Essays about: "environmental justice"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 106 essays containing the words environmental justice.

  1. 1. Demanding justice- Corporate responsibility for Climate Change impacts on Human Rights

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Livia Johanna Fischer; [2019-11-04]
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    Abstract : Climate change is one of the most complex challenges of our time, as its consequences are reflected in a variety of social and political areas that are interlinked. The problem of 'climate change' has evolved from an environmental problem, to a political issue and, ultimately to an object of jurisprudence. READ MORE

  2. 2. Climate change and human trafficking: an investigation into how climate change and natural disasters increase the risk of human trafficking and how it can be intercepted in the future

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Anna Stephens; [2019]
    Keywords : human trafficking; natural disasters; climate change; human displacement; environmental justice; capabilities; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Human trafficking is an exploitative crime occurring worldwide. According to the International Organization on Migration (IOM), research on human trafficking’s underlying causes is lacking; particularly the role of climate change and natural disasters. READ MORE

  3. 3. Mainstream ethical consumption : The motivations and level of morality of everyday consumers

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Oskar Näslund; Nicklas Öhrnstedt Björnbom; [2019]
    Keywords : Mainstream ethical consumption; ethical consumption; motivations; ethical theories; level of morality; altruistic motives; egoistic motives; non-value-based motives; social justice; social guilt; win-win; self-satisfaction; social norms; health and wellbeing; product quality; habits; knowledge and information; egoism; utilitarianism; ethics of duties; virtue ethics; postmodern ethics;

    Abstract : Growing issues such as climate crises, social injustice and neglection of basic human rights have created a new type of consumption, namely ethical consumption. Ethical consumption was initially mainly concerned for environmental issues but has in later years starting to include a variety of pressing issues. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sustained Asymmetries: Norrland and sustainable development as envisioned by the ecological modernization and environmental justice discourses

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Lisa Diehl; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable development; media representations; Norrland; periphery; discourse analysis;

    Abstract : The gap between rural and urban is widening in ways that reward urban lifestyles and undermine the interests of rural communities. The asymmetrical power relation between rural and urban is relevant in a Swedish context where Norrland, Sweden's northernmost region, is experiencing outmigration and cutbacks in welfare services all the while urban centers in southern Sweden attract innovation, economic capital and an inflow of young, educated people. READ MORE

  5. 5. Many pathways to sustainability? A critical analysis of sustainable development narratives in the UNEP Global Environmental Outlook series

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Laura Verbrugge; [2019]
    Keywords : discourse; environmental assessment; UNEP; sustainable development; traditional knowledge;

    Abstract : Sustainable development has become a leading term in global environmental policy and aims to integrate social, economic and environmental goals in development. However, it is a term that is also much debated, as it does not clearly define what sustainability is and how to get there. READ MORE