Essays about: "social movements"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 306 essays containing the words social movements.

  1. 1. The Emerge of the social strike - A new opportunity for labour?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/ Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Viktor Ottosson; [2019-05-24]
    Keywords : social strike; strike; labour unrest; labour movement; social movements; anti-austerity; historical materialism;

    Abstract : In recent years a new emergent form of collective action – the social strike – has been discussed insocial movement networks. So far, the concept of social strike has only surfaced briefly in previousresearch and this article aims to deepen the understanding of the concept and why it is emerging inour historical moment. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Etiska aspekter på grishållning

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Alexandra Granlund; [2019]
    Keywords : utilitarismen; djurrättighetsetiken; rättfärdiga; grishållning; etik; gris; kött;

    Abstract : Grisen har sedan långt tillbaka i tiden varit en viktig källa till kött för människan och än idag är griskött populär mat i stora delar av världen. Till skillnad från exempelvis får och kor, som hålls för såväl kött som ull respektive mjölk, hålls grisar med det primära syftet att förse människan med produkter från dess döda kropp. READ MORE

  4. 4. Social Movements and Social Media : the case of the Armenian 'velvet' revolution

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/JMK

    Author : Eliza Khurshudyan; [2019]
    Keywords : Armenian revolution 2018; social movement; social media; contentious politics; citizen video-journalism; collective grievance approach;

    Abstract : Depending on the political environment, economic, cultural and social factors, the digital era provides new opportunities and constraints for mobilization of social movements.The current research was focused on exploring how protest leaders and activists used and perceived social media as a tool for communication and organization during the movement “take a step, #RejectSerzh”; a series of peaceful, anti-governmental protests which led to a shift of governmental power in Armenia. 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