Essays about: "public institutions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 314 essays containing the words public institutions.

  1. 1. “A ROOM FOR OUR OWN”. Queer memories and feelings in the archival practices of Queerrörelsens Arkiv och Bibliotek (Archive and Library of the Queer Movement) in Gothenburg/Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Camila Borges Freitas; [2019-07-08]
    Keywords : Archive; Queer Theory; Memory; Queer Counterarchive;

    Abstract : This thesis departs from the case study of the Queerrörelsens Arkiv och Bibliotek (QRAB) [In English: Archive and Library of the Queer Movement], located in Gothenburg/Sweden, to discuss how queer memories and feelings are embedded in queer archives. It focuses in some of QRAB’s practices, such as: the structure and organization of the archive, the membership, the processes of collection and cataloguing of materials, the external activities, and the relationship with the public and other organizations. READ MORE

  2. 2. ECONOMIC GROWTH DETERMINANTS AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION INSTITUTIONS A Cross-National Analysis of TFP, AP and Weberianess

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Fatima Sow; [2019-01-11]
    Keywords : Economic Growth; Productivity; Total Factor Productivity TFP ; Average Productivity AP ; Public Administration Institutions; Weberianess; Professionalism; Closedness;

    Abstract : The Weberian bureaucracy argument emphasizes a public administration with a set of principles onhow it is organised, to make the bureaucracy more productive. This in turn means a more productive public sector. READ MORE

  3. 3. Young women’s perceptions on safety in public spaces of Mumbai: negotiating the risk of sexual harassment and challenging patriarchy by transcending victimhood

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Anni-Elina Vänskä; [2019]
    Keywords : sexual violence; street harassment; Mumbai; public safety; patriarchy; gender roles; India; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis draws on ten in-depth interviews in order to analyze young and educated, middle-class women’s perceptions on public safety in Mumbai, regarding the risk of sexual harassment. It focuses on the ways these women negotiate with risk and the patriarchal norms of women’s appropriate behavior in public spaces, further, examines how these women address their oppression and act in order to empower themselves and other women. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Role of Arts in Nordic Society: Health and Lifestyle

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad

    Author : Soledad Zamora; [2019]
    Keywords : Arts; Education; Lifestyle; Society; Sustainable development; Welfare;

    Abstract : The role of arts in both formal and non-formal education has been scientifically demonstrated to create positive outcomes in people to deal with all kinds of social problems in daily life. At present, there are international public and private institutions that support this view, such as the International Arts Education Week, celebrated for the first time by UNESCO on 21-27 May 2012 when not only artists participated, but also educators, researchers, NGO actors, and international associations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Disrupting carbon lock-in: How a target-based sustainability program for businesses can support the politics of decarbonization in Ottawa, Canada

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Robin Goldstein; [2019]
    Keywords : carbon lock-in; decarbonization; climate governance experiment; politics; business; green economy; Ottawa; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Human-induced climate change has emerged as one of the greatest sustainability challenges of our time, with significant risks for human health, livelihoods and security. However, technological solutions to phase out the use of fossil fuels in industrialized countries are politically contested. READ MORE