Essays about: "political ecology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 184 essays containing the words political ecology.

  1. 1. Climate on the Horizon?: Gothenburg dockworkers’ framings of their political horizon regarding climate change

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Jakob Gometz; [2022-01-18]
    Keywords : Labour Environmentalism; Critical Materialism; Frame Analysis; Critical Theory; Ecological Marxism; Environmental Labour Studies;

    Abstract : The climate is rapidly warming, and this has triggered a global trend in mobilisation against climate change. Due to workers’ unique position within the capitalist mode of production the interest in the potential for labour mobilisation against climate change is growing. READ MORE

  2. 2. Looking into the black box: The roles of development workers in enhancing climate resilience and gender equality for ethnic minority women through the EmPower project in Vietnam

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Hong Hanh Nguyen; [2022-01-18]
    Keywords : feminist political ecology; development workers; climate change; gender equality; ethnic minorities; Vietnam;

    Abstract : The climate change-gender nexus has increasingly become the arena in which adaptation interventions take place. One such intervention is the EmPower program in the Asia-Pacific region by UN Women and UNEP. This research is a case study on how one program component on women’s renewable energy entrepreneurship is implemented in Vietnam. READ MORE

  3. 3. I don’t even think there are environmental politics here! A paper on youth influence and the coal mining industry in Bosnia & Herzegovina

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Matilda Råbrant; [2022]
    Keywords : youth influence; climate change; environmental politics; natural resources; fossil economy; youth engagement; political ecology; Bosnia-Herzegovina; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Bosnia & Herzegovina is the 27th largest exporter of coal-fired energy in the world. Multiple organizations are warning about the dangerous rates of air polluting substances in many of the country’s larger cities. Youths in Bosnia & Herzegovina feel alienated from decision-making, making it hard for them to express their voice and concerns. READ MORE

  4. 4. Exploring land grabbing in Ethiopia - narratives & livelihood implications.

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för naturvetenskap, miljö och teknik

    Author : Aylin Nguyen; Linnea Widholm Ivarsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Smallholders; Agriculture development; Agriculture commercialization; local livelihoods; Growth and Transformation Plan; land relations;

    Abstract : The land grabbing phenomena grew in both reported cases and in scholarly interest after the 2008 financial crisis. The concept of land grabbing has been greatly debated and some have chosen the term large scale land acquisition instead, focusing on win-win outcomes while the land grabbing term rather focuses on the unequal power relations involved. READ MORE

  5. 5. Dystopian Narratives:Testing Qualitative Story Completion Method with Theory from Degrowth

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Michelle Appelros; [2022]
    Keywords : Story Completion; Method; Degrowth; Climate crisis; Decolonization of the Imaginary; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In the global north, we seem well informed of the pending climate crisis, but despite criticism of un-sustainability, it seems as if we lack alternatives to eco-modernist solutions. Although not unproblematic, degrowth and other alternatives do exist, but are somehow non-existing in the public debate. READ MORE