Essays about: "social movement studies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 177 essays containing the words social movement studies.

  1. 1. Piecing the Puzzle: Restorative Justice with Children and Young Offenders in Scandinavia, an Interview Study with Professionals

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Nancy Gutiérrez Olivares; [2021-02-04]
    Keywords : Restorative Justice; Children and Young Offenders; Victim Offender Mediation; Youth Punishment; Restorative Processes; Social Work; Scandinavian Justice Systems;

    Abstract : The modern roots of restorative justice in Scandinavia go back to the emergence of the mediationmovement in Norway in the mid 1970s (Miers, 2001), a process that reached Sweden in the late 1980s(Wahlin, 2005). Victim Offender Mediation (VOM) in Sweden, and Youth Punishment (YP) inNorway, are some of the processes based on the primary components of restorative justice. READ MORE

  2. 2. ACCOMMODATION, CONTENTION, AND TRANSFORMATION – MAPPING THE FIELD OF GREEN TRANSITION POLITICS IN DENMARK FROM 2007 to 2020

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Mads Schou Jensen; [2021]
    Keywords : social movement studies; climate politics; field theory; green transition; strategic decision-making; climatization; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Climate change has become an all-encompassing problem as CO2 accumulating in the atmosphere sets the pace of temperature increases in our rapidly warming world. In attempting to make society ‘green,’ environmental movements have pursued different strategies through different political constellations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Land of the (Un)Free : The Black Lives Matter Movement’s Objectives and Achievements

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Nicole Bertilsson; [2021]
    Keywords : BLM Movement; New Social Movement Theory; Goal Setting Theory; Post Materialism;

    Abstract : This thesis studies the ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement and what achievements it has been able to accomplish related to its objectives, in order to create a better under- standing of how new social movements work and what they can accomplish. The objectives and achievements were divided into different categories: cultural recognition, physical security, socio-economic, and other. READ MORE

  4. 4. Integration of allotment garden in public green space for the social wellbeing of urban residents : a study of Ekebydalen allotment garden, Uppsala, Sweden

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

    Author : Semhal Mehari Hadgu; [2021]
    Keywords : integration; urban agriculture; gardening; allotment garden; urban park; cultivation park; social wellbeing;

    Abstract : Background: Agriculture is among the relevant factors for the formation of cities and it has been an integral part of city life throughout history. Despite the increase in population growth, urban agriculture can offer a unique opportunity for improving the livelihood of individuals through the practice of growing food in urban green spaces. READ MORE

  5. 5. How to evade a fossil gas trap

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Jacob Schönning; [2021]
    Keywords : Climate justice movement; policy impact; LNG-terminal; fossil gas; resource mobilisation; Sweden; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This paper examines to what extent a government decision concerning a debated climate issue was a result of the efforts of a climate justice campaign. In 2017, a campaign organisation was launched under the name ‘Fossilgasfällan’, and two and a half years later the Swedish government essentially met their most important demand. READ MORE