Essays about: "social problem in society poverty"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 essays containing the words social problem in society poverty.

  1. 1. Identifying Sources of Disruption in the Context of Sustainability-Driven Innovation

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Centrum för innovations-, entreprenörskaps- och lärandeforskning (CIEL); Högskolan i Halmstad/Centrum för innovations-, entreprenörskaps- och lärandeforskning (CIEL)

    Author : Fredrik Ottosson; Rickard Sevandersson; [2019]
    Keywords : disruption; disruptive innovations; sustainability; sustainability-driven innovation; source of disruption; industrial transformation;

    Abstract : Introduction: Research shows that the lifespan of large companies gets shorter and shorter, the average age of companies on the list of fortune 500 is 33 years, the average age is expected to decline to 12 years by 2027 (Anthony et al., 2018). READ MORE

  2. 2. Silence is Golden : a Critical Discourse Analysis of the Representation of Billionaires and Economic Inequality in the Swedish News Media

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Axel Vikström; [2018]
    Keywords : Economic inequality; The super-rich; Billionaires; Wealth; Critical discourse analysis; News media; Neo-liberalism; Undeserving rich; Visibility management; Silence; Sweden; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Economic inequality is growing rapidly worldwide. Despite research showing that higher inequality within a society corresponds with a higher rate of public health and social problems, there exist little organized resistance against the neo-liberal economic policies that allow the super-rich to pull away from the rest of the population. READ MORE

  3. 3. Fire Risk and Vulnerability in Urban Informal Settlements in Metro Manila

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Darlene Rini; [2018]
    Keywords : Urban fire risks; informal settlement fires; urban fire risk management; GIS; URDI; urban disasters; risk indexing; fire statistics; Metro Manila; Quezon City; Science General;

    Abstract : Urban fires, particularly in informal settlements in rapidly urbanizing cities in the developing world, are an “everyday disaster” that oftentimes goes unnoticed or under-served in the face of disturbances of the more “lethal reputation”. These disturbances of normal existence are arguably the most debilitating to vulnerable communities and sustainable development, and yet get little attention in disaster literature or in practice. READ MORE

  4. 4. Corporate Social Entrepreneurship: Shaping Identities in Private-led Solar Technology Dissemination

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Lukasz Szychlinski; [2017-01-26]
    Keywords : Tanzania; sustainable technology; private-led development; participatory development;

    Abstract : UN's 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development sets the agenda for global development in the nearfuture and aims to end poverty through the involvement of the private sector in global developmentissues and the promotion of entrepreneurial practices and environmentally sound technologies.Tanzania is a country where the government encourages private-led distribution of public servicesto battle problems related to poverty. READ MORE

  5. 5. Wetland development in the context of ecotourism : a conceptual design proposal for a wetland site in Lake Victoria, Kenya

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

    Author : Freija Carlstén; [2014]
    Keywords : conservation; ecotourism; landscape architecture; sustainable development; Wetland;

    Abstract : The travelling sector is expanding worldwide, which puts all destinations under pressure to have a functioning social system and good resources to manage the problems and take advantage of the opportunities that the tourism sector can offer a community. The area around Kisumu in Kenya, like much of Africa, tourism can simultaneously ensure a stable financial future while it removes, as a result of a growing population, more and more of the scenery that many tourists want to experience. READ MORE