Essays about: "example of local literature in thesis"

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  1. 1. Exploring complex pathways in the climate change, vulnerability and conflict nexus in Alta Verapaz, Guatemala

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Caroline Long; Markus Hatting; [2018]
    Keywords : Climate Change; Violent Conflict; Vulnerability; Adaptive Capacity; Fragility; Resilience; Governance; Land-grabbing; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The climate change and conflict nexus has been the focus of much debate and speculation in academic circles as well as public discourse. Much of the existing research has been undertaken by studies using quantitative methods, which intend to prove or disprove the existence of a causal relationship. READ MORE

  2. 2. Integration of a Technological Tool in an Early Warning System within its Social Context: A Case Study from Durazno, Uruguay

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Ane Carina Reiter; [2018]
    Keywords : Early warning system; technology decision-making; people-centred DRM; disaster risk reduction; Science General;

    Abstract : A disaster is not just natural but largely of social and political origin. To be effective, an early warning system must therefore be viewed as a social process with a strong focus on the people at risk. READ MORE

  3. 3. Transitioning Transport Space : Understanding the barriers to realising the cycling project Radbahn in Berlin

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Annika Rieke Schmidt; [2018]
    Keywords : transport; transition; multi-level perspective; Radbahn; cycling; niche-innovation; Berlin; traffic-related impacts  ;

    Abstract : Global, as well as local environmental problems, demand a transition of the current fossil-fuel dependent transport system. On the urban level, the bicycle as a sustainable transport mode is gaining importance, as in Berlin. To what extent Berlin is facing a transition of its transport system is discussed in this thesis. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hydrological and hydrogeological consequences of rapid and large-scale urbanization

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Väg- och vattenbyggnad (CI); Lunds universitet/Teknisk geologi

    Author : Archana Ema Akhilesh; [2018]
    Keywords : Rapid and large-scale urbanization; ArcGIS; HEC-HMS; surface runoff; surface infiltration.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Urbanization is a process where rural population move to urban places for better job opportunities and facilities. This is a natural process and more or less unavoidable. But when this process takes place rapidly and at large -scale, the urban cities will undergo various changes that will impact the environment. READ MORE

  5. 5. Reggae, rum punch and responsibility : A multi-case study about the usage of CSR in Dominican SMEs

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för marknadsföring (MF); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för marknadsföring (MF)

    Author : Michelle Lauritzen; Antina Schröder; [2017]
    Keywords : Corporate Social Responsibility; CSR; internationalization; developing;

    Abstract : This paper aims at providing a deeper understanding about how corporate social responsibility (CSR) can help small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in developing countries, looking at the case of Dominica, to strengthen their position on the international market. Different views and aspects of CSR have been found and analysed in order to show what previous scholars have contributed to the field. READ MORE