Essays about: "accountability"

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  1. 1. Indigenous Peoples' Right to Land and Natural Resources When Companies Act In Their Traditional Territory: An Enquire of International Human Rights Systems with a Focus on the Inter-American Court of Human Rights and the African Regional System of Human Rights

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

    Author : Luiza De Freitas Lima Fernandes; [2020]
    Keywords : International Human Rights Law; Indigenous Peoples; Business and Human Rights; Inter-American Court of human Rights; African Regional System of Human Rights; Right to Land; International Law; Indigenous Rights; Communal Property; Non-State Actors; Regional Systems of Human Rights Protection; UNGPs; Private Companies; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis approaches how International Human Rights Law is addressing the protection of indigenous peoples’ right to land when States give concessions for companies to act inside indigenous traditional territory. Cases of harmful conducts committed by companies in indigenous territory are continuously happening around the world. READ MORE

  2. 2. This Devious Subject - about the future of this earthly life, my constructive failure to locate myself, and my being as a relationality of subjectivity, discourse and materiality

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Lovisa Sallén; [2019-10-10]
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    Abstract : Through articulating what I call my weave of understanding, in this thesis I aspire to come to a new understanding of the relation between materiality, discourse and ubjectivity as with my being composing a relationality that figures me a movement in and of the world. Inspired by Arendt’s concept of weaving in combination with Bakhtin’s notion of polyphony and what Icall sympathetic reading as my method I interpret and entangle notions from Foucault, Butler, Spivak, Irigaray, Merleau-Ponty, Derrida, hooks, Bhabha and Barad into what I call my weave of understanding. READ MORE

  3. 3. Social Impacts of Climate Change on Women’s Health in Belize

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Mathilda Jerenius; [2019-10-09]
    Keywords : Climate change; health; women; social work; public health;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to investigate whether climate change affects women’s health in Belize, and if so, how. Belize, being a low-lying coastline country is prone to suffer from repercussions of climate change. The data was collected by conducting four focus group discussions with female participants in four rural villages in Belize. READ MORE

  4. 4. Humanizing (Anti)corruption: The socio-legal values of a human rights-based approach to corruption

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Bruna de Castro e Silva; [2019-09-03]
    Keywords : human rights-based approach; corruption; economic and social rights; justicia-bility; socio-legal values; social harm; inequality; legal empowerment; Human rights;

    Abstract : This master’s thesis intends to contribute to the current academic and policy debate on the values of determining whether a particular human rights violation was caused by a corrupt behavior; and to defend a human rights-based approach to corruption, based on its added socio-legal values. With this purpose, it analyzes and compares the legal reasoning and socio-legal dynamics of three human rights court cases involving and not involving corruption. READ MORE

  5. 5. Labour Market Integration

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Elizabeth Pavez Bravo; [2019-08-08]
    Keywords : Labour market; economic integration; social integration; self-sufficiency; human capital; social capital; refugees; migrants; Establishment Programme; labour market policymaking; national economy; Sweden;

    Abstract : In this study, the author explores the stories of twelve refugees and their experiences after having attended the Establishment Programme, a Swedish labour market integration policy. The personal narratives and the Establishment Programme were analysed through qualitative methods; semi-structured interviews and thematic analysis. READ MORE