Essays about: "grassroots"

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  1. 1. Influence of Grassroots Movements on Sustainability Transformations in Monteverde, Costa Rica

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Valeria Lobaton Verduzco; [2021]
    Keywords : Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses the relationship between sustainability transformations and grassroots movements in Monteverde, Costa Rica. The focus is toward understanding the influence of community-based initiatives on transformations that have sustainability as a goal, due to their potential for shaping society and addressing challenges such as climate change. READ MORE

  2. 2. The sportification process of emerging activities in Sweden : Case studies of e-sports and padel through the perspectives of institutionalization and standardization

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen Idrottsvetenskap (IDV)

    Author : Demi Erik; Aarden Jurgen; [2021]
    Keywords : Sportification; Sweden; Institutionalization; Standardization; E-sports; Padel;

    Abstract : The sportification process of e-sports and padel in Sweden is analyzed by using the concepts of institutionalization and standardization, which are closely related elements of sportification. This contributes to map, and better understand the sportification process of emerging activities in Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. Tourism and Development An Ideational Analysis of a Grassroots Environmental Movement in Corfu, Greece

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies

    Author : Michail Kyrillopoulos; [2021]
    Keywords : Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Tourism as an economic activity has been on the rise for the last decades. For that reason, it is labeled as a vehicle for development and for generating economic growth. While the sector is benefiting local societies it is also the root of societal and environmental problems. READ MORE

  4. 4. Is There Still Need for Grassroots Organizations? : The Role of Grassroots Organizations in Humanitarian Aid – an Example from Greece, After the Peak of the 2015 “Refugee Crisis”

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Filip Soszyński; [2021]
    Keywords : Grassroots; Greece; Refugee; NGO; Human Rights;

    Abstract : The thesis focuses on the work of Grassroots organizations in Greece after the peak of the 2015 refugee crisis. The research explores their current problems in Greece and their ability to report freely on the migrants situation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Investigating the Gap between Informal Urbanization and Formal Planning and Governance Practices in Metro Manila, Philippines

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Aura Keziah Soriano; [2021]
    Keywords : urban planning; informality; informal settlements; global South; Metropolitan Manila;

    Abstract : Metro Manila, Philippines is one of the densest and fastest growing metropolitan regions in the world, of which informal urbanization is a significant contributor. This rapid informal urbanization is a dynamic yet uncoordinated force shaping the city-region, in conflict with the vision of a modern, globally-competitive city-region painted in formal planning instruments. READ MORE