Essays about: "research thesis about social problems"

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  1. 1. Balancing Independence and Neutrality : A Study of Civil Society and State Interaction

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Statsvetenskap

    Author : Amanda Stjärnqvist; [2020]
    Keywords : Governance; Social movements; Policy networks; Civil society; Governmental institutions; Refugee Crisis; Critical juncture; Interaction;

    Abstract : Interaction between the civil society and the state has increased in modern democracies. This thesis analyzes the forms and dynamics of the interaction between civil society and governmental institutions in Skåne about the issue of refugee reception. This is done by examining two overarching research questions: 1. READ MORE

  2. 2. Preventive adaptation strategies within disaster management – how humanitarian actors address climate-related challenges

    University essay from Jönköping University/IHH, Centre of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (CeLS); Jönköping University/IHH, Centre of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (CeLS)

    Author : Angela Antoni; Kerstin Niggl; [2020]
    Keywords : humanitarian; disaster management; climate change; challenges; adaptation;

    Abstract : Background: Climate change is a significant factor shaping the planet and changing the pattern of disasters which leads to direct and indirect consequences. The result is a huge amount of affected people who rely on humanitarian aid. The satisfaction of this need is the responsibility of disaster management. READ MORE

  3. 3. Undermining the Local: Power, Acceptance, and Confidence surrounding a Chilean Mining Operation : Social Impacts of the Mining Operation Los Pelambres on the Cuncumén Community

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Naturresurser och hållbar utveckling

    Author : Julia Schwab; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Ethnography; Social License to Operate; Mining; Power; Trust; Victim Mentality;

    Abstract : The present ethnographic research explores the socio-economic repercussions of a copper mining operation in Chile on its host community. By examining the development of the relationship between this local community and the mining company since the latter’s arrival, this thesis sheds light on the possible (secondary) impacts of corporate social responsibility (CSR) measures and participatory spaces on intracommunal dynamics. READ MORE

  4. 4. STAY : Mindfulness and Space

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Designhögskolan vid Umeå universitet

    Author : Seung-Hoon Yoo; [2020]
    Keywords : Wellbeing; Smart; Mobility; Vehicle Interior Design;

    Abstract : The state of the art technology has been penetrated every corner of people's life. It is a path to transfer to a new way of life with the artificial intelligence and big data resources. The next generation of transportation should not only be a mobile accommodation or a productive studio. READ MORE

  5. 5. Leader Member Exchange Theory and Psychological Contract Fulfillment: An Empirical Study in a Vietnamese Organization

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för ekonomi, teknik och naturvetenskap

    Author : Quynh Le Thi Bao; Taha Javaid; [2020]
    Keywords : Psychological contract; Psychological contract fulfillment; Psychological contract violation; Employment contract; Leader-Member exchanges;

    Abstract : Background:  Leader member exchange (LMX) theory focuses on the different associations established by the leaders with their followers through a system of exchanges (high quality and low exchanges), whereas a psychological contract is a tacit agreement between the employer and employee and comprises of employee's beliefs regarding the mutual obligations between the employee and an employer. Since an organization communicates and negotiates through its representatives which indicates people in managerial positions, it is meaningful to draw that the relationship quality between employee and their supervisors may affect the tacit agreement between the employee and organization. READ MORE