Essays about: "modernization theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 72 essays containing the words modernization theory.

  1. 1. Between modernization and heritage: Sustainable rural tourism as a viable alternative for Transylvania's countryside.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Monica Sturza; [2022]
    Keywords : sustainability science; multiculturality; Integrated Rural Tourism; holistic approach; tourism destination building; Transylvania; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Transylvania’s countryside, characterized by a mostly agrarian society with a rich multicultural heritage is being threatened by Romania’s tendencies of chaotic modernization and rapid urbanization. This research aims to find a viable solution for sustaining the cultural, natural, and social environment in rural Transylvania, by analysing the potential of tourism development. READ MORE

  2. 2. Circular Economy in Sweden: a critical discourse analysis of the Swedish government’s strategy to transition

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Marcus Aronsson; [2021]
    Keywords : circular economy; sustainable development; critical discourse analysis; policy analysis; treadmill of production; ecological modernization theory; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The concept of a circular economy (CE) has gained traction in the EU as a pathway towards sustainability. However, beyond the goal of closing resource loops there is no consensus on the key components of CE. READ MORE

  3. 3. City of the Anthropocene : A Case Study of Lynetteholm, Copenhagen.

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för Urbana Studier (US)

    Author : Amalie Mørk; [2021]
    Keywords : urban development; sustainability; ecological modernization; human development; urban regime theory; urban planning; local governance; Lynetteholm;

    Abstract : This paper is a study upon a global vision of a sustainable future, to local implementation of environmentally effective solutions, in contemporary urban planning projects. The purpose was to illuminate a gap between the global rationality of sustainability and local rationality of sustainability and to identify the effect it has on sustainable outcomes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Can sustainable investments act as a bridge between the economy and the environment? : A qualitative study about sustainable investments

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för Urbana Studier (US)

    Author : Fanny Björkman Sjölund; Tina Fossheim; [2021]
    Keywords : sustainable investments; investments; investment choice; pro environmental behavior; climate change; climate impact.; hållbara investeringar; investeringar; val av investering; miljövänligt beteende; klimatförändringar; klimatpåverkan.;

    Abstract : The following study presents the results from one focus group discussion and eight individual interviews investigating how sustainable investments impact climate change. The demand for sustainable investments is currently growing, but there is a lack of research conducted within the area. READ MORE

  5. 5. Between the lines : a policy analysis of the European Green Deal and its portrayal of rural areas

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

    Author : Viktor Botvidsson; [2021]
    Keywords : European Green Deal; problem representations; language; rural areas; discourse;

    Abstract : This thesis takes its starting point in the European Green Deal – the European Union’s new strategy towards a climate neutral union by 2050. It includes the overarching aim to combat climate change and environmental degradation, and will affect the major parts of EU’s political agenda for the upcoming decades. READ MORE