Essays about: "social justice"

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  1. 1. Demanding justice- Corporate responsibility for Climate Change impacts on Human Rights

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Livia Johanna Fischer; [2019-11-04]
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    Abstract : Climate change is one of the most complex challenges of our time, as its consequences are reflected in a variety of social and political areas that are interlinked. The problem of 'climate change' has evolved from an environmental problem, to a political issue and, ultimately to an object of jurisprudence. READ MORE

  2. 2. Developing Core Elements of Women's Empowerment : A Minor Field Study on an NGO-led Development Intervention in Nepal

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Nora Östlund Ullman; [2019]
    Keywords : women s empowerment; power; gender; Nepal; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis is a qualitative case study of a development intervention aimed at women’s empowerment. The case is the ‘Danfe’ program, led by a non-governmental organization in Nepal. The research explores how the Danfe program impacted on the empowerment of the participants. READ MORE

  3. 3. Putting people back into the economy: Urban restructuring and emerging alternatives in time of crisis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Madeleine Wahlund; [2019]
    Keywords : Social and solidarity economy; social innovation; social entrepreneurship; Barcelona; urban governance; social justice; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In many cities around the world, the financial crisis 2007 served as an opportunity both for grassroots movements and governments to rethink existing models of urban development. Some authors have pointed out that the crisis served to elevate discourses for progressive post-neoliberal urban transformations. READ MORE

  4. 4. Climate change and human trafficking: an investigation into how climate change and natural disasters increase the risk of human trafficking and how it can be intercepted in the future

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Anna Stephens; [2019]
    Keywords : human trafficking; natural disasters; climate change; human displacement; environmental justice; capabilities; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Human trafficking is an exploitative crime occurring worldwide. According to the International Organization on Migration (IOM), research on human trafficking’s underlying causes is lacking; particularly the role of climate change and natural disasters. READ MORE

  5. 5. Discursive Identity Construction in Populism : A Case Study on Fidesz and PiS

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Tua Lindquist; [2019]
    Keywords : Law and Justice party; Fidesz; populism; identity construction; the Self and the Other; discourse analysis;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates discursive identity creation used in the discourses of the governing populist political parties of Hungary and Poland, Fidesz and PiS. Considering the important role construction of social identities play in populism, this article argues that we need to enhance our understanding of how the Self and the Other is described and used in populist discourse. READ MORE