Essays about: "Social Sciences"

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  1. 1. Our transition - a cross-sectional comparison of sustainability transition initiatives in Denmark

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Jonas Boye Konggaard; [2021]
    Keywords : Sustainability science; transition initiatives; transformative capacity; Assessment framework; impact evaluation; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Sustainability transition initiatives are crucial in tackling global sustainability challenges but evaluations of their impacts are to a large extent lacking. This is a problem as it leads to uncertainty of their actual contributions which is a hindrance for public and political support. READ MORE

  2. 2. Exploring Connections within Documented-non-European Immigrants' Social Networks and the Influence of the Connections in Labour Market Integration, Lund-Sweden

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

    Author : Doerte Cudjoe-Teye; [2021]
    Keywords : Documented-Non-European Immigrants; Labour Market Integration; Immigrants Social Networks; Social Capital; Networks of Connections; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the labour integration of documented-non-European immigrants into the Swedish labour market through their immigrants' networks. Most documented-non-European immigrants face labour integration challenges due to the lack of specific labour skills. READ MORE

  3. 3. Be better than nationalism: overcoming economic inequality for international solidarity. Using social movement theory to deconstruct the cultural ideology of the Alternative for Germany

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Lisa Neidl; [2021]
    Keywords : Economic Inequality; International Solidarity; Social Movement Theory; Sustainability Science; Alternative for Germany AfD ; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis advocates for the evaluation of current sociopolitical conflicts through the lens of social movement theory, as a decisive path to deconstruct the premises of the German right-wing party Alternative for Germany (Alternative für Deutschland, AfD). The party is conceptualized as an institutionalized social movement, which is insufficiently answering public material grievances caused by economic inequality with the cultural response of nationalistic solidarity. READ MORE

  4. 4. Lean warehousing: A case study of a Greek warehouse

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för service management och tjänstevetenskap

    Author : Theodoros Tziatzios; [2021]
    Keywords : Key Words: lean; wastes; lean warehousing; warehousing; 5s lean tool.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Abstract Purpose: The purpose of this study is to firstly identify and illustrate the problems within a selected warehouse. This dissertation is based on the 5s lean tool and also aims to develop solutions in order the warehouse to work in a more efficient way. READ MORE

  5. 5. Borders, visions and regions. The cross-border governance capacity of the Øresund Region. How to improve influence of cross-border regions

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

    Author : Jens Bjørn Gefke Grelck; [2021]
    Keywords : Øresund; cross-border regions; Greater Copenhagen; governance capacity; rescaling; institutional reorganization; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In recent years, cross-border regions have been challenged by multiple levels governance creating barriers rather than solutions to support cross-border spaces. This study aims at inquiring how the role of cross-border regions is changing in relation to their governance capacity. READ MORE