Essays about: "social change"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1876 essays containing the words social change.

  1. 1. EU CSR: TALK THE TALK OR WALK THE WALK? A case study of the Inditex Group

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Jon Fernández de la Iglesia; [2019-01-16]
    Keywords : European Union; Corporate Social Responsibility; European Commission; Inditex; impact; institutional pressures; translation;

    Abstract : This study examines the various institutional pressures -including the ones proceeding fromthe supranational level of the EU - and how they impact and shape the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) plan of an EU-based multinational company. By filling this gap, we alsopursue to steer the empirical focus on the organizational translation of the current EuropeanCommission (EC) approach on CSR. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Conception of Responsibility : Experiences of and Reflections on Male Contraceptive Responsibility in Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Bim Kilje; [2019]
    Keywords : contraception; male medical students; male Intern Physicians; male contraceptives; reproduction; responsibility; gender;

    Abstract : This essay examines male contraceptive responsibility in theory and practice, within the framework of experiences of existing contraceptives, as well as views on new contraceptives for men that are being researched.    In today’s Sweden, contraception is largely a female area. READ MORE

  3. 3. Risk, Resilience and Insurance in Sudanese Pastoralism

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Alla Safieldin; [2019]
    Keywords : Climate change adaptation; Disaster risk management; Drought; Index-based livestock insurance; Pastoralism; Risk; Resilience; Sudan; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The nomadic pastoralists of the Sahel are often identified as a group at the frontline of global climate change. Their existence in arid and semi-arid regions and their reliance on seasonal rainfall are among the factors that contribute to their vulnerability to drought and climate shocks. READ MORE

  4. 4. Recruiting Cyclists in Uppsala: Why do exchange students cycle?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Sims Meyer-Rodrigues; [2019]
    Keywords : Cycling; Social Practice Theory; Recruitment; Sustainable Development;

    Abstract : The current trend of emissions from the transport sector is unsustainable. To increase cycling mitigates these emissions, while also actively promoting health and alleviating congestion within cities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Under our own eyes - Mothers in search for consciousness and social change in Brazil

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Fernanda Favaro; [2019]
    Keywords : motherhood; communication for development; participatory communication; work rights; feminism; networks; social media; empowerment; conscientization; dialogue; gender equality; Brazil; mumpreneurship;

    Abstract : This case study provides an analysis on how working women mothers in Brazil articulate themselves in a feminist network born on social media (Maternativa) to generate collective empowerment, raise awareness about oppression and mobilize around work rights. Using qualitative methods such as insider participant observation, interviews and content analysis, it investigates how participatory-related communicative practices and feminism interplay on digital and interpersonal environments fostering dialogue, conscientization and, potentially, a “political turn” in the collective’s agenda. READ MORE