Essays about: "social movement studies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 214 essays containing the words social movement studies.

  1. 1. Slow Emergency – Urgent Action? Exploring the role of municipal climate emergency statements in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Josefine Henman; [2022]
    Keywords : Climate change framings; climate emergency declarations; Swedish municipal climate action; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In recent years, more than 2000 jurisdictions worldwide have declared a climate emergency, which covers over 1 billion people. While such declarations have been found to have the potential to spark transformative climate action, the scholarly knowledge of this emerging phenomenon remains limited and there is much disagreement about the merits and effects of climate emergency framings. READ MORE

  2. 2. Urban Planning for Better Air Quality : A case study of the Low-Traffic Neighbourhoods in London

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Greta Gustafsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Low-Traffic Neighbourhoods; London; Green Infrastructure; Urban Planning; Air Pollution;

    Abstract : Air pollution affects the environment negatively, boosts climate change, and is the cause of millions of deaths per year, first and foremost affecting the people living in urban areas. Since the early 20th century, many cities have been planned around cars, which are the main contributors to the bad air quality. READ MORE

  3. 3. How does marketing body positivity influence online purchasing behavior? : A study on Swedish female underwear apparel consumers.

    University essay from

    Author : Andreea Tiron; Nouran Elsharabasy; [2022]
    Keywords : consumer behavior; underwear apparel; body positivity; body positivity marketing; body image; online marketing; purchase intention;

    Abstract : Background:  Body positivity promotion has recently received great attention, both from companies as well as from consumers. The responsibility of companies to promote a healthy body image and be inclusive of all people through their marketing activities is increasing, as the body positivity movement on social media has started to expand and change consumer demands for underwear apparel. READ MORE

  4. 4. Far Right Populism Beyond Borders and Party Politics : The German Identitarian Movement and its Transnational Advocacy Network

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Hannah Katinka Beck Beck; [2022]
    Keywords : Populism; Transnational Advocacy Network; Far Right Mobilization; Populist Social Movements;

    Abstract : In 2017, the far right populist, transnational movement “Generation Identity” (GI) embarked on an activist “mission” in the Mediterranean Sea to stop non-European migrants from reaching the European continent. This paper presents a study of how GI was able to do so, analysing the empowering network of support that evolved during the movement’s “Defend Europe” campaign. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Development of A Simple Engineering Calculation Method for Wildfire Scenarios

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Brandteknik

    Author : Muthia Khairunisa Jaelani; [2022]
    Keywords : Wildfire; evacuation; WUI fire; evacuation modelling; traffic modelling; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Emergency planning is required to respond to the increasing wildfire threat. A part of this is to assess a community’s capacity to move to a safe place during wildfires. This can be achieved by calculating the time it takes for a community to evacuate from an at-risk area to a relatively safe place. READ MORE