Essays about: "power and decision making"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 261 essays containing the words power and decision making.

  1. 1. Rethinking representative democracy : Representation beyond contestation & partisan politics

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Internationella relationer

    Author : Lua Nazerian; [2019]
    Keywords : Representative; democracy; reform; Bahai; Socrates; Normative; partisan politics; participation;

    Abstract : The current forms of representative democracy have come to face various fundamental challenges such as: decrease in political participation, distrust in partisan politics and politicians and perhaps increase of ideological polarization. To take solace in the belief that the current democratic tools are far from perfect yet the finest in modern societies, has not contributed to solution-oriented modifications of its efficacy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Preliminary Lander CubeSat Design for Small Asteroid Detumbling Mission

    University essay from KTH/Rymdteknik

    Author : Agne Paskeviciute; [2019]
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    Abstract : Asteroid mining is expected to become reality in the near future. The first step is to redirect an asteroid to a stable Earth orbit so that mining technologies can be demonstrated. Detumbling of the asteroid is one of the important steps in asteroid redirection missions. READ MORE

  3. 3. A multi-criteria GIS analysis for siting of utility-scale photovoltaic solar plants in county Kilkenny, Ireland

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Ingrid Piirisaar; [2019]
    Keywords : Geography; GIS; MCDM; solar plants; site suitability; Ireland; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Renewable energy is the keyword for energy industry sector in the world today. Solar energy has a huge potential, able to fulfill increasing energy demand and growing its share of energy sector. Republic of Ireland has one of the lowest solar energy deployment rates in Europe, although climatic conditions have been proved to be acceptable. READ MORE

  4. 4. A hard nut to crack : a gender analysis of a community and a value chain in Indonesia

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Rebecka Wikström; [2019]
    Keywords : gender; value chain; feminist theory; empowerment; candlenut;

    Abstract : In this master’s thesis, I have investigated gender dynamics within a village called Batudulang on the Island of Sumbawa in Indonesia. It is qualitative research, based on observations, focus groups and semi-structured interviews. READ MORE

  5. 5. Att (få) tänka och forma ett samhälle : en studie om mötet mellan konstnärliga metoder och stadsutveckling

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Elise Jönsson; [2019]
    Keywords : konst; stadsutveckling; konstnärliga metoder; medborgardeltagande; social hållbarhet; demokrati; offentlighet;

    Abstract : Arbetet för en hållbar utveckling inrymmer ett ökat behov av förändrade former för planering, stadsutveckling och förvaltning. Utifrån ett socialt hållbarhetsperspektiv eftersträvas nya metoder för att öka människors möjligheter att involveras i samt påverka stadsutvecklingen. READ MORE