Essays about: "radical change"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 186 essays containing the words radical change.

  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. Deliberation and sustainability : a frame analysis of policymakers' understanding of the relationship between deliberation and sustainability

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

    Author : Elin Wärm; [2022]
    Keywords : Deliberation; sustainability; frame analysis; environmental and ecological democracy; system change; participation; conflict;

    Abstract : As the effects of climate change intensifies, the tension between slow democratic processes and the need for urgent change towards sustainability is becoming more evident. This thesis aims to investigate how policymakers understand the relationship between deliberation and sustainability through a frame analysis and to identify tensions between the frames. READ MORE

  3. 3. Does Carbon Pricing work? A qualitative review of Carbon Pricing’s ex-post results, and policy-design suggestions for improving its efficacy.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Michael Randall; [2022]
    Keywords : Carbon pricing; Sustainability science; ex post results; policy design; decarbonisation; environmental economics; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The world is currently heading for 3°C of global warming due to global excessive carbon emissions, and while science is producing the knowledge necessary to combat it, the radical change needed is not coming fast enough. Current political and economic paradigms hail carbon pricing as either the, or part of the solution to our carbon emissions problem. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Mixed-Methods Explanatory Analysis Embracing Modularisation, Lean, Organisational Collaboration and Communications for Lead Time Reduction

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och industriell teknik

    Author : Patrik Flygare; Thomas Danielsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Modularisation; Lean; Organisation; Mixed methods; Abductive; Complexity; DFA; CODP;

    Abstract : Customers' demand and more customisable products create challenges for companies that need a higher degree of flexibility in their processes to handle the variation. A modular product architecture helps companies customise their product by swapping and sharing components, simultaneously adapting mass production strategies to reduce cost and production time. READ MORE

  5. 5. Looking Back, Moving Forward : The 2007-09 Financial Crisis in the light of the 1990s Financial Crisis in Sweden

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för ekonomisk historia och internationella relationer

    Author : Katarina Heimer; [2022]
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    Abstract : The aim of this thesis, is through a qualitative research strategy and thematic data-approach, guided by the policy learning process theoretical framework to establish how the lessons from the 1990s financial crisis influenced the stabilization policies of the Swedish Riksbank during the 2007-09 financial crisis, and what effects the 2007-09 financial crisis had on the Riksbank’s stabilization policies to date. By analysing primary sources of policymakers and economists, this thesis finds that Sweden was successful in its 2007-09 crisis management, because it had learnt important lessons from its own past, namely, the severe financial crisis of the 1990s. READ MORE