Essays about: "the United Kingdom"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 369 essays containing the words the United Kingdom.

  1. 1. MIGRATION ATTITUDES IN GERMANY AND THE UK IN TIMES OF CHANGE - A quantitative study comparing attitudes toward migration in 2002 and 2016

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Thomas Hendrik Kok; [2021-04-12]
    Keywords : Migration Attitudes; Germany; the United Kingdom; EU expansion; Migration Crisis 2015;

    Abstract : This paper studies differences in migration attitudes between 2002 and 2016 in two of the most important European migration countries, Germany and the United Kingdom. These years are interesting from a migration perspective as 2002 was just before a large EU expansion, while 2016 was just after the migration crisis of 2015, and the year of the Brexit referendum. READ MORE

  2. 2. Evil Monsters and Machines : A Techno-Orientalist Perspective on Threat Perception in the United Kingdom

    University essay from Försvarshögskolan

    Author : Lisa Bergsten; [2021]
    Keywords : techno-orientalism; orientalism; security; threat perception; United Kingdom; China; discourse analysis; poststructuralism;

    Abstract : This thesis looks at the construction of China as a security threat in the United Kingdom, through the theoretical lens of techno-Orientalism. The main argument is that techno-Orientalist ideas influence the Western perception of China as a security threat, which leads to the creation of certain fears regarding China which affects the identity creation of both the United Kingdom and China. READ MORE

  3. 3. Urban infrastructure inundation risk from permanent sea-level rise scenarios in London (UK), Bangkok (Thailand) and Mumbai (India): A comparative analysis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Shawn Pace; [2021]
    Keywords : Geography; GIS; Climate Change; Sea-Level Rise; Urban Infrastructure; DEM; London; Mumbai; Bangkok; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Due to anthropogenically created climate change, global cities are facing inundation by rising sea levels. This study aimed to fill knowledge gaps in understanding the exposure of urban infrastructure such as roads, railways, buildings and parks to sea-level rise (SLR) scenarios, and how this would affect local populations. READ MORE

  4. 4. Process and Meaning : A Coverian Analysis of Animal Defenders International v. UK and the Procedural Turn of the ECtHR

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Arvid Skagerlid; [2021]
    Keywords : Robert Cover; Animal Defenders International; subsidiarity; the subsidiarity principle; margin of appreciation; ECHR; ECtHR; procedural turn; process-based review; procedural review; European Convention of Human Rights; European Court of Human Rights; Animal Defenders International v. the UK; democracy to come; Derrida p;

    Abstract : In this thesis, the legal theory of Robert Cover is employed to analyse the procedural turn of the ECtHR. The text studies how Animal Defenders International v. the United Kingdom (ADI) and subsequent case law relate to the margin of appreciation doctrine and how this can be understood from a Coverian point of view. READ MORE

  5. 5. Responsible Investing: Costs and Benefits. A Cross-Country Study in Europe.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Shayan Meskinimood; [2021]
    Keywords : Responsible investing; Environmental awareness; Portfolio performance; ESG-Sharpe Ratio frontier; ESG-adjusted CAPM.; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This study employs the ESG-Sharpe Ratio frontiers framework and the ESG-adjusted CAPM model, introduced by Pedersen et al. (2020), to identify the costs and benefits of responsible investing and investigate the relationship between the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues and portfolio performance in different countries across Europe. READ MORE