Essays about: "modernization theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 63 essays containing the words modernization theory.

  1. 1. "Stuck in Hel Joseon"

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Ella Holttinen; [2020]
    Keywords : South Korea; Hel Joseon; millennials; compressed modernity; Confucianism; neoliberalism; human capital; achievement society; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : South Korea is well known for its development miracle: the nation has managed to develop from the state of extreme poverty to the World´s 12th largest economies in a period of five decades. However, the negative consequences and side effects of this rapid growth, and issues of the contemporary Korean society has been less discussed, especially from the perspective of the Korean youth. READ MORE

  2. 2. The decoupling process of CO2 emissions and economic growth : A comparative study between the European Union and middle income countries in South and East Asia

    University essay from Jönköping University/Internationella Handelshögskolan; Jönköping University/Internationella Handelshögskolan

    Author : Elin Alverhed; Frida Kåvik; [2020]
    Keywords : Development; CO2 Emissions; South and East Asia; The European Union; Decoupling;

    Abstract : This paper compares and analyzes the decoupling processes of carbon emissions to economic growth in the European Union and South and East Asian middle income countries. This is done through econometric methods, testing for a relationship between CO2 and GDP. READ MORE

  3. 3. A climate for metaphors : an inquiry into the cognitive and discursive power of climate change metaphors, supported by a diachronic critical metaphor analysis of opinion articles published in three US newspapers

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Kenneth Ravn; [2020]
    Keywords : climate change; political ecology; media; cognition; metaphor; discourse; sustainable development; ecological modernization; Social Sciences; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : The news media remains as one of the most important sources of societal uptake of climate change information. Its potential to covertly shape public perception and attitudes regarding climate change is therefore considerable but difficult to assess. READ MORE

  4. 4. The End of 'Turkish Exceptionalism' : Turkish foreign policy re-orientation during Erdoğan's era

    University essay from Försvarshögskolan/Statsvetenskapliga avdelningen

    Author : Carl Bengtsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Turkiet; utrikespolitisk förändring; politisk islam; kemalism;

    Abstract : This study investigates the foreign policy re-orientation Turkey has undergone since the Islamist AKP came to power in 2002. The analysis is conducted by way of a case study and use of the congruence method. The aim of the study is to explain the outcome on the basis of two competing theories, which may also be complementary. READ MORE

  5. 5. Women’s representation in Brazilian local politics : Why do some regions elect more women than others?

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Latinamerikainstitutet

    Author : Erland Kjellén; [2019]
    Keywords : Women’s political representation; Brazil; Development; Local elections; Gender;

    Abstract : Women’s political representation is often investigated through cross-national comparisons. Such studies generally focus on women’s political representation at the national level, assuming that countries are homogenous units. However, structural and cultural differences are many times just as large within countries as they are between them. READ MORE