Essays about: "governmentality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 113 essays containing the word governmentality.

  1. 1. Mitigating climate change, one hamburger at a time : a discourse analysis of how MAX Burgers AB communicates their carbon offsetting — and how customers perceive it

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Alice Andrews; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainability Science; climate change mitigation; carbon dioxide removal; green governmentality; ecological modernisation; civic environmentalism; conduct of conduct; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Carbon offsetting through forest sequestration in the Global South has become an increasingly common way for companies to mitigate their greenhouse gas emissions and thereby sell products and services with net zero emissions. In Sweden, fast food company MAX Burgers AB goes even further. READ MORE

  2. 2. The co-operative housing 'fix' : a case study on an emerging co-operative housing sector in Helsinki, Finland

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Daisy Margaret Charlesworth; [2020]
    Keywords : co-operative housing; eco-modernism; urban sustainability; urban governance; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes to growing critical scholarship investigating co-operative housing projects in relation to their wider socio-political and institutional contexts. It goes beyond normative questions of whether co-operative housing projects are sustainable, or not. READ MORE

  3. 3. Reasoning and rationale behind the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme in the aviation sector

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Adam Elias Laugesen; [2020]
    Keywords : Aviation; ICAO; CORSIA; Offsetting; Governmentality; Sustainability Science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : To reach the Paris-agreement target of no more than a 1,5 to 2 degree rise in global temperature, CO2 emissions need to reach net zero by 2050. This includes emissions from aviation. The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has been designated emission reduction responsibility for transnational emissions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Coronavirus, Risk, and Responsibility - A Governmental Analysis of Swedish Crisis Management During the Covid-19 Pandemic

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Joel Bergenfalk; [2020]
    Keywords : Covid-19; coronavirus; Michel Foucault 1926–1984 ; governmentality; risk; biopower; responsibilization; Sweden; crises; human rights; Social Sciences;

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  5. 5. Deeming Damascus 'Safe': The Aspiration of Danish State Actors to 'Return' Syrian Nationals to the Damascus Region

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Emma Gade Nielsen; [2020]
    Keywords : Deportation; Governmentality; Non-Deportability; Discourse; Danish asylum policy;

    Abstract : This paper examines the intensified focus on ‘return’ in Danish asylum policy and the changed approach to the assessment of revocation of residence permits and asylum claims made by Syrian nationals. The aim of the study is to understand the interplay between Danish state actors and the Refugee Appeals Board and their tactics of legitimization in adopting this new approach and rejecting asylum protection to three Syrian nationals. READ MORE