Essays about: "research thesis about social problems"

Showing result 16 - 20 of 76 essays containing the words research thesis about social problems.

  1. 16. 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. 17. 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. 18. Exploring conditions for corporate sustainability strategy implementation : a case study of Essity’s feminine care

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Emma Arvidsson; Lina Edvardsson; [2018]
    Keywords : sustainability; corporate sustainability; corporate sustainability strategy; implementation; wicked problem; feminine care;

    Abstract : According to the United Nations (UN), the world is facing a constantly growing population and the average standard of living is predicted to improve all over the world. When people experience an increased income and living standard, they prioritise hygiene and health after the need for food and housing have been satisfied. READ MORE

  4. 19. Rejecting Fate : The challenge of a subaltern community to the creation of a sacrifice zone in Can Sant Joan, Catalonia

    University essay from KTH/Historiska studier av teknik, vetenskap och miljö

    Author : Sergio Ruiz Cayuela; [2018]
    Keywords : political ecology; environmental justice; environmental humanities; subaltern environmentalism; slow violence; sacrifice zones; environmental humanities;

    Abstract : It was my first visit ever to the neighborhood association – in February 2017 – and the phone rang again in the contiguous room. “I’m sorry” apologized José Luis “but our colleagues are not here yet and I need to answer the phone”. READ MORE

  5. 20. 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