions and their reliance on seasonal rainfall are among the factors that contribute to their vulnerability to drought and climate shocks. READ MORE

  4. 4. The inclusion of Bio-energy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) in Integrated Assessment Models: Assessing legitimacy within published climate discourses

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Guy Finkill; [2019]
    Keywords : BECCS; Discourse; Governance; IAMs; Legitimacy; Sustainable Development.;

    Abstract : This thesis assesses the discourses identified in the literature that is critical to BECCS and its inclusion in IAMs used in the construction of RCP2.6 through a Foucauldian inspired discourse analysis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Continuing peace amidst changing contexts : A Sinn Féin case study on institutional resilience

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Märta-Stina Lindqvist Käll; [2019]
    Keywords : Institutional resilience; Northern Ireland; Sinn Féin; IRA; sustainable peace building; rebel to party transformation; peace continuation; Brexit;

    Abstract : The transitioning of armed actors into political parties following a peace accord is not a new phenomenon and the debate for how we can facilitate such a transition is well explored. A grey area of the debate, however, concerns transitioned actors’ long-term commitment to peace, as relapses are known to have occurred on many occasions. READ MORE