Essays about: "Social sciences"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 4867 essays containing the words Social sciences.

  1. 1. Identifying Power Structures in a Municipal Network: The Decision-making Process Behind Buying Ängelholm-Helsingborg Airport

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

    Author : Otto Nieminen; Emma Susanna Tapaninen; [2021]
    Keywords : Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Small regional airports are known to be economically unsustainable. When the previous private owner of Ängelholm-Helsingborg Airport announced their intention to shut the airport down, seven municipalities in northwestern Skåne decided to buy it. READ MORE

  2. 2. Fill your belly not your bin: An action research project to reduce food waste at Kunskapsskolan in Trelleborg, Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Gyeong Jeong Min; Silvia Mugnaini; [2021]
    Keywords : Food waste; School canteens; Sustainability education; Three Spheres of Transformation framework; Sustainability science; Sweden; Trelleborg; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : School canteens have been identified as a unique case to address food waste due to their dual role: on one hand as big generators of food waste and on the other as settings to deliver education to reduce it. This thesis applies action research methodology to a collaborative project with a school called Kunskapsskolan in Trelleborg, Sweden, attempting to reduce food waste. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. "More than Books", Creating Library Services During COVID-19: A Case From Sweden

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

    Author : Ruth Isleny Bedoya Lopez; [2021]
    Keywords : Service creation; practice theory; cultural management; library management; value creation; crisis management; public libraries; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to enhance the existing knowledge about cultural management and expanding its scope to discussing service creation in times of COVID-19 from a practice perspective, using public libraries as an example. There is extensive research on public libraries focusing on service encounters, service experience, service quality, place-making processes, and digitalization of library services. READ MORE

  5. 5. Lost in Thoughts - A Quantitative Study About Repetitive Thinking, Gaze Behavior and Experiences of Distress

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Bahar Masooda Ahmadi; Ebba Olsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Repetitive negative thinking; rumination; worry; eye-tracking; gaze behavior; looking at nothing; recall; repetitivt negativt tänkande; ruminering; oro; ögonspårning; blickbeteende; återkallning; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The purpose of the present study was to investigate if and how repetitive negative thinking (RNT) influences the level of experienced distress during recall of images of neutral and negative content, and how such effects might be modulated by gaze behavior. Another aim was to study whether RNT and image content influences participants’ gaze behavior. READ MORE