Essays about: "modernization theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 69 essays containing the words modernization theory.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Research & innovation in the EU bioeconomy strategy : a useful solution or a political buzzword?

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

    Author : Gabriella Rådberg; [2021]
    Keywords : research and innovation; EU; bioeconomy; critical discourse analysis; the pro-innovation bias; ecological modernization theory;

    Abstract : Several policies and strategies for mitigating climate changes and for enhancing our way of handling natural resources have been developed during the last decade, where the EU Bioeconomy Strategy could be seen as one example. Research and innovation (R&I) is repeatedly used within policymaking as a tool for enabling transition into a more sustainable society and the EU Bioeconomy Strategy is no exemption. READ MORE

  5. 5. "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