Essays about: "governmentality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 84 essays containing the word governmentality.

  1. 1. The inclusion of Bio-energy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) in Integrated Assessment Models: Assessing legitimacy within published climate discourses

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Guy Finkill; [2019]
    Keywords : BECCS; Discourse; Governance; IAMs; Legitimacy; Sustainable Development.;

    Abstract : This thesis assesses the discourses identified in the literature that is critical to BECCS and its inclusion in IAMs used in the construction of RCP2.6 through a Foucauldian inspired discourse analysis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sustainability from farm to fork : education and the social construction of the environment in an agro-food park - the case of F.I.CO

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

    Author : Angela Di Pumpo; [2018]
    Keywords : problematization; sustainability; education; transparency; post-structuralism; WPR approach; responsible consumers; green governmentality;

    Abstract : Alternative food systems are emerging as a response to globalisation and industrialisation. With environmental destruction increasingly becoming an issue alongside with the growing concern about traditional food systems, unconventional trends in food sector have risen steeply in the past decades. READ MORE

  3. 3. Biodiversity vs. consumption and agriculture : analysis of discourses from the European Community on its effort to halt biodiversity loss

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

    Author : Carol Sencebé Condeso; [2018]
    Keywords : biodiversity; consumption; agriculture; sustainability; empowerment; European Commission;

    Abstract : Biodiversity has been in public agendas since the Río Conference in 1992, yet measures to improve it do not seem sufficient since it remains in a continuous negative status. Moreover,consumption and agriculture have been targeted as the practices that damage biodiversity the most. READ MORE

  4. 4. “It’s so much more than just sports…” : a study of public health in the municipalities of Hultsfred and Vimmerby

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

    Author : Emma Sahlström; [2018]
    Keywords : public health; health discourse; biopolitics; governmentality;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates how the public health discourse takes its expression in the municipalities of Vimmerby and Hultsfred, as health has become an imperative guiding the conduct of everyday life. In the understanding of public health having both political and symbolic dimensions, the theoretical framework of Foucault and the concepts of governmentality and biopower are applied to the empirical material by means of qualitative research methods. READ MORE

  5. 5. Governmentality and Psychological Strain in a Participatory Educational Paradigm: Conceptualising School Policy Discourse on Pupil Participation in the Swedish Upper Secondary School

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Rättssociologiska institutionen

    Author : Madeleine Collin; [2018]
    Keywords : adolescent health; foucauldian discourse analysis; governmentality; gy11; job-demand-control; Karasek Theorell; pupil participation; Swedish upper secondary school; the child’s right to be heard; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to gain a deeper understanding of pupil participation from the perspective of psychological wellbeing through analysing school policy discourse related to the reformation of the Swedish upper secondary school in 2011 (Gy11) and interviews with Swedish upper secondary school counsellors. Participatory learning is part of a new educational paradigm and coincides with Article 12 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the child’s right to be heard. READ MORE