Essays about: "contestation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 67 essays containing the word contestation.

  1. 1. The Cultural Sector and Development in Mozambique : An exploration through depoliticization theories

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Clara Pavon Estradé; [2023]
    Keywords : Cultural sector; Mozambique; international development; creative and cultural industries; depoliticization; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the intersection between the cultural sector and international development in Mozambique, focusing on the practical implications of the increased attention given to the sector and the depoliticization processes that have emerged. Three research questions are addressed: - What are the practical implications of the increased attention given to the cultural sector by international development agencies in Mozambique? - How does the depoliticization of the Mozambican cultural sector manifest itself? - How do these depoliticization processes reflect broader dynamics between the cultural sector and development in Mozambique? Qualitative methods, including semi-structured interviews and document analysis, were used to analyze Mozambique’s cultural sector. READ MORE

  2. 2. On The Side of the Forest Owner: : A Discourse Analysis of the Swedish Reception of the EU ForestStrategy for 2030

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Emil Olofsson; [2023]
    Keywords : EU Forest Strategy for 2030; Swedish Forest Policy; Discourse Analysis; Just Transitio;

    Abstract : The new EU Forest Strategy for 2030, one of the flagship initiatives of the European Green Deal, has put EU forest policy in a new expansionary phase with ambitious goals for future forest management in Member States. This thesis analyzes contestation over the EU Forest Strategy for 2030 in Sweden to understand how discursive representations of forests are interlinked with justice perceptions. READ MORE

  3. 3. The New Trade Union Model: A Strategic Action Field Approach to the Trade Union Organization of Umbrella Company Workers in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi; Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Alexander Moser Uppström; [2023]
    Keywords : Trade unions; Solo self-employment; Umbrella companies; Strategic action fields; Collective actors; Industrial relations; Umbrella company workers; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses a new trade union model for umbrella company workers and the changes in the field of trade unions in Sweden. By conceptualizing trade unions as collective actors within strategic action fields I describe and explain how a small independent trade union and challenger in the field, Säljarnas Riksförbund, has managed to construct a new trade union model for umbrella company workers that differs from the traditional model used by the incumbent Unionen, the largest trade union in Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sports & politics : Legacy, rights, and labour within the soft power mechanisms of the United Bid 2026

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Antonio-Adrian Ioana; [2023]
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    Abstract : The 2022 World Cup, a major opportunity for Qatar to enhance its soft power, had recently concluded with a victory that was as heavily contested as it was celebrated, namely the crowning of Argentina as world champions. Argentina’s win comes as a culmination for over a decade of continuous debates on critical topics that disempowered Qatar on the global stage, such as the exploitation of labor during the preparation for the 2022 WC which led to thousands of deaths of migrant workers, or the briberies offered by the Qatari government in order to influence the votes for the hosting rights. READ MORE

  5. 5. Collaborating for knowledge: : Environmental re-trial of Swedish hydropower in a collaborativegovernance perspective

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Klara Bergsten; [2023]
    Keywords : hydropower; collaborative governance; stakeholder collaboration; participatory water management; water environment; energy production;

    Abstract : Hydropower generates renewable energy, but also local environmental damage. In Sweden, hydropower facilities are undergoing a process of environmental adaptation which aims at protecting water environments while also ensuring electricity production. Regional stakeholder collaboration has been introduced as part of the decision-making process. READ MORE