Essays about: "based on change"

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  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. The votes are burning : A natural experiment on the effect of the Swedish wildfires on the 2018 national election to the Swedish parliament

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Angelica Gradin; [2020]
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    Abstract : This thesis examines the Swedish wildfires 2018 and their effect on the voting patterns in the national election the same year. With a departure point from the field of voting behaviour and electoral studies, it follows the theory of retrospective voting. READ MORE

  3. 3. Are climate budgets the new green? A critical study of environmental discourses in Oslo's climate budget

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Anne-Sofie Sejer Sejer Petersen; [2020]
    Keywords : Oslo; climate budget; environmental discourses; degrowth; consumption-based emissions; city GHG mitigation; environmental science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Reducing greenhouse gas emissions at the city scale continues to be of high priority. Oslo pioneered a cross-sectoral steering method ‘the climate budget’, effectively branding themselves as ’green leaders’. READ MORE

  4. 4. Words and Meaning in Gaming : 'World of Warcraft' and 'Counterstrike Global Offensive'

    University essay from Högskolan Väst/Avd för utbildningsvetenskap och språk

    Author : Joakim Sund; [2020]
    Keywords : World of Warcraft; Counterstrike; game language; vocabulary; acronyms; speech; World of Warcraft; Counterstrike; spelspråk; vokabulär; akronymer; tal;

    Abstract : Online gaming is a relatively modern phenomenon that is not older than 20 years. Most online players speak English in some form, either by talking or writing. The two games, 'World of Warcraft' and 'Counterstrike' have taken over the gaming-world and the gamers' language has found its way right into the dictionary. READ MORE

  5. 5. Smart Contracts, Insurtechs and the Future of Insurance

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Innovationsteknik

    Author : John Scherrer; Abtin Salahshor; [2020]
    Keywords : Smart contracts; Blockchain; Insurance; Insurtech; Diffusion theory; Adoption barriers; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The insurance industry is notoriously conservative and has seen comparably few technological improvements in the last fifty years. A wave of new technology- driven insurance firms, or insurtechs, is changing that. READ MORE