Essays about: "Worldviews"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 52 essays containing the word Worldviews.

  1. 1. Men, Machos and Masculinity – A Qualitative Study on how Bolivian Women’s Organizations Approach Gender and Masculinities

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

    Author : Charlotte Pedersen; [2020]
    Keywords : feminism; indigeneity; masculinity norms; hegemonic masculinity; patriarchy; gender equality; machismo; decolonial feminism; new masculinities; Bolivia.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This paper examines understandings of gender with an emphasis on masculinities among Bolivian feminist and women´s organizations. The specific aim has been to find out to what extent their understandings of gender include masculinities, and if so, what are their agendas and political positionings in relation to their work with men and boys. READ MORE

  2. 2. Defining Nature: Who’s Talking? The concept of nature in legal cases with Rights of Nature in Ecuador : a frame/framing analysis of interpretations of nature, underlying factors and recommended actions

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Laura Elisabeth Wolf; [2019]
    Keywords : rights of nature; Ecuador; framing; frames; nature; Ecuadorian constitutional court; defining nature; social constructivism;

    Abstract : Since 2008, the Ecuadorian constitution grants intrinsic rights to nature. However, scholars highlight the stark contrast between the intended philosophy of rights of nature (RoN) and its implementation. The concept of “nature” in the constitution is left relatively undefined, hence open for interpretation of any actor in court. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Core-based Worldview model

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Edwin Oldfield; [2019]
    Keywords : Worldview; ethics; model; worldview-model; worldview model; worldview; method of worldviews; Religion; Christianity; Hinduism; Islam; Philosophy; Kierkegaard; Nietzsche; Philosophy of Religion; Edwin; Oldfield; Worldview differentiation; Purusartha; Belief; Representationism; Interpretationism; Dispositonalism; Virtue; Världsbild; Livsåskådning; Tros- och livsåskådningsvetenskap; Religionsfilosofi; etik; filosofi; Edwin; Oldfield; Kierkegaard; Nietzsche; Purusartha; Världsbildsdifferentiering; Tro; Representationism; Interpretationism; Dispositionalism; Dygd;

    Abstract : This essay starts at the proposition that there is not yet a satisfying way to differentiate between different worldviews. Although many attempts have been made, they fail in ways that are difficult to pinpoint. READ MORE

  4. 4. Cool Dudes in Europe: Climate change denial amongst conservative ‘white’ men

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Tryggve Pederby; [2019]
    Keywords : Cool dude-effect; climate change denial; ESS; multilevel logistic regression; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Why are certain categories of people more likely than others to regard climate change as ‘fake news’? This thesis aims to replicate and expand on two earlier articles from McCright and Dunlap (2011) and Krange et al. (2019) who show that conservative white men are more likely to be climate change deniers in the US and Norway, respectively. READ MORE

  5. 5. Many pathways to sustainability? A critical analysis of sustainable development narratives in the UNEP Global Environmental Outlook series

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Laura Verbrugge; [2019]
    Keywords : discourse; environmental assessment; UNEP; sustainable development; traditional knowledge;

    Abstract : Sustainable development has become a leading term in global environmental policy and aims to integrate social, economic and environmental goals in development. However, it is a term that is also much debated, as it does not clearly define what sustainability is and how to get there. READ MORE