Essays about: "Sustainability Science"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 598 essays containing the words Sustainability Science.

  1. 1. “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

  2. 2. Consumer Welfare and the European Commission

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Nicolas Pershaf; [2022]
    Keywords : Consumer welfare; European Commission; Sustainability; Digital Markets; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This essay aims to answer several questions: how is consumer welfare defined in economics and by the Commission, how has the role of the concept evolved throughout the history of the Commission’s competition policy, and how do the modern problems of digital markets and sustainability affect the role of consumer welfare? It can first be stated that there exists a clear definition and a way to measure consumer welfare in economic theory. In short, it is the difference between what consumers would have been willing to pay for a good and what they actually had to pay. READ MORE

  3. 3. Green is the New Black: Understanding Current and Prospective Pro-Environmental Activities in Ritual and Practice on Death

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Amber Golding; [2022]
    Keywords : death; pro-environmental; bereavement sector; ritual; practice; Sweden; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Niche pro-environmental innovations in death practices are gaining attention from sector and public stakeholders but can be sidelined due to lack of ritual and practice to support their implementation. The way death practices are conducted in Sweden is examined using transdisciplinary research methods and the multi-level perspective to understand which niche innovations have and have not been incorporated into the regimes which contribute to the bereavement sector and subsequent landscape of Swedish culture. READ MORE

  4. 4. Can Universal Basic Income be a Sustainable Welfare instrument? A systematic literature review analysing implementations in eight countries and perceptions of Universal Basic Income since 2015

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Sophia Roller; [2022]
    Keywords : sustainability science; planetary boundaries; global inequality; fair distribution; social security; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The current climate crisis together with growing global inequality requires a transformation of the economic systems. Sustainable Welfare is an emerging concept in which the welfare system seeks to meet everyone’s basic needs while staying within the planetary boundaries and decoupling the welfare-growth nexus. READ MORE

  5. 5. Birth in Power, Case study of homebirth in France and its link to sustainability

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Gabrielle Artus; [2022]
    Keywords : Homebirth; Ecofeminism; Empowerment; Nature; Animality; Sustainability Science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : If homebirth can offer better outcomes than hospital-birth why do so few French women make this choice? The literature review on birth in France shows an increasing critique of overmedicalization. Through an Ecofeminist approach, conducting a qualitative questionnaire and interviews I found women choosing homebirth seek intimacy, respect and to avoid fear-based protocols and hospitals' violence. READ MORE