Essays about: "power and capital relations"

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  1. 1. Women Lawyers in Pakistan: Navigating in a Male-Dominated Field

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Rättssociologiska institutionen

    Author : Humera Riaz; [2020]
    Keywords : Female lawyers; discrimination; legal profession; power relations; Bourdieu s Field; habitus and capital; Pakistan; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : As a patriarchal society, Pakistan's legal profession is a male-dominated profession. In recent years, however, we have noticed that women are joining this profession in great numbers. The overall situation of employment in general is not very good for women and the legal profession is no exception. READ MORE

  2. 2. POCKETS OF WEAKNESS IN HIGH-CAPACITY STATES Migrant Labour Exploitation in Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Po-Ts’an Goh; [2019-09-16]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the uneven reach of a high-capacity state over societal actors. Infrastructural power is the aspect of state capacity that determines how far a bureaucracycan reach into a society. The limited reach over certain societal actors illustrates the variedability of a state’s radiating institutions to regulate social relations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sustained Asymmetries: Norrland and sustainable development as envisioned by the ecological modernization and environmental justice discourses

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Lisa Diehl; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable development; media representations; Norrland; periphery; discourse analysis;

    Abstract : The gap between rural and urban is widening in ways that reward urban lifestyles and undermine the interests of rural communities. The asymmetrical power relation between rural and urban is relevant in a Swedish context where Norrland, Sweden's northernmost region, is experiencing outmigration and cutbacks in welfare services all the while urban centers in southern Sweden attract innovation, economic capital and an inflow of young, educated people. READ MORE

  4. 4. Differentiated vulnerabilities and capacities for adaptation: A case study on household adaptation to water shortage in Gaborone

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Josefine Lund Schlamovitz; [2019]
    Keywords : Adaptive Capacity; Botswana; Climate Change Adaptation; Gaborone; Intersectionality; Vulnerability; Water Shortage.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Provision of freshwater to urban residents remains a significant global challenge. A challenge whose impendent success in many regions is further threatened by climate change and urbanization projections, subsequently increasing the pressure on urban water supply. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Power of Sets and Reps: How Fitness Bloggers on Instagram Construct Authenticity

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för strategisk kommunikation

    Author : Damir Grande; [2019]
    Keywords : strategic communication; personal branding; authenticity; Foucault; Bourdieu; Instagram; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This study employs a combined framework of Bourdieusian field analysis and Foucauldian discourse analysis to examine discourses and relations of power pertaining to personal branding authenticity. The central inquiry of this study is how male fitness bloggers on Instagram create and maintain their authenticity on different levels of popularity. READ MORE