Essays about: "local research"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2140 essays containing the words local research.

  1. 1. Att omsätta barnkonventionen i praktiken:En kvalitativ studie av hur kommunövergripande barnrättsarbete påverkar verksamheters implementering Examensarbete i

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Lotta Schneider; [2021-01-08]
    Keywords : Children´s Rights; ; UN Convention of the Rights of the Child; CRC; Implementation; Local Level; Municipalities; Public officials; Strategic Work;

    Abstract : In January 2020 the UN Convention of the Rights of the Child (CRC) became Swedish law.Many of the rights described in the convention are provided on a local or regional level, closeto the children. READ MORE

  2. 2. Reaching Those ‘Out-of-Reach’: An Explorative Case-Study of Fire Prevention in Vulnerable Urban Communities within Copenhagen.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Riskhantering (CI)

    Author : Aron Fransson; [2021]
    Keywords : Fire Prevention; Fire Rescue Services; Risk Communication; Fire Governance; Urban Vulnerable Communities; Community Risk Reduction; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Considering the nature of vulnerability to fires and at-risk groups, the issue is arguably a social problem where spatial analysis has allowed for a greater context, beyond the individual, to be analyzed. Furthermore, reports from fire rescue services of local safety concerns and the convergence of interest between different stakeholders has made communities disposition to fire safety increasingly relevant. READ MORE

  3. 3. Coliving in the Sustainable City - A study of coliving as a sustainable urban housing strategy in Stockholm

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Ulrika Hafström; [2021]
    Keywords : Coliving; Environmental sustainability; Shared forms of housing; Sharing economy; Social capital; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The challenge to limit global warming to 1.5°C requires substantial transitions in cities. Shifting consumer behaviours, property use and development are necessary to meet urban housing shortages and ensure a liveable future. READ MORE

  4. 4. Centre-peripheral regional development and human capital distribution: peripheral experience within functional region of Stockholm

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Johan Ovsiannikov; [2021]
    Keywords : centre-periphery; regional development; knowledge economy; spatial sorting human capital; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Studying knowledge-intense regional development from the perspective of classified periphery fills an identified gap in analysis and practice. It illustrates challenges, possibilities, and nuances current trajectory of centre-peripheral development. READ MORE

  5. 5. Hong Kong in Transition : The Hong Kong identity and value change in relation to the pro-democracy protests of 2003-2020

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Jessika Larsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Hong Kong; Identity; Localism; Democracy; Protests; Social movement; China;

    Abstract : The importance of protecting democracy and free speech in the world has never been moreparamount than in a time like now, when pro-democracy and independence movements areon the rise and democracy is declining. The aim of this thesis is to investigate the potentialstrengthening of the local identity in Hong Kong in relation to the 21st centurypro-democratic protests and the postmaterialist generation. READ MORE