Essays about: "modernization theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 65 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. Iron Horses of Democracy

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Ronja Tallmyren; [2020]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : A decline in railroad-building occurred in the 20th century, which made the world think of railways as something attributed to the 19th century. In the 21st century, however, so many new railway projects are planned all over the world, that I choose to call this ‘the world’s second wave of railway development’. READ MORE

  4. 4. Varför satsar lantbrukare på miljöåtgärder i sina företag? : en studie av motiv och resultat

    University essay from SLU/Department of People and Society

    Author : Jessica Andersson; Johanna Brandsten; [2020]
    Keywords : lantbruk; biologisk mångfald; beteende; beslutsprocesser; attityder; normer; värderingar; odling i balans; stora skaran lantbrukare; miljöåtgärder;

    Abstract : Stora expansioner och modernisering inom lantbruket kräver rationalisering och effektivisering inom livsmedelsproduktion med ett oavbrutet arbete inom energieffektivitet på gårdsnivå. Som lantbrukare och jordägare ligger det ett stort ansvar med att förvalta jordbruksmarkens bördighet och bevara de naturliga resurserna till nästkommande generation. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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