Essays about: "thesis in NGOs"

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  1. 1. The Price of a Green Consciousness : Social impacts of carbon forestry projects

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Jasmine Brown; [2021]
    Keywords : Climate compensation; Sustainable development; Tree planting; Uganda; Mozambique;

    Abstract : Scholars and civil society organizations have over the last decade referred to large-scale carbon sequestration TPPs as "carbon colonialism" (Carmody and Taylor, 2016) as well as a "development by dispossession" dressed in new clothing behind words such as climate change mitigation and development (Kröger, 2012). Concerns have been raised that the trade-offs from the implementation of industrial tree plantations (ITPs) may result in conflicting effects on countries' overall development (The Oakland Institute, 2019; Osborne, 2015; Nel & Hill, 2013). READ MORE

  2. 2. Multinational Corporations: A case of impunity - An argumentation analysis on the parliamentary debate of the Swiss Business Initiative

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Mirjam Hagmann; [2020]
    Keywords : Multinational Corporations; Human Rights; Swiss Business Initiative; Global Justice; Corporate Social Responsibility;

    Abstract : Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and the media are constantly drawing attention to human rights violations caused by multinational corporations abroad (MNC). Due to the lack of an adequate framework to hold corporations accountable for their corporate misconduct across borders, there is a liability gap. READ MORE

  3. 3. Putting all the sustainable development eggs in the private sector basket : An investigation into hegemonic struggle in the Danish development community over increasing private sector-driven development

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Louise Maria Skotte Møller; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Development Finance; Private Sector-Driven Development; Civil Society; Critical Discourse Analysis; Hegemony; Sustainability Science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : How sustainable development (SD) is envisioned, practiced and financed is a crucial question today. In Denmark, the former government introduced private sector-driven development (PSDD) at the heart of Danish development cooperation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Morality Discourses of NGOs Working With FGM/C in Sierra Leone

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Mika Bergström; [2020]
    Keywords : Sierra Leone; FGM C; Universalism; Cultural Relativism; NGO; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis examines how moral discourse concerning FGM/C is articulated by the NGOs Amazonian Initiative Movement (AIM) and Advocacy Movement Network (AMNet) and with what consequences. It is a case study about these two organisations which uses content analysis as the main data collecting and analysing strategy. READ MORE

  5. 5. Critical analysis of smart city from an NGO’s perspective towards sustainable urban development : a case study of Indonesia’s new capital city

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Via Apriyani; [2020]
    Keywords : Smart city; sustainable urban development; activists; urban political ecology; right to the city; sustainability science; new city establishment; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Urban establishment from scratch based on a smart city vision has been mainstreamed as a strategy to achieve urban sustainability goals. However, the smart city model itself has been criticized because of how the techno-centric solutions it uses could potentially lead to economic and social inequality. READ MORE