Essays about: "SOCIETIES"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 915 essays containing the word SOCIETIES.

  1. 1. Relation Between Legitimacy and Adoption of CSR Practices

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Michelle Riedenfalk; Fanny Wetter; [2022-02-16]
    Keywords : corporate social responsibility; practice adoption; legitimacy; multinational corporations; local society; global society;

    Abstract : The interest to incorporate CSR in operational business has in recent time grown within companies. For MNCs, this means that CSR needs to be incorporated in all subsidiary units around the world. READ MORE

  2. 2. "30 million women rejected me" - a narrative analysis of perpetrators of gendered mass murders

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi; Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Tova Wedding; [2022]
    Keywords : mass murder; misogyny; narrative criminology; hegemonic masculinity; homosociality; male entitlement; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis examines how perpetrators of misogynistic mass murder utilise narrative and storytelling to make meaning of their violent acts towards women. This thesis is hereby an attempt to understand gendered mass violence, and its narrative resources that precede and promote such actions, as part of a wider, misogynist culture centered on a denial of the existence of patriarchal societies and oppression of women. READ MORE

  3. 3. Local Public Actors’ Flood Risk Perceptions and the Connection to Flood Risk Management : A Comparative Case Study of the Municipalities of Karlstad and Kristinehamn

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Frida Jansson; [2022]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Risk Perception; Flooding; Disaster Risk Reduction; Risk Management; Cultural Theory of Risk;

    Abstract : The frequency and severity of floods have increased due to climate change and achieving successful disaster risk reduction is deemed crucial to attain preparedness and sustainability. The responsibility for society’s preparedness mainly resides with local public actors. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Role of Religion in Development Cooperation with Focus on Resilience Building

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Reem Al-Jebzi; [2022]
    Keywords : Resilience; spirituality; faith; religion in development; faith actors; spiritual capital; social capital; INGOs; development cooperation.;

    Abstract : The lack of consensus and consistency in defining and integrating the role of religion in development cooperation as well as in resilience building agendas undermines the Global Development Agenda and the effectiveness of interventions being implemented in the Global South. This research examines international development and aid organizations’ resilience frameworks and concepts, such as the ACT Church of Sweden, Oxfam, Lutheran World Relief, Islamic Relief Worldwide, and Baha’i International Community. READ MORE

  5. 5. Assessing the Practical Use of an Integrated Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation Approach: A Case Study on Bangladesh

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Pim Roupé; [2022]
    Keywords : Disaster Risk Reduction; Climate Change Adaptation; Disaster Management; Climate Change; Natural Hazards; Resilience;

    Abstract : The ambition of this thesis is to fulfill two aims. The first aim is theory development, by presenting a theoretical framework where climate change adaptation (CCA) and disaster risk reduction (DRR) are combined. The second aim is empirical, where the theoretical framework is used to analyze an example of DRR with an ambition to include CCA. READ MORE