Essays about: "research thesis about social problems"

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  1. 1. Farming for food security : a critical study on the transition to post-fossil agriculture in Sweden

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

    Author : Ebba Ulfbecker; [2018]
    Keywords : agricultural politics; food security; resilience; transition; climate mitigation; agroecology; sustainable intensification; the Rural Development program; contingency; rural development; discourse analysis; policy analysis;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses the preconditions to achieve a transition to fossil free agriculture in Sweden, to increase farm-level resilience and food security. Swedish agriculture is today highly dependent on imported fossil-based inputs, such as diesel, agrochemicals and protein feed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Silence is Golden : a Critical Discourse Analysis of the Representation of Billionaires and Economic Inequality in the Swedish News Media

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Axel Vikström; [2018]
    Keywords : Economic inequality; The super-rich; Billionaires; Wealth; Critical discourse analysis; News media; Neo-liberalism; Undeserving rich; Visibility management; Silence; Sweden; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Economic inequality is growing rapidly worldwide. Despite research showing that higher inequality within a society corresponds with a higher rate of public health and social problems, there exist little organized resistance against the neo-liberal economic policies that allow the super-rich to pull away from the rest of the population. READ MORE

  3. 3. Winter Road Maintenance Planning-Decision Support Modelling

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser

    Author : Keegan Mbiyana; [2018]
    Keywords : Decision Support System; Winter Road Maintenance; Optimal maintenance Cost; Sensitivity analysis; Road condition; Maintenance framework; Digital representation; Operations research.;

    Abstract : Winter in Northern Sweden comes with very harsh and unpredictable condition associated with large amounts of snowfall covering roadways thereby affecting transportation by roads. When the road conditions i.e. READ MORE

  4. 4. Smartphone sustainability assessment using multi-criteria analysis and consumer survey

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Janis Gedusevs; [2018]
    Keywords : smartphones; multi criteria analysis; sustainability; environmental management; transparency; corporate social responsibility;

    Abstract : Sustainability is a fairly new emerging business concept for manufacturing industry and this thesis will focus on smartphone manufacturing industry. In 2015 there were 1.86 billion smartphone users and it is estimated to increase to 2.87 billion in 2020. READ MORE

  5. 5. #THISISME A Study on Self-Representation of Dutch High School Adolescents on Instagram

    University essay from Malmö högskola/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Eoin Hennekam; [2017]
    Keywords : Instagram; Representation; Identity; Image; Social media; the Netherlands; self-representation; Web 2.0; Narcissism;

    Abstract : In the world of Web 2.0, the evolution of the static web towards an interactive, collaborative digital world, we are subjected to many social platforms and applications on which we can represent our-selves. These applications enable us to present ourselves accordingly for an applications’ social con-text. READ MORE