Essays about: "local literature of stress"

Showing result 16 - 20 of 32 essays containing the words local literature of stress.

  1. 16. Community supported agriculture : in a Swedish context

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Mikaela Nilsson; Kajsa Wejåker; [2016]
    Keywords : alternative food production; local food systems; shared value; crowdfunding; relationship marketing;

    Abstract : Swedish agriculture faces new challenges on an aggregated level, as well as for individual farms. The number of farms in Sweden is decreasing, but the average size of farms is increasing. Much of the structured changed can be explained by the increase in global competition and the design of the CAP within the EU. READ MORE

  2. 17. The Reception of Mo Yan in the British and North American Literary Centers

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Victoria Xiaoyang Liu; [2015]
    Keywords : Mo Yan; reception; reader-response criticism; horizon of expectation; interpretive communities; Pascale Casanova; discourse; hegemony;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the two major conflicting modes of interpretation applied to Mo Yan’s literary texts diachronically and synchronically in order to reveal both the aesthetic imperative and the liberating force of the British and North American literary centers in receiving literature from the periphery. After an introduction to the centers’ disparate responses to the paradigmatic shift of the local Chinese literary trend in the 1980s, the thesis continues with a theoretical discussion on reader-response theory and the uneven power relations between the literary center and the periphery. READ MORE

  3. 18. Hållbar dagvattenhantering : en fallstudie för Åstorp centrum

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Sofia Stenberg; [2015]
    Keywords : stormwater mangement; hållbar dagvattenhantering; förvaltning och drifts erfarenheter av LOD; SUDS; urban ecology; hållbar stadsutveckling; LID - low impact development;

    Abstract : Utvecklingen av det moderna samhällsbyggandet har utvecklat en urban miljö vi inte vet hur den fungerar, menar Aryal et al (2010). Utvecklingen har gått från att arbeta i harmoni med naturens ekosystem och att se fördelarna med samarbetet, till att nästan arbeta och utveckla den urbana miljön tvärs emot naturens ekosystem, förklarar Barton & Pretty (2010). READ MORE

  4. 19. Små ingrepp med stora steg mot förändring : ett utvecklingsförslag i Durban, Sydafrika

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

    Author : Madelaine From Björk; Jenny Lindqvist; [2014]
    Keywords : Durban; Warwick Junction; arkitekttävling; stadsplanering; gestaltning;

    Abstract : Durban, South Africa’s third-largest city is a socially segregated post apartheid society, struggling with high unemployment and AIDS. The city becomes even more complex with a changing climate, creating an influx of people to the city, putting scarce resources under further stress. READ MORE

  5. 20. Impacts on Flood Risk from Land Use Strategies for Coping with Climate Change – An Assessment using the Time-Area Method

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Agneta Green; [2014]
    Keywords : environmental science; physical geography; climate strategies; land use; hydrological modeling; flooding; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Climate change places pressure on rural land in terms of carbon sequestration, biomass for substitution and adaptation of crops. Land use can both positively and negatively influence the runoff regime, therefor a catchment perspective is important when developing climate strategies. READ MORE