Essays about: "geography"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 781 essays containing the word geography.

  1. 1. Where life happens. Proximity, everyday life strategies, and gender in the dense city

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för ekonomi och samhälle

    Author : Louise Brundin; [2021-12-07]
    Keywords : Densification; gender as seriality; gender contract; gendered mobility; proximity; time geography; strategy of the near; strategy of the near through digital options; strategy of the not-so-near;

    Abstract : This thesis is about the everyday life in the dense city, and gendered aspects of the everyday. Drawing on the fact that many cities densify in order to increase sustainability, and that gender differences in terms of mobility exist, this thesis takes an interest in how the everyday is achieved while living in the dense city applying theories of gender and time geography. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sustainable or sustaining status quo? A critical analysis on depoliticization and the European Green Deal

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Elin Adolfsson; [2021-09-02]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Green New Deals is a relatively new phenomenon in environmental policy which takes a holistic approach and aims to bridge ecological sustainability and social justice. In 2019, the European Union became the first major economy to adopt and implement such a policy agenda. READ MORE

  3. 3. Playing Poker without Looking at the Cards—Does it Even Matter?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Erik Hillestad Andréasson; Gustav Blomdahl; [2021-07-06]
    Keywords : Special Purpose Acquisition Company; SPAC; Stock Performance; Performance Determinant; Management characteristic; C-Suite; Gender Diversity; Scope;

    Abstract : In 2020, the recent boom of Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) resulted in this financial vehicle overtaking traditional IPOs as the leading firm structure for taking companies public. The dormant structure of SPACs forces investors to primarily rely on the management team to find value-creating acqui-sitions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Understanding Community Sense of Place and Social Sustainability Through Instagram : The establishment of Rågsved nature reserve and the demolition of Snösätra Graffiti Wall of Fame

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Aviva Blomquist; [2021]
    Keywords : Digital geography; sense of place; social media; public space socio-spatial planning; participation; social sustainability; cultural sustainability;

    Abstract : Blomquist, Aviva (2021). Understanding Community Sense of Place and Social Sustainability Through Instagram: The establishment of Rågsved nature reserve and the demolition Snösätra Graffiti Wall of Fame. READ MORE

  5. 5. Dynamics of net primary production and food availability in the aftermath of the 2004 and 2007 desert locust outbreaks in Niger and Yemen

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Emma Bylund; [2021]
    Keywords : geography; GIS; desert locust outbreak; NPP; food availability; livelihood zones; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The knowledge of desert locust plagues goes back to biblical times but it is just as relevant in 2020 with an ongoing outbreak in East Africa and the Middle East. The locusts pose a threat to agriculture, and by extent food availability, due to their high appetite, diverse diet and ability to migrate long distances in large swarms. READ MORE