Essays about: "empowering institutions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 essays containing the words empowering institutions.

  1. 1. Museum as Activist: (Re)inventing Institutional Paradigm at the Museum of Movements in Malmö

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för etnologi

    Author : Olga Zabalueva; [2018]
    Keywords : migration museums; participation; activism; museum definition; democracy; Museum of Movements; museology; civil society; MACA; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : Vad händer bakom museimontrar och magasindörrar? Vem bestämmer vilket kulturarv som ska bevaras och vilken del av det ska utställas? Vem driver det osynliga maskineriet av museernas backstage-funktioner och genomför dagliga museirutiner? Museer som modernitetsinstitutioner har en särskild roll i processen för kunskapsproduktion och maktfördelning inom samhällen, först och främst genom att synliggöra vissa grupper och historier. Sedan 1900-talet uppmärkte man efterfrågan på strukturella förändringar i museer och på 2000-talet står det klart att museer behöver agera och framhålla sitt sociala ansvar. READ MORE

  2. 2. Leading the blind A cross-country analysis of the effect of transparency on environmental performance

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Pernilla Graversen; [2017-07-07]
    Keywords : Transparency; Environmental Performance; Environmental Performance; Education; Trade Openness; Corruption; Governance; Principal-Agent;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to investigate whether government transparency has anindependent effect on environmental performance. Transparency is being promoted by policymakers and international institutions alike as a key feature of good governance withthe potential to enhance environmental performance. READ MORE

  3. 3. Integrating Local Knowledge into Disaster Risk Reduction: Current Challenges and Recommendations for Future Frameworks in the Asia-Pacific

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Yunjung Sin; [2017]
    Keywords : local knowledge; indigenous knowledge; indigenous science; disaster risk reduction; climate change adaptation; community resilience; community-based DRR; community-driven DRR; Asia-Pacific.; Cultural Sciences; Earth and Environmental Sciences; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The agenda of integration of local and indigenous knowledge (LINK) with disaster risk reduction (DRR) programmes has gained momentum since 1970s. Notwithstanding the incremental attention to LINK, researchers in this field agree that successful integration of local knowledge is difficult and the processes with such aims are not carried out fully and effectively. READ MORE

  4. 4. Women's Empowerment Through the Lens of UN Women : A Qualitative Discourse Analysis from a Feminist Perspective

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Anna Larsson; [2016]
    Keywords : W​omen’s Empowerment; UN Women; International Development Institutions; Transformation; Discourse; Feminism.;

    Abstract : Despite the breakthrough of ‘women’s empowerment’ in the international development field and the continuous emphasis on its importance, there is still no consensus on the concept’s meaning. Many feminist scholars argue that this has affected the concept’s transformative potential as development institutions have tended to adopt overly simplistic understandings. READ MORE

  5. 5. Empowering Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Ethiopia

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Rebekah Tegene; [2016]
    Keywords : Ethiopia; Innovation; Entrepreneurship; ICT; National Systems of Innovation;

    Abstract : ABSTRACT This thesis investigates innovative entrepreneurship in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The thesis is guided by the National Innovation Systems theory, where innovation is seen as result of interactions and learning between different institutions or actors. READ MORE