Essays about: "environmental subjectivities"

Found 5 essays containing the words environmental subjectivities.

  1. 1. Intercultural obstacles and resistance in decision-making processes about water and sanitation solutions : experiences of NGOs dealing with sanitation solutions

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Sophie Müller; [2016]
    Keywords : water and sanitation; environmental communication; deliberative democracy; intercultural communication; solutions; change;

    Abstract : Since clean water and sanitation is one of the UN Sustainable Development Goals 2030 and the water and sanitation crisis still needs improvement and more attention, this thesis will deal with non-governmental organizations (NGOs) providing different solutions for improvement of the crisis, especially in the developing countries. The aim with this research is to investigate what obstacles and resistance the organizations face when they interact with the citizens, how the decisions of agreeing on a solution are made and what participatory methods are used in those countries where the NGOs are providing their alternatives. READ MORE

  2. 2. Exploring CSR : an investigation of the Corporate Social Responsibility concept and the influence of the individual on its implementation

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Marret Bähr; [2015]
    Keywords : CSR; subjectivity; responsibility; Environmental Communication; neoliberal; phenomenology; values; change; sustainability;

    Abstract : The idea of ‘business as usual’ in our neoliberal profit-oriented economy is not sustainable and must be changed in order to avoid future social and environmental crisis. Starting and promoting Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs has become very popular among organizations as they are trying to adapt to and even exceed the rising societal demand for sustainable business practices. READ MORE

  3. 3. Flowing Power in the Community: How decisions are made and their consequences for water accessibility in Western Kenya

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Laura Heiberg Pedersen; [2015]
    Keywords : environmental governance; Community; participation; gender; water resources management; Kenya; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Water resources management has been reconfigured over time and space; as power over decision-making processes has increasingly been vested from the state and distributed among networks of private and non-governmental actors. Geographical scholarships of environmental governance seek to critically analyse this transformation in order to grasp how decisions are made, and the consequences that entail in the structure and delimitation of how different groups access natural resources. READ MORE

  4. 4. Threatened forest, threatened culture : a case study of subjectivities, nature and resistance in Embobut Forest

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Signe Larsen; [2015]
    Keywords : conflict; sustainability science; local resistance; Kenya; indigenous; post-structural feminism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Forests are today recognised as vital for ensuring a sustainable world and today’s initiatives to save them address everything from actual resource use to fictitious agendas such as carbon sequestration. Forests have become embedded in a “fog of greening”, and in this process local forest become global spaces for saving the world. READ MORE

  5. 5. To care about the environment : Technologies of government in forest conservation - Khasi Hills, India

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Erik Andervad; [2014]
    Keywords : political ecology; environmental subjectivities; governmentality; forest conservation; community management; REDD ; India;

    Abstract : Involvement of communities in forest conservation and other forms of environmental governance isproliferating. Reduced emissions from deforestation and degradation (REDD+) is one mechanism,designed to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases by reversing deforestation trends in low-incomecountries. READ MORE