Essays about: "a sense of community"

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  1. 1. The place of meaningfulness: A study about how tourism affects the residents’ place attachment in Mirissa

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för ekonomi och samhälle

    Author : Helena Sjöberg; Caroline Påhlsson; [2019-10-23]
    Keywords : Place attachment; Tourism; Sustainable Development;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to contribute to a deeper understanding of the local residents’ perceptions of the tourism in Mirissa, Sri Lanka, and how their place attachment is affected by changes related to tourism. In order to fulfil the purpose, two research questions are answered. 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. Is Sharing Caring? : A Quantitative Study of Consumers Intention to Write Online Product Reviews.

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för marknadsföring (MF); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för marknadsföring (MF); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för marknadsföring (MF)

    Author : Philip Warntoft; Simon Huléen; Vincent Lind; [2019]
    Keywords : eWOM; online reviews; antecedents; behavioral intention; personal motives; economic incentives; venting; attitude; social motives; subjective norm; helping others; concern for others; a sense of community;

    Abstract : Background: Electronic Word of Mouth (eWOM) is something that lately has gained increasing relevance and importance when it comes to consumers purchase decisions. Online reviews are considered to be the most important and reliable form of eWOM and it refers to when consumers communicate with other consumers online regarding their previous shopping experiences. READ MORE

  4. 4. Understanding Iranian Proxy Warfare: A Historical Analysis of the Relational Development of the Islamic Republic of Iran and Iraqi Insurgencies

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Hjalte H. Handberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Iranian Foreign Policy; Proxy Warfare; Iraqi Civil War; Relational Identities; Constructivism; Critical Security Analysis; New Wars;

    Abstract : In recent years, the IRI has managed to increase its influence in the Middle East. The strategic use of proxy warfare has played a central role as surrounding countries have become destabilised. READ MORE

  5. 5. Fire effects in a landscape of fear : food availability and perceived predation risk as potential determinants of patch utilization by herbivore prey

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies

    Author : David Kymmell; [2019]
    Keywords : landscape of fear; forest fire effects; herbivore prey; camera trapping;

    Abstract : Context: A major effect of climatic change is the global increase in forest fires, which potentially creates an increase in food availability for herbivorous species. Also vegetation density and the numbers of tree logs increase in burned sites, and this is thought to influence the perceived risk of herbivore prey species, which affects their anti‐predator behaviour and thereby the patch utilization. READ MORE