Essays about: "Social Sciences"

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  1. 1. Understanding views on sufficient clothing consumption: Using Q methodology

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Katla Eiríksdóttir; [2022]
    Keywords : Sufficiency; consumer perceptions; clothing consumption; social practice theory; Q methodology; Social Sciences; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Overconsumption of clothes is a global environmental and social problem, where 80 billion new clothing is produced each year. Efficiency measures have focused on improving resource efficiency on the production side and improving clothing care on the consumer side. However, literature shows that these measures are not enough. READ MORE

  2. 2. “The forest is gone bit by bit" - Deforestation and its impacts on indigenous communities in Prey Lang, Cambodia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Marie Theresa Jürgensen; [2022]
    Keywords : Kuy indigenous people; resource frontiers; frontiers of existence; Prey Lang; Cambodia; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Globally, deforestation is occurring at staggering rates and causing tremendous impacts on the planet. Indigenous people, in particular, have long depended on the forest, and their beliefs and ways of life are highly affected by the changes occurring around them. READ MORE

  3. 3. Mapping Resilience The role of agency and technological novelty in facing crises

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

    Author : Marco Dal Monte; [2022]
    Keywords : Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The present thesis aims to describe the role of resilience in recovering from a systemic shock in peripheral regions. To do so literature review and a theoretical framework is assessed, for then taking into consideration an empirical case. READ MORE

  4. 4. Strategic Planning for Climate Adaptation - a case study of Åre municipality

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Kajsa Kronkvist; [2022]
    Keywords : Climate change adaptation; municipal planning processes; landslide risk management; mountain tourist destinations; Social Sciences; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Åre municipality, a well-known skiing resort in Sweden, has been classified as a primary risk area for landslides, due to a combination of global warming and increased pressure from expansion. The purpose of this study is to explore options to strengthen climate adaptation planning and reduce vulnerability in Åre. READ MORE

  5. 5. As Good as it Sounds? The Regularization and Economic Integration of Venezuelan Migrants in Colombia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Alice Antoniou; [2022]
    Keywords : Regularization Policies; Economic Integration of Migrants; Forced Migration; Venezuelan Migrants; Labor Market Access; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The regularization of forcibly displaced migrants is promoted by NGOs and intergovernmental organizations as a good practice in migration policy. Regularization of forcibly displaced migrants increases their protection, facilitates their access to necessary services, increases their resiliency, and provides access to the formal labor market. READ MORE