Essays about: "functionings"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the word functionings.

  1. 1. A Structural Development Trap? : A Critical Analysis of the Idea of a ‘Universal, Rules-Based, Open, Non-Discriminatory, and Equitable Multilateral Trading System’.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Evelina Eriksson; [2021]
    Keywords : Human Rights; Development; Trade; Liberalisations; SDG; Capability Approach; Functionings; Capabilities; Freedoms; Agency.;

    Abstract : Human rights advocates have expressed their concern about the marginalisation of human rights principles and the actual or potential human rights implications of WTO agreements. The international economic law and human rights law have been developed as two parallel regimes, yet trade and economics have been at the centre of most developing agendas in modern time. READ MORE

  2. 2. Reimagining the purpose of vocational education and training : the perspective of ITI students in the National Capital Region of India

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

    Author : Sarah Stadler; [2020]
    Keywords : vocational education and training; skill development; capabilities; functionings; agency; freedom; human development; industrial training institutes; India; youth; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Vocational education and training (VET) is generally believed to be a tool for the promotion of youth employability ('VET for work') and economic productivity ('VET for growth'). This rather narrow understanding has been challenged by a growing number of development scholars, who argue that it fails both theoretically (to capture the complex nature of human beings), and practically (to attract a larger number of beneficiaries to VET). READ MORE

  3. 3. The possibilities of cross-sector relations : A study on partnerships between private companies and environmental NGOs in Sweden

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Elinor Franzén; [2019]
    Keywords : Cross-sector Partnerships; NGOs; Private companies; Environmental engagement; Environmental issues; CSR; Stakeholders; Sustainability;

    Abstract : It is a common misconception that the cross-sector partnership between private companies and environmental NGOs purely benefit financing and image possibilities. However, suppositions like these are worryingly out-of-date and do no longer correspond to the actual make-up, ambitions, effort, and functionings of said partnerships. READ MORE

  4. 4. Can measures of executive functions and spatial ability predict multitasking performance?

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Psykologiska institutionen

    Author : Anna Ryan; [2017]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Recent studies have indicated that individual differences in Executive Functionings (EF) are independent predictors of multitasking performance and mediated by spatial ability. However, these studies lacked multiple measures of EF and their observed effects of spatial processing may have been induced by the nature of the spatial task per se. READ MORE

  5. 5. From E-commerce to She-commerce: The rise of She-era? : A small-scale case study on female entrepreneurs on Taobao in China

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Medier och kommunikation

    Author : Yuqin Xu; [2016]
    Keywords : capabilities; capability approach; e-commerce; functionings; female empowerment; female entrepreneurs; China;

    Abstract : The study investigates female empowerment through online entrepreneurship on Taobao in Chinese society, from female entrepreneurs’ individual perspectives. Thus, the study is positioned in the dynamic e-commerce landscape of China.   This small-scale case study has been conducted, which involves 14 female online storeowners on Taobao. READ MORE