Essays about: "Trade unions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 62 essays containing the words Trade unions.

  1. 1. Nationalization of electricity and oil in core and periphery: Norway versus Mexico

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Johannes Wilm; [2019]
    Keywords : Norway; Mexico; nationalization; history; politics; water; oil; petrol; energy; natural resources;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to find the historical differences of nationalization in a peripheral and in a central country. I will look at and compare the development and the processes of nationalization of the petroleum and hydropower industries in Mexico and Norway and how these differed from a world system perspective. READ MORE

  2. 2. Throughflow Study on Bleeding for Part Load Compressor Operation

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för teknikvetenskap och matematik

    Author : Simon Hedkvist; [2019]
    Keywords : Compressor; Minimum environmental load; Aerodynamic; Throughflow; Stability; Bleeding;

    Abstract : The transition of the European energy grid to renewable energy sources is increasing the demand for back-up capacity with high flexibility. Current fossil fuel plants are continuously being forced into part load operation, where they are limited by pollution regulations that dictate their minimum environmental load, MEL. READ MORE

  3. 3. Civil Society Participation in EU Social Policy: A More Social EU with the Civil Society? A Case Study on the European Pillar of Social Rights

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Leyla Mammadli; [2019]
    Keywords : Key words: civil society; EU; social policy; EPSR; mobilization; political opportunity structure; framing process; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Traditionally, the role of the civil society in the EU policy-making has been week in comparison with the business associations and trade unions who are the social partners of the EU. However, this weakness forced the civil society to unite under a common network, which became to be known as Social Platform. READ MORE

  4. 4. ‘Hambi bleibt!’ - Securitizing the Environment - A case study of discursive threat-construction surrounding the Hambach Forest

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Lisa Becker; [2019]
    Keywords : securitization; environment; civil society actors; Hambach Forest; bottom-up approach; discourse analysis;

    Abstract : Although issues linked to global environmental change and its role within peace, conflict and security have been subject to social and political controversy for years, they are still not sufficiently respected by energy companies, trade unions, national governments and international institutions alike. Through applying the tools of a single instrumental case study linked to the application of discourse analysis I, this study explores the process of securitization of the environment in the extraordinary case of the resistance and occupation surrounding the Hambach Forest, thereby countering the widely held assumption that collective action aimed at radically changing existing structures is not possible. READ MORE

  5. 5. Youth and trade unions - case study in a post-conflict country as Colombia

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Marcia Munoz; [2018]
    Keywords : trade unions; youth; Colombia;

    Abstract : This paper aims to explain how interpretations and perception of unionsdiffer depending on the age of the audience as well as identifying what kind of development ideas and visions are detectable in union communication and practices. The paper also examines to which extent unionstriesto rejuvenate themselves and how they relate with gender issues. READ MORE