Essays about: "nature"

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  1. 1. CONSTRUCTING SAFE SPACES The potential of performing feminist critical utopia analyzed through zine-making

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Louise Mazet; [2019-10-10]
    Keywords : safe space; feminist utopia; performativity; zine-making; environmental activism;

    Abstract : Safe spaces are constructed to offer a space of acceptance to an otherwise marginalized or vulnerable group. This thesis explores the connections between safe spaces and feminist (critical) utopianism through their inherent paradoxality. While safe spaces attempt to make people feel included, they often function through the exclusion of others. READ MORE

  2. 2. What can cooperation in the Black Sea Region teach us about Securitization Theory

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Alex Tanchev; [2019-09-26]
    Keywords : securitization; collective action; realism; Turkey; NATO; Russia; European Union; international cooperation; low-trust system; Black Sea Region; Eurasianism; Neo-Osmanism; soft power;

    Abstract : As a relatively new theoretical framework, Securitization Theory has been criticized for its descriptive, rather than explanatory, nature, lack of unified methodology and its limited transferability. By using the Black Sea Region as an empirical example, I offer a new perspective on the merits of Securitization Theory–namely that it should be seen as a step towards an integrated multidisciplinary approach that allows for a dialogue between different theoretical schools. READ MORE

  3. 3. ‘The future of innovative partnerships’ - How can large global corporations and startups form successful collaborations?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Daniel Gustafsson; Johanna Herstedt; [2019-09-20]
    Keywords : Preferred customer theory; Startup- and large corporation-collaborations; Innovative suppliers; Asymmetric relationships; partnerships; Startup;

    Abstract : Startups have emerged as an important source of innovation, since the move from closed toopen innovation, disruptive innovations have received more attention, and more actors arestarting to engage with startup activities. Previous examples can be seen of large corporationsmoving from being leaders in their industries to not even being here today that havecontributed to many large corporations feeling a sense of urgency to work more withinnovation and external actors, such as startups. READ MORE

  4. 4. State capacity in dictatorships Investigating variation in income taxation amongst autocracies

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Magnus Åsblad; [2019-09-16]
    Keywords : State capacity; Taxation; Dictatorship; Single-party regimes;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates whether different types of dictatorships construct their state apparatuses in different ways, resulting in higher or lower levels of state capacity. Arguing that income taxes is the hardest form of taxes to collect – and thus is a good indicator of the state’s overall fiscal capacity – the thesis hypothesize that party-based autocracies should display higher levels of fiscal capacity compared to other types of dictatorships, for three reasons: Firstly, party-based regimes tend to have longer time-horizons than most other types of autocracies. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Sentiocentric Argument for Intervention in Nature: Why We Have Moral Obligations Towards Wild Animals

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för filosofi, lingvistikoch vetenskapsteori

    Author : Gustav Sandgren; [2019-09-03]
    Keywords : Wild animal suffering; Intervention in nature; Animal ethics; Applied ethics; Sentientism; Value theroy;

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