Essays about: "activism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 335 essays containing the word activism.

  1. 1. People help the people: A critical discourse analysis of NGO activism against water privatisation in El Salvador

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Line Lundager Olsen; [2022]
    Keywords : activism; El Salvador; water politics; water privatisation; power; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns itself with the current state of water activism in El Salvador. For 20 years the topic has been a point of conflict for the nation, with both wins and losses for the water activists. The previous academic research into this consists of ethnographic studies. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Impact of Water Privatisation on the Indigenous Mapuche in the South of Chile. A Qualitative Content Analysis from a Human Rights Perspective

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Anna-Lena Wissmüller; [2021-09-27]
    Keywords : Chile; water privatisation; neo-liberalism; indigenous communities; Mapuche; human rights;

    Abstract : This study aimed to investigate the impacts of water privatisation on Mapuche communities in the South of Chile. The effects and the resulting demands and actions were examined from a human rights perspective. READ MORE

  3. 3. Closing the value gap: An Empirical Analysis of Cevian Capital’s Activism in Europe

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    Author : Marceli Krenz; [2021-06-23]
    Keywords : Cevian Capital; Hedge Fund Activism; Abnormal Returns; Western Europe; Operating Performance Metrics;

    Abstract : This paper analyses the short- and long-term impact of Cevian Capitals activist investments on 16 public companies in Europe during 2010-2019. Cevian Capital is the largest activist hedge fund in Europe and is characterized as a “constructivist” hedge fund, employing a non-aggressive approach to activism. READ MORE

  4. 4. ARTivistic strategies

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Högskolan för scen och musik

    Author : Annika Britt Lewis; [2021-04-01]
    Keywords : artivism; strategies; arenas; sites; performance; theatre; dance; art; activism; devising; contemporary; performance art; physical theatre; site specific; intervention; subversive; composition; methods; multidiciplinary; manuscript; omnipresence; hydra; multi-spacial; manifest; undercover; public space; tools; choreography; performance lecture; immersive; interactive;

    Abstract : This is a reflection on contemporary performance work and it’s various strategies and methods in the interdisciplinary field of theatre, dance and performance art. Researching performative art in public space I’m posing the question; how can one develop new artistic strategies and arenas for dialog in and with our current society? By mapping my own practice and selected works, I emphasise the position of working outside of the theatre institutions and venues. READ MORE

  5. 5. #CancelCulture : A critical discourse analysis of cancel culture and its effect on representation and voice.

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för konst, kultur och kommunikation (K3)

    Author : Rozarina Bakher; [2021]
    Keywords : cancel culture; representation; voice; Google; critical discourse analysis;

    Abstract : Cancel culture has been described by some as a form of online activism. It has also been argued as activism with both negative and positive effects. For the positive side, cancel culture has worked to emphasize the representation and voice of women during the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment at workplaces. READ MORE