Essays about: "Trust in Authorities"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 91 essays containing the words Trust in Authorities.

  1. 1. Trust, performance, and compliance during crisis times. Longitudinal analysis of trust in authorities and performance evaluations as the predictors of compliance in crisis situations.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för journalistik, medier och kommunikation

    Author : Kaisa Malassu; [2021-07-27]
    Keywords : performance evaluations; trust in authorities; compliance; crisis management; crisis management; longitudinal analysis; logistic regression;

    Abstract : While the concepts of trust and performance often appear together in research, there seems to be little consensus on how they together relate to compliance. The purpose of this study is to examine this relationship, how it changes overtime, and to question the common idea of trust being one of the main predictors of compliance in crisis situations, suggesting that performanceevaluations might play a bigger role than often thought. READ MORE

  2. 2. "Un-masking the Mask-Issue". Examining People´s Meaning-Making Processes and Risk-Cultural Norms regarding Facemasks.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för journalistik, medier och kommunikation

    Author : Tim Arasimowicz; [2021-07-27]
    Keywords : Facemasks; Efficiency; Communication; Media diets; COVID-19; Sensemaking; Meaning-Making; Noticing; Acting; Risk Culture; Trust in Authorities; Anticipation; Accountability; Framing;

    Abstract : While most of the world quickly came to terms with covering their noses and mouths in crowded places, people in Sweden have mostly gone without, riding buses and metros, shopping for groceries, and going to school maskless, with only a few rare souls have covered up (Novus, 2021). Officials from the Swedish Public Health Authority (PHA) have repeatedly argued that masks are not effective enough at limiting the spread of the virus to warrant mass use, insisting it is more important to respect social distancing and handwashing recommendations. READ MORE

  3. 3. How a decentralized peer-to-peer based private contact discovery system performs depending on user base size and network performance

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Martin Fagerlund; Adam Melander; [2021]
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    Abstract : Internet privacy and security has become more discussed in public in recent years. Decentralization is a technique that removes trust in central authorities by distributing authority across a network of nodes. But it comes with challenges. READ MORE

  4. 4. THE SUBALTERNS SING : MUSIC, AGENCY, AND THE POLITICS OF LIFE DURING THE EBOLA EPIDEMIC IN WEST AFRICA

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Amat Jeng; [2021]
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    Abstract : The Ebola epidemic in 2014 was framed as the most serious humanitarian crisis that West Africa has faced since the beginning of this millennium. In Liberia and Sierra Leone, two countries that had just come out of civil wars less than twelve years ago, were the most affected. READ MORE

  5. 5. The effects of 'going local' during the planning process for onshore wind power development

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Wessel Verelzen; [2021]
    Keywords : onshore wind power development; neighbourhood planning; social acceptance; land-use planning;

    Abstract : In 2015 a Written Ministerial Statement (WMS) expanded the Localism Act in England which effectively gave neighbourhoods the power to decide on onshore wind power development in their area. By doing so, the planning process for such development ‘went local’. READ MORE