Essays about: "rationality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 208 essays containing the word rationality.

  1. 1. #AIRBNBWHILEBLACK - A case study on the narrative character of hashtag activism on Twitter in 2016

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för journalistik, medier och kommunikation

    Author : Nora Lundberg; [2019-09-19]
    Keywords : Narrative paradigm; hashtag activism; Airbnb; #AirbnbWhileBlack; critical consciousness;

    Abstract : Purpose: The aim of this study is to provide an understanding of the character of the communication conducted through the use of the hashtag #AirbnbWhileBlack on Twitter.Theory: Postcolonial theory will offer a contextual perspective on the issue of discriminatory hosts on Airbnb. READ MORE

  2. 2. Humanizing (Anti)corruption: The socio-legal values of a human rights-based approach to corruption

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Bruna de Castro e Silva; [2019-09-03]
    Keywords : human rights-based approach; corruption; economic and social rights; justicia-bility; socio-legal values; social harm; inequality; legal empowerment; Human rights;

    Abstract : This master’s thesis intends to contribute to the current academic and policy debate on the values of determining whether a particular human rights violation was caused by a corrupt behavior; and to defend a human rights-based approach to corruption, based on its added socio-legal values. With this purpose, it analyzes and compares the legal reasoning and socio-legal dynamics of three human rights court cases involving and not involving corruption. READ MORE

  3. 3. Controversy over Västlänken

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Samuel Gök; [2019-08-08]
    Keywords : infrastructure; facility siting; sense of place; power; rationality; democracy;

    Abstract : This study explores the negative citizenry response to the infrastructure project known as Västlänken, a railway tunnel in central Gothenburg. The project has turned into a controversial conflict with political and public ramifications. READ MORE

  4. 4. Investor Rationality in Index Funds : An Analysis of the Swedish Investor Rationality when Investing in Index Funds

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Adele Sandberg; Frida Ottosson; [2019]
    Keywords : Index Fund; Investor Rationality; Behavioral Finance; Benchmark Index; Sweden.;

    Abstract : iiABSTRACTBehavioral finance has been a popular research subject for a while and therefore the understanding of human behavior when it comes to private financial investments has increased. When comparing human behavior to the financial theories one can conclude thatthe assumption of perfect and efficient markets with fully informed and rational investors is not realistic. READ MORE

  5. 5. Heinrich’s Local Rationality: Shouldn’t ‘New View’ Thinkers Ask Why Things Made Sense To Him?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Carsten Busch; [2019]
    Keywords : Heinrich; safety; science; new view; local rationality; causation; FLMU06; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Herbert William Heinrich is one of the most influential pioneers within safety. His concepts, originally from the late 1920s, influence safety practice and theory, even today. In recent years, Heinrich’s legacy received increasing critique, also from contemporary safety authors that generally are counted among the ‘new view’. READ MORE