Essays about: "neoliberalism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 137 essays containing the word neoliberalism.

  1. 1. To certify or not to certify: A qualitative investigation into producer sentiments surrounding sustainability certifications in the Spanish wine industry

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Angelika Nyblom; [2020-09-04]
    Keywords : wine industry; ; Spain; sustainability; certification; neoliberalism; Critical Sustainability Studies;

    Abstract : As the popularity of sustainably-produced wines continues to grow, wine producersare seeking to market sustainable practices through certification schemes, in order to gainadvantage in the competitive global wine industry. Though Spain contains the largest amountof land dedicated to vine growing globally and is home to over 4,300 wineries, the Spanishwine industry only has one industry-specific sustainability certification scheme, Wineries forClimate Protection, of which a mere 23 wineries are certified. READ MORE

  2. 2. SAVE KORTEDALA LIBRARY Gendering Practices in Urban Activism

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Magdalena Myhreld; [2020-01-07]
    Keywords : Urban movemenst; Gender performativity; Neoliberalism; Neighborhood activism; Libraries;

    Abstract : The aim of the study was to discuss conditions for urban activism, through looking at the interest group Save Kortedala Library and its gendering practices. The aim was furthermore to examine the role Kortedala Library plays for the community as well as to relate Save Kortedala Library to a larger context of resistance to neoliberalism. READ MORE

  3. 3. Transforming the climate change-gender nexus? : revisiting gender mainstreaming in the context of climate change and disaster risk reduction: experiences from the Swedish Embassy in Bangkok

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Sofia Karlsson; [2020]
    Keywords : gender mainstreaming; climate change; disaster risk reduction; feminist institutionalism; gender expertise; neoliberalism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The gendered nature of impacts from climate change and disasters has become increasingly apparent. As such, this thesis analyses gender mainstreaming at the Development Cooperation Section of the Swedish Embassy in Bangkok with specific reference to its climate change and disaster risk reduction contributions in the Asia-Pacific region. READ MORE

  4. 4. Housing for whom? Urban development and housing commodification in a suburban area of Stockholm, Sweden

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Márcia Cezar Zaccaria Endrighi; [2020]
    Keywords : Conversion; Displacement; Neoliberalism; Planning; Power; Privatization; Renoviction;

    Abstract : Departing from a critical perspective to the neoliberalization of planning and housing policies in Sweden, this study aimed to investigate the existing housing dynamics and the proposed residential developments in a Focus Area for Urban Development, as well as the relationship between these processes. The research was conducted as a single case-study in the neighboring areas Hagsätra and Rågsved, where the City of Stockholm is expecting to build at least 3,000 new dwellings. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exploring Discourses on Prison Education. A comparative analysis of prison education policies of the UK, Norway and Ireland

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och didaktik

    Author : Kiki Maleika Qiu; [2020]
    Keywords : prison education; policy; critical pedagogy; critical adult education; neoliberalism; critical discourse analysis; United Kingdom; Norway; Ireland;

    Abstract : Prisoners constitute one of the most marginalized groups of society and prison education as a field remains under-researched and under-theorized (Szifris et al., 2018). Regarding European policy documentation it “has been surprisingly invisible” (Czerniawski, 2016, p. 202). READ MORE