Essays about: "legal empowerment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 37 essays containing the words legal empowerment.

  1. 1. The Legal Empowerment Paradoxy? : A Critical Exploration of Power Imbalances in the Legal Empowerment Discourse from a Global North/South Perspective

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Anna Wifvesson; [2020]
    Keywords : Legal Empowerment; North-South; South-South; Development Aid; Postcolonialism;

    Abstract : Legal empowerment as a theoretical and practical concept has gained increasing attention in international development. Due to the shifting aid paradigm, caused by the rising of South-South cooperation, legal empowerment’s proposed bottom-up character has challenged the larger conventional top-down approaches to development that traditionally have dominated the development agenda. READ MORE

  2. 2. Social enterprise and stakeholder relationships in Vietnam’s social innovation

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Ha Thuy Do; [2020]
    Keywords : social innovation; social enterprise; stakeholder relationships; social objective; value creation; empowerment; society; community.; Business and Economics; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to investigate the role of social enterprise in coordinating stakeholder relationships to develop social innovation through the lens of stakeholder theory and its conceptual framework in sustainability management. Social enterprises are believed to feature the ability to establish and manage collaboration between stakeholders in the entrepreneurial process, therefore they are seen as the driving force in the success of social innovation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Innovative niches for sustainability transitions : how social agriculture and food start-ups can transform the food system — a case-based research study from Germany

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Lena Germscheid; [2020]
    Keywords : sustainability science; multi-level perspective; strategic niche management; power in transition; food production; empowerment; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : To stay within our planet’s limits and reach the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals, there is an urgent need to rethink our current and dominant systems. This thesis focuses on the food system, in particular, and explores how an overarching turnaround in the way we produce and consume food has the potential to trigger and steer a greater transition towards sustainability. READ MORE

  4. 4. Humanizing (Anti)corruption: The socio-legal values of a human rights-based approach to corruption

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Bruna de Castro e Silva; [2019-09-03]
    Keywords : human rights-based approach; corruption; economic and social rights; justicia-bility; socio-legal values; social harm; inequality; legal empowerment; Human rights;

    Abstract : This master’s thesis intends to contribute to the current academic and policy debate on the values of determining whether a particular human rights violation was caused by a corrupt behavior; and to defend a human rights-based approach to corruption, based on its added socio-legal values. With this purpose, it analyzes and compares the legal reasoning and socio-legal dynamics of three human rights court cases involving and not involving corruption. READ MORE

  5. 5. Implications of teenage pregnancy and motherhood for girls’ educational opportunities - A case study in Kamakwie, Sierra Leone

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Caroline Björkdahl; [2018]
    Keywords : teenage pregnancy; education; empowerment; inclusive development; Sierra Leone; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Sierra Leone struggles with one of the world’s highest rates of teenage pregnancy. Reducing the rate of teenage pregnancy and ensuring access to education for all are key to achieving gender equality and empowering women and girls. READ MORE