Essays about: "commodification"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 82 essays containing the word commodification.

  1. 1. Tracing Bolivia's Swing of the Pendulum : Tracing the process of popular resistance in Bolivia.

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Emil Wenlöf; [2021]
    Keywords : Double Movement; Bolivia; Evo Morales; Social Mobilization; Popular Resistance.;

    Abstract : Policy regime shift through popular societal resistance in developing countries, advocating a state-regulated economic model, has been a frequent occurrence in the 21st century, during a period where neoliberalism has dominated the world market. Scholars have brought up the framework of double movement to explain these social, economic, and political changes from free-market regimes to state-controlled regimes, claiming that it is a societal reaction to the commodification of land, labor, and money. READ MORE

  2. 2. Critical analysis of smart city from an NGO’s perspective towards sustainable urban development : a case study of Indonesia’s new capital city

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Via Apriyani; [2020]
    Keywords : Smart city; sustainable urban development; activists; urban political ecology; right to the city; sustainability science; new city establishment; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Urban establishment from scratch based on a smart city vision has been mainstreamed as a strategy to achieve urban sustainability goals. However, the smart city model itself has been criticized because of how the techno-centric solutions it uses could potentially lead to economic and social inequality. READ MORE

  3. 3. Exhibiting Performing Subjects : Curating Outsourced Performance Labour in Museum Settings

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för kultur och estetik

    Author : Anne Vigeland; [2020]
    Keywords : Performance art; performance curation; art museum; affective labour; outsourced labour; de-skilling re-skilling; reperformance; Marina Abramović; Dora García;

    Abstract : The thesis examines challenges museum curators face when outsourced performers – whose role it is to embody the work of other artists – are included in exhibition projects. The research questions are: What are the practical, juridical and ethical challenges that come with situating outsourced performance labour in the museum setting? What does the inclusion of live performance in exhibition projects mean for the role of the museum curator? Two exhibition cases in Stockholm are studied in the thesis: Marina Abramović – The Cleaner (2017) at Moderna Museet and Dora García, I Always Tell the Truth at Bonniers Konsthall (2018–19). READ MORE

  4. 4. Housing for whom? Urban development and housing commodification in a suburban area of Stockholm, Sweden

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Márcia Cezar Zaccaria Endrighi; [2020]
    Keywords : Conversion; Displacement; Neoliberalism; Planning; Power; Privatization; Renoviction;

    Abstract : Departing from a critical perspective to the neoliberalization of planning and housing policies in Sweden, this study aimed to investigate the existing housing dynamics and the proposed residential developments in a Focus Area for Urban Development, as well as the relationship between these processes. The research was conducted as a single case-study in the neighboring areas Hagsätra and Rågsved, where the City of Stockholm is expecting to build at least 3,000 new dwellings. READ MORE

  5. 5. Popularizing implants : Exploring conditions for eliciting user adoption of digital implants through developers, enthusiasts and users

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Malmö högskola/Institutionen för datavetenskap och medieteknik (DVMT)

    Author : Mikael Ericsson Duffy; [2020]
    Keywords : implants; user adoption; service design; UX; user experience; disruptive innovation; body augmentation; data privacy; datafication; NFC; RFID; sensors; corporations; commodification; enthusiasts; biometrics; bio-data; e-health; wireless data transfer; embodied interaction; commodification;

    Abstract : Digital implants have become a new frontier for body hackers, technology enthusiasts and disruptive innovation developers, who seek to service this technology for themselves and to new users. This thesis has explored conditions for future user adoption of human body augmentation with digital implants. READ MORE